Bechtelsville, PA -Three standout dirt track Modified racers have added their names to the growing entry list for the $25,000 to win 45th Annual Freedom 76 Modified Classic at Grandview Speedway on Saturday, September 12.
Rising star Billy Pauch Jr., the son of a dirt tracing racing legend, veteran Wade Hendrickson and talented Willie Osmun have submitted entries for the racing classic and will join a stellar field of Modified stock car racing talents looking to be part of the Classic.
Former winners planning to be part of the big event include Jeff Strunk, Craig VonDohren, Meme DeSantis, Ray Swinehart, and Duane Howard who join a long list of racing talents looking to add some big bucks to their bank account.
Last year’s Freedom 76 saw Stewart Friesen win with Duane Howard and Danny Johnson joining him on the podium.
A full slate of qualifying events will lead up to the Don Schaeffer Minuteman 20, the Pioneer Pole Buildings Cash Dash and the 76 lap finale, the 45th running of the Freedom 76 Classic.
Adult admission is $40 while youngsters 6-11 pay $10 and kids under 6 are free.
Bobby Gunther Walsh has posted $581 for the Hard Charger in the name of Mike Bailey. T.P. Trailers has $250 for the Hard Luck Driver (a racer that just falls short of making the big event) and there is lap money for leaders of sponsored laps.
Lap sponsorships remain available at $20 per lap and can be had at the track or by telephoning Ernie Saxton at 215.752.7797.
Friday night racing action will include the 305 Sprints and ROC (Race of Champions) Sportsman in action at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $12 for adults and $5 for youngsters 6-11. Under 6 are admitted free.
Those planning to camp on the speedway grounds are reminded to use the fourth turn parking lot area and there are no tarps allowed.
Friday night attendees are reminded to remove any seat coverings. No one will be allowed in the grandstands on Saturday until gates open for advance ticket holders at 3 p.m. Ticket windows open at 3:30 p.m. No objects will be allowed to be used to reserve spots in waiting lines.
Information on racing at Grandview Speedway is available by telephoning 610.754.7688 or check in at www.grandviewspeedway.com. Grandview can also be found on Facebook and Twitter.
The track is located on Passmore Road, just off Route 100, in Bechtelsville, PA, 10 miles north of Pottstown.
-Grandview Speedway Press Release. Photo Credit: Speed51.com