VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Opens Grandview Speedway Season April 6 Paying $7500 to Win and $1000 to Start for 50 Laps, Cars Hit the Track March 30

The 62nd anniversary season of professional auto racing at Grandview Speedway, will officially begin on Saturday, April 6 with the running of the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker.

On track action will actually begin on Saturday, March 30 with the traditional free-to-the-public practice session open to all racing divisions. Drivers will have the opportunity to test their reworked or brand-new equipment for the new season before competition officially begins. Race fans will have the chance to come out and see their favorite drivers for the first time and check out some of the new cars for the new year.

Pit gates will open at 10 am, the practice session will start at 12 noon and run till 5 pm. Admission to the pit area is $35, no license is required, grandstand admission for spectators is free and as always track concessions will be open.

Also on March 30, fans who purchased season passes will be able to come to the track and select their seats for the new season starting at 10 am.

There is still time to purchase a Grandview season pass, covering all Saturday night events, from the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial through to the Freedom 38 Sportsman and Freedom 76 Modified championship races in September. The season pass does not include the Rogers Family/Bob Miller promoted Thunder on the Hill special events, or the Outlaw Enduro/Vintage race events.

Season passes, priced at $400 per pass, can be ordered by sending a check or money order to Grandview Speedway, 87 Wilt Road, Bechtelsville, Pa. 19505. If ordering a pass for someone else, please make note of that with your request please. To speed up the delivery process, please send along a self-addressed stamped envelope. Season passes can also be purchased at the track on Practice Day, March 30.

The 2024 season will officially begin on Saturday, April 6 with the VP Racing Fuels Bruce Rogers Memorial Money Maker which is open to both Big and Small Block Modified competitors. The race will be 50-laps, paying a cool $7500 to win as well as $1000 to take the green flag in the main event. The feature race winner will also receive a guaranteed starting spot in the September 21 Freedom 76.

Race time on Opening Night is 6 pm, Pit gates open at 1 pm, Grandstand gates open at 4 pm, the Drivers meeting is at 4 pm. followed by the draw for position, then warm-ups at 5 pm.

Grandstand admission for Adults is $30, Students ages 10-15 with ID are $20, while ages 9 and under are admitted free of charge. Pit admission is $40 with a license and $45 without a license.

The T.P. Truck Equipment 602 Sportsman will also begin their season on the Opening Night program in a full show which includes qualifying events and a 25-lap feature race.

Grandview Speedway management is reminding all competitors that the Opening Night program will be sanctioned by NASCAR and will be the first point race of the new campaign for both the T.P. Trailer Modified and T.P. Truck Equipment Sportsman divisions toward both the track and NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Championships.

For the Bruce Rogers Memorial event, all drivers are welcome to compete as in years past, and if any driver is not a track regular, the Speedway will cover the cost of the $25 temporary NASCAR driver license for this one night of competition.

Drivers are also reminded to visit the speedway website at www.grandviewspeedway.com to print and fill out a W-9 form and bring it with them to the track on Opening Night. The W-9 form must be provided to the pit office to be eligible for drivers to draw for heat race starting spots.

Saturday, April 13 is set aside as a rain date if needed for the opener. However, if not needed, then it will be a two-division program for the T.P. Trailer 358 Modifieds and T.P. Truck Equipment 602 Sportsman under the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series banner.

VP Racing Fuels is the sponsor of the Season Opener and is advising all race teams that for this program they can do pre-orders with distributor Road Runner Fuels by contacting them at 717.587.1693.

Once again as was the case the last several seasons, there will not be a fuel truck at the speedway on a weekly basis, so race teams need to plan accordingly.

Since the 1960’s, Grandview Speedway has been presenting exciting wheel to wheel NASCAR stock car racing every Saturday Night starting in April and running through October, plus special events. Grandview Speedway is located at 43 Passmore Road, Bechtelsville, Pa. 19505, just off Route 100, ten miles north of Pottstown, Pa.

Information is always available at www.grandviewspeedway.com or on Facebook, or by telephone at 610.754.7688.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Saturday, March 23 – Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Outlaw Racing Series Vintage – 12 pm (Rain date 3/24)

Saturday, March 30 – FREE-to-the-Public Open Practice – All Divisions – 12 Noon

Saturday, April 6 – 62nd Anniversary Season Opener – 7thAnnual VP Racing Fuels BRUCE ROGERS MEMORIAL MONEY MAKER – Big Block/Small Block Modifieds 50-Laps, Sportsman – 6 pm

Saturday, April 13 – Modifieds, Sportsman – 6 pm (Bruce Rogers Memorial Rain date)

Sunday, April 14 – Outlaw Racing Series Enduro and Outlaw Racing Series Vintage – 1 pm.

Grandview Speedway PR