Howard Scores Again At Grandview
BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. – For the third time this season Duane Howard put the Mike Petruska-owned/Atlas Paving No. 66 in victory lane in the 30-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Modified feature on Saturday night at Grandview Speedway.
Chasing the Oley, Pa racer across the line to be runner-up two weeks in a row was Meme DeSantis, who also received the Dan’s Deli ½-way leader award. In addition to the top prize money, Howard picked up an additional $250 from T.P. Trailers, Limerick making for a $2750 pay day.
Wayne Pfeil chalked ups his second 25-lap NASCAR BRC Late Model feature victory for his fifth career win at the track by a comfortable margin over Dan Green. The Mohnton, PA racer also received $100 from T.P. Trailers.
The 25-lap NASCAR Sportsman feature finally had a different name in the winner’s circle. Green Lane, PA’s Brian Hirthler, the 2012 rookie who has suffered through ups and downs this year, held off all competitors to record his first-ever career win in which he earnwed an additional $100 from T.P. Trailers.
Former Reading Fairgrounds modified and sprint racer Jimmy Baker led from start to finish to win the 15-lap Blast From The Past Vintage Car feature. Ronnie Peck, a former Grandview late model point champion won the heat race.