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NAPA AUTO PARTS PRESENT 26TH ANNUAL THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES AT GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY, THUNDER SERIES TO OPEN SUNDAY, MAY 24 For the twenty-sixth season, the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will return to the Grandview Speedway with six exciting events presented by NAPA Auto Parts. Some one-hundred and fourteen Thunder on the Hill events were presented since Steve Smith and the Black Bandit #19 parked in victory lane at the very first Thunder Series event in August of 1990. Thunder on the Hill is a co-promotion between Grandview Speedway Owner Bruce Rogers and Special events organizer Bob Miller. The Thunder Series has distributed in excess of $3.8 million dollars in payouts to the various divisions over the years. Thunder on the Hill has offered unique specialty events to include the 410 Sprints, USAC Sprints, WoO Late Models, CRA Non-Wing Sprints, Sportsman, ARDC Midgets, DIRTcar Modifieds, ROC Modifieds, WoO Sprints, 358 Sprints, 358 Modifieds, Late Models, URC Sprints, SCRA Sprints, 600 Sprints, Legends and even the Monster Smash Demolition Derby. The Thunder shows are also unique with event names, fireworks on the parade lap, the Inside/Out Promotion, Joe the Pizza Dude, Pre-race Pit Tours, Race Team Meet & Greets at the front gate, the Grill on the Hill Hot Dog Giveaway in 2014, the annual Quarter Midget Fan Fest and for those who remember when we did the "guest announcer" for a night, offering a fan from the stands an opportunity to call a heat race. It really is all about the race fans and in 2015, Jay Dugan will return to manage the Thunder on the Hill social media. Jay's goal is to keep fans informed and engaged in all the happenings of Thunder on the Hill and this includes race night at the track as well as mid-week and during the off season. In 2015, the Thunder Series will open with the very popular Grandview Thunder 5-25's, a features only program that will showcase the 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, ARDC Midgets, TSRS 305 Sprints & Legends on Sunday night, May 24. On Tuesday night, June 2 the 9th Annual EASTERN Storm will open at Grandview Speedway with the USAC Non-Wing Sprints & ARDC Non-Wing Midgets taking part in the Annual Jesse Hockett Classic. This "rub rails and rooster tails" show is always a crowd pleasing event as the USAC stars are not afraid of the Grandview Speedway outside wall. The third Thunder event will showcase the return of the DIRTCar Modifieds joined by a complete show of the Grandview 358 Modifieds making up the 18th Annual Traffic Jam on Tuesday night, June 16. This is a first time ever presentation of these two premier divisions coming together on the "hill". The DIRTCar Modifies will battle 60 laps for $6,000 to win as the 358 Modified chase a $3,000 payday in a 30 lap feature. It's a Double Down for Modifieds Night with an added $1,000 Bonus from Pioneer Pole Buildings for any driver who can Double Down and with both features. Always a popular event is the Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series when the 410 Sprints and the ROC Modifieds team up on Tuesday night, June 30. For the first time ever, the Renegade 410 Sprints will make a stop "on the hill" at the Grandview Speedway joined by the 358 Modifieds on Tuesday night, July 28. The NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series will close out 2015 with the Annual House of Thunder Halloween Party and Grandview Thunder 5-25's on Saturday night, October 17. The features only program will include the 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, ARDC Midgets, TSRS 305 Sprints and Legend Cars along with the Blast from the Past Vintage Cars. This event will start at 6 PM. 2015 Schedule presented by: NAPA Auto Parts, Window World, Pioneer Pole Buildings, GALCO Business Communications Sunday, May 24 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM 5-25's 358 Modifieds, Sportsman, ARDC Midgets, TSRS 305 Sprints, Legends Tuesday, June 2 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES- -Jesse Hockett Classic 7:30 PM USAC NATIONAL WINGLESS SPRINT TOUR & ARDC Tuesday, June 16 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES MODIFIEDS 18th Annual TRAFFIC JAM & Double Down for Modifieds (Pioneer Pole Buildings) Big Block Modifieds 60 laps, 358 Modifieds 30 laps *NASCAR Point Race Tuesday, June 30 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series 410 Sprints & ROC Modifieds Tuesday, July 28 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES 7:30 PM Renegade 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds*NASCAR Point Race Saturday, October 17 THUNDER ON THE HILL RACING SERIES Halloween Party 6 PM 5-25's Modifieds, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, TSRS 305 Sprints, Legends, Blast from the Past Vintage Cars GRANDVIEW SPEEDWAY ROUTE 100 BECHTELSVILLE, PA GPS USERS: 43 Passmore Road Bechtelsville, PA 19505 TRACK PHONE (RACEDAY) 510-754-7688 Websites: |,HTTP://,_blank| or |,HTTP://,_blank| Follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TOTHRacing Thunder on the Hill fans are encouraged to engage on social media platforms using the hashtag #TOTHRacing before, after and during racing events. #TOTHRacing content will be promoted across the Thunder on the Hill official social media platforms on Facebook: |,HTTP://,_blank|, Twitter: @TOTHRacing and Instagram: @TOTHRacing. Grandview Speedway is a high-banked one-third mile clay oval, celebrating their 53RD Anniversary season in 2015. The facility offers free parking, quality food at reasonable prices (be sure to try the french fries), a program book, Grandview Speedway and Thunder on the Hill race wear and great viewing from every seat in the house. Race fans may take part in the Inside/Out promotion, where you can sign up (no charge) to watch warm-ups from inside turn four. Race fans are also invited to victory lane following the racing program and, race fans may enter the pits after the races to meet the drivers. Be ready to enjoy the spine tingling fireworks salute on the feature event parade lap. END


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 The count is  98 Indianapolis 500's, 56 Daytona 500's,  &
114 Thunder on the Hill events!

"Driving a 410 sprint car at Grandview is like flying a Jet fighter plane in a high school gymnasium",  Joey Saldana



Quaker Steak & Lube, or The Lube® to loyalists, the award-winning casual dining concept known for its Best Wings USA and over 25 signature sauces, has signed on as the lead sponsor for the 8th Annual Dirt Track Heroes Car Show to take place at the Phillipsburg, NJ Mall, Route 22 East from March 1 to March 7. Along with their involvement at this popular free to public race car show, watch for Quaker Steak & Lube to be participating at the Thunder on the Hill Racing Series events at the Grandview Speedway in Bechtelsville, PA as well as the Jersey Rush annual event at the New Egypt Speedway in New Egypt, NJ.

The original restaurant was built in 1974 in an abandoned gas station, decorated with license plates and old muscle cars. Originally a “cook-your-own-steak” establishment, The Lube’s signature dish is now its chicken wings and the variety of sauces used to season them. The name is a play on that of the motor oil company Quaker State.

There are over 65 restaurant locations, operating in eastern Ohio, New Jersey, New York, Colorado, Louisiana and Florida as well as western and central Pennsylvania.

The Pohatcong (Phillipsburg, NJ) Quaker Steak & Lube is located at 1304 US Route 22 Phillipsburg, NJ, and invites all race fans to stop by their location when visiting the Dirt Track Heroes Car Show. When visiting this location, guests will notice the Bob Pickell #300 proudly on display.

“We know the Dirt Track Heroes Car Show is an extremely popular event, and we’re excited to be signing on as the title sponsor,” said Nelson Gonzalez, Marketing Manager of Quaker Steak & Lube in New Jersey. “Our restaurants recognize and salute the racing heroes of the past, present and future, so it’s a natural fit for us. We look forward to showcasing our Quaker Steak & Lube car and getting involved with the show and local racing action in 2015.”

There are two other Quaker Steak & Lube restaurants in the State of New Jersey, one at 561 US Highway 1 in Edison, NJ and 1036 Cedar Bridge Avenue in Brick, NJ.

The 8th Annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Car Show has a busy seven days in the planning with opening day set for Sunday, March 1. Numerous race cars from various divisions of racing will be on display with a full week of nightly special events and interviews. In the 2014 edition of the show, more than 300 interviews took place during the week. Especially popular is the round table discussion when many of the legend drivers share special and unique stories that took place on and off the track. The show also offers a large display of racing memorabilia, collectibles and photos and again, it is absolutely free to the public.

For more information about Quaker Steak & Lube, please visit Join Lube Nation today by signing up for our E-mail club at
The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will again offer a great keepsake event souvenir program book and shirt. The Phillipsburg Mall is open Sunday 11 AM to 6 PM and from Monday through Saturday from 10 AM to 9 PM.
5-25’s Modifieds, Sportsman, ARDC Midgets, 305 Sprints, Legends

Jesse Hockett Classic USAC National Wingless Sprint Tour & ARDC Wingless Midgets

SUPER DIRTCAR SERIES MODIFIEDS 18th Annual TRAFFIC JAM 7:30 PM Big Block Modifieds 60 laps, 358 Modifieds 30 laps *NASCAR Point Race

Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series 410 Sprints & ROC Modifieds

410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds*NASCAR Point Race

Modifieds, ARDC Midgets, Sportsman, 305 Sprints, Legends, Blast from the Past

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