Grandview Speedway

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Grandview Speedway
The Greatest Show on Dirt
Location Washington Township, Berks County, near Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania
Time zone GMT-4
Capacity ~5,000
Owner Bruce Rogers
Operator Bruce Rogers
Broke ground 1962
Opened 1963
Oval
Surface Clay
Length 0.333 mi (0.535 km)
Turns 4
Lap record 0:14.635 (Matt Sheppard, Ross Motorsports, 2004)

Grandview Speedway is a one third-mile automobile race track located just east of Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, United States. Featuring moderately high banks and a wide racing surface, it is suitable for close racing and passing.

The track opened in 1963 and was built by Forrest Rogers. The track was originally planned as a ¼ mile (402 meters) asphalt track in Pottstown, Pennsylvania. Eventually this was changed to a larger dirt track in Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania. Forrest Rogers died of a heart attack in 1966. His son, Bruce Rogers, took control of the race track and operates it to this day.[1][2]

It features a regular weekly series of modified and late model stock car racing.

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Coordinates: 40°22′23″N 75°36′36″W / 40.373°N 75.610°W / 40.373; -75.610