Thunder On The Hill Series Schedule Released

Kyle Larson (57) races around Sean Zemunik at Grandview Speedway. (Dan Demarco photo)

BECHTELSVILLE, Pa. – For racing fans, a lot more action comes in the form of the 29th season of the NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Series, a combination of special events taking place at Grandview Speedway.

The 2018 Thunder schedule is highlighted by visits from nationally recognized touring series, the fastest machines in dirt track racing, and lucrative events that guarantee non-stop action.

The 29th NAPA Auto Parts Thunder on the Hill Racing Season kicks off on Sunday, May 27 with the 21st running of the Modified Traffic Jam. The Big-Block Modifieds and 358 Modifieds are joined by the Sportsman and Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series for a full night of holiday racing action.

A Sprint Car Summer season is celebrated with the AMSOIL USAC National Non-Wing Sprint Car Series in combination with the 358 Modifieds on Thursday, June 14. The 12th running of the Jesse Hockett Classic brings the USAC non-wing Sprint Cars in for their only East Coast stop.

Tuesday, July 3 the 410 Sprint Cars roar into action as part of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek teaming up with the 358 Modifieds. You never know who will show up for Sprint Car Speedweek. In 2017, NASCAR Cup-star Kyle Larson shocked the state, not just by racing, but winning the Thunder Series event.

Summer events roll to a close on Thursday, Aug. 23 where the Arctic Cat All Star Circuit of Champions 410 Sprint Cars compete for the 4th Annual Thunder Cup.

For the final 410 Sprint Car event of the season, the 358 Modifieds will also compete providing some ultra-exciting racing action.

The 29th Thunder season comes to a close on Saturday, Oct. 13 with the Mods at the Madhouse Thunder on the Hill Halloween Party. The Big-Blocks and 358 Modifieds battle to be the top ghoul in a Halloween themed night of fun. The Sportsman and the Mid-Atlantic Sprint Series join the event.

2018 Race Dates

Sunday, May 27 – Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
21st Annual Traffic Jam Big Block/358 Modifieds, Sportsman, MASS Sprints

Thursday, June 14 – Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
12th Annual USAC Non-Wing Sprints Jesse Hockett Classic Plus 358 Modifieds

Tuesday, July 3 – Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
24th Annual 410 Pennsylvania Sprint Speed Week Series Plus 358 Modifieds

Thursday, Aug. 23 – Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
All Star 410 Sprints & 358 Modifieds

Saturday, Oct. 13 – Thunder on the Hill Racing Series
Mods at the MADHOUSE Halloween Party
Big Block/358 Modifieds, Sportsman, MASS Sprints