Port Royal – The annual Port Royal Speedway awards and banquet is set for under a month, on February 2 at the Port Royal Community Building.
The facility is located along 4th St., just off of the speedway’s backstretch.
Doors for the ceremony will open at 5 p.m.
Those attending the banquet have the chance to be eligible to win special door prizes including one night pit passes to the track, one night general admission passes, and more, all in an effort to bolster the annual Kids Night program.
In order to have a chance at the prizes, attendees need to bring an unwrapped kids toy to the event and exchange it for a raffle ticket.
The toys will be used as prizes for the 2013 speedway Kids Night event, slated for July 13.
Honored at the banquet will be the 2012 track champions: Chad Layton, Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints; Tim Wilson, AB Auto Glass late models; John Heane, Miller’s Auto Parts pro stocks; and Jason Zook, Juniata Tire Sales/Casner’s Service Center enduros. Also receiving awards will be the top-10 in the sprint, late model and pro stock divisions along with the top-five in enduros.
Tickets for the banquet and awards are currently on sale and can be purchased at a price of $30.00 each by sending a check or money order made payable to Port Royal Speedway, to: Port Royal Speedway, Box 295, Port Royal, PA, 17082.
Orders may also be placed by phone between the hours of 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays by contacting the speedway office at 717.527.2303.
The tentative 2013 Port Royal Speedway season opener is slated for Saturday, March 16 at 6 PM, featuring 410 and 358 sprint cars.
The first late model show of the year is planned for March 23 along with 410 sprint cars and an enduro dash.
Season reserve seats and passes for 2013 are also currently on sale and can be purchased by writing or calling the speedway office as well