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Port Royal Sprints To Race In Tune Up For All Star Weikert Memorial Saturday

Time trials, heats, dash and $3,500 to win main slated Port Royal – A change to this Saturday’s Race To Cure Cancer racing program at Port Royal Speedway will find the 410 sprint vying in a Tune Up event for the upcoming April 25 All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial. The sprint […]

Race To Cure Cancer This Week At Port Royal, All Stars Weikert Memorial Follows

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Race To Cure Cancer Night this Saturday, April 18 at 6 pm with a racing program featuring the 410 sprints, super late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprint cars. Fifty-cents off of every general admission ticket sold will go to the American Cancer Society on Race […]

All Star Circuit Of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial ~ April 25, 2015, 7 pm

40 Laps ~ $15,000 To Win ~ A One Night Purse Worth Over $41,000 + $5,000 Contingency Cash!! First 450 Fans Entering The Grandstand Get A FREE Weikert Hat Or Can Cooler PLUS Beef & Youth Bike Giveaways Take A Chance On A Ride In The “Dewit With Hewitt” Two-Seat Sprint Car – Proceeds Benefit […]

Port Royal All Stars Weikert Memorial April 25 Worth $15,000 To Win,

Total Purse Worth $43,000 Plus Contingency Cash & Fan Giveaways! Jack Hewitt Brings “Dewitt With Hewitt” Driving Experience For Rare Keystone State Stint Port Royal – The prestigious All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial is set for Saturday, April 25 at Port Royal Speedway.

Port Royal Offers $1 Dogs & Four-Division Racing Program Saturday

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will be in action this week, Saturday, April 11 at 5 pm with a four-division racing program on $1 Hot Dog Night. Races will include the 410 sprints, super late models, Gray’s Auto & Towing 355-econo late models and the all american outlaws. Hot dogs will be sold for […]

Late Models Race For $2,500 To Win In Saturday’s Port Royal Season Opener

Port Royal – Thanks to G & R Excavating of Tyrone and S & R Towing and Recovery of Milesburg, the super late model winner in Saturday’s season opener at Port Royal Speedway will walk away with $2,500. The increased purse was announced Wednesday night as the track spun off a successful practice session with […]

After Wednesday Practice, Port Royal Opens With Easter Night This Saturday

“Wabbits & Wacin” on the agenda including free chocolate, sked mags, egg scramble Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will try again to get the 2015 racing season underway this Saturday night, April 4, at 5 pm with a three division program of 410 sprints, super late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints. However […]

March 26 And 28 Port Royal Programs Cancelled, New Practice Slated April 1

Starting Times April 4 & 11 Moved To 5 PM   Port Royal – Impending afternoon rain has forced Port Royal Speedway to cancel the Thursday, March 26 practice session slated for tonight from 6 – 9 pm.  With afternoon and late day rains and a storm front predicted on a work night when the […]

March 26 And 28 Port Royal Programs Cancelled, New Practice Slated April 1

Starting Times April 4 & 11 Moved To 5 PM  Port Royal – Impending afternoon rain has forced Port Royal Speedway to cancel the Thursday, March 26 practice session slated for tonight from 6 – 9 pm.  With afternoon and late day rains and a storm front predicted on a work night when the practice […]

Port Royal Practice Date March 26, Opener March 28

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will spin off a practice session this Thursday night, March 26, from 6 to 9 pm before opening the gates for the first racing competition of the year on Saturday, March 28 with action slated to start at 6 pm. Gates for this Saturday’s season lidlifter will open at […]

The passing of Port Royal champion Eddie McCardle on March 18, 2015, brings back a feature story done for the Daily Item newspaper of Sunbury, Pa., back in 2009.  That story told the story of “Fast Eddie.”

By Shawn Brouse For The Daily Item  BEAVER SPRINGS – To say that 89-year old Eddie McCardle of Beaver Springs has seen and done a lot in his life would be an understatement.     But it is McCardle’s contribution to and involvement in area auto racing that he should be recognized for. He graduated […]

Eddie McCardel  1921 – 2015

Three-time Port Royal track champion Eddie McCardel passed away on March 18, 2015.  “Fast Eddie,” who at times also raced under the name “Jack McGurk,” to avoid insurance companies and his mother knowing he was in action, was 94 years old. McCardle won the first track titles at Port Royal when the track began weekly […]

Port Royal Slates Practice Date March 26, Opener March 28

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway has planned a practice session for Thursday night, March 26 from 6 – 9 pm, weather permitting. The practice session will be open to any division that is slated to compete at the track in 2015. The decision to implement this practice date comes after all three prior attempts […]

Port Royal Cancels March 20/21 Weekend

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway has been forced to cancel its already pushed back season opening weekend slated for March 20 and 21. Continued rock-hard frozen ground and extremely poor grounds and track surface conditions have made the cancellation of the Friday practice session and Saturday opener a necessity. “It’s clear as we are […]

Port Royal Opens In Two Weeks!

Sprint Winner’s Share Upped In Honor Of Swarmer Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway continues in its hope to open the 2015 season coming up on Friday and Saturday, March 20 and 21.  Slated for Friday, March 20 from 6 – 9 pm will be a practice session that is open to any division on […]