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Free Students And Youth Baseball/Softball Uniform Night May 2 At Port Royal

410 sprints, super late models and 305 sprints in action Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Free Student Night/Youth Baseball & Softball Team Uniform Night this Saturday, May 2 at 7 pm. Any student including those in college will be granted free general admission for the night with college students required to produce […]

Port Royal Weikert Memorial Expands To Two-Day Show In 2016!

Port Royal – The 2016 Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will be bigger and better than ever in conjunction with the Weikert family. Oval officials and the Weikert family announced an expanded version of the prestigious race at the 2015 event on Saturday night. The new format and program is slated to take […]

Port Royal Mourns Loss Of Former President Clark

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway is mourning the loss of former speedway president Gerald “Jerry” Clark. Mr. Clark passed away Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 at the age of 93. Clark became a fairboard member of the Juniata County Agricultural Society in 1952 and while involved in the annual Juniata County Fair in that […]

Former President Clark Passes

Former Port Royal Speedway and Juniata County Ag Society President Gerald “Jerry” Clark passed away on Thursday morning, April 23, 2015. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this time. His son Don is the current speedway and society president. Gerald Clark became a fair board member in 1952 and served as board […]

Hewitt & Dietrich Help Honor Weikert Saturday At Port Royal

Fans can meet Hewitt, see Weikert sprinter Port Royal – While the focus of this Saturday’s prestigious Port Royal Speedway All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial will be on honoring the memory of the Hall of Fame car owner, another famous name will be on hand to help celebrate. A Hall of […]

Port Royal ASCoC Bob Weikert Memorial Is This Week,

Total Sprint Car Cash Worth Nearly $50,000 Up For Grabs!   Fans get free hats, can coolers, beef & bikes and chance to meet and ride with Hewitt Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the twelfth running of the prestigious Bob Weikert Memorial for sprint cars, sanctioned by the All Star Circuit of Champions […]

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 […]

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 […]