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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 […]

Port Royal Openers Moved To March 20 & 21, Continued Winter Weather Forces Early Cancellation

Port Royal – The continuation of late winter weather has forced Port Royal Speedway to cancel all planned racing activity at the oval until Friday, March 20 and Saturday, March 21.  Falling by the wayside are March 7 and 13 practice sessions and the original Opening Day program that was to be March 14. On tap Friday, […]

Port Royal Welcomes Back Gray’s, River Valley Builders & Krautheim Auto Sales As 2015 Division Sponsors

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway welcomes back a trio of supporting sponsors in 2015, firms that stand behind the strong and revived racing competition that Port Royal offers each and every week. Gray’s Auto & Towing and Gray’s Licensing of Mifflintown will return as headline sponsors of the 355 econo late model division at […]

Bernheisel Race Components Becomes Official Late Model Port Product Sponsor

Port Royal – Bernheisel Race Components of Jonestown has announced its official product title sponsorship of the late model competition at Port Royal Speedway for the 2015 racing season. Led by veteran late model racer and industry leader Jim Bernheisel, BRC will provide official product sponsorship for both the super late and econo late model […]

Port Royal Is The Place For Sprints And Lates In 2015!

Schedule starts March 14, ends with three-week October run featuring sprints! Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway is the place to be for sprint car and late model racing during the upcoming 2015 racing season, set to kick off in March before ending with a three-week run on October 10, 17 and 24. The just […]

Port Royal Demo Derby Returning, Deadline For Seats Approaching

Port Royal – Back by popular demand for the 2015 racing season at Port Royal Speedway will be the Labor Day Night Demolition Derby as part of the Juniata County Fair. After a Labor Day afternoon racing event including 410 sprints along with other divisions at 1 pm on September 7 that boasts Free Admission […]

More Port Royal Speedway Schedule News

Port Royal – While finishing touches continue on the 2015 Port Royal Speedway slate of events, the season opener is set for Saturday, March 14 at 6 pm, featuring the 410 sprints and super late models. The sprint cars will compete for $3,500 to win in the opener while the super lates race for $2,000 […]