PORT ROYAL, PA – AJ Flick came out on top of a spectacular battle with
Jared Esh to win the Living Legends Dream Race for the Weikert’s
Livestock Sprint Cars Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway.

Flick, of Apollo, Pa., earned the $10,000 base pay, plus $2,000 for
winning his semi-feature as well. Over $55,000 in purse money was
handed out to the Sprint cars -the largest in Pennsylvania for an
unsanctioned race. Read more »

Ken Dickson Set to be Honored as Late Model Living Legend at 2019 Dream Race

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Ken Dickson is a competitor. Even after hanging up his steering wheel for good in 2002, Dickson has continued to bring the same passion and need to win to the track every week as the owner of his son Nick Dickson’s Super Late Model.


“If I leave the races satisfied with not running well, I don’t need to be there anymore,” said Dickson. “I showed up every night and I still do show up every night wanting to win and thinking we are going to be in the thick of things.” Read more »

Joe Gravino- Your 2019 Sprint Car Living Legends Dream Race Honoree

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Legend- An extremely famous or notorious person, especially in a particular field

Over the years, many of legends have passed through the Central Pennsylvania racing scene. Most of them have been honored at the Port Royal Speedway in the 12 Living Legends Dream Race’s that have been held since 2007. Read more »

Port Royal Living Legends Dream Race This Weekend- Largest Un-Sanctioned Sprint Car Purse in Pennsylvania

By- Justin Snyder

PORT ROYAL, Pa- It’s the 13th Annual Living Legends Dream Race at the Port Royal Speedway!

The Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars and the River Valley Builder’s Super Late Models will compete with a grand total $70,000 purse available between the two-divisions and many contingency sponsor prizes as well.

This year’s honorees will be Joe Gravino on the Sprint Car side and Ken Dickson on the Late Model side. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway Off This Week, Returns Next Week With Living Legends Dream Race

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Port Royal Speedway will be off this weekend, but will return next week with the annual Living Legends Dream Race.


The Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars and the River Valley Builder’s Super Late Models will compete with a grand total $70,000 purse available between the two-divisions and many contingency sponsor prizes as well.

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Family Tradition- Jared Esh Picks Up First Career Sprint Car Victory at Port Royal Speedway

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Jared Esh has been so close to tasting victory at the Port Royal Speedway in Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car action. Just last week, Esh was leading the feature by a large amount when he nearly made contact with a lap car and allowed Dylan Cisney to close the gap. Motor issues brought an end to the fairy tale a few laps later.


He’s blown tires, got into accidents and at times struggled with track conditions. As a young driver driving in the shadow of his retired father, Doug Esh, it would’ve been easy to second guess himself and wonder if he’d ever find victory lane. But the Lancaster, Pa. native kept coming back and kept grinding. Read more »

Port Royal to Honor Veteran’s With Free Admission- Changed Start Time Due to High Temps

PORT ROYAL, Pa- Port Royal Speedway returns Saturday July 20th with 4-H Night and our Salute to the Military Night featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars, the Grit House Rt. 35 Challenge Series for the Super Late Models and the PASS/IMCA Penns Valley Meat Market 305 Sprint Cars.

Military members and Veterans will receive free admission to the night’s racing activities. Valid ID’s being accepted will be United States Government/Geneva Convention Military ID card, Pennsylvania State license with Veterans designation and DD-214 Form.

It will also be Camera and Autograph night for fans where they will be allowed early access to the pits to see and interact with their favorite drivers. There will also be Kids Bus Rides occurring throughout the night and tickets will be available upon entrance. Read more »

Cisney Claims Second Victory of Season in Wild Finish

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Cisney has a flare for the dramatic. For the second time this season, Cisney used a last ditch effort to best Anthony Macri coming to the checkered flag for his second win of the season at the Port Royal Speedway.


The win didn’t come without drama though as Cisney was leading on the white flag lap and proceeded to get into the wall in turn 2 and ride the guard rail half way down the backstretch, at one point getting on 2-wheels. He was able to regroup, but made contact with Macri exiting turn four, sending Macri spinning wildly into the front stretch inside guardrail. Read more »

Dotterer Equipment Inc. Kids Night Comes to Port Royal Speedway

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Following a week of two separate nights of racing during Pennsylvania Speedweek, Port Royal Speedway will return Saturday July 13 with a 4-divison show featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars, the River Valley Builders Super Late Models, the Selinsgrove Ford Limited Late Models and the Juniata Junction Xtreme Stocks.


The night, sponsored by Dotterer Equipment Inc, will be highlighted by the fact that it will be Kids Night at the Speedway! Thousands of dollars’ worth of prizes will be given out throughout the night on a first come, first serve basis along with Kids Power Wheels and Bike Races during intermission. Dotterer Equipment will also have their equipment on display behind the main grandstand. Read more »

Greg Hodnett Classic Events Raise Nearly $27,000 For Greg Hodnett Foundation Survivor’s Benefit

By- Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Fighting off thunderstorms that hit the track all evening, Port Royal Speedway worked vigorously to make sure that the 1st Annual Greg Hodnett Classic was a success and that racing activities occurred for the many fans and supporters in attendance.


The 1st Annual Greg Hodnett Foundation 5k race kicked off the days activities where nearly 150 participants ran in memory of the late-great racer. 16-year old Brayden Harris completed the course with a time of 17:27 to take first place with the next finisher more than a minute behind. The highest finishing female was Janelle Werner of Beavertown, Pa. with a finishing time of 20:17.8, which was good enough for 5th overall. Read more »

Wolfe Wins Inaugural Greg Hodnett Classic, Speedweek Title As Well

PORT ROYAL, Pa- Lucas Wolfe outlasted the rain and a field of hungry drivers in search of victory on an emotional night that saw the Port Royal Speedway close out a grueling 9 race stretch for PA Speedweek and honor the legacy of Greg Hodnett to pick up the $7,027 Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car win and the Greg Hodnett Classic.


The win was Wolfe’s second of the season at ‘The Speed Palace’ and helped the Mechanicsburg native claim his 4th career PA Speedweek title, which was worth an additional $5000. Wolfe also set fast-time earlier in the night and picked up the Packers Concessions fast time award worth $100. Read more »

Dewease triumphs in PA Speedweek at Port Royal

By Justin Snyder


PORT ROYAL, Pa- Up until Wednesday night, nobody had been able to double up in the win column of the 2019 PA Speedweek Series. Four nights in, there had been four different winners. Read more »