April 27 event offers drivers and fans prizes
Port Royal – Fans arriving for the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday will get the chance to meet one of the rising stars of the sport today and one of it’s best in history as Bobby Allen and his grandson Logan Schuchart conduct a meet and greet.
Beginning at approximately 5:15 pm behind the grandstand, Schuchart and Allen, both of Hanover, will be on the scene along with the replica Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 machine that Schuchart will pilot in the prestigious event that is offering a more than $34,000 A Main purse. Read more »
All Star Bob Weikert Memorial Is Saturday At Port Royal Speedway, Richest Sprint Car Event In East To Date Set To Unfold April 27
Port Royal – The richest sprint car event in the east so far this season is set to unfold this Saturday night, April 27, at Port Royal Speedway as the All Star Circuit of Champions sprints invade to take on the Pennsylvania Posse in the lucrative Bob Weikert Memorial.
The race will pay $10,000 to win alone along with $100 to leach each lap of the 30-lap feature, which makes a main event sweep worth $13,000 if one driver can lead each lap.
And with heats paying $100 to win in memory of Jere Reigle and $200 posted for fast time, a sweep of the whole night would net $13,300. Read more »
Layton Beats Erdley And Tire For Port Royal Sprints, Rine Wires Late Models, Logan Wagner In 305 Sprints
Port Royal – Bad Chad Layton of Harrisburg overcame the odds Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway to pocket the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature after aduel with Mike Erdley that came down to the checkered flag.
In the late model feature, invader Jeff Rine of Danville wired the field for his 10th career victory at the oval while elsewhere Logan Wagner made his moves early to lead the 305 sprint feature and seal his victory.
Layton and Danny Lasoski started on the front row of the sprint feature and Layton took the lead immediately when the green flag fell over fourth starter Erdley as the pair shuffled Lasoski to third. Read more »
Port Royal – It won’t be just the drivers that will be able to go home winners at the upcoming Port Royal Speedway Bob Weikert Memorial sanctioned by the All Stars on April 27.
The fans too can walk away with some loot thanks to the Weikert family.
The first 200 fans entering the stands for the $10,000 to win Weikert Memorial will go home with a Weikert’s Livestock hat, courtesy of Weikert’s Meat Market and Livestock of Fairfield, PA. Read more »
Students FREE And General Admission Access To Pits At Port Royal This Week, 410 sprints, late models and 305 sprints featured on Free Student/Camera & Auto Night
Port Royal – It will be FREE STUDENT/Camera and Autograph Night at Port Royal Speedway this Saturday, April 20 at 6 pm when the oval will present a three-division racing program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Gray’s Auto and Towing late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints at 6 pm.
All students ages 12 – 18 will be afforded free general admission for the night of racing beginning when gates open at 4 pm. Students must however be processed through the ticket line before entering.
In addition, free admission to the pit area will be afforded to all general admission ticket holders from 4 – 5 pm as has become tradition for Camera and Autograph Nights at the track. Read more »
Schuchart To Pilot Weikert No. 29 In Port Royal All Star Bob Weikert Memorial, Prestigious, lucrative events is April 27
Port Royal – It will be 2012 National Sprint Car Rookie of the Year Logan Schuchart of Hanover that will pilot a replica Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 sprinter at Port Royal Speedway for the All Star Circuit of Champions Bob Weikert Memorial on April 27.
As the biggest sprint car race contested in 2013 to date in the east, the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will pay a stout $10,000 to win again this season.
A total A Main purse alone of over $34,000 is being posted to go along with another nearly $4,000 in contingency cash to be distributed via lap money, heat victories, fast time award and more. Read more »
4/13/13 Port Royal - Port Royal Speedway, its fans and drivers gathered together for Race To Cure Cancer Night at the historic oval on April 13.
For the second season in a row, an impressive donation was gathered for the American Cancer Society.
With .50 for every general admission ticket sold going into the pot from the speedway itself, an amount just shy of $3,300 was totaled for the ACS. Read more »
Esh Defeats Cisney In Exciting Port Royal Sprint Car Battle, Miller And Krape Take Stock Cars, Over $3,000 raised for American Cancer Society on Race To Cure Cancer Night
4/13/13 – Doug Esh survived the challenges of hometown driver Dylan Cisney to record his first regular event sprint car victory at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night in an exciting, suspenseful race worth $3,000 to the winner.
In the late model main, it was Huntingdon’s Jeff Miller scoring his first ever Port Royal victory, leading all 20 laps for the win while racing behind him in the top five was action packed.
The pro stock main went to Tim Krape for his first victory of the season at the track. Read more »
Port Royal All Star Weikert Memorial Pays $10,000 To Win April 27, Offers Main Event Purse Worth More Than $34,000!
$ Also Posted For Laps, Fast Time, Hard Charger, Heat Winners and more
Port Royal – As the biggest sprint car race contested in 2013 to date in the east, the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will pay a stout $10,000 to win again this season, coming up Saturday, April 27 at 7 pm.
A total A Main purse alone of over $34,000 is being posted to go along with another nearly $4,000 in contingency cash to be distributed via lap money, heat victories, fast time award and more.
Run in honor of late hall of fame sprint car owner Bob Weikert, the Weikert Memorial has quickly become one of the shining lights of both the Port Royal and All Stars seasons over the last few years. Read more »
.50 cents from every general admission ticket sold goes to American Cancer Society
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Race To Cure Cancer Night this Saturday, April 13 at 6 pm.
Prior to and during the races, Relay For Life teams from the Mifflin/Juniata County region will be on hand in an effort to support their causes in their upcoming relay.
The Mifflin/Juniata County Relay For Life is slated for June 8 and 9 at Kish Park in Lewistown. Read more »
Port Royal – After a violent early feature late model crash at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, the tracks all-time win leader Scott Haus of Hamburg is currently hospitalized at Hershey Medical Center.
At noon Sunday, Haus’ son Andy said from his dad’s hospital room that Haus had been taken for another CAT Scan earlier that morning but that his father was doing well although suffering from a severe concussion and dramatic general soreness. Read more »
Port Royal – Rick Lafferty scored the ninth 410 sprint car win of his career at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking the lead from Steve Buckwalter just shy of the halfway point for the victory.
Matt Parks was the winner of the 20-lap late model main that was marred by a violent crash early on that saw one driver airlifted to Hershey Medical Center.
And in the 305 sprint main it was Eric Parker holding off Logan Wagner to open up the season for the division at the track. Read more »
Show will be first of season anywhere for PASS 305 sprints, kicks of oval River Valley Builders 305 series
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a three division racing program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Gray’s Auto and Towing late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints this Saturday night at 6 pm.
It will be the first appearance of the season at the track by the PASS RaceSaver 305 sprints that will also kickoff their 2013 series at the track, sponsored by River Valley Builders of Middleburg. Read more »
Port Royal – NASCAR star, former World of Outlaws Champion and former Port Royal Speedway opening day winner Dave Blaney of Cortland, Ohio, picked up a surprising but pleasing win in the 2013 season opener for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night.
For Blaney at the wheel of his No. 10, a car specially designed and built by himself, it was as second career opening day Port victory, his last coming on March 17, 1984.
Worth $3,300 thanks to Dippery’s Evergreens of Reedsville, the victory was the third of Blaney’s overall career at the track where he also scored a Tuscarora 50 win in 1983. Read more »
Port Royal – Gray’s Auto and Towing of Mifflintown has announced their title sponsorship of the 2013 late model division at Port Royal Speedway just as the first show of the season for the Gray’s Late Models is set to take to the track in this Saturday’s season opener.
In business since 1983, owners and proprietors Tim and Donna Gray are proud to rejoin the Port Royal Speedway fold of sponsors in their new title capacity.
“We have observed the last couple of years at Port Royal and each year is showing a change for the good,” says Donna Gray of the oval’s resurgence in recent seasons. Read more »