Lucas Wolfe Wins Port Royal First In PA Speedweek Action, Matt Parks and Bill Powell take stock car mains

Port Royal – Lucas Wolfe of Mechanicsburg drove from sixth starting spot to win Saturday night’s PA Speedweek sprint car feature event at Port Royal Speedway worth $5,000, recording his elusive first every victory at the track as well as in the speedweek series itself anywhere by taking the checkers.

It was also Wolfe’s first win for his car owner’s John and Pee Wee Zemaitis since joining the team this season.

Wolfe started out the night by setting a new one-lap track record in qualifying over the 34-car field in attendance, setting the mark at 15.168 seconds, an average speed of 127.381 mph. Read more »

Port Royal July 3 Speedweek Falls To Rain, Speedweek Returns July 5

Port Royal – With nearly 30 sprint cars signed in for PA Speedweek action on Thursday night at Port Royal Speedway, a relentless rain forced cancellation of the program at approximately 8:15 pm.

A torrent of rains and high winds pelted the speedway around 3 pm with sporadic rainfall lasting until 6 pm however oval officials opened the gates and pressed on, preparing the track in an effort to get the show underway and completed. Read more »

Demo Derby /4 Cylinders…

The 2014 Labor Day Demolition Derby information is now available on the Rules page.  See the poster here.

The 4 Cylinder Pure Stock Division on Sept. 1 as part of the Labor Day Classic races is for Front Wheel Drive Cars Only.

Port Royal Hosts Duo Of PA Speedweek Shows This Week,

Holiday Races July 3 & 5 also offer music performances and AMA Pro Cyclists

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will be the place for 24th annual PA Speedweek sprint car action this holiday weekend as the historic oval hosts a pair of series dates, on July 3 and July 5, at 7:30 pm.

The Thursday July 3 date will pay the speedweek winner of the 30-lap feature a hefty $7,000 and $100 for fast time has been posted courtesy of Packers Concessions.  Read more »

Fuller Wins Port Royal NDRL Northeast Late Model Cash, Cisney Wins One For Juniata County Fans In Sprints, Snook Gets Econos

Port Royal – Tim Fuller of Watertown, Ny., scored a rich payday at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, besting a stellar 35-car NDRL Late Model field with a powerful move by Mason Zeigler for the lead and victory, worth $3,000.

In the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature, Dylan Cisney poured some local flavor into victory lane by holding off Doug Esh for the win as a hometown favorite.

And in the 355 econo late model division Todd Snook took his first checkers of the season. Read more »

NDRL Northeast Late Models Invade Port Royal June 21, 410 sprints and econo late models also on special racing card

Port Royal – The first ever appearance in the region by the National Dirt Racing League super late models is on tap this Saturday, June 21 at Port Royal Speedway with action getting underway at 7 pm.

The NDRL Northeast Region stars will gather for a match up with the weekly Jake’s Carts/Enviroman Products super late model regulars of Port Royal for a 30-lap, $3,000 to win main event.

The Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and the Gray’s Auto and Towing Econo Late Models are also on the big racing card. Read more »

Erdley, Esh, Frye, Lupfer, Watkins, Parker And Powell Get Port Royal Wins.

Capacity crowd gives biggest payday of night worth over $5,600 to 50/50 winner! Free Fan Appreciation Night Hugely Attended

Port Royal – Of all the big winners at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night including Mike Erdley and Doug Esh in 410 sprints and Coleby Frye and Mike Lupfer in late models, nobody took more money home from the track than the winner of the 50/50 from Middletown, Pennsylvania, who pocketed over $5,600 as his take.

Including the grandstands and infield areas, a near capacity crowd of thousands crowded into the speedway on Free Fan Appreciation Night, backing up traffic along access routes into the borough of Port Royal upon their arrival to watch seven exciting features that also saw Mark Watkins and Eric Parker split 305 sprint features and Bill Powell claim xtreme stocks. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway Hosts Interstate Truck And Tractor Pulls June 28,

Event offers $10 adult admission for five division ITTPA pull

 

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a five-division Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers Association event coming up on Saturday, June 28 at 7 pm.

Sponsored by B and R Farm Equipment of Beavertown and Miltory, pit and general admission gates for the ITTPA pull will open at 4 pm.  Read more »

Seven Feature FREE FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT At Port Royal This Week

Twin 410 sprint, late model, 305 sprint and single xtreme stock features on tap!

Port Royal – A monstrous night of crowd pleasing racing action is in store on FREE Fan Appreciation/Camera & Autograph Night at Port Royal Speedway this Saturday night, June 14 at 7 pm.  The night will also offer general admission access to the pit area until 5:30 pm.

Totally free general admission is being offered for a fantastic seven feature night of sprint car and stock car racing. Read more »

Bacon Sizzles For USAC Eastern Storm Port Royal Victory

Trent Brenneman subs and wins Port first in stock cars, Drevicki takes ARDC Midgets

Port Royal –Brady Bacon of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, took the $6,000 USAC Eastern Storm sprint car feature event at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, putting on an exciting show for the fans for his first ever oval victory.

For Bacon, aboard the Hoffman Racing No. 69, the victory helped widen his advantage in the Eastern Storm series that concludes on Sunday night. Read more »

Tim McCreadie Claims Port Royal Late Model Speedweek Grinestaff Memorial,

New York driver gets Speedweek series crown and event win worth $7,500 total

Jake Jones in limited lates

Port Royal – Tim McCreadie of Watertown, Ny., took a $7,500 payday at Port Royal Speedway on Monday night by claiming the Charlie Grinestaff Memorial as the finale of the Late Model Speedweek series.  Read more »

USAC Invades Port Royal On EMMR/Penn Central Reunion Night This Week,

2014 Founders Awards going to Kimberling and Bryner

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the wingless USAC 410 sprint cars this Saturday night, June 7 at 7 pm along with the wingless ARDC Midgets and the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

Aside from the 30-lap, $6,000 to win USAC Eastern Storm feature event, the night will center around the annual EMMR/Penn Central Racing Reunion event that will find speedway grounds hosting dozens and dozens of restored EMMR and Penn Central race cars. Read more »

Hodnett, Yoder, Powell, Zimmerman Take Port Royal Mains To End May

Port Royal – Greg Hodnett of Thomasville wired the field for the 25-lap 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night while the stock cars staged exciting racing in the 355 econo late model, xtreme stock and all american outlaw divisions.

Andrew Yoder of Middleburg overcame from the ninth starting spot to continue his strangle hold on the econo late model division, now having scored all three of the mains contested for the class to date. Read more »

2014 Chargin’ Charlie Grinestaff Memorial set for Speedweek finale at Port Royal Monday night.

When the 2014 edition of the Harbaugh Amusement Appalachian Mountain Speedweek roles into Port Royal Speedway for the series finale this coming Monday it will have special meaning. As in years past, the series last race has been in memory of one of Central Pennsylvania’s late model legends. This year the venue might be different but the legend lives on with the 7th running of the Chargin’ Charlie Grinestaff Memorial.

Charlie Grinestaff took to the area speedways in the 1950’s driving a flathead jalopy. That time period in racing was truly for the brave as there were no safety regulations or protective clothing. Charlie barnstormed through the Mid-Atlantic and it did not take long for his name to be known simultaneously with Victory lane. In fact, in his career, Charlie visited victory lane 44 times throughout Maryland, Pennsylvania and Virginia. One of his biggest wins came in the annual 100 lapper at Saluda, Virginia. Read more »

Andretti’s To Meet Fans As USAC Eastern Storm Hits Port Royal Speedway June 7

Port Royal – The fantastic USAC wingless super sprint cars will invade Port Royal Speedway next Saturday, June 7 at 7 pm.

Also on the program will be the only appearance of the season by the ARDC Midgets along with the Gray’s Auto & Towing 355 econo late models.

The Port Royal USAC program will be part of the 2014 Eastern Storm Tour by the historic United States Auto Club racers. Read more »