Port Season Passes And Seats Now On Sale

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Port Royal – Season passes and seats for the 2012 racing season at Port Royal Speedway are now on sale.  And the timing is perfect for holiday gift giving! 

A season reserve seat for all race events including fairweek races in 2012 will cost just $50.00.  This pass reserves seats only and is not good for general admission to any events during the upcoming season.

Family Seating will once again be available at Port Royal in 2012.  Section C of the main grandstand is designated as such and therefore NO SMOKING OR USE OF ALCOHOL IS PERMITTED IN SECTION C.    Read more »

Port Royal Banquet Tickets Now On Sale – Event set for January 28

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Port Royal – The Port Royal Speedway awards banquet will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2012, at the Port Royal Community Building, located along 4th St., just off of the speedway’s backstretch.

Doors for the ceremony will open at 6 p.m.

Honored will be the 2011 track champions: Mike Wagner, Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints; Scott Haus, AB Auto Glass late models; Brian Towsey, Miller’s Auto Parts pro stocks; and Jen Powell, Juniata Tire Sales enduros.  Also receiving awards will be the top-10 in the sprint, late model and pro stock divisions along with the top-five in enduros.  Read more »

ATTENTION PRO STOCK AND ENDURO DASH RACERS……

Updated and revised pro stock and enduro dash rules for 2012 have been posted.  Be sure to visit the rules pages to get up to “speed” on whats new!

2011 Wraps With Next Season On Port Royal Horizon, – Towsey joins Hestor as tech

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway and PRS Promotions is busy planning for the 2012 racing season while also putting a wrap on 2011. 

The speedway awards banquet is set for Saturday night, January 28, 2012, at the Port Royal Community Building.  Tickets will go on sale in November at a price of $30.00 each. 

The 2012 schedule is taking shape and includes weekly action highlighted by 410 sprint car and late model racing.  Action will also include pro stocks and monthly appearances by the enduro dash class.     Read more »

Stevie Smith Wins 44th Tuscarora 50, Wagner gets track title and Labor Day crown – Jeff Rine wins late models to close Port season

 

Port Royal – Stevie Smith of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, scored the second Port Royal Speedway Tuscarora 50 of his career on Saturday night in convincing style with a flag to flag victory in the 44th annual running of the prestigious season-ending event.

The Jake’s Carts/AB Auto Glass Tuscarora 50 boasted a stellar 45 sprint car field.     

Smith scored a clean sweep of the night by claiming his heat race, worth $300; the dash, worth $100; and the feature worth $11,000 plus lap money; making his take on the night worth nearly $13,000.  Read more »

Friday Twins Rained Out, Tuscarora 50 Is Saturday! – Legends honors and Dream cash and prizes to be distributed

 Port Royal – With nearly 40 sprint cars signed in for action, persistent light and then heavy rain cancelled the September 9 Living Legends Dream Night Before The 50 twin 20s at Port Royal Speedway. 

The race will not be made up.

The speedway returns Saturday, September 10 at 7 PM with the 44th annual Jakes Carts/AB Auto Glass Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars as part of the Juniata County Fair. Read more »

Port Royal Titles To Be Decided This Weekend

Port Royal – The battle to decide who will be the 2011 Port Royal Speedway track champions will take place this weekend with the season ending Tuscarora 50 races on September 9 and 10.

Perkasie’s Ryan Taylor enters the final Aumiller’s Insurance sprint car races of the season with just a 60 point lead in a quest for his first ever sprint car track title anywhere.

With two wins this season at the track, Taylor leads former track titlist Mike Wagner of Harrisonville with 4,920 points.  Read more »

Labor Day Race Falls, Champion In Race Within Races To Be Declared

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway lost the 60th annual Labor Day Classic individual event to rain on September 5 and the race itself will not be made up. 

Nearly three inches of rain fell on the speedway overnight Sunday and with a dismal forecast for the balance of the day and drizzle falling, the race was called off.  

However a race within the races of the current 157th annual Juniata County Fair will determine who gets crowned The Foss Jewelers 2011 Labor Day Champion. Read more »

Tuscarora 50 Weekend Caps Port Royal Season September 9 & 10

Port Royal – Coming up September 9 and 10 at Port Royal Speedway, the racing season will conclude with the 44th annual Tuscarora 50 weekend as part of the 157th annual Juniata County Fair. 

The races will also decide the 2011 sprint car, late model and pro stock track champions. 

Friday night, it’s the Living Legends Dream Night Before The 50 with twin 20s for the 410 sprint cars in tribute to Living Legend Honorees Keith Kauffman and Walt Dyer.  Pro stocks are also on the card.  Read more »

Rine Claims Butch Renninger Memorial – Lafferty stays on track for sprints, Heane gets pro stocks and Bill Powell enduros

Port Royal – With nearly 110 racecars pitside, Jeff Rine of Danville notched his first win in the 7th annual Butch Renninger Memorial for late models at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night after a miscue in lapped traffic with three laps to go cost leader Coleby Frye control of the race.

 In the 25-lap sprint car feature, Rick Lafferty had the lead, lost it and got it back to win for the first time this season at the oval.

 

Defending track champion John Heane won his first of the season in the pro stock feature and Bill Powell won his second enduro dash of the season. Read more »

Tuscarora 50 Weekend Just Ten Days Away – Format, sponsor announced

 Port Royal – The upcoming 44th annual Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on September 10 will be the second of a two-day weekend for the open wheel machines at the historic oval as part of the Juniata County Fair.

Jakes Golf Carts of McVeytown is the title sponsor of the Tuscarora 50 that will pay out some $11,000 to win plus at least $25 to lead a lap and $500 just to start.

Saturday’s Tuscarora 50 itself will see heat races aligned by a draw system while one-lap time trials will set the Friday night lineups for the Living Legends Dream Night Before The 50 twin 20s program. Read more »

Renninger Award To Honor Spencer Sept. 3, Memorial Now Paying $2,500 To Win

Port Royal – Saturday’s Butch Renninger Memorial for late models is getting richer!  The 33-lap race is now paying a hefty $2,500 to win, $1,300 for second and $900 for third.

An increased purse for the event that will also pay $33 to lead a lap was announced two weeks ago and since that time the race has continued to grow.  Increased purses will also be offered for both the pro stock and enduro dash features on the night as well. 

PRS Promotions, Port Royal Speedway and the Renninger family will bestow the 2011 Port Royal Speedway Butch Renninger Loyalty, Dedication and Determination Award to Ed Spencer at the race on Saturday night.  Read more »

Money Stacking Up For Port Legends Dream Night Before 50 September 9

 Port Royal - Thousands upon thousands of dollars worth of contingency cash and prizes is stacking up to be given away at the September 9 Living Legends Dream Night Before The 50 twin 20s for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway. 

And on top of all the contingency money and prizes, the races themselves will both offer full purses aside from $3,333 to win in the first 20 and $4,610 to win in the second 20. 

The first 20 is meant to honor Living Legend honoree Keith Kauffman, who sported a K33 as one of his earliest sprint cars while the second 20 will pay tribute to honoree Walt Dyer and his famed No. 461 sprint car fielded in the area for decades. Read more »

60th annual Port Royal Labor Day Classic Is September 5

 

Port Royal - Port Royal Speedway will present the timeless classic, the 60th annual Labor Day Classic for sprint cars coming up on Labor Day Monday, September 5 at 1 PM.

Presented by Foss Jewelers of Mifflintown and Lewistown, also on the rare afternoon card is late model, pro stock and sidewinder sprint racing as part of the 157th annual Juniata County Fair which runs through the 44th annual Tuscarora 50 on September 10.

The first Labor Day Classic was held back in 1952 when Earl Bryner took the win.  Since then names like Sherm Greenaway, Eddie McCardle, Toby Tobias, Leroy Felty, Bobby Weaver, Bobby Davis Jr., Don Kreitz Jr, Jeff Shepard and Mike Erdley have taken wins. Read more »

Renninger Memorial Night Kicks Off 157th Juniata County Fair At Port Royal September 3

Port Royal - Port Royal Speedway will present the 157th annual Juniata County Fair opener on Saturday, September 3 at 7 PM featuring the 8th annual Butch Renninger Memorial Night for stock cars along with the 410 sprints, pro stocks and an enduro dash.

The 33-lap Butch Renninger Memorial for late models will take center stage with the race paying $2,000 to win, an increased purse and $33 to lead a lap.  The pro stock and enduro dash features will also carry increased purses.

A draw format will be used to set the heat and feature fields as usual.  If one driver manages to lead all 33 laps of the Renninger Memorial for late models he’ll pocket over $3,000.  Read more »