Revised and updated General Rules for 2012 have been posted…..

Port Royal Slashes Student Admission By 50% For 2012 – Test and Tune is March 10, Opener March 17

 Port Royal – Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway has cut student admission prices in half for 2012, dropping the price from $10 down to just $5 each for all events during the upcoming season. 

That’s a 50% reduction in admission price for ages 12 – 18, and that helps not only the students, but surely mom and dad as well. 

Along with the decision to lower student prices for 2012, the age range was also extended upward by the Port Royal fairboard, to now encompass 18-year olds as well.  The cutoff was formerly age 17.  Read more »

The Bug Day test and tune session coming up from 1 – 4 pm on March 10 is open to any racing division that is slated to compete at Port Royal in 2012. The session is free to the general admission public……

At Motorama…..

Visit the Port Royal Speedway setup at this weekend’s Motorama show at the PA Farm Show Complex and pick up your 2012 schedule.  The Chad Layton, Middleswarth No. 7 is slated to be on display. 

Over $10,000 In Product Sponsorship For Racers At Port Royal In 2012! Rod End Supply of Kansas joins Keizer Wheels and Wings Unlimited in support

Port Royal – Racers will again benefit from various types of product sponsorship worth thousands of dollars throughout the season from the time that Port Royal Speedway opens the gates coming up in just over a month. 

The 2012 Port Royal Speedway season opener featuring 410 and 358 sprint cars is slated for Saturday, March 17 at 6 PM. 

Back to support the competitors again in 2012 is Keizer Aluminum Wheels of Iowa and its Eastern Wheel House along with Wings Unlimited of Biglerville. Read more »

More Port Improvements…

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Work continues on off-season improvements at the track as February begins with new guardrail installation in turn four and the continuation of installation and upgrade of fencing around the track.

In Memory of Johnny Grum…

Two-time Port Royal sprint car champion Johnny Grum passed away on January 27.  Grum was track champ in 1969 and again in 1975 and he currently ranks seventh on the all-time Port sprint win list with 47 victories. Services will be held at the Mauk-Yates Funeral Home located at 719 N. 4th Ave in Juniata, PA.  A viewing will be held on January 31 from 2 – 4 PM and again from 6 – 8 PM followed by the funeral service on February 1 at 11 AM.  Cards of sympathy can reach the Grum family at:  1302 Rose Hill Dr., Altoona, PA  16602.   

Port Royal Honors 2011 Champions With Awards Banquet

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway honored the 2011 track champions and top point finishers Saturday night with the annual awards banquet held at the Port Royal Community Building. 

Mike Wagner of Harrisonville took home top prize in the Aumillers Insurance 410 sprint car division.  The title was the second of his career at Port Royal, also having claimed laurels in 1991. 

Scott Haus of Hamburg was honored as AB Auto Glass late model titlist for the fifth season in a row as part of his eight total career crowns at the Juniata County oval where he is the winningest all-time late model pilot. Read more »

Port Royal at Dirt Trackin’ 2012

 Port Royal – Fans and racers alike can get their just released copy of the 2012 Port Royal Speedway schedule this weekend, January 27, 28 and 29 by visiting the York Fairgrounds.

Port Royal Speedway will be taking part in the 29th annual Dirt Trackin’ motorsports show and exhibition at the fairgrounds expo center, beginning Friday afternoon at 3 PM and running until 10 PM. 

The show runs Saturday from 10 AM until 10 PM and will close Sunday afternoon at 4 PM. 

For directions to Dirt Trackin’ and the York Fairgrounds, visit

The 2012 Port Royal Speedway season opener featuring 410 and 358 sprint cars is slated for Saturday, March 17 at 6 PM. 

Port Royal 2012 Schedule Released, Biggest Races Of All Star Season At The Port; USAC returns to Port slate that includes regular super late models, pro stocks, enduros

Port Royal – The two biggest races of the season for the All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car series will be at Port Royal Speedway in 2012 as part of the just released tentative 2012 Port Royal schedule of events.

The 2012 Port slate boasts some 25 events for the popular 410 sprint car division with three appearances by the All Stars including the April 28 Bob Weikert Memorial and the 45th annual Tuscarora 50, an event in itself that could net one driver more than $30,000.

The 2012 Port Royal season opener is slated for Saturday, March 17 at 6 PM, featuring the 410 and 358 sprint cars.  Read more »

Port Royal Banquet Is January 28 – Bring a toy and win prizes

Port Royal – The annual Port Royal Speedway awards and banquet is set for under a month, on January 28 at the Port Royal Community Building.

The facility is located along 4th St., just off of the speedway’s backstretch.

Doors for the ceremony will open at 5:30 pm.  Read more »

Port Royal & Selinsgrove Speedways Announce Unified Late Model Weight For 2012, Port requires mufflers with season opener slated for March 17

 Port Royal – As part of a coordinated effort between Port Royal and Selinsgrove Speedways, both tracks have announced the minimum weight rule for late models (including car and driver) has been increased to 2,250 pounds and may not exceed 2,800 pounds in 2012. There will be no weight tolerance permitted.

The weight rule for the division in recent seasons was 2,200 pounds.

Speedway officials at both ovals see the move as warranted in order to bring the super late model division in line with top late model touring divisions and other tracks in the region that run the division to create parity. Read more »

More Improvements…

More clay was added to the speedway during the week between Christmas and the New Year while work continued elsewhere, including installation of fencing along the pit entry access road off of fourth street. 

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Happy Holidays…

Port Royal Speedway wishes all of its fans, racers and sponsors a blessed Christmas and a joyous New Year!  Happy Holidays to all of you and thanks for your support! 


Grounds Improvements…

December 21 – Work is continuing around Port Royal Speedway during the off season as trees come down and new poles are set as part of an upgrade to the track electrical system and power supply. 

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