Aug 6 Racing Cancelled

Port Royal Speedway – The August 6 Living Legends Dream Race at Port Royal Speedway has been cancelled due to pouring rains that have already deposited over an inch of water on the grounds and a dire prediction of additional torrential rainfall throughout the day and evening.

Make up date information will be announced in the near future as the speedway continues to plan on honoring Living Legends Keith Kauffman and Walt Dyer.

With vast numbers of fans and event contributors planning to attend the event from hours away, PRS Promotions officials made the timely decision at nearly noon in an effort to prevent unnecessary hardship.    The speedway returns to action August 13 with 410 sprints, late models, 305 sprints and the Deryl Stong Memorial for pro stocks at 7:30 PM.  It will be York County Racing Club Night.   

Port Living Legends Dream Race Saturday, format and presentations announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 8/2/11

Port Royal – The 2011 Living Legends Dream Race 5 for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday August 6 will be highlighted by the presentation of awards to Living Legend honorees, driver Keith Kauffman and car owner Walt Dyer.

Presentation of awards to Kauffman and Dyer will take place on the stage following time trials. Qualifications are slated to begin at 7:30 PM.  

Prior to that time, numerous Dyer drivers and Kauffman car owners will join for an autograph session along with Dyer and Kauffman themselves, behind the grandstand at 5 PM. Read more »

2011 Dream T- shirts…

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Living Legends Dream Race This Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/31/11

2009 Port Royal – The “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 is on tap this Saturday, August 6 at Port Royal Speedway with gates opening at 4 PM and time trials slated for 7:30 PM. 

The race will pay at least $12,000 to win for 40-laps of work with another $12,000 posted for the Lelands.com Dream Race Challenge in memory of Marion Ritzman. 

In order to claim the $24,000, one of the front row starters must opt to start the race in the 24th position and then move forward to claim the victory.  Read more »

Layton Gets First Of Year In Sprints, Dylan Yoder Scores Late Model Championship – Krape repeats in pro stocks and Mike Goodwin takes enduro dash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/30/11

7-30 Port Royal – Chad Layton of Harrisburg claimed his first sprint car win of the season anywhere Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, holding off Mark Smith and Lance Dewease for his fifth career victory at the oval, worth $3,000.

In the 25-lap late model championship event, it was Selinsgrove sensation Dylan Yoder picking up the $1,500 win while Tim Krape recorded his second pro stock main of the season.  Mike Goodwin won the enduro dash event.

Both Layton and Todd Shaffer shared the front row for the start of the 25-lap Aumiller’s Insurance sprint feature but the race was red flagged on the initial start when TJ Stutts went flipping in the first turn, collecting the cars of Greg Hodnett, Doug Esh, Keith Kauffman, Kenny Jacobs and Brian Ehrenzeller.  Read more »

Kauffman And Dyer Cars On Display At Dream Race

Walt Dyer and Lance DeweaseFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/24/11

Port Royal – Plans to honor legendary sprint car driver Keith Kauffman and legendary sprint car owner Walt Dyer at the upcoming “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 on August 6 at Port Royal Speedway continue to evolve. 

Aside from numerous Kauffman car owners and Dyer drivers who are planning to take part in an autograph session at 5 PM before joining Kauffman and Dyer on stage for special presentations, several Dyer No. 461 sprints and Kauffman cars will be on display at the event.

On hand will be restored No. 461 sprint cars as driven by Billy Stief and Lance Dewease.  Read more »

Big Names Commit For Dyer And Kauffman At Aug. 6 Dream Race

Keith KauffmanFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/24/11

Port Royal – Some of the biggest names in sprint car racing continue to commit to appearances at the upcoming “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 on August 6 at Port Royal Speedway.  The race will honor top all time oval sprint car winner Keith Kauffman and iconic sprint owner Walt Dyer. 

Last week, a list of Kauffman owners and Dyer drivers planning to attend in honor of the men that reads like a who’s who of sprint car racing was released. 

And this week, even more names have been added to the list of appearances, slated to begin with an autograph session behind the grandstand at 5 PM. Read more »

More Port Royal Improvements…

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Work to upgrade Port Royal Speedway and the Juniata County Fairgrounds is continuing!  The balance of new, sifted clay was put down in turns three and four on July 23, completing the 2011 resurfacing project, while demolition of one of the horse barns continued. 

$24,000 At Stake In Dream Race Challenge August 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/24/11

Port Royal – Double the Dream, that’s what’s now at stake for one lucky driver at the upcoming “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 at Port Royal Speedway on August 6. 

An extra $12,000 has been posted for the Lelands.com Dream Race Challenge in memory of Marion Ritzman.

The 40-lap event already offers a hefty $12,000 to win but the polesitter of the Dream can double his money and take home a cool $24,000 for the win IF he opts to give up his pole position and make a run to the front from the 24th starting spot in the 20-mile feature. Read more »

“Living Legends” Dream Race 5 Hosts Former Kauffman Owners And Dyer Drivers August 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/17/11

Port Royal – Whether you are a casual sprint car fan or an aficionado, you can’t miss the upcoming “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 at Port Royal Speedway on August 6!

The annual prestigious event will honor two of the most prolific careers and men in the history of Port Royal speedway when it pays homage to all-time winningest driver Keith Kauffman and retired car owner Walt Dyer, whose iconic No. 461 will live forever in the hearts and minds of racers and fans from across the globe.  

And on this one night, a host of the people that helped make Kauffman and Dyer great will gather to celebrate. Read more »

Camera And Autograph Night, Late Model Championship July 30

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 7/17/11

Port Royal – After a week off for Summer Break on July 23, Port Royal Speedway will return to action on Saturday, July 30, with a Camera and Autograph Night highlighted by a championship event for the AB Auto Glass late models.  Also in action will be Aumillers Insurance 410 sprints, Millers Auto Parts pro stocks and an enduro dash. 

General admission gates will open at 5:30 PM on July 30 with pit gates open to general admission fans from 5:45 until 6:30 PM for an up close and personal look at pit action as well as a chance to meet drivers and teams and get autographs and photos. 

The special July 30 late model championship will go 25-laps in distance and offer $1,500 to win along with an increased purse.  Heats will be lined up by draw with the top three finishers in each heat redrawing to start the main event.  Read more »

Congratulations King Tyler Walker…

7-16 Port Royal Speedway congratulates King Tyler Walker and the entire Keen Motorsports team on its $50,000 Kings Royal victory at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night!

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Erdley Gets Taylor Late For Sprints Win, Wilson Wins Late Models – Bear in 305s and Yetter takes enduro

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 7/16/11

Port Royal – Mike Erdley of Elizabethville took the lead late and went on to win the 25-lap Aumillers Insurance 410 sprint car feature at Port Royal Speedway Saturday night.

In the 20-lap AB Auto Glass late model main it was McClure’s Tim Wilson winning his first of the year after bad luck struck leader Gary Beward while Tyler Bear dominated to win the 305 sprint main.  Adam Yetter won the enduro dash.

Erdley started on the pole of the 410 sprint main but lost the lead before the first lap was completed to early season point leader Ryan Taylor, who started second. Read more »

Dewease Brings Back Dyer No. 461 For Living Legends Dream Race Aug. 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  - 7/10/11

Port Royal – One of the most iconic sprint cars in the history of the sport will return to Port Royal Speedway for the “Living Legends” Dream Race 5 coming up on Saturday, August 6 at 7:30 PM.

Lance Dewease and car owners Don and Lisa Owens announced on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway that Dewease will be shod with a Dyer Masonry No. 461 sprint car for the prestigious, high-dollar event, named this season in honor of legendary car owner Walter Dyer and Port Royal driving kingpin Keith Kauffman.

Speedway officials announced last week that this years Dream Race will honor both men and their careers at Port Royal Speedway, bestowing upon them the award of “Living Legend,” for their immeasurable roles in sprint car racing at the track throughout its storied history. Read more »

$10.00 Fan Appreciation Night This Week, 410 and 305 sprints, late models and enduro dash on tap

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 7/10/11

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Fan Appreciation Night this Saturday, July 16 at 7:30 PM. 

The bold promotion will have adult general admission prices set at just $10.00 for a full program of Aumillers Insurance 410 sprint cars, AB Auto Glass late models, 305 sprints and an enduro dash.  Students ages 12 – 17 will be admitted for just $5.00.

Port Royal Speedway continues to be the only area speedway running two premier divisions on a weekly basis, hosting headlines in the 410 sprints and super late models.  Read more »