About The April 7 Racing Program

The make up sprint feature held over from March 31 will be run at a point following all regularly slated qualifying events on the April 7 program…

Kids Easter Night Features Double Sprint Features This Week, Doug Esh and Daryn Pittman to hand out Easter Bunnies

Port Royal – Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway will host Kids Easter Night this Saturday, April 7 at 6 PM featuring double features for the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint cars along with AB Auto Glass Late Models, Miller’s Auto Parts Pro Stocks and a Casner’s Service/Juniata Tire Enduro Dash.  

The first 200 youth entering the gates will receive free chocolate Easter Bunnies as handed out by not only the Easter Bunny himself but also by sprint car drivers Doug Esh and Daryn Pittman beginning at 4 PM.

Following warm up practice laps, an Easter Egg scramble for kids age groups of 0 – 3, 4 – 7 and 8 – 12 will be held in the infield.  Eggs filled with candy, prizes and even cash will be up for grabs.  Read more »

March 31 Feature Make Up Dates Announced

Port Royal – After losing its March 31 sprint, late model and pro stock features to rain, Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway has rescheduled the make up feature events for each of the next three race dates, April 7, 14 and 21. 

The postponed 410 sprint feature will be run this Saturday, April 7 along with the regularly slated program of sprints, late models, pro stocks and an enduro dash.  Action will begin at 6 pm. 

Starting time for the following two weeks of action, April 14 and 21, has been moved up one hour to 6 PM instead of the previously posted 7.   Read more »

Port Royal Loses March 31 Features To Rain, Make Up Dates Announced Soon

 Port Royal – The sprint car, late model and pro stock features were postponed by rain Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway after the initial start of the sprint main had taken place.   

Make up dates for all three events will be announced in the near future.  Rain checks will not be honored due to half of the show having been completed. 

The sprint field was under red for a nasty fourth turn flip on the initial start by Justin Henderson when a persistent drizzle settled in over the speedway, forcing officials to halt action for the night.  Henderson was not injured.    Read more »

Port Royal Late Models and Pro Stocks Debut This Week, Kids Easter Night April 7

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will host a three-division program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, AB Auto Glass Late Models and Miller’s Auto Parts pro stocks coming up Saturday, March 31 at 6 pm. 

The race date will be the first of the season for the late models and pro stocks.  Greg Hodnett won the first sprint show of the year in the season opener on March 17.  Read more »

March 24 Cancelled

Port Royal – Due to unrelenting all morning rain and a clear indication of it continuing through the afternoon, Port Royal Speedway has cancelled its March 24 racing program. 

The speedway will return to action on March 31 with Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and the season debuts of the AB Auto Glass late models and Miller’s Auto Parts pro stocks at 6 pm.

Gates for the action will open at 4 pm with Adult General Admission posted at $15.00 and students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $5.00.

Country Inn and Suites Announces Late Model and Pro Stock Awards at Port Royal

Port Royal – When the super late models take to the track for the first time this season at Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway on Saturday night, a season-long process will begin that will end with cold, hard cash. 

Competition for The Country Inn and Suites of State College Hard Charger Award will start with the waving of the first late model green of the season at the track.

Because at the end of the year, the one driver who has attended every race that is run but who finishes lowest in season points, will be awarded $350 courtesy of Country Inn and Suites. Read more »

Late Models Debut At Port Royal This Week

Port Royal – The powerful AB Auto Glass super late models will make their first appearance of the season this Saturday, March 24 at Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway when they team up with the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints for a dual card racing program at 6 pm. 

Gates for the action will open at 4 pm with Adult General Admission posted at $15.00 and students ages 12 – 18 admitted for just $5.00.

Last year, McVeytown driver Waylon Wagner scored the season opener for the late model division over Mitch Hack. Read more »

Hodnett And Cannon Open Port Royal Season

Port Royal – Greg Hodnett of York bested a strong field of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint cars to etch his name on the Port Royal Speedway opening day win list Saturday night.

In 358 sprint action, Pat Cannon won the opening day sprint feature for the second year in a row. 

Fred Rahmer of Salfordville drew the pole for the start of the 25-lap sprint feature with Hodnett lined up third and when the green flag fell, Hodnett immediately drove into second and began dogging Rahmer.  Read more »

Ruttkamp And Snyder New Names In Port Opener Field Saturday

 Port Royal – Gates are ready to swing open for Saturday’s Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway season opener featuring both the 410 and 358 sprint cars at 6 pm. 

And a few new drivers are ready to call Port Royal their sprint car home in 2012.

One driver is Connecticut native Michael Ruttkamp, now of Liverpool.  Read more »

Port Royal Speedway Opens With 410 & 358 Sprints This Week

Port Royal – The Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway Season Opener is set for Saturday, March 17 at 6 PM.  An open wheel doubleheader is on tap with Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and the companion 358 sprint division on the card. 

Courtesy of Juniata Beverage, free 2012 schedule magnets will be given to the first 250 fans coming into the stands for the season opener. 

Adult general admission for the show is $15.00 with students ages 12 – 18 just $5.00.  Read more »

Nearly 50 Cars Tune Up At Fiery Fast And Smooth Port Royal

 Port Royal – Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway spun off a successful Bug Day Test and Tune session Saturday afternoon with nearly 50 cars in action.

 For the first time in recent memory, a 410 sprint car broke into the 15-second bracket at the oval, nearing the track record.

Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove circled the fast and smooth afternoon surface and turned a lap of 15.944.  The existing, pre weight rule record is 16.652.

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Attention Bug Day Racers – Insinger Fuels will have fuel available for purchase at this week’s test and tune on Saturday…..

Port Royal Bug Day Test & Tune This Week, Opener March 17

 Port Royal – The first action of the season at the Port Royal Fairgrounds Speedway is set for this Saturday, March 10 at 1 PM when the cars will be rolling onto the track for a Bug Day Test and Tune that runs through 4 PM.

The General Admission gates will be open free to the public for the racecar exhibitions.  Any racing division slated to appear at the track during 2012 is welcome to attend the practice period. 

One week later, the 2012 Season Opener for the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint cars will kickoff the year at 6 PM along with the only bonafide show of the season for the 358 sprint cars although the class will be invited back to compete along with URC sprints in August. Read more »

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