Hundreds Of Dollars In Giveaways At Weikert Memorial, Keen machine and Walker will sport Weikert’s No. 29 scheme
Port Royal – The 410 sprint car drivers won’t be the only ones with a chance to walk away from the All Star Bob Weikert Memorial with a haul on Saturday as fans stand to win and pocket some loot too.
Todd Weikert and the Weikert’s Livestock family will graciously give away five girls bicycles and five boys bicycles at intermission during the Weikert Memorial, run to honor Weikert’s patriarch, late and great car owner Bob Weikert.
In addition, just like Bob Weikert himself used to do at his famous Beef Night promotions at the speedway, Weikert’s will give away prize packages of beef worth hundreds of dollars to fans during the event. Read more »
$7,100 to win and $100 to lead each lap and set fast time posted
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/24/11
Port Royal – The upcoming All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, April 30, has exploded financially and expectations for an exciting, bullish event are growing.
Last week, Weikert’s Livestock announced a huge sponsorship package for drivers in the event worth more than $3,000, including $2,900 in lap monies.
And as it turns out today, the event has become another $1,700 richer, again thanks to the Weikert’s family and their associate sponsors.
The newest addition to the already beefy All Star purse is an additional $1,600 added to the winner’s share, boosting it to a guaranteed total of $7,100, and $100 for the driver who sets fast time in the event. Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/24/11
Port Royal – The Saturday, April 30, All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial at Port Royal Speedway will be yet another chance for the traveling band to attempt to break into the famed winner’s circle at the historic oval.
The 30-lap Weikert Memorial offers $7,100 to win and $100 to lead any of the first 29 laps plus $100 to set fast time.
No bona fide All Star has ever been able to break through at the Juniata County oval, although a host has made it inside the top-five.
Among those All Stars lucky enough to taste the front at the Port have been: Joe Gaerte, Joey Saldana, Kenny Jacobs, Dale Blaney, Kevin Huntley, Frankie Kerr, Dean Jacobs, Paul McMahan, Danny Smith and Greg Wilson. Read more »
4/23/11 – Weikert’s Livestock has added an additional $1,600 to the winner’s share of Saturday, April 30th’s All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial. The 30-lap Weikert Memorial winner is now guaranteed at least $7,100 for his efforts and a sweep of the first 29-laps worth $100 each by the winner would net him another $2,900, making his grand total $10,000. TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS! More details to come….
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/23/11
Port Royal – The racing program scheduled for Saturday, April 23 at Port Royal Speedway has been cancelled due to rain and wet grounds that have plagued the oval the entire week.
Kids Easter Night activities including an egg scramble and free chocolate rabbits to the first 150 youngsters passing through the general admission gate have been rescheduled for Saturday, May 7 when the ARDC Midgets will join the 410 sprints and late models.
May 7 will also be Ladies Night, which offers $2.00 off of ladies adult general admission.
The speedway welcomes an invasion by the All Star Circuit of Champions sprints this coming Saturday, April 30 for the Bob Weikert Memorial.
The race will be 30-laps in distance paying $5,500 to win and $100 to lead a lap. Time trials begin at 7 PM.
HEY KIDS! COME MEET THE EASTER BUNNY AND GET YOUR CHOCOLATE EASTER RABBIT FROM SPRINT CAR DRIVER DARYN PITTMAN THIS WEEK!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/17/11
Port Royal – When fans file into Port Royal Speedway to take part in the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial on April 30, they’ll be lucky enough to see a blast from the past circle the track.
As part of a conjoined effort between Weikert’s Livestock, the Weikert family and current car owner Jesse Keen, fans will get to see the famed, legendary Weikert’s Livestock No. 29 circle the track just one more time.
“When Todd Weikert called and asked me to prepare and race a sprint car to look just like the Weikert’s Livestock No. 29, I said yes without any hesitation,” says Keen. Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/17/11
Port Royal – The All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints Bob Weikert Memorial coming up at Port Royal Speedway on April 30 could turn out to be worth nearly $8,500 for one lucky sprint car driver.
The 30-lap Weikert race will not only pay $5,000 to win but thanks to Weikert’s Livestock of Fairfield and a conglomeration of nationwide sponsors, each of the first 29 circuits will be worth $100 to whoever leads them.
And on top of that, Weikert’s and their family of supporters has posted another $500 for the leader of the most important and final lap, already worth $5,000. Read more »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/17/11
Port Royal – Some 150 chocolate Easter rabbits will be looking for a youngster to take them home on Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway as the Easter Bunny looks for adoptive parents when kids pass through the gate for the April 23 racing program of 410 sprints, late models and 305 sprints.
Free chocolate bunnies will be given to the first 150 kids that pass through the gate with an Easter Egg scramble also planned. Read more »
The speedways weekly radio broadcast on the PA Sports Network is moving to 11:30 AM beginning Saturday, April 23. Tune in and listen this week!
Drivers in all divisions including enduros and powder puffs, PLEASE NOTE: Racecars are to be unloaded in the pit area and drivers are to be registered at least 30 minutes before warm ups. Any car/driver that is not in the pit area/registered with the track’s handicapper 30 minutes prior to warm ups will be placed at the rear of his/her heat race.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 4/16/11
Port Royal – Racing at Port Royal Speedway on April 16 has been cancelled due to inclement weather.
Port Royal Speedway will host Kids Easter Night on April 23 with free chocolate Easter rabbits given out to the first 150 kids through the general admission gates courtesy of the Easter Bunny. An Easter egg scramble will also be held. On the racing card will be the first appearance of the season by the 305 sprints along with the 410 sprints and the late models. General admission gates open at 5 PM with racing at 7.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/14/11
Port Royal – A new attitude for a new decade of auto racing at Port Royal Speedway has yielded a major change to how the speedway will conduct its weekly auto racing programs for the balance of 2011.
PRS Promotions officials have announced that the track will launch a new heat and feature alignment procedure beginning this Saturday, forsaking the long entrenched handicapping system and associated penalty clauses at the oval.
“It’s our hope that this innovative new lineup process will help to bolster our regular fields while at the same time adding excitement to our programs by making every position more worthwhile in the heat races,” says PRS Promotions official and speedway promoter Steve O’Neal. Read more »