Buckwalter Wins For Ritter In Sprints, Andy Haus Takes Late Models, Pro Stock and Enduros to Krape and Powell
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/9/11
Port Royal – Steve Buckwalter of Royersford scored his first career Port Royal Speedway 410 sprint car win Saturday night at the Juniata County oval in a dominating performance, leading all 25 laps for the $3,000 payday.
In the 20-lap late model main it was second-generation driver Andy Haus of Hamburg scoring the win in another wire-to-wire performance while Tim Krape scored in the pro stock main and Bill Powell won the enduro dash.
Aboard the Clair and Jan Ritter No. 17B, Buckwalter began the 25-lapper for the sprint cars on the outside of the front row and immediately took the lead over last week’s winner Ryan Taylor at the drop of the green. Read more »
Winners of the speedway raffle ticket prizes will be announced at the next race, following sprint car victory lane. Thank You.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/3/11
Port Royal – It is just 30 days until the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints invade Port Royal Speedway for the 2011 Bob Weikert Memorial and 60 days until the bravest men in sprint car racing challenge the banks of the Port when USAC hits town.
The Weikert Memorial, honoring the famed late sprint car owner from Fairfield who cherished the Juniata County oval, will be 30-laps paying $5,000 to the winner on April 30. Read more »
After an accident Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway that saw a hunk of clay come through the side of his sprint car and pinch his leg against the drive shaft, Tyler Walker is back home resting as of Sunday afternoon, April 3. Car owner Jesse Keen says Walker was examined and treated at a nearby hospital and released with a fractured right fibula. Doctors directed Walker to use crutches and keep the break elevated and iced for 48 hours. He may return to racing whenever he feels able.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – 4/2/11
Port Royal – Ryan Taylor of Perkasie led all 25 laps to record his second career 410 sprint car win at Port Royal Speedway Saturday night in the second race of the season for the division at the track.
The first appearance of the season by the late models saw Waylon Wagner score the victory while Brian Towsey was awarded the win in the 15-lap pro stock main.
The sprint car feature got off to a rough start initially when eighth starter Todd Shaffer got sideways in the second corner and flipped along with Daryn Pittman. Also involved was Chad Layton and John Brennfleck however there were no injuries. Read more »
It’s Saturday, April 2 and the races ARE ON! And so is the car show at Juniata Junction restaurant, from 1 – 4 PM. Pit gates for the races open at 4 with general admission gates opening at 5 followed by racing for the 410 sprints, late models and pro stocks at 7 PM.
A decision regarding the April 2 racing program will be made by 10 AM Saturday….
Confirmed sprint car entries for the car show at Juniata Junction on Saturday, April 2 from 1 – 4 PM include Nicole Bower, Mike Erdley and Lance Dewease. All of these drivers and their cars will be on hand for at least a portion of the show along with others from all divisions. Raindate for the show is Saturday, April 9.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/27/11
Port Royal – Juniata Junction restaurant in Mifflintown will play host to several Port Royal Speedway drivers and racecars on Saturday, April 2 from 1 – 4 PM as part of a motorsports exhibition and show.
Located adjacent to the blinking light intersection of Rt. 75 and William Penn Highway, Juniata Junction is a full-service restaurant featuring made to order meals for the family or the race fan on the go.
Door prizes including passes to the races will be up for grabs. Read more »
Pit gates will open at 4 PM on April 2. General Admission gates will open at 5 PM.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - 3/24/11
Port Royal – Inclement, unseasonably cold weather has forced Port Royal Speedway and PRS Promotions officials to cancel the March 26 racing program of 410 sprints and late models.
Port Royal will be back in action on April 2 with the first three-division show of the season featuring 410 sprints, late models and pro stocks.
The show will indeed be the first appearances of the season at the Juniata County oval for the late models and pro stocks. Read more »
Juniata Junction restaurant, located at the blinking light intersection along Rt. 75, will host a Port Royal Speedway race car show on April 2 from 1 – 4 PM. Giveaways for that night’s race at the speedway will be offered. More details to follow…..