ARDC Midgets Return To Port Royal This Week, URC on August 27, Extra Money On Tap For Renninger Late Model Memorial Night September 3
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the second appearance of the season at the track by the ARDC Midgets this Saturday, August 20 at 7:30 PM.
Also on the three-division card is the Aumiller’s Insurance sprint cars and the AB Auto Glass late models.
Gates for the program open at 5:30 PM. Read more »
Taylor Leads 25 For Port Sprints Victory, Towsey Gets Stong Memorial And Rine Wins Clash For Late Models, Brian Walker claims 305 sprints
Port Royal – Ryan Taylor of Perkasie led start to finish to record his second Aumiller’s Insurance sprint car feature of the season at Port Royal Speedway Saturday night, besting invader Aaron Ott for the payday on a lightning-quick and satin-smooth surface that drew raves from competitors.
Brian Towsey of Port Royal won for the fourth time this season in the 11th annual Deryl Stong Memorial for the Miller’s Auto Parts pro stocks and strengthened his point lead in a quest for the title.
In the 20-lap AB Auto Glass late model main, Danville driver Jeff Rine overcame an awesome three-car battle for the lead to record his seventh career victory at the Juniata County oval while in 305 sprint action Brian Walker took the victory. Read more »
Port Royal – The Living Legends Dream Night Before the 50 is set to honor driver Keith Kauffman and car owner Walt Dyer on Friday, September 9, with the Kauffman and Dyer Twin 20s for sprint cars.
As a way of making up the rained out Living Legends Dream Race from August 6, PRS Promotions officials have announced this spin on the Dream by putting together the exciting program as part of the 44th annual Tuscarora 50 weekend and the 157th annual Juniata County Fair that closes the speedway’s season.
The 44th annual Tuscarora 50 itself is slated for Saturday, September 10 at 7 PM. Read more »
The Rislone URC Sprint Series will return to the famed Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, August 26 in a challenge event with the 358 sprints. A draw will be used to determine heat race starting positions and passing points in the heat races will determine the starting line-up for the feature. The 25 lap feature event will pay $2,200 to win and $200 to start. The event is open to all 360 and 358 sprints and a URC license is not required. Sprint cars are required to run on an American Racer right rear tire, the three other corners are open. For URC competitors, this is a full point race with a minimum of earning 70 points.
The following night, Saturday, August 27, the URC sprints will return to the Port Royal Speedway. This event is also open to 358 sprints and qualifying will again go through a draw plus passing points for the heats. The 25 lap feature will pay $2,000 to win and $200 just to start the feature event. This will also be a full point race with a minimum of earning 70 points. Read more »
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway returns to action on August 13 at 7:30 PM with a full program of Aumiller’s Insurance sprint cars, AB Auto Glass late models, 305 sprints and the Deryl Stong Memorial for pro stocks.
The special event for the pro stocks will offer an increased purse and go 20 laps in honor of the late speedway competitor, sponsor and local businessman. The top three from each heat will redraw to start the feature event.
So far this season in pro stock action at the track, seven events for the division have had just three different winners. Point leader Brian Towsey owns three victories while Tim Krape and Dan Berry each have a pair. Read more »
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.
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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 »
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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
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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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »
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 »