Port Royal Announces Double File Restarts For Late Models – First Late Model show is March 23

 Port Royal – When late model racing begins at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, March 23, a new chapter will begin in the history of the division at the track as feature restarts will be conducted in double-file formation.

PRS Promotions officials made the decision after conferring with numerous race teams and getting an almost unanimous thumbs-up regarding the move. Read more »

Port Royal Opens This Saturday, Free Schedule Magnets To First 400 Fans – 410 sprints race for $3,300 to win, $1,000 to win and tow money for 358 sprints

Port Royal – The Port Royal Speedway Season Opener is set for this week, Saturday, March 16 at 6 PM. 

 

An open wheel doubleheader is on tap with Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and 358 sprints on the card. 

 

The 410 sprints will race for $3,300 to win their 25-lap feature event while the 358 sprints will race for $1,000 to win their 20-lapper.  Tow money will be posted for 358 teams.    Read more »

Port Practice Pristine, Season Opener Next Week

Port Royal – Nearly 50 cars took part in a Bug Day practice session at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday afternoon.

Over a dozen late models, 10 sprint cars, nearly 10 enduros and several 305 and 358 sprint cars joined the action along with pro stocks and super sportsman.

The on track action was the first test of the entirely new racing surface that was put down at the close of last season and the result was a good one. Read more »

3/8/13 – Racers don’t forget to go to the info page and download and complete your 2013 W9 earnings tax form and have it ready when you get to the track. Also, Hoosier tires are required on all four corners for the 358 sprints on March 16 – this years tires or last year Hoosiers will be permitted.

3/7/13 – March 9 Bug Day Practice Is On!

Port Royal Practice Day This Week, Opener March 16

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a practice session on Saturday, March 9 from 1 – 4 pm for any type of racecar that is slated to compete on the 2013 schedule of events.  

Free general admission will be offered for the practice session.

Pit gates will open at 11 am on March 9.  Read more »

Campbell And Byler Two More Stars In 2013 Port Royal Late Model Field, Season Opener for sprints March 16, late models March 23

Port Royal – While the 2013 racing season at Port Royal Speedway gets underway for sprint cars on March 16 at 6 pm featuring the 410 and 358 sprints, it will be one week later when the powerful super late models take to the track on March 23.

And the first green flag of the season for the late models will find a familiar face back on track at Port Royal in the form of six-time track champion Steve Campbell of Danville.

Campbell took his first track title back in 1997 before repeating in 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005 and 2006. Read more »

River Valley Builders Port Royal 305 Sprint Series Announced

 Port Royal – River Valley Builders of Middleburg has announced its sponsorship of the River Valley Builders 305 Sprint Series at Port Royal Speedway this season. 

The oval is slated to kick off its season on March 9 with a practice session from 1 – 4 pm before coming back with opening day on March 16 at 6 pm featuring the 410 and 358 sprint cars. 

River Valley Builders will be the title sponsor of the nine-race, Port Royal 305 sprint point series spanning dates on April 6, April 20, May 25, June 15, June 29, July 27, August 10, August 24 and the two-day Keystone RaceSaver 305 Sprint Nationals on October 11 and 12. Read more »

Esh Has Sites On Port Royal Title As Season Dawns, Heimbach, Dewease and others will share pits

Port Royal – When Port Royal Speedway opens for the 2013 season on March 16 at 6 pm, it will mark the beginning of a new chapter in the career of 410 sprint car driver
Doug Esh of Lancaster.

After more than a decade of piloting the Leach Motorsports No. 30 sprinter in the area, Esh will start anew with the Chiapelli Motorsports No. 98 team.

Team owners Tom and Fran Chiapelli paired with Esh back in November and since that time, the new team has spent the off season working toward this upcoming opening day at Port Royal Speedway. Read more »

Port Royal Opener Under 30 Days Away!

Port Royal – Less than 30 days remain until the 2013 season opener at Port Royal Speedway, slated for Saturday, March 16 at 6 pm.

Featured will be the 410 and 358 sprint cars before the late models make their season debut a week later on March 23.  Read more »

Port Royal Honors Bestowed At Annual Banquet

(The 2012 Port Royal Speedway track champions honored on February 2 are (l to r) Jason Zook, enduros; John Heane, pro stocks; Tim Wilson, late models; and Chad Layton, 410 sprints.)

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway crowned its 2012 track champions and honored its top point finishers on Saturday night at the annual awards banquet held at the Port Royal Community Building.

Picking up honors were the top five in the enduro dash division and the top 10 finishers in the pro stock, late model and sprint car divisions.

Champions in all divisions received a championship ring courtesy of Foss Jewelers of Lewistown and Mifflintown along with jackets from Goodyear (sprints), American Racer (late models) and Hoosier (pro stocks) tires along with Goshorn Racing Supplies (enduros).

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Port Royal Releases Nearly 30 Dates On 2013 Schedule, Juniata Fair Welcomes Interstate Tractor Pullers Series In Addition

Port Royal – The 2013 Port Royal Speedway tentative schedule of events sponsored by Lake Chevrolet of Lewistown has been finalized with nearly 30 total events slated for the historic half-mile oval that first raced back in 1938. 

In addition, a few more events are also under review for placement on the 2013 Port Royal itinerary, one that is already quite diversified from beginning to end. 

Opening day is set for Saturday, March 16 at 6 PM, featuring an open wheel doubleheader of 410 and 358 sprint cars.  Read more »

2013 Port Royal Sched Nearing Completion, Buy Season Passes & Seats Now! Deadline to renew seats looms

 Port Royal – The 2013 Port Royal Speedway racing schedule is nearing completion with opening day set for Saturday, March 16 at 6 PM. 

Featured will be the 410 and 358 sprint cars as an open wheel doubleheader is spun off.

A Bug Day practice session is slated for one week earlier, on March 9 from 1 – 4 PM.  Read more »

Port Royal Banquet Is February 2, Get Tickets Now! Toys for prizes at banquet benefits 2013 Kids Night

Port Royal – The annual Port Royal Speedway awards and banquet is set for under a month, on February 2 at the Port Royal Community Building.

The facility is located along 4th St., just off of the speedway’s backstretch.

Doors for the ceremony will open at 5 p.m. Read more »

2013 Improvements…

Even as Santa Claus was on his way on the day before Christmas, speedway crews were hard at work installing concrete retaining wall barriers all along the inside of the backstretch through turns three and four. 
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