Event features 33-lap, $5K to win sprint main and 21-lap, $2.1K late model main with NO ADMISSION INCREASE
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a night of racing in tribute to the most identifiable and iconic name in the history of the oval when it hosts Keith Kauffman Farewell Tribute Night on Saturday, August 17 at 7 pm, featuring extra-distance, high-dollar sprint car and late model feature events.
The night is in tribute to Kauffman who is currently racing his farewell tour, set to retire after a storied career at the end of the 2013 season. Read more »
Port Royal – Fans attending the August 3 Living Legends Dream Race for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway will not only have the chance to meet and greet legends honorees Todd Shaffer and Patty Beam and a cast of former Beam No. 88 drivers but they will also have the chance to meet NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Dave Blaney and see him race.
Blaney, a native of Ohio now residing in North Carolina, currently drives the Tommy Baldwin Racing No. 7 Chevrolet on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit.
But his roots are in open wheel sprint car racing and in fact it was Blaney who invaded Port Royal back in March, making a rare sprint car start before walking off with opening day laurels. Read more »
$3,000 contingency cash and $7,000 contingency prizes part of total – Event features car wash cash, sweet spots, lap money, hard chargers and fast times
Port Royal – Nearly $3,000 in contingency cash has been gathered and is up for the taking at the August 3 Living Legends Dream Race for 410 sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway, run in honor of Todd Shaffer and Patty Beam.
The total purse alone for the Dream Race is worth more than $50,000 and with the contingency cash added in and another $7,000 value or more added to the pot to account for contingency prizes that will be given away, the total dollar value on the night for the sprint car drivers has now surpassed $60,000. Read more »
No racing July 20
Port Royal – There will be no racing at Port Royal Speedway on July 20 as the track takes a summer break before returning on July 27 at 7:30 pm with Juniata County Fire And Rescue EMS Night.
The July 27 program will feature racing action with the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Gray’s Auto & Towing super late models and River Valley Builders PASS 305 sprints. Read more »
Living Legends Dream Race Reunites Beam/Yingst families, Offers Over $50,000 In Prize Cash
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway’s Living Legends Dream Race on August 3 is already going to be a huge event, paying out over $50,000 in purse money and some $10,000 in contingency prizes while honoring legend driver Todd Shaffer and legend car owner Patty Beam.
But making the night more special will be a gathering of former Beam No. 88 drivers along with Shaffer himself. Read more »
Port Royal – Chad Layton of Harrisburg won his third sprint car feature of the year Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, taking $3,200 for the victory while Dover’s Coleby Frye took the late model championship event worth $2,000.
Tim Krape was victorious in the pro stock main.
Layton thwarted an attack by Pat Cannon in his heat race to ride home third and when a 12 came up for feature inversion that finish placed him on the pole of the 25-lapper. Read more »
Total Dream Cash And Prizes Already Nearing $60,000
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present the 2013 Living Legends Dream Race on Saturday, August 3 at 7:30 pm, honoring veteran sprint car driver Todd Shaffer and car owner Patty Beam with tens-of-thousands of dollars in purse money and contingency cash and prizes up for grabs.
The 30-lap Living Legends A Main itself will pay out over $30,000 in purse money alone for the second year in a row with a pair of 16-lap semi-features offering full payouts worth nearly $10,000 each. Read more »
410 sprints, late models and pro stocks on racing card
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a championship event for the Gray’s Auto & Towing Late Models paying $2,000 to win and $200 to start along with a program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints and pro stocks this Saturday, July 13 at 7:30 pm on Kids Night.
The Kids Night program will offer hundreds of prizes for youngsters ages 12 and under on a first come/first serve basis. Prizes up for grabs include bicycles, video games, board games, passes to Hershey Park, Knoebel’s Grove Amusement Resort and more. Read more »
Heimbach Scores For Port Royal Speedweek Laurels, Nick Dickson Takes Lates, Deron Henry wins first in enduros
Port Royal – Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove made it two sprint car wins in a row Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway when he made a pass with just over a lap to go to score the Pennsylvania Speedweek feature event worth $5,000.
In the 20-lap late model main, Nick Dickson drove to just his second career win at the track while Deron Henry took the enduro dash feature event.
Heimbach started second in the 30-lap speedweek feature race and took the lead over polesitter Doug Esh when the green flag appeared. Read more »
Port Royal –Before Saturday’s Pennsylvania Speedweek for sprint cars program at Port Royal Speedway, fans will get the chance to meet four of the oval’s talented sprint car drivers behind the grandstand from 5:30 until 6:15 pm.
On hand to meet and greet the fans and sign autographs will be 2013 winners Mike Wagner, Blane Heimbach, Chad Layton and Dylan Cisney. Read more »
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will host the 23rd annual PA Speedweek series for sprint cars this Saturday, July 6 at 7:30 pm.
The super late models will also be on the card that promises to be one of the highlights of the season. An enduro dash is slated to end the night.
The sprint cars will compete in a 30-lap main event paying $5,000 to win with the late models going in a regular 20-lap feature.
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Kids Racecar Rides and Camera & Autograph Night also on tap
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present another Camera & Autograph Night this Saturday, June 29 at 7 pm, featuring free access to the pit area from 5 – 6 pm for general admission ticket holders.
The program will feature Kids Racecar Rides at intermission while the racing action features twin 15-lap main events for the Gray’s Auto & Towing Late Models along with full programs for the River Valley Builders 305 sprints, pro stocks and the Juniata Tire Sales Enduros. Read more »
Port Royal – Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove scored his second 410 sprint win of the season at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night and moved back out in front of the point standings after spending two weeks as runner-up to Chad Layton.
In the late model main, McClure’s Tim Wilson came on late to take his second win of the year after a hotly contested race for the victory while Bellenfonte’s Tim Krape swept the night in pro stock action, taking the twin 12-lap mains for the division.
During intermission over $700 was scrambled on the frontstretch for youth ages 12 and under to gather up. The kids money scramble was sponsored by the First National Bank of Mifflintown. Read more »
First National Bank of Mifflintown money scramble worth $500 to youth!
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Food Pantry/Camera & Autograph Night this Saturday at 7 pm, featuring racing with the Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, the Gray’s Auto & Towing Late Models and the pro stocks.
The pro stock division will be competing in twin 12-lap feature events during the program. Read more »
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway fans, teams and drivers gathered together Saturday night June 15 for Fan Appreciation Night while also making an effort to benefit the well-being and future of five-year old Charlie Dean Leffler, who lost his father Jason Leffler in a sprint car racing accident last week at Bridgeport Speedway.
In conjunction with the USAC Benevolent Foundation that has started the Charlie Dean Leffler Fund, drivers from the Port Royal pits swarmed the great crowd in attendance for the summer-night racing program, collecting donations to benefit young Leffler.
Some track employees donated their night’s pay to the fund while fans including children handed over one-dollar bills and still others in attendance tossed in folded up rolls of twenty and fifty-dollar bills. Read more »