World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars to Invade Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, Oct. 25

Series returns to Pennsylvania half-mile dirt oval for first time in 10 years

CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 15, 2014 -The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series will invade Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway on Saturday, October 25, for the first time since 2004.

The event at the half-mile dirt oval in central Pennsylvania will be the final World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship race in the Keystone State for 20-time series champion Steve Kinser during his “Salute to the King” season. The race will be the eighth in World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series history at Port Royal, with winners including Donny Schatz (2004), Jason Meyers (2003) Brad Furr (2002), Danny Wood (2001), Doug Wolfgang (1987), Don Kreitz Jr. (1986), and Lynn Paxton (1979). Read more »

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Returning To Port Royal Speedway In 2014

Port Royal – For the first time in a decade, the fire breathing World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars will be returning to the famed half-mile Port Royal Speedway during the upcoming 2014 racing season.

The high-profile show is set for Saturday, October 25 at the Juniata County Oval.

“”We are proud to announce this show as the culmination of years worth of negotiations to bring the best in the sprint car business all back together again at Port Royal Speedway,”” says PRS Promotions pointman and Port Royal promoter Steve O’’Neal. Read more »

February 1 Deadline Looms For Port Royal Season Seat Renewals, Season Pass and Seat Sales Continue

Port Royal – Season passes and seats for the 2014 racing season at Port Royal Speedway continue to be on sale.

There is no increase in price for season seats and passes for the 2014 season as all rates remain unchanged from last season.

A season reserve seat for all oval racing events including fairweek races in 2014 will again cost just $50.00.  This pass reserves seats only and is not good for general admission to any events during the upcoming season. Read more »

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Work is continuing at the speedway even during these cold winter days as crews work to install concrete barriers in place of metal guardrail all along the inside of the frontstretch and through the first and second turns.  The widening project in turns one and two has been completed with the barriers now being put in place.

Happy Holidays from Port Royal Speedway

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Port Royal Season Seats And Passes On Sale In Time For Christmas, Main Grandstand Declared NON-SMOKING Area

Port Royal – Season passes and seats for the 2014 racing season at Port Royal Speedway are now on sale.  And the timing is perfect for holiday gift giving!

There is no increase in price for season seats and passes for the 2014 season as all rates remain unchanged from the 2013 season.

A season reserve seat for all oval racing events including fairweek races in 2014 will again cost just $50.00.  This pass reserves seats only and is not good for general admission to any events during the upcoming season. Read more »

Port Royal Governors Re-organize, Clark Elected To Fourth Term As JCAS Pres, PRS Promotions Renews For Five-Year Term

Port Royal – The governing body of Port Royal Speedway and The Juniata County Fair, The Juniata County Agricultural Society recently completed its yearly reorganization and restructuring.

Re-elected to a fourth term as president of the society was Juniata County native and second-generation president, Mr. Donald Clark.

Re-elected as vice president of the society was Mr. Richard Aumiller.  Read more »

Heimbach, Naugle, Krape, Henry And Wagner Feted At Port Royal Banquet

2013 Port Royal track champions, shown left to right: Logan Wagner, 305 sprints; Deron Henry, enduros; Terry Naugle, late models; Tim Krape, pro stocks; Blane Heimbach, 410 sprints. Opening Day 2014 Set For March 15, Season Seats/Passes On Sale Dec. 2

Port Royal – A capacity crowd of 300 filled the Port Royal Community Building Saturday night to honor Port Royal Speedway’s best performers of the 2013 season.

Foss Jewelers of Lewistown and Mifflintown presented titlists in all five regular divisions at the track with championship rings to go along with their payoff checks and trophies.

Blane Heimbach of Selinsgrove and the Jeff Creasy No. 12 410 sprint car team accepted laurels as the Aumiller’s Insurance sprint car champions while confirming plans to return to the track in 2014. Read more »

2014 Improvements

Safety upgrades are underway at Port Royal Speedway now that the season has concluded.  All guardrail and tin sheeting has been removed in the first and second corners along with the wooden posts and the brush and trees that stood outside the corners.  The corners are being widened on the inside of the turns to allow for safer racing conditions both in and across the turns.  New drainage is being installed in the pit area as well.

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Port Royal Awards Banquet Coming Up November 23, Tickets Available Now

Port Royal – Tickets continue selling for the upcoming 2013 Port Royal Speedway awards banquet.

The annual awards dinner will be held Saturday, November 23 at 5 pm at the Port Royal Community Building, located off of the oval’s backstretch along Fourth Street. Read more »

Banquet Tickets….

Tickets can now be purchased for the upcoming 2013 Port Royal awards banquet on Nov. 23 at a price of $30 each.  Contact event coordinator Joanne Heckert at 717.527.4677 to purchase tickets and/or send your order/payment to: Joanne Heckert, 401 Tuscarora St., Port Royal, PA  17082.  Checks or money orders must be made payable to: Port Royal Speedway.

Juniata County’s Jake Waters Best Of 53 For Port Royal Blue Collar Classic 305s

Kirkpatrick, Geesey, Zook and Stine also close season with checkers

Port Royal – Nearly 100 cars filled the Port Royal Speedway pit area on Saturday night for the 2nd annual Blue Collar Classic.

A total of 53 RaceSaver 305 sprints were in competition for the classic that brought together cars and drivers from four RaceSaver regions in the East: PASS – PA Sprint Series, CRAS – Capital Region Sprint Agency, VSS – Virginia Sprint Series and TSRS – Tri State RaceSavers. Read more »

Friday Canceled…. Saturday still on….

Tremendous rains overnight Thursday and in to Friday in the range of 3 to 4 inches have forced Port Royal to cancel its Friday, October 11 racing program. Saturday’s racing program is on as planned as of Friday at noon.

PA Sprint Series Hosts Blue Collar Classic At Port Royal This Weekend – RaceSaver 305 Sprint Extravaganza On Tap

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Port Royal - Celebrating its 15th anniversary season in 2013, the PA Sprint Series region of RaceSaver sprints is hosting the second annual Blue Collar Classic for RaceSaver 305 sprint cars this weekend, October 11 and 12, at Port Royal Speedway.

Every race during the two-day affair is important right up until the final sprint race, the Founders Cup race on Saturday night. Read more »

50 Teams Registered For Oct. 11 & 12 Port Royal 305 Sprint Blue Collar Classic

October 19 racing program cancelled

Port Royal – Due to an unplanned schedule conflict, Port Royal Speedway and the Juniata County Agricultural Society is canceling the October 19 racing program that was to be the final show of the season for 410 sprints along with super sportsman and a demolition derby.

Due to the rescheduling of the Fred Rahmer tribute race at Lincoln Speedway on October 19, Port Royal Speedway will honor Rahmer by affording all of those who wish to participate in the tribute to Rahmer on his special night the opportunity to do so. Read more »