Port Royal – Rick Lafferty scored the ninth 410 sprint car win of his career at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night, taking the lead from Steve Buckwalter just shy of the halfway point for the victory.
Matt Parks was the winner of the 20-lap late model main that was marred by a violent crash early on that saw one driver airlifted to Hershey Medical Center.
And in the 305 sprint main it was Eric Parker holding off Logan Wagner to open up the season for the division at the track. Read more »
Show will be first of season anywhere for PASS 305 sprints, kicks of oval River Valley Builders 305 series
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present a three division racing program of Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprints, Gray’s Auto and Towing late models and River Valley Builders 305 sprints this Saturday night at 6 pm.
It will be the first appearance of the season at the track by the PASS RaceSaver 305 sprints that will also kickoff their 2013 series at the track, sponsored by River Valley Builders of Middleburg. Read more »
Port Royal – NASCAR star, former World of Outlaws Champion and former Port Royal Speedway opening day winner Dave Blaney of Cortland, Ohio, picked up a surprising but pleasing win in the 2013 season opener for sprint cars at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday night.
For Blaney at the wheel of his No. 10, a car specially designed and built by himself, it was as second career opening day Port victory, his last coming on March 17, 1984.
Worth $3,300 thanks to Dippery’s Evergreens of Reedsville, the victory was the third of Blaney’s overall career at the track where he also scored a Tuscarora 50 win in 1983. Read more »
Port Royal – Gray’s Auto and Towing of Mifflintown has announced their title sponsorship of the 2013 late model division at Port Royal Speedway just as the first show of the season for the Gray’s Late Models is set to take to the track in this Saturday’s season opener.
In business since 1983, owners and proprietors Tim and Donna Gray are proud to rejoin the Port Royal Speedway fold of sponsors in their new title capacity.
“We have observed the last couple of years at Port Royal and each year is showing a change for the good,” says Donna Gray of the oval’s resurgence in recent seasons. Read more »
Free Schedule Magnets, an Easter Egg Scramble and Extra Cash also up for grabs
Port Royal – A couple of Port Royal Speedway opening day sprint car champions will greet young fans as they enter Port Royal this Saturday for the 2013 season opening event, which is also Kids Easter Night at the oval.
Previous opener winners Greg Hodnett and Lance Dewease will be on hand along with late model champion Tim Wilson, handing out free chocolate Easter rabbits to the first 200 youth who arrive.
Joining the trio of pilots will be the Easter Bunny himself who although kept very busy this time of year will be making time for an appearance. Read more »
Free Sched Magnets & Easter candy at gate from drivers Dewease, Hodnett & Wilson, Dippery’s Evergreens pays extra for sprints and late models
Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will try for the third time to open its 2013 season with Kids Easter Night on Saturday, March 30 at 5 pm.
The track lost the first two planned events to snow and cold but coming up this week will be 410 sprints, late models and pro stocks for the season lidlifter with gates opening at 3 pm. Read more »
Port Royal – After waiting to see how weather conditions would truly turn out, Port Royal Speedway officials have cancelled the March 23 racing program, a second attempt at a season opener.
The decision was made at 9:15 am.
Despite other area tracks throwing in the towel earlier in the week, oval officials were hopeful that the forecasts of sun and highs near 50 made for Saturday would come to true. Read more »
Port Royal Opens With Sprints, Lates And Enduros At 5 PM March 23 – Dippery’s Evergreens pays extra for sprints and lates, Free Schedule Magnets for fans
Port Royal – After losing its season opener to snow and cold on March 16, Port Royal Speedway is set to open the 2013 season this Saturday, March 23 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints, late models and an enduro dash.
Starting time has been moved up to 5 pm for both the March 23 and March 30 programs. General admission gates for both shows will open at 3 pm, offering $15 adult general admission and $5 for students ages 12 – 18.
Thanks to Dippery’s Evergreens of Reedsville, the racing program will offer increased winner’s shares for the sprints and late models. Read more »
Port Royal – Inclement weather has forced cancellation of the planned season opener at Port Royal Speedway on March 16.
PRS Promotions officials now look to next Saturday, March 23 for the season opener when the 410 sprints, late models and an enduro dash will be on the program.
Race time for the March 23 and the March 30 programs has been moved up to 5 pm with warm ups taking place at 4:30. Read more »
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 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.
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 »