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 »
Parks wins third in late models, Miller Jr. gets 305 sprints
Port Royal – Hometown boy Dylan Cisney won the first 410-sprint car race of his career anywhere Saturday night at his home track of Port Royal Speedway, showing finesse and skill to thwart the attacks of Doug Esh for the $3,000 victory.
Matt Parks of Three Springs overtook Eric Zembower to win his third feature event of the season in the 20-lap late model main while Jeff Miller Jr. took the win after a spirited battle with Logan Wagner in the 305-sprint feature event. Read more »
Collins Non-qualifiers Night Offers Over $600 To DNQ 410 Sprint Drivers June 15
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Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will present Fan Appreciation Night this Saturday, June 15 at 7 pm, offering extremely affordable $10 adult general admission to fans for an outstanding three-division show of 410 sprints, super late models and PASS 305 sprints.
This is the third consecutive season that the Juniata County oval has hosted the night, meant to give back to all fans, offering them a chance to take in a superior night at the races at a reduced cost.
The 410 sprints will be competing as part of Bob Collins Non-qualifiers Night, in honor of the former sprint car crewmember who frequented the track.
In memory of Collins, over $1,200 in donations has been raised with half of the money to be split up between the sprint car drivers in attendance who fail to qualify for the 25-lap Aumiller’s Insurance sprint car feature.
The other half of the money will be presented to one long time Port Royal fan who has had his life dramatically effected by Lyme disease.
Saturday’s program will include a full slate of qualifying heat races for all three divisions capped off by a 25-lap 410 sprint main and 20-lap mains for the super late models and the 305 sprints.
So far this season nine feature events for the Gray’s Auto and Towing super late models have produced eight different winners while 10 Aumiller’s Insurance 410 sprint mains have produced eight winners.
In the River Valley Builders 305 sprint series at the track this season, three races have provided a pair of victors.
The sprint car and late model action at the track this season has been the most competitive in recent memory at the track.
Currently, Harrisburg’s Chad Layton leads Selinsgrove’s Blane Heimbach in the season-long chase for the 410-sprint title by just five markers while local driver Terry Naugle has taken over the late model point chase from Steve Campbell.
Coming up at Port Royal on June 22 it will be Food Pantry/Camera & Autograph Night featuring general admission access to the pit area from 5 until 6 pm.
A non-perishable donation to the Juniata County Food Pantry by fans will net them a $2 discount ticket to the races good for the rest of the season.
The racing action will include 410 sprints, super late models and twin 12-lap features for the pro stocks.
The night will also offer the First National Bank of Mifflintown Kids Money Scramble on the frontstretch when more than $300 in silver coins will be scrambled for youth ages 12 and under to gather up.
Buckwalter Jr. and Garman also winners
Port Royal – National sprint car veteran Dave Darland of Lincoln, Ind., turned in a flag to flag performance in Saturday night’s 30-lap USAC Sprint Eastern Storm feature event at Port Royal Speedway, worth $6,000 for the win.
In the 20-lap ARDC Midget feature, Bruce Buckwalter Jr. scored the victory while Derrick Garman out-dueled Tim Krape for his second win in the division in as many weeks. Read more »
“That’s By Far The Best Racetrack I’ve Ever Seen Here. That Thing Was Four Wide!” – Rick Eckert
Port Royal – And he wasn’t kidding either!
York’s Rick Eckert triumphed in the Appalachian Mountain Dirt Late Model Speedweek feature at Port Royal Speedway on Tuesday night, taking his third career oval win in an event that left most in attendance shaking their heads at what they had just witnessed.
In the record books, Eckert was scored as leading every lap but on the racetrack in front of the fans, some two to at times four cars dueled for the victory for over half the 40-lap event in what was a performance that is hard to put into words. Read more »
Event Highlights Sprinting and Port Royal Roots With EMMR/Penn Central Reunion
Port Royal – Following an Appalachian Dirt Late Model Speedweek show on Tuesday June 4, Port Royal Speedway will present the USAC Eastern Storm for wingless 410 sprint cars this Saturday, June 8 at 7 pm.
Joining the powerful USAC stars will be the equally wingless ARDC Midgets along with the pro stock division. Read more »