Thousands In Cash & Awards Added To 50th Tuscarora Port Royal Payout Saturday

Additional cash & awards boosts one-night offered payout to nearly $109,000.

Port Royal – Aside from the massive $105,000 posted purse up for grabs in this Saturday’s 50th annual Tuscarora 50 for sprint cars paying $50,000 to win at Port Royal Speedway, still several thousand more dollars are being offered in contingency cash.

Each lap of the prestigious race will pay a minimum of $25 to the leader and $25 to the second place driver with laps 33 and 43 paying $100 to each position.

And on top of that, no less than three special awards will be handed out during the night.

Prior to the main event, the 19th annual Will Gamble Memorial award will be handed out to the first Port Royal regular who fails to qualify for the 50-lapper.

The Gamble Memorial honors Port Royal resident and fan Will Gamble, who lost his fight with leukemia in 1998.

Minimum payout of the Gamble Memorial will be $300.

And then in the feature itself, a Hard Charger Award in honor of the late Bob Bergstresser will be doled out to the feature finisher who advances the most positions from his original starting spot.

The Bergstresser Hard Charger will receive a minimum of $300.

The final award to be handed out will be the Lucas Snyder Hard Luck Award, given to the first driver to withdraw from the Tuscarora 50.

Named for sprint car driver Lucas Wolfe, three-year old Lucas Snyder of xxx lost his life in a tragic automobile accident in September, 2016.

The recipient of the Lucas Snyder Hard Luck Award will go home with a minimum of $400.

Added up, a minimum of $3,800 in contingency cash and awards is being offered in the big event on Saturday night, boosting the total purse and prizes being offered to nearly $109,000.