$53,000 Speed Showcase Weekend Announced for Port Royal Speedway October 15-17

PORT ROYAL, PA – The ‘Speed Showcase’ has grown significantly.

After being postponed by COVID-19 regulations in March, the Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco ‘Speed Showcase’ at Port Royal Speedway was rescheduled to mid-October. Now, the event has reached epic proportions for big-block/small-block Modified teams.

The ‘Speed Showcase 200’ weekend will now take place Thursday-Saturday, October 15-17 at the Speed Palace, headlined by a 200-lap event offering $53,000 to win from a total purse structure of more than $125,000.
The event takes the place of the scheduled Fonda 200 weekend at Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway, originally slated for September 17-19 at the Track of Champions. Regulations in place by the New York State Democratic Party and Governor Cuomo will not allow for the 200 at Fonda this season. Read more »

Five Different Drivers Claim Feature Victories During Bobby Rahal Toyota of Lewistown “Five Times The Fun, One Hot Night”

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway-PORT ROYAL, Penn. (August 23, 2020)- Five different drivers picked up feature wins Saturday night as part of the Bobby Rahal Toyota Lexus of Lewistown ‘Five Times the Fun, One Hot Night’.

With rain foiling racing plans throughout much of August and limited dates available for make-ups, the Speedway took on the daunting task of holding five features for three divisions in one night.
Anthony Macri kicked off the evening by picking up his fifth Port Royal Speedway feature win of 2020 during the 14th Annual Living Legends Dream Race make-up feature from early August. Macri bested track points leader Logan Wagner and Lance Dewease by 1.855 seconds to claim the checkered flag and the $10,000 prize. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway Set to Host Largest Late Model Race in Track History with Three-Day Lucas Oil Late Model ‘Rumble by the River’

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway
– PORT ROYAL, Penn. (August 24, 2020) – Can you feel it? It is time to ‘Light the fires and kick the tires’ as It’ll be the ‘Rumble by the River’ coming to the Port Royal Speedway This weekend August 27-29, featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series!!

The three-day event will feature some of the best late model drivers in the country competing against the River Valley Builders Super Late Model regulars for the largest three-day purse in the history of the Port Royal Speedway for the late model division. In total there will be $150,000 on the line for the drivers competing in this knock-down drag out fight for fender supremacy. Read more »

TIRE RULES 8/27/20-8/29/20

Lucas Oil Late Model Series

Left Rear/Fronts – Hoosier Rib (28.5) 1300, Rib (28.5) 1425
Right Rear – Hoosier (29.0) 1300 NRM, (29.0) 1300 NRMW, (29.0) 1425 NRM, (29.0) 1425 NRMW
*Must use the same set of 4 tires for Time Trials, Heat Races, and B-Main.
*For the A-Main, competitors may use 3 new tires.
*Flat tire must be replaced with a used tire of the same compound and construction to retain starting position.

Breaking News- Bobby Rahal Toyota of Lewistown Presents “5 Times the Fun, 1 Hot Night”

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Penn.- (August 17, 2020) As rain has plagued the Port Royal Speedway throughout the month of August, the Speedway promotional team was left with the daunting task of figuring out how to reschedule events with limited dates available.

Originally a feature only schedule was pitched and approved for the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Car division for this coming weekend (8/22/20). However, after much discussion with drivers, teams and the input of the fans, we have ultimately decided to run a full program for the 410 Sprint Cars to go along with two make-up features, plus the regularly scheduled PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint Car event and the USAC East Coast wingless 360 series event. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway hosts Senior Citizen Night with Three-Division Show featuring Twin-20’s for Limited Late Models

By – Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Penn, (August 13, 2020)- Port Royal Speedway returns this Saturday, August 15th, with a three-division show featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars, the Selinsgrove Ford Limited Late Models, and the first ever visit of the Wingless Super Sportsman division. It will also be Senior Citizen Night, to which fans ages 62 and older will receive general admission for $10.

The Limited Late Models will be competing in Twin 20-lap features and each feature will pay $1000 to the winner. The first feature event will be a handicapped show with an invert of either 6, 8 or 10 for the second feature. The 410 Sprint Cars will also be participating in group time trials to set heat race lineups and they will be racing for $4000. Read more »

Brent Marks Picks Up First Win of the Season During Curt Hershey Memorial

Greg Satterlee and Garrett Bard Continue Dominating Ways As Well

PORT ROYAL, PA – After numerous runner-up finishes this season, Brent Marks finally parked his sprint car in victory lane following a dominating run in the Curt Hershey tribute race Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway, sponsored by Bobby Rahal Toyota of Lewistown.

Marks was 4-seconds behind Jared Esh when he took over second, but quickly tracked him down in lapped traffic using a fourth turn slider to grab the lead after slight contact. He drove away from there to a convincing 3.3-second win -his first of the season. His ninth career speedway win was worth $4,044, plus a $400 bonus for being the hard charger. He also received a $300 bonus for coming from ninth to win. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway Set to Host Largest Late Model Race in Track History with Three-Day Lucas Oil Late Model ‘Rumble by the River’

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Penn. (August 7, 2020) – Can you feel it? It is time to ‘Light the fires and kick the tires’ as It’ll be the ‘Rumble by the River’ coming to the Port Royal Speedway August 27th-29th featuring the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series!!

The three-day event will feature some of the best late model drivers in the country competing against the River Valley Builders Super Late Model regulars for the largest three-day purse in the history of the Port Royal Speedway for the late model division. In total there will be $150,000 on the line for the drivers competing in this knock-down drag out fight for fender supremacy.

Thursday’s ‘Round 1’ will be 30-laps of distance and the winner will take home $10,000 for their efforts. The combined purse for the feature tops $43,000 and racers will get $800 to start! They will be joined by the Selinsgrove Ford Limited Late Models on the card, who will also be racing for $1500/win. Read more »

Port Royal Speedway set for three-division show to honor Curt Hershey along with Salute to the Military night

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Penn- (August 6, 2020)- Coming off a weekend where persistent rain showers postponed the feature events until dates later this season, racing returns to the Port Royal Speedway this weekend (August 8) sponsored by Bobby Rahal Toyota of Lewistown with a three division show featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars, the River Valley Builders Super Late Models and the Penns Valley Meat Market PASS/IMCA 305 Sprint Cars.

The night will be the annual ‘Salute to the Military’ night and all military veterans will receive FREE ADMISSION with a proper government military ID card or DD-214 form. Bob Timney, a military veteran from State College, Pa., who goes by the stage name of ‘Sgt. Bob’, will sing the national anthem and will provide free music entertainment presented by Butler Hill Maple Farm on the stage just outside of the frontstretch entrance gates next to the ticket offices from 4-6pm EST. Read more »

Dream race postponed…

As a result of persistent rainfall in the forecast for the rest of the night, we have made the call to cancel tonight’s 14th Annual Living Legends Dream Race at Port Royal Speedway!
The sprint car make up feature will be added to the bill on August 22nd as part of the Open Wheel Madness!
The ULMS Racing Series feature will be made up as part of the Sept. 5 Butch Renninger Memorial.
Rain checks are no good as all qualifying races were completed.
We thank you for your Patience and we’ll see you next weekend for a great weekend of racing!

Port Royal Speedway Living Legends Dream Race Preview

After a weekend hiatus, Saturday night It will be the 14th Annual Living Legends Dream Race at Port Royal Speedway featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars and the River Valley Builders Super Late Models.

The two divisions combined purse will be over $70,000 with $10,000 on the line for the winner of the Sprint Car A-main and $3000 on the line for the winner of the Super Late Models. The late model show will be sanctioned by the ULMS Racing Series and serves as a make-up for their event that was cancelled earlier this season because of COVID-19. Read more »

Kyle Larson Grabs the Bull By the Horn to Pick Up Bob Weikert Memorial Finale

By- Justin Snyder

Port Royal Speedway- PORT ROYAL, Penn.- Standing in victory lane surrounded by photographers, well-wishers, family and crewmembers, Kyle Larson wondered out loud about the trophy he was about to receive.
“Where’s that bull and do we get both of those,” asked Larson, talking about the prize only matched in stature by the $15,000 payday coming his way too. “Damn that thing looks awesome! It’s going to look great in the trophy case!” Read more »