PORT ROYAL, Pa. – The 2018 Port Royal Speedway schedule of events has been released with a total of 33 race dates showcasing the 410 sprint cars and the super late models along with special appearances by URC 360 sprints and 358 sprints plus econo late models, xtreme stocks, 305 sprints and more.
In addition, a minimum of four tractor and truck pulling events has been slated including three that will be sanctioned by the Interstate Truck and Tractor Pullers Association.
Pulling dates include ITTPA events on May 19, September 2 and 4 plus a 4×4 truck pull on September 5.
Opening day for the circle track is slated for Saturday, March 10 at 5 pm featuring the 410 sprints and the super late models, paying $4,000 and $2,200 to win, respectively.
The super late models will compete in regular weekly fanfare throughout the season with numerous high-profile races slated including the second appearance in history at the track of the Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Challenge Series paying $10,000 to win on April 22, sponsored by Moon Shine Camo.
Port Royal will host the second leg of the KRS Graphics Tri-Track Challenge Series for late models paying $3,000 to win on June 2.
And back for another season, the Port Royal/Selinsgrove Speedway Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Challenge Series for late models will hit the oval on April 14, July 7 and July 28 with a raindate slated for September 7.
The World of Outlaws late models invade the track on August 18.
And then the annual Juniata County Fair will open with the super late model Butch Renninger Memorial paying $4,033 to win on Saturday, September 1.
For 410 sprint cars, the first big event of the season comes up on April 14 when the All Stars Circuit of Champions Keith Kauffman Classic is staged.
Dovetailing the best of 410 sprint and super late model racing together for a weekend in 2018, the Packer’s Concessions Bob Weikert Memorial Weekend is planned for Saturday and Sunday, May 27 and 28.
Saturday offers the Fallen Heroes Championships for the 410 sprints and super lates with the stock cars sanctioned by the Northeast Ultimate Super Dirt Late Model Series.
Sunday’s big Weikert Memorial finale offers the same two classes in much bigger events, paying $10,000 to win for sprints while the NUSDLMS races for $5,000 to win.
As part of the annual Eastern Storm tour, the USAC Sprints will join the 410 sprints on Saturday, June 16, presented by sprintcarunlimited.com.
A pair of Pennsylvania Speedweek events for 410 sprints, both paying $7,000 to win, will take place at the oval in 2018 with the first on Wednesday, July 4 and another on Saturday, July 7.
The Living Legends Dream Race, again featuring the 410 sprints and super late models is planned for July 28, presented by Slivinski Law Offices.
The annual sprint Foss Jewelers Labor Day Fair Classic is on September 3 followed by the granddaddy of them all at Port Royal, the two-day Tuscarora 50 for the All Stars Circuit of Champions Sprints on Friday and Saturday, September 7 and 8 with the Saturday finale paying $51,000 to win and $1,000 to start.
The 2017 Tuscarora 50 weekend broke attendance and car count records at the historic speedway.
October finds a special Friday night program being billed as the Speed Showcase taking place on the 12th featuring the 410 sprints and the Short Track Super Series big block and small block modifieds.
The month of October also features the very popular Open Wheel Madness program on October 20 offering action for the 410, URC and 305 sprints before the entire season closes on Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27 with the two-day Nittany Showdown for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars, paying $8,000 and $15,000 to win, respectively.
The October 20 Open Wheel Madness program will be the third of its kind on the 2018 schedule of events with version one planned for April 21 featuring the 410 sprints, the 305 sprints and the URC sprints.
Open Wheel Madness II will be August 25 with 410 sprints, 305s and the USAC East Wingless 360 Sprints.
For the first time in many seasons, 358 sprint racing will return to Port Royal on Saturday, June 30 when the K1 RaceGear Summer Series for 358s visits the oval.
The annual Blue Collar Classic for Keystone RaceSavear IMCA 305 sprints along with limited late models, xtreme stocks and four cylinders will be October 6.
Popular fan promotions return throughout the year that include several camera and autograph nights, ladies night, free military night, kids night, $1 hot dog night and more.
Stay up to date with all the latest Port Royal news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at www.portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.
Sat Mar 3 Test & Tune – Open to any division on schedule 1 – 4 pm
Thur Mar 8 Test & Tune – Open to any division on schedule 6 – 9 pm Test & Tune Raindate March 9
Sat Mar 10 Opening Day – 410 sprints $4,000 to win, late models $2,200 to win 5 pm
Sat Mar 17 410 sprints, late models 5 pm
Sat Mar 24 410 sprints $3,600 to win, ULMS Late Models “Chiller Thriller” $3,000 to win (gtt), Mason Dixon Shootout Series for 358 late models $1,000 to win 5 pm
Sat Mar 31 Asher’s Chocolates Kids Easter Night – 410 sprints, late models, 355 econo late models, xtreme stocks (Mason Dixon Series raindate) 5 pm
Sat Apr 7 Camera & Autograph Night – 410 sprints, late models, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints Kids Bus Ride 6 pm
Sat Apr 14 Keith Kauffman Classic – All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints (tt) $5,000 to win, Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Challenge Series for late models $2,200 to win (pp) 6 pm ~Sponsored by Locust Grove Retirement~
Sat Apr 21 Open Wheel Madness I – $1 Hot Dog Night – 410 sprints $4,000 to win (pp), PASS/IMCA 305 sprints, URC Sprints 6 pm
Sun Apr 22 Lucas Oil Dirt Late Model Challenge Series (tt) $10,000 to win presented by Moon Shine Camo Mason Dixon Shootout Series for 358 late models $1,000 to win 6 pm
Sat Apr 28 Dotterer Equipment Inc. Race To Cure Cancer Night – 410 sprints, late models, 355 econo late models, xtreme stocks 6 pm
Sat May 5 River Valley Builders Free Student Night/Youth Baseball & Softball Uniform Night/Camera & Autograph Night – 410 sprints, late models, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints, 355 econo-late models Kids Bus Ride 7 pm
Sat May 12 Bobby Rahal Toyota of Lewistown Ladies Night – 410 sprints, late models, 355 econo-late models, xtreme stocks Moms Bus Ride $5 Off Ladies Adult General Admission!! 7 pm
Sat May 19 Interstate Modified Truck & Tractor Pull 7 pm
May 26 – 27 Bob Weikert Memorial Weekend ~Sponsored By Packers Concessions~
Sat May 26 Port Royal Fallen Heroes Championships for 410 sprints $5,000 to win and Northeast Ultimate Super Late Model Series $3,000 to win *FIREWORKS* 7 pm
Sun May 27 Weikert Finale – 410 sprints $10,000 to win and Northeast Ultimate Super Late Model Series $5,000 to win York County Racing Club Night 7 pm
Mon May 28 Raindate for May 27 2 pm
Sat June 2 KRS Graphics Tri-Track Late Model Challenge $3,000 to win (tt), 410 sprints, xtreme stocks 7 pm
Sat June 9 NO RACING – PA Fur Trappers Association Expo
Sat June 16 EMMR/Penn Central Racing Reunion Honoree Night – USAC Sprints Eastern Storm $6,000 to win (tt), 410 sprints $4,000 to win (pp) Fathers Bus Ride presented by Sprintcarunlimited.com 7 pm
Sat June 23 Glick Fire Equipment Juniata County Fire and Rescue (EMS) Night/Camera & Autograph Night –410 sprints, late models, 355 econo late models, xtreme stocks Kids Fire Truck Rides 7 pm
Sat June 30 Camera & Autograph Night – Late models, 355 econo late models, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints, K1 RaceGear 358 Sprint Summer Series 7 pm
Wed July 4 28th annual Pa Sprint Speedweek $7,000 to win (tt), URC Sprint 7 pm
Sat July 7 28th annual Pa Sprint Speedweek $7,000 to win (tt), Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Challenge Series for late models $2,200 to win (pp) 7 pm
Sat July 14 Dotterer Equipment Inc. Kids Night – 410 sprints, late models, 355 econo late model championship $1,200 to win, xtreme stocks 7 pm Kids Bike Races – Helmets Required
Sat July 21 NO RACING
Sat July 28 12th annual Living Legends 410 Sprint Dream Race $10,000 to win (tt), Moon Shine Camo Rt. 35 Challenge Series for late models $2200 to win (pp) presented by Slivinksi Law Offices 7 pm
Sat Aug 4 Slivinski Law Offices Salute To The Military Night – 410 sprints, late models, 355 econo late models, PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints Pennian Bank Kids Money Scramble 7 pm Free General Admission For Military With ID
Sat Aug 11 NO RACING
Sat Aug 18 World of Outlaws Late Models $10,000 to win (tt), 410 sprints $4,000 to win (pp) 7 pm
Sat Aug 25 Open Wheel Madness II – Locust Grove Retirement Sr. Citizens Night/$1 Hot Dog Night – 410 sprints, PASS/IMCA 305 sprints, USAC East wingless sprint cars Kids Bus Ride 7 pm
Sat Sept 1 164th annual Juniata County Fair Opener – 15th annual ULMS Late Model Butch Renninger Memorial (gtt) $4,033 to win, 410 sprints, 355 econo-late models, xtreme stocks ARCH Night (Renninger Raindate Sept. 7) 7 pm
Sun Sept 2 Interstate Modified Truck & Tractor Pull 7 pm
Mon Sept 3 Foss Jewelers 67th annual 410 Sprint Labor Day Fair Classic $4,000 to win, 355 econo-late models, four cylinder pure stocks 1 pm Free Admission To The Fair! ~ $12 grandstand admission for races & demo derby!!! $5 infield only race admission! $8 demo derby only admission!
Mon Sept 3 Demolition Derby following the races
Tue Sept 4 Interstate Modified Truck & Tractor Pull 7 pm Free Admission To The Fair!
Wed Sept 5 4 x 4 Truck Pull 7 pm Free Admission To The Fair!
Fri Sept 7 Night Before The 50 – All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints $5,000 to win (tt), late models $2,200 to win (pp) (final point races for 410 sprints & late models)(Moonshine Camo Series raindate) Free Admission To The Fair! 7 pm
Sat Sept 8 51st annual Tuscarora 50 * $51,000 TO WIN!!! – All Star Circuit of Champions Sprints (tt), 355 econo late models (final point race for econo late models)
Free Admission To The Fair! 7 pm
Sun Sept 9 Tuscarora 50 raindate 6 pm
Sat Oct 6 Blue Collar Classic – IMCA Keystone RaceSaver Interregional 305 Sprint Challenge (gtt), Mason Dixon Shootout for 358 late models $1,000 to win, xtreme stocks $1,000 to win, four cylinder pure stocks $300 to win (final point race for xtreme stocks) 5 pm (305 RaceSaver raindate Oct. 20)
Fri Oct 12 Speed Showcase – Short Track Super Series for Big Block & Small Block Modifieds $5,000 to win, 410 sprints (pp) $4,000 to win 7 pm
Sun Oct 14 Oct. 12 Speed Showcase raindate 4 pm
Sat Oct 20 Open Wheel Madness III – 410 sprints (pp) $4,000 to win, URC Sprints $2,000 to win, PASS/IMCA 305 Sprints $500 to win (final point race for 305 sprints) 4 pm Port Royal Foliage Days Weekend
Fri Oct 26 World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Nittany Showdown $8,000 to win (tt) 7 pm
Sat Oct 27 World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Nittany Showdown $15,000 to win (tt) 5 pm
Sat Nov 17 Awards Banquet ~ Moose Family Center, Lewistown, PA 5 pm