Sunday, January 13, 2019


The 2019 schedule for Port Royal Speedway has been released which includes a total of 33 oval track events.  The season starts with a rare Sunday afternoon show on March 10th featuring the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars and the River Valley Builders Super Late Models.  The sprint car winner will receive $4,000 on opening day and the late model winner will pocket $2,200 for an opening day victory.  Lance Dewease and Jeff Rine took opening day honors in 2018.

In 2019, the 410 Sprint Cars have five events on the schedule paying a minimum of $10,000 to win.  As announced, both days of the Weikert Memorial over the Memorial Day Holiday will pay $10,000 to win.  The 13th Annual Living Legends Dream Race on August 3rd will pay $10,000 to win and the World Of Outlaw Craftsman Sprint Car Nittany Showdown on October 27th will pay $15,000 to the winner.  The speedway’s crown jewel event, the running of the 52nd Annual Tuscarora 50 will pay $52,000 to the winner on Saturday, September 7th.  The Tuscarora 50 will again be sanctioned by the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions and carry a Sunday rain date.  The All Stars first visit to the speedway will be on Saturday night, April 13th with the running of the Keith Kauffman Classic.

Port Royal Speedway will host two events as part of the 29th Annual Pennsylvania Speedweek for 410 Sprint Cars.  The series will make their first stop on Wednesday night, July 3rd and pay $7,000 to win. The URC 360 Sprint Cars will also be on the program.  Then on Saturday, July 6th, Port Royal Speedway will present a second $7,000 to win event.   The Super Late Models will be part of the program on Saturday, July 6th.

The Super Late Models will have a number of high paying events of their own.  The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return on Sunday, April 14th for the “Rumble By The River” and will pay $10,000 to win.  The World Of Outlaw Craftsman Late Model Series returns on Saturday, August 17th and will also pay $10,000 to win.  The 2nd Annual Tri-Track Challenge Series for the Late Models will present a $3,000 to win show on Saturday, June 1st.   The ULMS Super Late Model Series will visit the speedway three times in 2019; the series has back to back shows on Saturday, March 23rd and Sunday, March 24th, each paying $3,000 to win, and the ULMS will be part of the Butch Renninger Memorial on Saturday, August 31st and pay $4,000 to win the Juniata County Fair Opener.  And as previously announced, the Super Late Models will be part of the 2-day Weikert Memorial over the Memorial Day Holiday and both nights will pay $5,000 to win.

The Creasy Signs PASS 305 Sprint Cars have 9 events on the schedule, including the 8th Annual Keystone RaceSaver Challenge on Saturday, October 12th.  The other dates are: April 6, April 27, May 11, June 1, June 8, July 20, August 24, and October 19.

The 358 Limited Late Model Division has replaced the Econo Late Model Division at the speedway and will be featured 12 times in 2019 including an invitation only event as part of the Tuscarora 50.  The Mason Dixon Shootout Series will co-sanction events on four occasions in 2019 on March 23, April 13, April 14, and October 12.

The Juniata Junction xTreme Stocks have eight events on the schedule including increased purse paying events for the Renninger Memorial and as part of the 305 sprint car Keystone RaceSaver Challenge event in October.

The Summer Series for the 358 Sprint Cars will hold their second annual event at the speedway on August 24th as part of Open Wheel Madness II.  The URC 360 Sprint Cars will make three visits to the speedway on April 27, July 3, and October 19.

With the success of the Short Track Super Series in 2018, the Big Block Modifieds will return on Sunday, March 24th for a $5,000 to win main event as part of a 2-division show with the ULMS Late Models.

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