Sports Columns

Local speedway stays quiet with regulars in Iowa

The Knoxville, Iowa Sprint Car Nationals conclude this evening, and because of such, Port Royal Speedway will remain dark tonight. Several speedway regulars are at the Nationals attempting to make the finals. Greg Hodnett finished third during opening night feature racing. NASCAR star Kyle ...

Dream Race offers big payday, honors driver Mike Wagner

The 11th Living Legends Dream race is set for tonight at Port Royal Speedway. The format and payoff have changed over the years. Sean Michael drove the No. 6 Jim Nace-prepared Schnee Chassis under the checkered flag in the inaugural event. The $30,000 victory allowed Nace to compete at the ...

Extensions the talk of media days

While details are still being worked out on a new contract for football coach James Franklin, Penn State has signed wrestling coach Cael Sanderson to a long-term deal. Athletic director Sandy Barbour revealed that news Tuesday at Big Ten media days in Chicago. Barbour did not discuss details ...

Racers enjoyed Speedweek, looking to the future

Sprint Car Speedweek has come and gone. Nine of 10 events were completed this year. Lucas Wolfe won the overall Speedweek title for the third time in his career. The event is truly a national and international event with racers attending from Australia and the West Coast of the United ...

Speedweek wrapping up as Selinsgrove honors Opperman, Bogar

The 27th annual Sprint Car Speedweek is coming down the home stretch this weekend. Port Royal Speedway hosts tonight for the PA Posse racing stars. A 30-lap sprint car feature pays the winner $5,000. The Route 35 late model challenge series is back for round three in a 25-lap, $2,000 to win ...

Flag drops on 2017 Speedweek

Sprint Car speedweek is here! Ten days of racing began last night at Williams Grove Speedway. Port Royal Speedway is dark this evening as Lincoln Speedway hosts the first of two shows this week. Sunday, Fred Rahmer puts on his promoter cap at Path Valley Speedway as the 410 cars make their ...

Announcing legend gets remembered

Racing fan clubs are out in full force at area speedways this weekend. Selinsgrove Speedway hosts the York County Racing Club tonight. Club members receive a discount on general admission tickets purchased for the four division racing program. 360 sprint cars are joined by late models, pro ...

Outlaws at Grove again tonight; two tracks dark

The World of Outlaws invasion of Central Pennsylvania continues this evening at Williams Grove Speedway. Race time is set for 7:30 p.m. After the racing program, there will be a fireworks show. David Gravel won Wednesday’s Gettysburg Clash Outlaws event at Lincoln Speedway. The PA Posse ...

All Stars invade midstate; Port Royal is tonight

Tony Stewart’s All Star Circuit of Champions sprint cars are in Pennsylvania this weekend. Three races are planned. Action began last night at Williams Grove Speedway and will shift to Port Royal Speedway tonight. The traveling group will compete in the 30-lap Keith Kauffman Classic ...

NASCAR’s off, but the local tracks are running

NASCAR is idle this weekend due to the Easter holiday. Locally, most area speedways are in action. Port Royal Speedway presents 410 sprint cars, late models and econo lates. The first 200 youth entering the grounds receive a free Easter treat. Kids can scramble for Easter eggs in the ...