Sports Columns

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 ...

Tracks look to run this weekend

Area auto racing is officially in full swing. Three nights of action are on tap this weekend, weather permitting. Port Royal Speedway will attempt to continue the blistering pace that earned the track the nickname “ the speed palace.” Track records fell last week in the 410 and 305 sprint ...

Local dirt tracks finally see return to action

Racing season got underway last weekend at Williams Grove and Port Royal speedways. Greg Hodnett wasted no time placing his name in the 2017 winners list at the grove. Australian Lynton Jeffrey survived a late race challenge from Dale Blaney to collect his first sprint car win at Port Royal. 32 ...

Good weather means good weekend for racing

What a difference one week can make. Snow left the region quickly and area speedways plan to operate tonight. Port Royal Speedway’s operating schedule starts when gates open this afternoon at 2. Hot laps begin at 4:30 with opening ceremonies at 5. The 410 sprint cars are joined by super ...

Green flag as local tracks open

The 2017 racing season is underway in central Pennsylvania. Lincoln Speedway survived a four-hour rain delay last Saturday to complete its Icebreaker opener. While it didn’t feel like ice, the temperature dropped 20 degrees during the day. Danny Dietrich won the main event, in which 27 ...

Tracks getting ready for season

Area speedways and race teams are gearing up for the 2017 season. Selinsgrove Speedway will open the race season April 8 with 360 sprint cars, including the Empire Super Sprint  group, super late models and pro stocks to kick off the year. Two practice sessions are planned on March 25 and ...

Travel series set final season schedules

The Performance Racing Industry trade show concludes today in Indianapolis. The annual event draws racing people from all over the country. A great deal of racing news is shared during the event. This year is no exception. Final schedules were released by most national race series. ...