By Shawn Brouse
Port Royal – The annual Port Royal Speedway awards banquet is coming up Saturday, November 22 at 5 PM at the Port Royal Community Building, located just off of the speedway’s backstretch on Fourth Street.
Tickets for the awards ceremony and banquet are on sale at a price of $30 each and can be purchased by calling event coordinator Joanne Heckert at 717.527.4677.
The Deadline for purchasing tickets is November 17.
Honored at the annual awards presentations will be the 2014 track champions: Rick Lafferty, 410 sprints; Mike Lupfer, late models; Tim Krape, 355 econo late models; Bill Powell, xtreme stocks; and Jeff Miller, 305 sprints.
All speedway champions will receive beautiful championship rings courtesy of Foss Jewelers of Mifflintown and Lewistown as well as commemorative jackets.
Attendees of the banquet are encouraged to bring a children’s toy for donation to the 2015 Kids Night program in return for a chance at numerous door prizes.
In other speedway news it has been announced that that track will again return with its five staple divisions in 2015 with weekly racing cards headlined by the 410 sprints and the super late models.
Also appearing as was the case in 2014 will be the 355 econo late models, the xtreme stocks and the PA Sprint Series 305 sprint cars.
Negotiations with various touring circuits and sanctioning bodies are currently underway for inclusion on the 2015 slate of racing.
The tentative 2015 schedule of events is expected to be released in the early weeks of January, 2015.
Season passes and seats will go on sale before December 1, just in time for holiday gift giving.
Keep up to date on all the latest speedway news and information by visiting the oval’s official website at portroyalspeedway.com or by following the track on Facebook or Twitter.