By Shawn Brouse
Port Royal – Ramsey’s Car and Pet Washes and Garage of Mifflintown has upped the ante for the running of this Saturday’s make-up Foss Jewelers 61st annual Labor Day Classic for 410 sprints at Port Royal Speedway.
Ramsey’s has announced a $1,000 increase to the night’s sprint car take including an additional $500 going to the 30-lap Classic winner.
The Ramsey’s addition boosts the winner’s share for the prestigious event to $4,500. The race also pays $300 just to start.
In addition, Ramsey’s is putting up $250 to be awarded to the fast-timer in time trial qualifications.
And on top of that, the firm has posted another $250 to the Hard Charger in the prestigious event.
Ramsey’s is a full service, automated car and pet wash serving the public at two locations, located both east and west of Mifflintown along the William Penn Highway.
The super sportsman are also on the exciting October Port Royal card along with the first Demolition Derby at the track in many, many years.
The Port Royal Labor Day race was lost to rain back on September 3.
The most recent Labor Day event actually contested was in 2010 when Daryn Pittman took the race.
After being lost to rain in 2011 as well, Mike Wagner of Harrisonville was declared the winner of the race after coming away with the best average finish of the other two Juniata County Fair-week races that were held.
Gates for Saturday’s open wheel doubleheader featuring the 410 sprints and super sportsman plus a demolition derby open at 4 pm with racing slated for 6 pm.
Adult general admission is just $15 with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5.
Don’t miss this exciting event to cap off the 2012 season at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, October 13.