Port Royal Speed Showcase Pays 50 Grand for 75 Laps

PORT ROYAL, PA – The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco returns to Port Royal Speedway Thursday-Saturday Oct. 13-15 for the third edition ‘Speed Showcase’ weekend.

This October’s edition of the ‘Speed Showcase’ takes on a fresh, new look.

The headline event – Saturday’s ‘Speed Showcase’ for the STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds – will be 75 laps in distance paying $50,000 to the winner and $1,000 to take the green.

The ‘Speed Showcase’ Modified pay structure is as follows: 1. $50,000; 2. $20,000; 3. $10,000; 4. $7,000; 5. $4,000; 6. $3,000; 7. $2,500; 8. $2,250; 9. $2,000; 10. $1,750; 11. $1,650; 12. $1,600; 13. $1,550; 14. $1,500; 15. $1,450; 16. $1,400; 17. $1,350; 18. $1,300; 19. $1,250; 20. $1,200; 21. $1,150; 22. $1,100; 23. $1,050; 24-Last. $1,000. Provisionals (-$500).

The ‘22 ‘Speed Showcase’ includes Rounds No. 7 and 8 of the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply South Region and Event No. 5 of the Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series.




The 75-lap affair is the penultimate event of the season for both the South Region and ‘Elite’ Series, which both conclude two weeks later at Georgetown (Del.) Speedway.

The lucrative weekend of racing begins on Thursday (Oct. 13), as Behrent’s Performance Warehouse presents the Preliminary Night of the ‘Speed Showcase’ weekend.

The STSS Modifieds battle for 40 laps around the ‘Speed Palace’ in pursuit of a $5,500 top prize, $1,000 for 10th and $500 to start. The event serves as Round No. 7 of the Hurlock Auto & Speed Supply $15,000 championship chase.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman of the Belmont’s Garage South Region will also be on hand for practice rounds, with the two fastest drivers transferring to the Saturday redraw.

For the Oct. 13 event, grandstand admission is $20 for Adults and $10 for Students (ages 13-18). Kids 12 and under are admitted FREE.

Thursday pit admission is $40.

On Friday (Oct. 14), the Weikert’s Livestock 410 Sprint Cars join the program as part of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Qualifying Night.

The lightning-fast 410 Sprint Cars race for 25 laps around the sprawling half-mile for a $5,000 winner’s share.

The STSS Modifieds begin their quest to qualify for Saturday’s main event, with 20-lap Qualifying Races.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman hit the Port Royal clay for the first time on the weekend, taking part in 15-lap Qualifying Races.

The full-fender Pro Stocks – based in New York State – will also be on hand for practice rounds as part of Bob Hilbert Sportswear Qualifying Night.

For the Oct. 14 event, grandstand admission is $25 for Adults and $10 for Students (ages 13-18). Kids 12 and under are admitted FREE.

Friday pit admission is $35.

All roads lead to the main event on Saturday (Oct. 15). The STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman will run last chance races to set the field for their respective main events.

The ‘Speed Showcase’ championship for the Modifieds battle for 75 laps around the ‘Speed Palace’ with $50,000-plus reserved for the winner.

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman race in their most prestigious event of the season, as Ice Less LLC presents the ‘Speed Showcase 50,’ paying $4,000 to win and $200 just to take the green.

The Pro Stocks run a full program on Saturday as well, going 30 laps in their main event for $1,200 to win minimum and $125 to start.

For the Oct. 15 event, reserved Grandstand Admission is $40 (all seats).

Saturday Reserved Seating (sections A-G) will go on sale September 14 through the Port Royal Speedway office at 717.527.2303.

General grandstand admission is $35 for Adults and $20 for Students (ages 13-18). Kids ages 12 and under are admitted FREE.

Saturday pit admission is $50.

Weekend (three-day) pit passes will be available for $125.

Sunday (Oct. 16) is reserved as a rain date of the weekend.

Camper and Hauler parking begins Wednesday (Oct. 12).

Campers with reserved non-hookup spots from 2021 will be contacted first to renew for 2022. Non-hook-up camping spots will be open to new campers starting the week of Aug. 22.

Full-season electric hook-up site holders will be contacted with first right of refusal. Open spots will be available starting Aug. 29.

The entire weekend will be broadcast live on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv) as part of the annual subscription.

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, FloSports, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, BDR Speed, Halmar International, River Valley Builders, Hurlock Auto & Speed, Velocita-USA, St. Lawrence Radiology, Franklin Products, Design for Vision & Sunglass Central, Belmont’s Garage, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, Prime MAC Tools, F.X. Caprara Car Companies, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH, Elite Welder Testing & Training, Flach Performance Products, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, Penske Racing Shocks, Schultz Racing Fuel Cells, Spyder Filters, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Wegner Automotive & Wilwood.

 

2022 ‘Speed Showcase’ Weekend Schedule of Events

October 13-15, 2022

Port Royal Speedway/Port Royal, Pa.

Wednesday, October 12 –

Events: Camper & Hauler Parking

Noon-9 p.m. – Camper Registration & Parking

4-9 p.m. – Hauler Parking

Thursday, October 13 –

Events: Behrent’s Performance Warehouse Preliminary Night

Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco ‘Speed Showcase’ – 40 laps, $5,500 to win, $1,000 for 10th, $500 to start – Hurlock Auto & Speed South Region

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman Practice Rounds – (two fastest transfer to Saturday redraw)

9 a.m. – Camper Parking & Registration Begins

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Hauler Parking

3:30 p.m. – Clear Pit Area

4 p.m. – Gates Open

5:30 p.m. – Drivers’ Meeting

6:15 p.m. – Hot Laps

7 p.m. – Racing

Friday, October 14 –

Events: Bob Hilbert Sportswear Qualifying Night

410 Sprint Cars – 25 laps, $5,000 to win

STSS Modified Qualifying Races – 20 laps each

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman Qualifying Races – 15 laps each

Pro Stock Practice Rounds

9 a.m. – Camper Parking & Registration Begins

9 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Hauler Parking

3:30 p.m. – Clear Pit Area

4 p.m. – Gates Open

6:15 p.m. – Hot Laps

7 p.m. – Racing

Saturday, October 15 –

Events: ‘Speed Showcase’ Championship

STSS Modified ‘Speed Showcase’ – 75 laps, $50,000 to win, $1,000 to take the green – Halmar International ‘Elite Series’ and Hurlock Auto & Speed South Region

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman ‘Ice Less’ – 50 laps, $4,000 to win, $200 to take the green – Belmont’s Garage South Region

Pro Stock 30 – $1,200 to win minimum, $125 to start

STSS Modified B-Mains (12 laps)

STSS Crate 602 Sportsman B-Mains (10 laps)

1:30 p.m. – Clear Pit Area

2 p.m. – Gates Open

4 p.m. – Drivers’ Meeting

5 p.m. – Hot Laps

6 p.m. – Racing

Sunday is the Rain Date.