PORT ROYAL, PA – Port Royal Speedway will kickoff the 163rd annual Juniata County Fair with the annual running of the Butch Renninger Memorial 33 this Saturday night, September 2 at 7 pm.
The prestigious Renninger 33, the oval’s marquee event for super late models, run in honor of the late three-time track champion, will pay $3,333 to win, $300 to start and $33 to lead a lap in the 33-lap feature event.
Joining the Late Model Renninger 33 on the program will be the 410 sprints, the econo late models and the xtreme stocks to round out the huge four-division fair kickoff racing program.
Econo late models will race in a 22-lap main paying $1,333 to win and the xtreme stocks will race in a 15-lap main paying $433 to be the winner.
Sponsored by former area promoter Tedd Reitz, heats will pay $33 to win for both super lates and econo late models.
Fast time for the super late models will pay $233 courtesy of Ernie D’s Auction Service while Reitz will pay $133 to second quick time, $100 to third quick and $100 to the slowest car under the clock.
Grandstand adult general admission for the big show is $18 with students ages 12 – 18 priced at $7. Outside fair gate admission for adults is $4.
A host of sponsorship products and money is on the line for all stock car divisions on Saturday in honor of Renninger with thousands of dollars in cash and contingencies pumped into the stock car portion of the program.
Hard Charger Awards are up for grabs in all stock car divisions as well as various contingency prizes from Champion Lubricants, Rock-It-Pizza, Brooks Graphix, Keizer Wheels, DMI, HP Engines, On-Time Bodies, Superfly Shocks, Fryeco, Juniata Tire Sales and BDR Products.
Gregg Satterlee of Rochester Mills is the defending winner of the Port Royal Butch Renninger Late Model Memorial.
Satterlee became the first repeat winner of the event when he took the 2016 checkers.
Other previous winners of the track’s marquee event for the super late models have been: Steve Campbell, Scott Haus, Mitch Hack, Jere Wierman, Tim Wilson, Waylon Wagner, Jeff Rine, Jason Covert, Justin Kann and Dylan Yoder.
Greg Hodnett is the defending Juniata County Fair Opener winner for the 410 sprints.
The Butch Renninger Memorial Family thanks the following sponsors for adding thousands of dollars in both cash and product/prize value to the event for stock cars: Tedd Reitz, Champion Lubricants, Rock-It-Pizza, Brooks Graphix, Keizer Wheels, DMI, HP Engines, On-Time Bodies, Superfly Shocks, Fryeco, Juniata Tire Sales, BDR Products, Pellman Trade, Juniata Junction.
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