PORT ROYAL, PA – The ‘Speed Showcase 200’ at Port Royal Speedway offers the most lucrative pay structure for Northeastern Modifieds during the 2020 season.
With $53,000 going to the winner from a total payout of $127,475 plus bonuses for the 200-lap Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco Modified event, many of the region’s most talented drivers have signed on to participate.
Thirteen track and series champions from the ’20 campaign have already registered for the ‘Speed Showcase 200’ with entries continuing to be received by the STSS office.
- Billy Pauch Sr. of Frenchtown, N.J. – Bridgeport Motorsports Park champion
- Jordan Watson of Milford, Del. – Delaware International Speedway champion
- Billy Van Pelt of Westfield, Pa. – Woodhull Raceway champion
- Mike Gular of Boyertown, Pa. – Big Diamond Speedway champion
- Andy Bachetti of Sheffield, Mass. – Lebanon Valley Speedway Big-Block champion
- Danny Bouc of Pipersville, Pa. – New Egypt Speedway champion
- Brett Tonkin of Carbondale, Pa. – Penn Can Speedway champion
- Matt Sheppard of Savannah, N.Y. – Outlaw Speedway champion
- Mike Mahaney of King Ferry, N.Y. – Albany-Saratoga Speedway champion
- Stewart Friesen of Sprakers, N.Y. – American Racer Cup overall champion & STSS North Region champion
- Brett Haas of Pittsfield, Mass. – Lebanon Valley Small-Block champion
- Billy Decker of Sidney, N.Y. – Thunder Mountain Speedway champion
- Larry Wight of Phoenix, N.Y. – Land of Legends Raceway champion
It’s a full weekend of action at the famed ‘Speed Place’ of Port Royal.
Thursday night gets the weekend underway with the ‘Speed Showcase 40’ for the STSS Modified Velocita-USA South Region presented by Design for Vision and Sunglass Central. The big-block/small-block STSS Modifieds race 40 laps for $5,000 to win, $1,000 for 10th and $400 to take the green flag.
Crate 602 Sportsman are welcome Thursday night for open practice rounds.
Gates open at 4 p.m. Thursday. The drivers’ meeting takes place at 5:30 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.
All Thursday seating is general admission with the following pricing structure: Adults: $20 – Students (ages 13-18): $10 – Children 12 and under FREE. Pit admission is $35 with no license required.
On Friday night, the pressure will be on STSS Modified and Crate 602 Sportsman racers with Bob Hilbert Sportswear Qualifying Night. Following a draw for starting positions, Modifieds will take part in Dirt Track Digest-presented 20-lap qualifiers, with Crate 602 Sportsman racing 15 laps in their qualifying events sponsored by Belmont’s Garage. Four Cylinders, utilizing Port Royal rules, compete in 8-lap heat races and a 20-lap main event.
Gates open at 4 p.m. on Friday. The drivers’ meeting is planned for 5:15 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.
All Friday seating is general admission. The Friday pricing structure is as follows: Adults: $15 – Students (ages 13-18): $10 – Children 12 and under FREE. Pit admission is $35 with no license required.
Saturday’s program is headlined by the 200-lap, $53,000-to-win STSS Modified ‘Speed Showcase 200’ in addition to the 50-lap, $2,500-to-win ‘Speed Showcase 50’ for Crate 602 Sportsman. B-Mains (15 laps for Modifieds, 12 laps for Crate 602 Sportsman) will be run prior to the main events.
Gates open Saturday at 2 p.m. The drivers’ meeting takes place at 4 p.m., with hot laps at 5 p.m. and racing at 6 p.m.
Sections A-G are FULLY RESERVED for Saturday. Reserved seats are $40 (all ages) and are on sale by calling the Port Royal Speedway office Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at 717.527.2303.
Sections H-O are general admission. Prices are as follows: Adults: $35 – Students (ages 13-18): $20 – Children 12 and under FREE.
Pit admission is $45 with no license required for Saturday.
Dirt Track Digest TV (www.dirttrackdigest.tv) will broadcast LIVE all three days. Single-day and weekend packages will be available for purchase.
All camping at the speedway – with electric and ‘dry’ spots – has been sold out.
Complete race information for competitors has been posted on the Short Track Super Series website (www.shorttracksuperseries.com) under Event Info.
To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, Velocita-USA, Design for Vision/Sunglass Central, Rob Sherlock Roofing, ATL Racing Fuel Cells, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH Springs, Escape RV, Fast Axle, Fox Racing Shocks, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, HyperCo, Kirkey Racing Fabrication, Land Hoe Maintenance, K&N, MJK Home Maintenance, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, QA1, Racing Optics, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Velocita, WELD Racing & Wilwood.