PORT ROYAL, PA – Port Royal Speedway is set to present the 6th annual Blue Collar Classic featuring the Keystone RaceSaver Interregional Challenge for IMCA 305 sprint cars this Saturday, October 7 at 5 pm.
The race is the biggest event for IMCA 305 sprint cars in the east with this years total 305 sprint posted purse again topping $15,000 including $800 to win the main event and a payout for a special Founder’s Cup race for all non-qualifiers.
Including posted bonus money, the winner of the main event could take home a total of up to $1,500.
Hosted by the PASS – PA Sprint Series region of RaceSaver 305s, the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge brings together multiple IMCA 305 sprint regions to compete with the PASS drivers including the TSRS – Tri State RaceSaver region, CRSA – Capitol Region Sprint Agency, VSS – Virginia Sprint Series, and the Laurel Highlands region.
Also in action at the Blue Collar Classic will be the limited late models in a Mason Dixon Shootout Series event paying $1,000 to win.
The Juniata Junction xtreme stocks will also compete in the make up Butch Renninger Memorial, paying $1,200 to win along with four cylinder pure stocks paying $300 to win.
Gates for the big show open at 3 pm with adult general admission priced at $15 and students ages 12 –18 priced at $7.
The total number of IMCA 305 sprint car teams now registered to compete in the huge event is now up to 68.
Entries have been received from some eight states including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont, New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Virginia.
Tow money of $100 has been posted for the 305 sprint cars.
Jeff Miller of Huntingdon is the defending and two-time Port Royal Keystone RaceSaver Challenge champion having taken the event in both 2015 and in 2016.
Jeff Geiges of Hamilton, NJ., scored in 2014 with Jake Waters winning in 2013 and Sean Campbell taking the inaugural event in 2012.
Special prizes and contingencies will be awarded to all sprint car teams who compete in the event with some special fan prizes up for grabs as well.
The conclusion of the Keystone RaceSaver Challenge will also crown the 2017 Port Royal Creasy Signs 305 sprint series champion and the 2017 Juniata Junction xtreme stock champion.
Port Royal Speedway returns to action on October 14 with the World of Outlaws sprint cars at 5 pm followed by the final show of the season on October 21.
October 21 offers Open Wheel Madness featuring the 410 sprints paying $4,000 to win, URC 360 sprints paying $2,000 to win and the PASS/IMCA 305 sprints paying $500 to win.