Port Royal Speedway rain delayed 2002-04-20

Rain wipes out Port Royal feature events rain checks good next two weeks. Port Royal, PA Rain visited the Port Royal Speedway during the final rounds on Saturday afternoon April 20. Remaining race events were cancelled. Speedway officials ...

Rain wipes out Port Royal feature events rain checks good next two weeks.

Port Royal, PA Rain visited the Port Royal Speedway during the final rounds on Saturday afternoon April 20. Remaining race events were cancelled.

Speedway officials announced that rain checks will be good during April 27 and May 4 racing programs. Rain checks will be redeemed at April 20th's ticket prices. Fans will be required to pay the difference if they choose to redeem their ticket for the April 27th show.

The World of Outlaws Gumout support series visits Port Royal Speedway April 27. They will be joined by the Enduro Cars for their first event of the season. Persons seeking to register an Enduro Car should stop by or contact the speedway office at (717)-527-2303. Gates will open for the Gumout show at 4 p.m. Ticket prices are as follows: Adult General admission-$15.00-Students 12-17, $ 8.00, under 12 free. Pit passes will cost $24.00.

April 20th action found Tim Wilson and Steve Campbell winning Late Model qualifiers. Aumiller's Insurance Sprint Car heat events were won by Keith Kauffman, Lance DeWease, and Fred Rahmer. Jim Palm won the first Pro Stock event. Twenty four Sprint Cars, twenty Late Models and nineteen Pro Stocks were on hand. Tim Wilson set a new ten lap Late Model record at 3:35.492 seconds. Mike Hess was the previous record holder at 3:41.285 seconds. Hess held the old mark since July 13, 1994.

PORT NOTES-Sprint Car racer Tim Wilson of Thompsontown flipped his mount during warm-ups. The hard roll was on the backstretch. Tim Gray crashed his Late Model inside turns one and two during the second Late Model Heat.Mike Lupfer was the victim of a flash fire during the same event.

Keith Kauffman and Greg Hodnett made the first Aumiller's Insurance Sprint Car heat exciting. Kauffman blasted into the lead at the start of the race. Kauffman started sixth and had the lead exiting turn four on the first lap. Hodnett ran down

Kauffman coming off turn two on the final lap. Hodnett got by Kauffman and appeared headed to victory. Kauffman used a gutsy move entering turn three to regain the lead and drag raced Hodnett to the checkered flag.

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Series Sprint , Stock car
Drivers Tim Gray