Butch Renninger

Port Royal – Port Royal Speedway will open the 158th annual Juniata County Fair this Saturday, September 1 at 7 pm with the running of the # 1 Cycle Center Harley Davidson Three State Flyers Series Butch Renninger Memorial for late models!

Plus, a full program of 410 sprints, pro stocks and an enduro dash will be on the program as well as the race for the 2012 point titles that will come down to the final races for all divisions during fair week. 

The track is in action twice over the Labor Day holiday weekend as it returns with the 61st running of the Labor Day afternoon fair classic on September 3 featuring the 410 sprints and ARDC Midgets at 1 pm.  

Sprints will vie for $4,000 to win and $300 to start in the Labor Day Classic.

The Renninger Memorial on Saturday will pay a hefty $3,333 to win the 33-lap affair and it also posts $33 to lead each lap of the track’s marquee event for the division this season. 

There will be no time trials for late models.  

Run in honor of late track champion Renninger, if one late model star is able to wire the Renninger Memorial feature for the prestigious victory, he or she will garner more than $4,400 for the win.

The race also pays $300 just to start or as 24th –place finishing pay. 

Both the pro stocks and enduros will compete for increased purses as well as part of the Renninger Memorial.

An outstanding field of late models is sure to compete with invaders like Jason Covert, Jeremy Miller, Greg Satterlee, Devin Friese and more expected to take on the regular Port Royal stars like Brett Schadel, Mike Lupfer and Tim Wilson. 

Defending event champion Jeff Rine is also expected to defend his crown. 

Adult general admission for the exciting show is just $16 with students agest 12 – 18 admitted for JUST $5. 

The # 1 Cycle Center Harley Davidson of State College offers a large new and pre-owned inventory of motorcycles and is located along route 322, six miles east of State College at 107 Yearicks Blvd., in Centre Hall.  . 

Family owned by the Yearicks, No. 1 Cycle Center Harley Davidson has been serving the Central Pennsylvania area proudly for nearly 40 years.   

Learn more about the No. 1 Cycle Center and its Harley Davidson inventory atwww.numberonecyclecenter.com or call 1.866.4.FATBOY. 

H.D. “Butch” Renninger was a three-time Port Royal Speedway late model track champion who pocketed 41 late model wins at the track during his career on the speedway.

Renninger was also a dedicated track employee, fairboard member and concessionaire at the track for some 40 years.  

2012 Butch Renninger Memorial Sponsors: #1 Cycle Center Harley Davidson, Energex American, Brown Funeral Homes, Ramsey’s Garage, Pizza & Sub Shack, Jack Gaughen Network Services Hower & Associates/Holly D. Renninger- Realtor, BDR Racing Products, Juniata Valley RV, Juniata Junction Restaurant, Mexico Monument, Harshbarger’s Sub N Malt, Cory J Snook – DA, Tyson Hill OIP, Marlin & Carol Milliken, DAL Auctions, Lost Creek Cycles, Port Royal Uni- Mart, Rebecca Kerstetter- Nationwide Insurance Agency, Bryan D. Imes & Sons- Auctioneers, Zimmerman’s Wholesale, Dave’s Auto Body, Gray’s Licensing, Garman Concrete & Construction

 Butch Renninger Late Model Memorial Winners         

6/25/05   Steve Campbell

6/24/06   Scott Haus

8/18/07   Mitch Hack

8/23/08   Jere Wierman

8/29/09   Tim Wilson

8/28/10   Waylon Wagner

9/3/11     Jeff Rine