Late Model event kicks off Juniata County Fair with 410 sprints, pro stocks and enduros

Renninger Memorial purse offers over $14,000!

Port Royal – The annual Butch Renninger Memorial for late models is coming up at Port Royal Speedway on Saturday, August 31 as part of the 159th annual Juniata County Fair Opener races.

The Renninger Memorial, honoring the late Port Royal titlist, is part of the 2013 Three State Flyers Series for the super late models, sponsored by Slivinski Law Offices of Selinsgrove and Juniata Lumber Supply.

Mark Pettyjohn, Jason Covert and Kenny Pettyjohn currently sit atop the Three State Flyers Series point standings.

A total purse worth more than $14,000 is up for grabs in the show that will see heat starting grids set by group time trials.

The lucrative event will pay $3,333 to win along with $300 to start and it will also pay $33 to lead each lap of the 33-lap feature.

Last year Greg Satterlee came away the big winner of an exciting event.

Also on the Fair Opener card will be the 410 sprints along with the pro stocks and the enduro dash division.

Increased purses will be offered for both the pro stock and enduro divisions as part of the Renninger Memorial.

An exciting fireworks display will also be part of the show to help celebrate Renninger’s life and racing career as well as kick off the weeklong Juniata County Fair.

Adult general admission for the Renninger Memorial is just $18 for the fantastic program with students ages 12 – 18 admitted for the usual $5. 

Gates will open at 4:30 pm for a night at the races as well as the great 159th annual Juniata County Fair. 

The weekend will continue on September 1 at 7 pm with Interstate Truck and Tractor Pulls including five classes of wild, modified, and turbo diesel tractors and trucks.

And then the annual Foss Jewelers 62nd annual Labor Day Classic for 410 sprints along with the ARDC Midgets will be staged on Monday afternoon at 2 pm, also sponsored by JPH Enterprises.