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Racing Highlights: Port Royal Speedway Victories

Port Royal Speedway hosted an exhilarating night of racing with multiple events resulting in impressive victories. The main attraction of the evening was the Weikert Livestock 410 A-main event, where Anthony Macri claimed the Jim Kline Tribute race title and a substantial prize of $22,000. Macri overtook Brent Marks after a strategic slider maneuver with just 10 laps remaining, maintaining his lead and securing victory despite a late challenge from Marks.

In the Super Late Model competition at Selinsgrove, Rick Eckert delivered a standout performance by leading from start to finish in the Jacob Julius number 5 car, claiming a $4,000 win. This came after a motor failure at Lincoln Speedway left him in need of a ride, which he found in an unexpected partnership with Jacob Julius.

For the Penns Valley Meat Market 305 sprint cars, Logan Spahr showcased his racing prowess by surging from the 11th starting position to win. After trailing Doug Dodson for most of the race, Spahr made a decisive pass in the final laps to snatch victory.

Other notable performances included Chase Dietz finishing third in the 410 A-main event, Garrett Bard earning the J&S Classics Warrior Award, and Lance Dewease winning the Valley Supply hard charger award for advancing from 18th to 9th position. The event marked another successful chapter in Port Royal Speedway’s storied racing history.


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