Racing - Drivers

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Cover of 1950 Racing Program
Contributed by rkohler3 on 8/28/11 - Image Year: 1950

Pictured here are some of the most popular drivers to participate at the half mile dirt race track located on the Juniata County Fairgrounds. These drivers participated at various times during the latter half of the twentieth century.

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Contributed by rkohler3 on 12/8/11 - Image Year: 1984
David Blaney (born October 24, 1962 in Hartford Township, Trumbull County, Ohio) wins his second feature at Port Royal in 1984. Dave drove with the World of Outlaws (and won the series championship in 1995) He later went on to NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. (Flagman Bob Hockenberry can be seen to the right of the photo with his hands on his belt.)
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George Brackbill
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Leroy Felty
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JOHNNY GRUM: Two-time Port Royal sprint car champion Johnny Grum passed away on January 27, 2012. Grum was track champ in 1969 and again in 1975 and he at the time of his death ranked seventh on the all-time Port sprint win list with 47 victories.
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Hal Hoose
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Keith Kauffman
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Jan Opperman
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Brian Osgood
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JIMMY SPENCER captured his first racing win in the Late Model division at Port Royal (Pa.) Speedway in 1976, and won Rookie of the Year honors from the legendary Shangri-La (N.Y.) Speedway in the asphalt Modified division three years later.
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Pete Swarmer
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Nelson Swartz
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Frankie Thompson
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Dick "Toby" Tobias in Regester's No 6
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Doug Wolfgang



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