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Champions Saluted at Bedford Banquet

The 2014 Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway racing season officially concluded Saturday night January 24th, with the Annual Awards Banquet at the Bedford Elks Club Ballroom. Nearly 300 people turned out to see the top point’s finishers in the Super Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Semi Late, Modified, Pure Stock and Four Cylinders recognized.

Track champions receiving their awards at the banquet were Jeff Rine, Rick Singleton, Lou Wannyn, Brandon LaSalle, and Ryan Peer. The family of Pure Stock Champion Charlie Walter was on hand to honor the memory of Charlie who tragically passed away in early January. Read more »

Charlie Walter 1990-2014

CWFour time Bedford Speedway Champion Charlie Walter passed away on Sunday morning after an auto accident.
He was born in Altoona, son of Charles L. Sr. and Linda L. (Clark) Walter. Charlie was married to Crickit L. Dibert.Surviving are his wife; two daughters: Payton and Natalie; a half-sister, Sheila Corle;
2 brothers: his twin, Chad and wife Cassie; and Curt.

He was a graduate of Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School, class of 2008; and a graduate of ACT 120 Johnstown Police Academy. Charlie was an auto mechanic at Walter’s Auto Wrecking.
He enjoyed spending time with his baby girls; race car driving, being a 4-time track champion at Bedford Speedway; he also enjoyed hunting and fishing. Read more »

Bedford Banquet Date Change.

Due to a series of mistakes on the part of the Bedford Elks, the speedway has been informed that the originally agreed upon date for the banquet is no longer feasible. As a result unfortunately the banquet will be moved a week earlier to Saturday night, January 24th 2015. We regret having to make this change, but are left no choice. We are very sorry for this inconvenience.

Receiving awards will be the top ten in LM, LMS, SL, PS & 4c points, as well as the top five in e-mod points. Doors will open at 5:30, with dinner being served at 6:30, followed by the awards presentation, and concluding with music and dancing provided by a DJ. Tickets are $37.00 per person and must be ordered in advance, as space is very limited. No tickets will be available at the door. To order tickets please send a check made out to “B.A.C. Inc.” to P.O. Box 16 Maugansville, Md 21767.

Thank you again to all of our wonderful racers and fans for a tremendous 2014 racing season.

Latest Race Results


  It was a night when the big winners kept winning as Bedford ended the 2014 season  with Fallfest 2014.  Rick Singleton capped off  his year with his ninth Limited win of the season, and Evan Taylor won a fifth Economodified event.  Jim Sayler, who had won three Fallfest events over the years, added a fourth Semi Late win, and  Cale Martin finished a late season rally with his third 4 Cylinder win in the last four weeks,. after track champ Jeff Rine had already won his fifth Late Model event  in the Friday night portion of Fallfest.  At the other end of the spectrum,  Ralph Engle won his first ever Bedford event in the special 305 Sprint show and Brian Duffy won his first race in over two years in the Pure Stock nightcap.
       Rick Singleton started fifth in the Limited 35 lapper.   Curtis Heath was the early leader and stayed in that spot as Singleton advanced.  Singleton got by on lap ten in what became a caution filled crashfest, but the frequent yellow flags kept the field close.  There were ten yellows thrown before the planned fuel stop on lap 18 as the entire field shifted around. Read more »

Past Photo of the Week

It's the first race of 1967 at Hagerstown and the Fletcher's American #66 "sidewinder" Super Modified, with pilot Johnny Grum, had many curious on lookers. Photo by John Pittman

Wanted: Old photos of the speedway, fair, or fairgrounds. Please send or email old photos to the speedway office. Photos may also be dropped off at the Fair Office. Please include name, address and phone number. Photos will be scanned and returned with all proper credits given to the photographer.

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