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2019 Racing Season Notes:

Racers notes and some things of interest regarding the upcoming Bedford racing season which kicks off officially on Friday April 5th with our 83rd Anniversary Opening Day.

 

Annual Car Show: The spring racecar show will again be held in conjunction with the Bedford Home Garden & Lifestyle Show on Sunday April 7th. The Home & Garden Show takes place Saturday & Sunday all day at the Jordan Building on the fairgrounds. The car show portion of the event will take place on Sunday from Noon to 3pm. All racers are welcome to bring their cars out to the show on Sunday to meet and greet with their fans. Following the car show there will be open track sessions available to all racers from 3pm to 6pm. This is a great opportunity for drivers to show off their cars and meet their fans, as well as to gain on track practice time. Read more »


Champions crowned at Bedford Banquet; Speedway prepares for new season

Nearly 300 Bedford Speedway drivers, crew members and fans gathered inside the Bedford Elks Ballroom on Friday evening January 25th to bring an official close to the 2018 racing season with the annual Bedford Awards Banquet.

Honored at the banquet were the top ten point finishers in the Late Models, Late Model Sportsman, Semi Late, Modified, Pure Stock and Four Cylinder divisions.

Late Model Champion Jeff Rine was presented with his awards in recognition of his fifth Bedford Super Late Model title. Rine, of Danville, piloted the potent Elbin family #92 to four feature wins this season including a thrilling victory in the $15,000 to win Bedford Keystone Cup in September. Read more »


Renegades of Dirt Set For Inaugural Stop At Bedford Speedway In 2019!

The Renegades of Dirt Modified Tour which returns to high profile national touring status in 2019 is excited to announce the addition of Bedford Speedway to its upcoming schedule of events. One of the nation’s premier names in modified racing, the ‘Renegades’ will make its first ever visit to the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway on Friday May 17th for a stellar $2000 to win Modified special.

Race fans can expect a fierce Friday night shootout as the areas hot shoes like Michael Altobelli, Drake Troutman, Alyssa Rowe, Jonathan Taylor and many more will be a high octane test for the touring “Renegades” of Dirt as they do battle for the first time at the 5/8 mile monster dirt oval. Read more »


Latest Race Results

RINE TAKES THE CUP AT BEDFORD

  Although Friday qualifying was dominated by speedway visitors,  track regular Jeff Rine defended the home turf by grabbing the Keystone Cup at Bedford Saturday night. after starting deep in the field.   The win was his fourth of the season and the 26th of his career at the track in the potent Bob Elbin owned car.   The 60 lap romp was worth $15,000 to the team.  In other action, In other action, Greg Moore dominated the Limited Late Model event and first time visitor Casey Fritz, came from Zanesville Ohio to close the season with a EMod win.

    Friday’s dash winner Austin Hubbard  brought the potent field to the green and took the first lap lead in the event.  Ross Robinson chased Hubbard early ahead of Tyler Bare and Amanda Whaley.   Robinson caught Hubbard and after several laps of close action, he took the lead on lap 12.  When the first caution of the race occurred  a lap later for a slowing Kyle Lear,  Rine was still buried in the pack, running tenth. Read more »


Past Photo of the Week


Everett's Jr Ritchey, with the 880 sprint car in 1970. Jr and Breezewood's, Roy Morral, partnered for many years, making the 880 one of the most famous cars ever, in the northeast.

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