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This weekend, Bedford will partner with our friends at Hagerstown for a mini shootout series for the Late Models and Late Model Sportsman this weekend. The top three drivers in points after Friday night’s show at Bedford and Saturday nights show at Hagerstown will each receive a point’s payoff.

Racing action will continue on Sunday, April 30th, with the All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars making their first of two 2017 visits to Bedford. Bedford will be the final stop of the All- Stars first Pennsylvania swing of the year, following stops at Williams Grove on Friday and Port Royal on Sunday. Read more »

Bedford Opener Postponed to Sunday April 9th

Due to the current weather conditions, as well as the forecasted weather conditions for Friday, speedway officials have made the decision to move Friday nights scheduled Opening Day back two days to Sunday. Faced with rain all day Thursday, followed by freezing temperatures and possibly snow on Friday, we feel that this is the best opportunity to get the season started this weekend.

With Opening Day now scheduled for Sunday April 9th, in action will be the Late Models, Modifieds, Semi Lates, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. Times will move up one hour, with gates opening at 4pm, warmups at 6pm and racing at 6:30. General admission will be $12, with kids 12 and under free in the grandstands. Pit admission is $25.

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Bedford looking forward to Opening Day

This Friday night the 2017 Bedford racing season will officially get begin. Competing in racing action will be the Late Models, Modifieds, Semi Lates, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. In cooperation with our friends at Hagerstown, the winner of Friday night’s Late Model opener will become an automatic qualifier for the Hagerstown Speedway 70th Anniversary race. In turn, Gary Stuhler, the winner Hagerstown’s opener this past Saturday night has become an automatic qualifier to Bedford’s 81st Anniversary race on July 14th which will pay $8100 to win.

Bedford hosted its annual car show and test and tune day this Sunday. A nice turnout of 63 cars, and a good crowd of spectators were on hand preparing for the 2017 season championship.  A special thanks goes out to everyone who came to the speedway on Sunday.  Read more »

Latest Race Results


 Matt Cosner, who ended 2016 with five consecutive wins, finally got his first 2017 victory at Bedford Friday night.  The win was Cosner’s ninth Late Model career win at the track and he has won seven of the last ten events dating back to July.  In other action, Mike Potosky held off the Taylor family for an EMod win, and Jesse Snyder came from deep in the field in Semi Late action  Erik Weyandt held off a mob to secure the Pure Stock win before Casey Fleegle took the 4 Cylinder nightcap.
     Dave Troutman brought the Late Model field to the green, but by the end of lap 1, Cosner was in hot pursuit.  After several laps trailing., Cosner shot by Troutman for the lead on lap 4, just as Chuck Clise brought out the first caution.
    On the restart, Cosner turned on the after burners and shot away from the field as the battle for second heated up.  Matt Sponaugle, Chad Hollenbeck and eventually Jeff Rine caught Troutman and wrestled for the spot. Read more »

Past Photo of the Week

Photo of Muss Weyant in the Morral 880 at Hagerstown in 1968- Courtesy of 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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