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Bedford Keystone Cup News & Notes

The second annual Bedford Keystone Cup on September 27th & 28th is fast approaching. The Keystone Cup will be the biggest race in Bedford Speedway’s 83 year history and is the largest unsanctioned Late Model race in Pennsylvania this year. The Late Models will be racing for $15,000 to win, out of a Late Model purse of over $59,000. The 60 lap Late Model main event will pay $1000 just to take the green flag. Joining the Late Models in action will be Friday night shows for the Semi Lates and Pure Stocks, and Saturday night shows for the Late Model Sportsman and Modifieds.

 

When is it? Friday & Saturday, September 27th & 28th 2019. Friday gates open at 5:00, warmups at 7:00 with racing at 7:30. Saturday gates open at 2:00, warmups at 6:00, racing at 6:30. Read more »


Bedford Fair Notes:

The Bedford County Fair Association will be presenting the 146th annual Bedford Fair Sweepstakes beginning on Sunday July 21st. 

Two nights of racing are planned at the fair, with a complete show Sunday and Friday nights. 

In racing action on Sunday night for the “Elmer Ruby Tribute” will be the Mason Dixon Shootout Series Late Model Sportsman racing 25 laps for $1000 to win. They are joined by the rescheduled Charlie Walter 42 lap tribute for the Pure Stocks, Racesaver Sprints and Four Cylinders. Read more »


Independence Day Doubleheader

As is tradition, Bedford Speedway will celebrate the July 4th holiday with a busy weekend or racing this week. 

Friday nights racing program will be highlighted by the annual Milt Miller Tribute for the Late Models, who will be joined by the Modifieds, Semi Lates, Sportsman Mods and Vintage cars. Four Cylinders. The Late Models will be racing 35 laps with $3000 going to the winner. Read more »


Latest Race Results

STRADA DOMINATES USAC RETURN TO BEDFORD

    Eddie Strada,  who once lost a Bedford win at the scale, atoned in a big way with a dominating win Friday as the USAC sprint cars made a return visit.  Strada led the distance and was never challenged in the 25 lap feature event.  Other winners in the five event program were Donnie Farlling in the Limited event, Kyle Weyandt  in Semi Late action and Josh Frankenberry, who swept two Pure Stock events, one a makeup of a July 21 rainout.

 

    In the USAC event, slowed by only two quick early cautions,Strada drew the pole position.  He got the jump on the field and never looked back.   Steve Drevici took second early with Carmen Perigo third but they never closed on Strada, who effortlessly handled lapped traffic and won by a huge margin. 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.

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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