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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 »


Bedford Off Season Notes:

The next event on the Bedford race calendar is the New Year’s Eve racecar drop on the square in beautiful downtown Bedford. Celebrate 2019 with an evening of family fun, capped off by out 2nd annual racecar drop to mark the new year. Beginning at 6 PM, festivities will include music, food, ice carving, and games for the kids. To make the event kid family the racecar will be lowered at 8 PM, allowing families to attend. Special thanks to Drake Troutman for allowing his modified to be used for the lowering, to Interstate Emergency Services for providing the wrecker to lower the car and to Downtown Bedford Inc. for their partnership. Bundle up, and bring the family out and enjoy a touch of racing on New Years Eve! Read more »


Thank you for a great season! 

With the 2018 Bedford Speedway racing season in the books, work has begun preparing for the 2019 season. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who supported racing at the Bedford Speedway this year. The positive response from racers and fans throughout the season has been absolutely amazing, and it is very much appreciated. We would also like to send a special thank you to the Bedford County Agricultural Society for providing us with a fantastic facility to race at. While weather was a constant problem this year, the speedway was still able to complete 20 shows this season.

Moving forward to next year, many plans are in the works to continue to provide our fans and racers with a fantastic racing experience.

Tickets are currently on sale for the Annual Bedford Awards Banquet. The banquet will be held on Friday night, January 25th, 2019 at the Bedford Elks Ballroom. Awards will be distributed to the top ten in points in the Late Models, LM Sportsman, Semi Lates, Modifieds, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. Tickets are $37.00 per person and must be ordered from the speedway office in advance, the banquet is always a sellout and no tickets are sold at the door.

The 2019 racing season will begin with Opening Night on Friday April 5th, 2019! Until then keep an eye on this website for updates! 


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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