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Bedford Banquet

The Bedford Speedway will be honoring its racers for a fantastic race season at our annual Awards Banquet. The Banquet will be on Friday night, January 30th, 2015 at the Bedford Elks Ballroom, located one mile south of town on Business Route 220.

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.


2015

With the racing season coming to a completion last week, work begins preparing for the 2015 racing 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. Moving forward to next year, many plans are in the works.

The new season is tentatively scheduled to kick off with two test and tune sessions, on Saturday March 28th and again on Saturday April 4th. Opening Day will be the following weekend, on Friday night April 10th . The new schedule has 28 races on it, concluding at the end of September with the annual Fall Fest. Each of the regular Bedford divisions (Late Models, Late Model Sportsman, Semi Lates, Modifieds, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders) will be making approximately 20 appearances each on the new schedule. The popular Racesaver 305 sprints will be making over a dozen appearances. The speedway will again host a race as part of the 7th Annual Appalachian Mountain Speedweek Tour and the stars of the Three State Flyers will make several visits. In addition there will be appearances by the URC and 410 sprints, and the always popular vintage car clubs.

Popular fan events such as $5.00 admission night, ladies night, fireworks, kids bicycle races and candy tosses will be spread throughout the season.

Details for the annual Bedford Awards Banquet are currently being finalized, with details soon to be released.  The top ten in points will be receiving awards and point fund at the banquet.

The completed 2015 race schedule will be posted on this website in November.

Rules for our divisions are currently being evaluated and will be posted on this website in early November. Racers should not expect any serious changes to the regulations.

Thanks for a great race season and have a wonderful winter everyone!


3rd Annual Bedford Fall Fest

The 2014 Bedford racing will come to a close on Friday night September 19th and Saturday Night September 20th with the Bedford Fall Fest.

Friday night racing action will feature the Super Late Models racing in a complete show with a 25 lap, $1500 to win feature, as well as qualifying heats for the Late Model Sportsman, Semi Lates, Modifieds, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. All divisions will draw for heats, with the top heat finishers redrawing for feature starting position.

Saturday night’s program includes B-Mains for all divisions, as well as the 35 lap feature for the Late Model Sportsman, 30 lap feature for the Semi Lates, 25 laps features for the Modifieds and Pure Stocks and well as a 20 lap feature for the Four Cylinders. The Racesaver 305 Sprints will also be racing in a complete show with qualifying and a 20 lap feature.

 

Late Model Sportsman -35 laps-$3000 to win

All cars must be legal to either Bedford, Williams Grove, Hagerstown or Winchester rules.

 Semi Lates – 30 lap feature- $1000 to win

All cars must be legal to either Bedford, Williams Grove, Hagerstown or Winchester rules.

Modifieds = 25 lap feature- $1000 to win

Bedford Rules and Specifications apply for all cars

 Pure Stocks – 25 lap feature- $800 to win

Bedford Rules and Specifications apply for all cars

Four Cylinders – 20 lap feature- $250 to win

Bedford Rules and Specifications apply for all cars.

No entry fee for any cars.

Pill draw for heat line up- top heat finishers redraw for feature, remainder of field set from heat and B-Main finishes.

Rigs may be left in the Pit Area overnight; Pit Area will be locked overnight.

Free Camping is available- No reservations needed. —  Camping is free without a hookup- $25/ Night with a hookup (water/elec).


Latest Race Results

SINGLETON CAPS OFF FANTASTIC SEASON AT BEDFORD FALLFEST

  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


Photographer John Pittman's composite of late sixties, early seventies Bedford Speedway Sprint Car legends: Milt Miller, Elmer Ruby (top), Gary Howsare (middle), Lou Blaney, Muss Weyant (bottom).

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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