Bedford Opening Week…..
April 7th, 2014
The Bedford Speedway 2014 racing season will commence this Sunday April 13th. In action this week will be the Late Models, Late Model Sportsman, Semi Lates, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. Gates will open at 4pm with warmups scheduled for 6pm and racing beginning at 6:30. General admission will be $12.00, with kids 12 and under as always admitted free. Pit admission will be $25.00.
This Sundays show will be the official beginning of the 78th season of racing at the speedway. Continuing a tradition dating back to the first race on September 4, 1936, an event won by Billy Winn in a AAA big car event. Defending Late Model champion Matt Parks was the winner of last season’s opener. Parks began the season with wins in the first two events on the way to his first Bedford title. Read more »
Car Show and Practice this weekend….
April 4th, 2014
The Bedford Speedway 2014 racing season will begin on Sunday April 6th with a car show and a practice session that will be open to all competitors. The car show will begin at 11AM at Jordan Hall, located inside the main gate of the Bedford Fairgrounds. The show is again being held in conjunction with the Bedford County Home & Garden Show. All racers are welcome to display their cars, this is a great opportunity to show off your new car prior to the season. On track activity will begin at 3PM with a practice session also open to all racers. Grandstand admission will be free, pit admission is $20.00, gates open to the pit area at 2PM.
March 18th, 2014
As opening day nears please make sure you have read the 2014 rules that were published in October 2013. A few important changes: Pure Stocks -The Holley 4412 500 cfm Carbuetor will be the only carbuetor allowed for the 2014 season. Super Lates & Late Model Sportsman- The durometer reading has been raised to 36. No tolerance! Effective opening day 2014!