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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.

Rules updates…

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!

Zembower to be featured speaker at Eastern Museum of Motor Racing

February 7th, 2014

Late Model driver and racing historian, Eric Zembower of Bedford, will be the featured speaker on Sunday February 16th at the Eastern Museum of Motor Racing located at the Latimore Valley Fairgrounds in York Springs.  Doors open at 10:00 with the program beginning at 1:00.

Zembower’s discussion will be the history of the south central Pennsylvania and western Maryland area tracks, drivers, promoters and interesting people of auto racing from the 1936 through the 1980. Read more »

Speedway releases 2014 Schedule; Opening Day April 13th

December 7th, 2013

As winter descends on Western Pennsylvania, Bedford Speedway is preparing for the 2014 racing season.  The speedway has officially unveiled its racing schedule for next season. The big Fairgrounds track, which first featured racing in 1936, has 27 events on the schedule for next year.

The 2014 racing season officially kicks off on Sunday morning April 6th with the annual car show at the Jordan Hall Exhibition Center, located on the midway at the Fairgrounds. As in previous years it will be held in conjunction with the Bedford County Home Show. Immediately following the car show there will be an on track Test and Tune session, open to all competitors. Read more »

Taligate Spots and Reserved Seats On Sale.

November 22nd, 2013

Tailgate Spots around the track and Grandstand reserved seats for the 2014 racing season are on sale now. Those wishing to renew the same spot that they had in previous years, at the same price, may now do so. Spots will be reserved for the previous years owners until February 1st 2014, at which time all remaining unsold spots will go on sale to the general public. If interested in reserving a spot please contact to the speedway office via email at joepadula07@gmail.com.  Fans wishing to reserve their spot/ seat from previous years please send a check made out to “BAC Inc.” To PO Box 16, Maugansville Md 21767.

2014……

October 10th, 2013
We would like to thank everyone who supported racing at the Bedford Speedway this year. The positive response from racers and fans all season long 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, there is much going on.
The new season will kick off on Sunday April 6th with the annual racecar show, followed immediately by a open test and tune session. Opening Day will be the following Sunday April 13th with Friday night racing commencing on April 18th  The new schedule has 26 races on it, concluding at the end of September with 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. In addition there will be appearances by various Sprint Car divisions, ARDC Midgets and the always popular vintage car clubs. There is also a few surprises that have been added to the schedule, and will be announced over the next few months.  Read more »

Bedford Banquet….

October 10th, 2013

The Bedford Speedway will be honoring its racers for a fantastic race season at our annual Awards Banquet. The Banquet will be on Saturday night, February 1st, 2014 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 $36.00 per person and must be ordered in advance, as space is very limited. To order tickets please send a check made out to “B.A.C. Inc.” to P.O. Box 16 Maugansville, Md 21767.

Bedford Fall Fest……

September 11th, 2013
The 2013 Bedford racing will come to a close on Friday night September 27th and Saturday Night September 28th 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, Pure Stocks and Four Cylinders. Saturday night’s program includes B-Mains, as well as the 35 lap features for the LM Sportsman, Semi Lates, and Pure Stocks and well as a 20 lap feature for the Four Cylinders. The Modifieds and PA 305 Sprints will also be racing in a complete show with qualifying and a feature. Read more »

Racers Swap Meet….

September 11th, 2013
The Speedway will be hosting a racers swap meet on Saturday October 26th at the Jordan Hall Exhibition Center located near the main gate of the Bedford Fairgrounds. Vendor spaces are available for $10 and will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Reservations for vendors are highly recommended. For additional information on the swap meet please contact the speedway office at 814-623-0500 or contact Chuck Clise at TC Racecars at 301-689-2434.