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CLISE BAGS BEDFORD BIG ONE

July 16th, 2016
A stout field of outsiders descended on Bedford for the Billy Winn  Classic Friday night but  the big check stayed close to home as Chuck Clise scored the big win.  The event, named for the first Bedford winner 80 years ago, paid Clise $8000 for the 50 laps.  It was Clise’s first Bedford win in almost exactly two years.  In Semi Late action, Greg Cornell survived a bit of late race controversy to take his second win of the season.  In EMod action,  Bill Pluta scored his first ever feature win after years of trying.
     42 Late Models were on hand for the event.  After setting fast time and winning his heat, Matt Cosner survived the redraw and started on the pole for the 50 lapper.  But Clise got he jump at the start   Colby Frye also got by Cosner on the first lap and the three got away as the field jostled for positions behind them.   Read more »

HAUS AND SMITH SCORE AT BEDFORD

July 9th, 2016
  Andy Haus used some late race luck to score the big Late Model win at Bedford Friday night.   Mark Smith used late race brute strength to take the lead, then a stroke of luck to secure the win in the companion URC portion of the event.  In other action, Lou Wannan too the Seni Late win, Bill Replogle won the Pure Stock race and Darren Howsare closed the evening with a 4 Cylinder win.

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SHAWN JONES SCORES BEDFORD FIRST WIN

July 4th, 2016
Shawn Jones, making his first Bedford start in quite a while, made the trip out rewarding as he scored his first career win at the track in the special topless Limited event Sunday night.  Joining Jones in the limelight were Reed Thompson in the 305 event, Cale Martin in the 4 Cylinders, and, after a lot of post race drama, Brad Feight in the Charlie Walters 42 lap Pure Stock event.  Glen Pobletts won the special old timers race.
Shaun Jones led the Limited field to the green and took the early lead but could not shake George Dixon and Dan Zechman.  Behind them raged a wild 5 car battle in the pack with positions changing every lap.  Read more »

COSNER CRUSHES BEDFORD FIELD

July 2nd, 2016
Matt Cosner rose to the occasion and crushed a tough Late Model field to claim the Milt Miller Cup at Bedford Friday night. The 35 lap event, held in the memory of former racer Milt Miller, was worth $3000 to Cosner and was his first 2016 win at the track.  Greg Hainsey held off a mob in a wild three wide dash to the finish to gain the Semi Late event, before Rick Hulson scored his first ever EMod win.  Ryan Peer closed the exciting evening with a 4Cylkinder win
    When fast timer and heat winner Gregg Satterlee drew the pole for the event,  most people figured the race was already decided.  And Satterlee did not disappoint as he shot off at the drop of the green.  But the first lap was never completed as a ten car pileup erupted in turn three and the red flew.     After cleanup operations, the field realigned for a start just as a shower hit the track and everyone went to the pits. Read more »

ENGLE AND TROUTMAN STAR AT BEDFORD.

June 18th, 2016
   Defending Late Model track champion DJ Troutman and 305 racer Ralph Engle both rallied late to score wins at Bedford Speedway Friday night.  Greg Cornell took the Semi Late win and Jonathan Taylor continued the Taylor family domination of the E Mod division.  In the evening’s most controversial event, Travis Group took the Pure Stock nightcap.
    Allen Brannon led the Late Model field to the green and took the initial lead.   But from the end of the first lap, Andy Haus was all over Brannon with a furious attack.   Lap after lap Haus tried the leader to no avail.   When the leaders caught the first lapped car on lap 7, Brannon went high and Haus shot low, splitting the lapped car.    and almost getting the lead Read more »

BLACK SNAGS BEDFORD WIN

June 12th, 2016
After post race drama, Robby Black snared his first Bedford win of the season in the special Limited event at Bedford Friday night.  Lou Wannyn  scored the Semi Late win and Jonathan Taylor took another EModified win before more post race drama resulted in a Bill Replogle Pure Stock victory.  Darren Howsare went pole to pole in the 4 Cylinder nightcap.
     After a quick lap one caution for Kyle Lee who stopped on the track, Kadden Smith led the early laps of the Limited event.  Smith held off Donnie Farlling and Justin Weaver early until Weaver shot by for the lead on lap 6.  After that Weaver ran off to a large lead until Dan Zechman heavily impacted the wall on lap 11. Read more »

DICKSON SCORES SPEEDWEEK OPENER AT BEDFORD

June 4th, 2016
    Bedford semi regular Nick Dickson dominated the field to score the big win as Late Model Speedweek began at Bedford Friday night.  The win, worth $4000, was the 8th of Dickson’s career at the track but his first since late 2011.  In other action, Jesse Snyder rallied late to score a dramatic last lap win in the Semi Late event and Evan Taylor claimed another EMod win.
    Dickson got the jump on Jared Miley at the start and built up a comfortable lead over the field by the time Larry Baer stopped on track, bringing out the first caution on lap 10.  Miley, while chasing Dickson, found himself under attack from Max Blair, who was hoping to repeat his win of last week. Read more »

MAX ATTACK AT BEDFORD

May 28th, 2016
With a spectacular late race rally, Max Blair scored the win in the Johnny Grum Classic 40 at Bedford Friday night..  With the win he became the 136th different winner at the track, joining his father on that prestigious list.  In other action, Jonathan Taylor again dominated the E Mod event, Justin Michael won the Semi Late race and Wayne Brenize prevailed in the 4 Cylinder closer.
      When slated front row starter Jared Miley elected to start tail on the field, Gene Knaub eagerly joined Jeff Rine up front for the start.  Rine brought the field to the green but it was Knaub leading at the completion of lap one.  Max Blair secured second on lap two and settled in at that spot chasing Knaub.
   Lap after lap the front pair ran in that order as Jason Covert and Gregg Satterlee charged from the pack.  But the real charger in the field was Matt Cosner.   By the time of the only yellow, for a stalled car in turn three on lap 22, Cosner was up to fifth,  behind Knaub, Blair, Covert and Satterlee. Read more »

HAUS DOMINATES BEDFORD

May 21st, 2016
Andy Haus, who had the Late Model field wired last week before motor issues arose ,managed  to seal the deal this time with a  dominating Late Model win in Bedford action Friday night.  It was Haus’ 4th career win at the track as he chases his famous father’s class leading total.  Evan Taylor scored one for the home team as the Mid Atlantic Modifieds invaded the track with 29 on hand.  Jesse Snyder scored a rousing last lap win in Semi Late action before Kyle Weyandt (Pure Stock)  and Wayne Brenize (4 Cylinder) capped the eventful evening with wins.
     In addition to Haus’ misfortune in the most recent event,  his other 2016 appearance at Bedford resulted in a feature non start after problems in warmups.  That record rewarded his with pole position in Friday’s 25 lapper and he made the best of it.  Haus got the drop on Chuck Clise at the start and dominated the event.   Read more »

YODER A LAST LAP HERO AT BEDFORD

May 14th, 2016
For the first time in almost a month, Bedford completed a Friday night show and the excitement level was worth the wait.  Dylan Yoder took the Late Model win with a stunning last lap rally and  Dan Zechman took the Limited event by holding  off a last lap rally.  Chad Gambol took the Semi Late win in that even,t which featured  the wildest Bedford crash in many years, before Beau Aikey and Ryan Peer completed the evening with wins.
    Andy Haus and DJ Troutman brought the Late Model field to the green and it was Haus ripping to the lead at the start.  Jeff Rine secured second on lap two and took off after the leader.  The front pair ran off from the field both before and after the event’s only caution, thrown when Dacron Powell and Travis Wilson tangled on lap 7. Read more »