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SATTERLEE BEGINS HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH BEDFORD WIN

May 25th, 2019

   Bedford Speedway was blessed with the first dry race day of 2019 Friday night and Gregg Satterlee responded with the big Late Model win.   The event was the annual tribute for Johnny Grum and Turk Burket, two Bedford legends triple 35s.  It was Satterlee’s third career Bedford win and first since a win in this event in 2015.

   Other events on the triple 35 lap card saw complete opposites in Victory Lane as Semi Late career win leader Bob Jay took that feature while young second generation driver Kyle Deneen won his first ever Pure Stock event.

     Defending track champion Jeff Rine drew the pole for the Late Model race seeking his third Bedford win in a row, but it was Satterlee with the lead at the completion of the first lap.  It took two shots to get the race started and several early race yellows occurred, but Satterlee was clearly in charge ahead of Rine and Andy Haus.  Read more »

RINE AND STREMME SCORE BIG AT BEDFORD

May 18th, 2019

    Jeff Rine started 2019 the way he ended 2018 at Bedford as he cruised to the big win in the first Late Model event of the season.  It was his 27th career win at the track, tying him with Gary Stuhler for third on the all time win list.  Joining Rine in Victory Circle was David Stremme, who came from North Carolina and devastated the talent loaded Renegades Modified field.

     In other action, Bob Jay led the distance for the Semi Late victory and Ryan Peer rallied late to claim the 4 Cylinder finale

     Jeff Rine and Matt Sponaugle were the front row starters in the Late Model 25 lapper, and Sponaugle got the jump at the start.  Sponaugle led Rine and third place runner Andy Haus easily as the field was slowed several times for minor incidents in the early laps, the oddest of which occurred on a lap 7 restart as Justin Kann hit the restart cone and ended up dragging the long  cone rope until he was sent to the pits. Read more »

WELLER AND LAYTON SCORE IN BEDFORD URC ACTION

May 11th, 2019

Bedford, PA

    Although it rained for the eighth consecutive Friday in Bedford, this time it cleared off in time for the Bedford Speedway to get the first Friday program of the 2019 season completed.  Chad Layton and Josh Weller were the big winners in the double URC events, one which was itself a rain makeup event from 2018.  Matt Parks went pole to pole to score his first Bedford Limited win in several years while Nick Bechtel took the Pure Stock event,  and Jonathan Taylor rallied late to capture the Emod 20 lapper

     Josh Weller started on the pole and wired the field, seemingly on his way to an easy win in the URC event.  Over the first 21 all green flag laps he opened up almost a half lap lead on second place Chad Layton and third runner Curt Michael. Read more »

BEDFORD OPENER TO BLACK, RITCHEY, AND REPLOGLE  

April 29th, 2019

    It took seven tries but the Bedford Speedway finally got the 2019 season opener completed Sunday night.  Robby Black, after a season off from Limited action, resumed form and romped to the big opening night victory.  Joining Black were Drew Ritchey in the 305 sprint event, Bill Replogle in the Semi Late race and Wayne Brenize in the 4 Cylinder nightcap.  Brett Perigo won the special Vintage car race to start the evening

     Robby Black, the leading active Limited event winner at Bedford made a headline statement that he is back in form.  He blasted by pole sitter George Dixon at the start and wired the field in the 20 lapper.  Clinton Hersh came from sixth to second in wild first lap action but never made a dent on the leader’s distance. Read more »

RINE TAKES THE CUP AT BEDFORD

September 30th, 2018

  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 »

DELAWARE DRIVERS SWEEP KEYSTONE CUP QUALIFYING

September 29th, 2018

   Opening night of the first annual Keystone Cup event at Bedford featured a great field of cars, lots of action, and an unusual list of top qualifiers.    Austin Hubbard set fast time in qualifications, and Ross Robinson and Amanda Whaley won the two qualifying Semi features before Hubbard took the Dash and will start on the pole for the big 60 lap event.   Interestingly, every racer who finished first in an event came to Bedford from the first state, Delaware.  

     In addition to Late Model qualifying, the Semi Lates and Pure Stocks ran complete events.    Brian Weryandt Jr survived some mid race fender wrinkling and a mad last lap charge from Bob Jay to take the Semi Late win.   Josh Frankenberry struck early and dominated the Pure Stock evening closer. Read more »

FIVE WINNERS AT BEDFORD FALLFEST

September 17th, 2018

     Bedford Speedway’s penultimate 2018 event, the annual Fallfest produced five happy winners Sunday night.  Clinton Hersh led the parade of winners with his conquest in the 25 lap Limited headliner.  Travis Calhoun was the surprise last lap Semi Late victor before Jonathan Taylor, Nick Bechtel, and Todd Price took EMod, Pure Stock and 4 Cylinder wins.

    Clinton Hersh was the Limited pole sitter and he took off at the start ahead of George Dixon.   Justin Weaver charged around Dixon for second on lap three, just before the last caution of the event flew a lap later Read more »

SEVEN BIG WINNERS AT BEDFORD HOLIDAY EXTRAVAGANZA

September 3rd, 2018

    Bedford ended up the regular season and point season in a big way Sunday night as early season rainout makeup events forced a big seven feature program Sunday night.   It was a night to remember for two driver as they scored Bedford career first wins in Mason Dixon Limited action, Devin Hart and Brian Shuey.  Jeff Miller and Jonathan Jones scored career second Bedford wins in the 305 events, while Bob Jay and Tom Warren scored semi Late wins before Dustin Kinser ended the evening with a 4 Cylinder conquest

    Shawn Jones started the first Limited event, a makeup from August 17, on the pole.He made the best of his good luck and ran off from the field early.  Behind him, the pack was competitive as Devin Hart (from sixth) and Justin Weaver (from 11th) sliced through the field. Read more »

BEDFORD TRIES BUT LOSES TO THE WEATHER

August 18th, 2018

  For the third consecutive event, Bedford Speedway officials dared the weather man, but this time the victory was only partial.   With all the heats complete and the fields qualified, rain appeared just as the visiting URc racers were lining up for their feature, postponing the remainder of the program.  

   Before the rain hit, all ten qualifying events were completed.  Those winners were Bill Replogle and Jesse Snyder (SL), Josh Wellar and Josh Whitall (URC),  Greg Moore, Mike Walls  and Shaun Jones  (Limited) and Jeff Miller, Dylan Shatzer and Steve Kennewell (305)

All the feature events will be made up at a future date yet to be determined.

SMITH AND LYNN SCORE BEDFORD SUNDAY WINS

August 13th, 2018

   For the second time over the weekend, Bedford defied ominous weather predictions and completed an entire program.  Among the happy winners was Kadden Smith, who scored his career first track Limited win with a dramatic last lap move.  Other winners were Ryan Lynn in the 305 sprints, Bob Jay in the Semi Lates and Wayne Brenize in the 4 cylinder closer,

    Clinton Hersh was the Limited pole sitter and streaked off to the early lead.  Over the first half of the event he pulled out to a substantial lead over Kadden Smith as the field strung out.  As the race crossed the half way point still caution free,  Smith began noticeable closing a bit on the lead Hersh had built up.    Read more »