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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.

On track activity began this previous Sunday, with the annual car show and Bug Day. A great turnout of 83 cars was on hand hitting the track for the first time this year for practice. With Mother Nature providing a beautiful spring day the racers were able to test their cars on track in preparation for this Sunday’s opener.

For more information about the speedway please keep checking this website for updates. We look forward to seeing everyone at the races this Sunday!