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Bedford Off Season Notes:

December 16th, 2018

The next event on the Bedford race calendar is the New Year’s Eve racecar drop on the square in beautiful downtown Bedford. Celebrate 2019 with an evening of family fun, capped off by out 2nd annual racecar drop to mark the new year. Beginning at 6 PM, festivities will include music, food, ice carving, and games for the kids. To make the event kid family the racecar will be lowered at 8 PM, allowing families to attend. Special thanks to Drake Troutman for allowing his modified to be used for the lowering, to Interstate Emergency Services for providing the wrecker to lower the car and to Downtown Bedford Inc. for their partnership. Bundle up, and bring the family out and enjoy a touch of racing on New Years Eve!

The Annual Bedford Speedway Awards Banquet will be held on Friday night, January 25, 2019 at the Bedford Elks Ballroom. Awards will be distributed to the top ten in 2019 points standings in the Late Model, Late Model Sportsman, Semi Lates, Modifieds, Pure Stock & Four Cylinder divisions. Tickets are $37 per person and must be ordered in advance, by contacting the speedway office. The banquet is always a sellout and no tickets are sold at the door. 

Tailgate Spots around the track and grandstand reserved seats for the 2019 racing season are on sale now. Those wishing to renew the same spot that they had in previous years, may now do so. Spots will be reserved for their previous year’s owners until February 1st, 2019, at which time all remaining unsold spots will go on sale to the general public. Fans wishing to reserve their spot/seat from previous years please send a check made out to “B.A.C. Inc.” to PO Box 263, Bedford PA 15522. If interested in reserving a spot or a seat, please contact the speedway office at 814-623-0500. We currently have a waiting list for tailgate spots; if spots come available those on the waitlist will be offered a spot.

The new season is tentatively scheduled to kick off with two test and tune sessions scheduled for Saturday afternoons, March 23rd and 30th 2019. Opening Day will be Friday evening, April 5th, 2019. The annual car show, help in conjunction with the Bedford Home Show will be at the track on Sunday April 7th Friday night racing will continue throughout the summer, concluding at the end of September with the Late Model $15,000 to win Keystone Cup Classic.  The new schedule has 28 races on it, and will be published on this website completely by the end of December.

Rules for each our divisions for 2019 have been posted on the speedway website. Racers will not have any serious changes to the regulations. For any further rules questions please read them completely then call the speedway office for further clarification.

Thanks for a great race season and have a wonderful winter everyone!