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Opening Day Sunday April 2nd

January 10th, 2023

The 2023 Bedford Speedway race schedule has been released and is available on the speedway website. A total of 29 races are planned for the new season. The big fairgrounds track, which first featured racing in 1936, will commence on track activity with practice sessions on Sunday March 26th and Saturday April 1st. The 87th anniversary Opening Day will be Sunday April 2nd

Friday night racing continues throughout the summer, every week until September, with points racing concluding on Labor Day weekend. As is tradition at Bedford the Super Late Models will headline Friday night racing events. The Late Models will compete weekly this year for a minimum of $2,300 to win regular feature events. The season will conclude on October 20th and 21st with the annual “Keystone Cup” weekend.

Season passes, and one night race passes are available for purchase for the 2023 racing season. To order passes please use this form: and return to the speedway office.

Tailgate Spots around the track and grandstand reserved seats for the 2023 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, 2023, at which time all remaining unsold spots will go on sale to the public. Fans wishing to reserve their spot/seat from previous years please send a check made out to “B.A.C. Inc.” to P.O. Box 263, Bedford PA 15522. Tailgate spot and reserved seat prices remain the same as last year. 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.

Rules for each of our divisions for 2023 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!