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Bedford Speedway

Bedford Speedway is a 5/8 mile semi-banked clay oval located on the Bedford County Fairgrounds in Bedford, Pennsylvania.

New: 2005-07-18  Last Updated: 2006-03-15

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Elevation: 1140 feet Latitude: 40.023145 Longitude: -78.520489 GPS: N 40 1.3887, W 78 31.2293 Time zone: EST/EDT (-0500/-0400)

Historical Note

The track opened on or about September 8th, 1936, and ran through 1937. It closed for 1938 and most of 1939, reopening on or about August 26th, 1939 and staying open until August 23rd, 1941 when it shut down for the war. It reopened on August 11th, 1946. It did not run in 1979 and 1984. The track has also been known as The Fabulous Bedford Speedway.

References

Alan E. Brown, The History of America's Speedways: Past & Present. Comstock Park, Michigan: Brown, 2003 , ISBN 0931105617 , pp. 598. Order from National Speedway Directory

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Bedford Speedway
Bedford Fairgrounds
West Pitt Street
Bedford, PA 15522

814-623-0500 (track)
814-623-0826 (office)
814-623-0826 (fax)

info@bedfordspeedway.com

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