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Bethel Modified Veteran Rings in New Era with Sportsman Victory !

Posted on April 24, 2017Comments are off

Bethel NY: Bethel Motor Speedway opened its doors to a new era of ownership and management, despite gloomy skies and threats of rain the speedways Opening Night went off without a hitch and all races were completed that was scheduled to run at the quarter mile asphalt track. In Sportsman feature action, it was a battle against veterans. Paul Martin of Beech Lake, PA made a gutsy move at the start of the feature to take the lead frm his pole starting position. Veteran drivers Jeff Richardson and Rick Mill chased Martin and were within striking distance waiting for any… Read More »

Opening Day Guest Host: STEVE CONKLIN

Posted on April 19, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway Legend, Steve Conklin of Claryville, NY will be our special guest host for Opening Day at the speedway on Saturday, April 22nd. How the Legend Got Started : Steve Conlin said “My father got me involved with racing with a 39 Chevy Coupe at Tri -Valley Speedway in Grahamsville, NY. I was just a kid but we had a race track on Redhill in Claryville which was up in a field on my grandfather’s 100 acre farm. Believe it or not I was driving everything then and would test anything he was building, my dad built race… Read More »

McCollum starts the season on a strong note in INEX Legends.

Posted on April 17, 2017Comments are off

Bethel, NY – Bethel Motor Speedway opened its doors for the first time in 2017 at the fast 1/4 mile asphalt oval. The track hosted its practice day for all classes but also held INEX points races for the Legends and Bandolero classes. Also in competition was Enduro, Vintage Modifieds, and Beginner Bandoleros. Practicing was the Sportsman, BMS Modifieds, Pro Stocks, Street Stocks, and Four Cylinder Pure Stocks which are all regular classes at the speedway. New Jersey’s Alex McCollum wired the field in INEX Legends action as he won both the heat and feature. In feature action, as the… Read More »


Posted on April 15, 2017Comments are off

Saturday April 15th is our Practice Day for all classes at the speedway! Also Bandoleros, Legends, Vintage Modifieds and Enduro are in competition. Bandoleros and Legends will be running heats and features which goes towards INEX national points (No track points). The Northeast Vintage Modified Club will be running dual features. Highlighting our show will be our first 4cyl. / 6cyl. Enduro of the season. The race will be an Enduro Dash running 40 laps and paying $400 to win based on 15 car entries. Enduro car entry is $40 which includes driver pit admission. Gates open at 2pm, with… Read More »


Posted on April 12, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway has officially announced it’s admission pricing structure for the 2017 race season. In previous seasons the speedway used ‘across the board’ pricing for all purchasing general admission tickets, this year the speedway will be going to a tiered system to help benefit senior fans and racing families who attend the races at the speedway. The tiered pricing is very similar to many other speedways in this region, with pricing structured for adults, seniors 65+, and kids (15 yrs. & Under). For regular shows which is roughly about half of the scheduled events will be $10 for Adults,… Read More »


Posted on April 12, 2017Comments are off

The 2017 Bethel Motor Speedway is shaping up to be one of the most exciting seasons to date. This year each night will consist of Guest Hosts who will be our Grand Marshall’s of the evening. Many former racers have expressed interest in coming out and being a part of the FUN! A Guest Host will consist of being our pace car driver of the evening, many former racers love to be pacing the field this time they will do so in the beautiful coupe convertible pace car that is sponsored by Affordable Home Improvements. Guest Hosts will also be… Read More »


Posted on April 7, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce that on Saturday, April 29th will be our Pit Crew/Fan Uniform Contest to be held during our intermission on the frontstretch at the speedway. We encourage all race teams to get their pit crews and dedicated fans dressed up with uniformity and to promote the race team they are affiliated with. Uniformed race teams generally have matching shirts, hats, buttons, ribbons, banners, signs, etc. to show their dedication of their favorite team. Often the uniforms match the race cars colors and can display their drivers name, car number, and sponsors. This year we… Read More »


Posted on April 7, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway along with Jessey & Marisol Torrens of Roscoe, NY are pleased to announce the return of Kid’s Big Wheel Races in 2017! The Big Wheel Races are scheduled to be run three times this season. The dates for Big Wheel Races will be on May 6th (Little League Night), July 22nd (Kid’s Night), & July 29th (Biker Night). Big Wheel Races in past years under other regimes proved to be very popular with the fans especially the kids. In fact many drivers got started on a big wheel at the track! Speedway Promoter / Race Controller Mike… Read More »


Posted on April 5, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway’s April 8th event of practice along with INEX Legends and Bandolero races has been cancelled. Heavy rain from yesterday along with more precipitation in the forecast for Thursday & Friday is the cause of the cancellation. Currently the speedway grounds are just too wet to for the many vehicles coming in for a practice night. The speedway needs more time for the grounds to get more solid. Our next event is the Saturday April, 15th Practice Night. Also on this night will be our first Enduro of the year. The race will be 40 Laps, $400 to… Read More »

“Catskills Outlaw Club” Co-Promotion from Accord & Bethel Speedways

Posted on April 5, 2017Comments are off

Accord Speedway & Bethel Motor Speedway are pleased to announce an incentive based program that will benefit both racers & fans at both speedways in the 2017 race season! The incentive program will be known as the “Catskills Outlaw Club”. This incentive will be based towards the two classes that Accord and Bethel Speedways have in common as weekly regular divisions. The Sportsman and Street/Pure Stocks classes run on a weekly basis at both speedways, these race teams will now have the opportunity to earn an additional “Catskill Outlaw Bonus” of $200.00. The “Catskills Outlaw Club” incentive program will work… Read More »

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