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Posted on May 22, 2017Comments are off

The weather proved to be vastly different from the previous two Saturday’s at Bethel Motor Speedway which proved to be fruitful with some nice weather for the scheduled Scout Night at the speedway. The ATQMRA racing series club came into town and quickly went into to action with electrifying speeds and close wheel to wheel action at the quarter mile. Their 25 lap feature started off when Matt Janisch took full advantage of his pole position start and jumped out into the lead. Joey Bailey took command of second place and pressured Janisch high and low in the beginning stages… Read More »

Vintage Midget Exhibition Race Clubs are coming to Bethel Motor Speedway!

Posted on May 18, 2017Comments are off

Coming this Saturday, May 20th will be the first appearance of the year for the Vintage Midget race cars. Cars will be coming in from two vintage clubs the ATQMVC and VMRS. ATQMVC is more NJ/PA based and VMRS is more Connecticut based. Also the ATQMVC specializes in Vintage Three Quarter (TQ) Midgets while VMRS specializes in full scale Vintage Midget race cars. The race cars are open wheeled, short wheel based, non wing fabricated race cars that utilize racing slick tires. There is many different engine combinations that can be used, and the cars allow for a small body… Read More »


Posted on May 18, 2017Comments are off

GUEST HOST : BOBBY KNIPE FOR MAY 20TH, SCOUT NIGHT Legendary driver Bobby Knipe from New Milford, CT will be our upcoming guest host on Saturday, May 20th for our ‘Scout Night” at Bethel Motor Speedway. Some race fans who are centralized to the track that we love in White Lake, NY may not recognize his name, as he has never run a competitive lap at the track, or even being here in person for that matter. However, this past off season when Bobby heard about the lucrative highest paid Sportsman race “Summer of 69″ that is being held at… Read More »


Posted on May 17, 2017Comments are off

Attention Race Fans ! Coming up on Saturday May, 20th at Bethel Motor Speedway will be “Scout Night” which will see many of our regular classes in action and will be highlighted by our first visit of the year of the very fast ATQMRA racing club affiliated TQ Midgets, also Vintage Midgets will be in exhibition along with Twin Features for the BMS Modifieds. It is sure to be an exciting night of racing for the scouts and many others to watch live! On this night there will be free general admission for all kids that are wearing their scout… Read More »

BMS announces Thursday Practice

Posted on May 17, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway will have a Practice session Thursday, May 25th. There will be two sessions, 2pm to 5pm and 5pm to 8pm. The cost will be $75 per session per car. We look forward to seeing you there.


Posted on May 3, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway opened its gates for the second night of racing in the 2017 season this past Saturday. Despite a few technical delays, the racers of all eight divisions saw the green flag wave as their crews and fans cheered them through to the finish in yet another exciting night of racing on the quarter mile asphalt oval located in White Lake, New York. Before the races went underway, the speedway hosted its Fan/Crew Uniform Contest where many showed their support for their favorite drivers. The family and fans of Pro Stock driver Kenny Atkins came in first place,… Read More »

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 »

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