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Enduros are Coming to Bethel Motor Speedway!

Posted on April 3, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce that 4 Cyl. / 6 Cyl. Enduros will be in action at the quarter mile paved asphalt track in 2017. The Enduros are scheduled to run seven times in 2017, with the first coming on Saturday, April 15th. The race will be titled as an “Enduro Dash” which will see the run being 40 Laps paying $ 400.00 to the winner (Based on 15 car entries). Enduro Dash races will also be run on June 3rd, June 10th, August 26th, September 9th, & September 30th. Enduro Dash races will have a $40 entry… Read More »

BETHEL MOTOR SPEEDWAY IMPLEMENTS HALL OF FAME HISTORICAL COMMITTEE

Posted on March 30, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce the formation of the speedway’s Hall of Fame Historical Committee. The speedway which was built back in 1959 was originally a farm meadow along a rural route on the outskirts from town. The speedway ran as as dirt track the first season and the track was paved for the following season in 1960. The track became known as White Lake Speedway for many years before going through several name changes such as Sullivan County Speedway, Kauneonga Speedway, Catskill Mountain Speedway, and know the current name of Bethel Motor Speedway. Speedway Promoter / Race… Read More »

$$$ 18 & OVER BONUS LOOT INCENTIVE PROGRAM $$$

Posted on March 30, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce an incentive program based on each divisions car count and rewarding the top finishing drivers of that night. Known as the “18 & Over Bonus Loot” it allows the top finishing drivers to earn additional dollars on top of their regular position purse pay when 18 or more cars start their respective divisions designated feature event. For example if 18 Sportsman cars start their main feature, it will allow for that events feature winner to earn $600 instead of their normal $ 500. Second Place would jump up from $200 to $300, and… Read More »

Official Pace Car for 2017 at Bethel Motor Speedway

Posted on March 27, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway along with Affordable Home Improvements is pleased to announce that the Dawn Roemer owned Pace Car will be returning to the speedway for the 2017 race season. The beautiful pace car which is a Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder is able to pace the field due to the kind support of Affordable Home Improvements based in Callicoon, NY. Affordable Home Improvements is a small family owned company which has been operated by local Hometown Hero racer Brian Bauerfeind for the past 16 years. The business specializes in home renovations, deck & patio construction, along with performing many forms of… Read More »

Street Stocks get Sweeter at Bethel; High Paying Race Added to Schedule

Posted on March 27, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway in conjunction with Strictly Z/TA Ebay Store & 4allclassiccarparts@gmail.com is pleased to announce that a high paying street stock race has been added to the Saturday, September 23rd card. The race will be titled as the Strictly Z/TA Ebay Store “Detroit Iron 25”. The 25 lap featured event will pay $500 to win. Also included on this night will be a 6 Lap Dash For Cash for the top six finishing drivers from their heat races (Top 3 from each heat). The Dash For Cash is presented by 4allclassiccarparts@gmail.com and will pay $100 to the winner of… Read More »

TRACK OFFICIAL KACHELREISS ELEVATED INTO NEW ROLE AT THE SPEEDWAY

Posted on March 27, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce that track official Robert Kachelreiss has been elevated to the position of Facilities Coordinator. Robert came aboard at the speedway back in 2012 and quickly learned the ropes of what goes on at a speedway on race day. He has proven to be a hard worker at the track and rarely misses a week. He has learned how to do several functions at the speedway but his specialties are in the safety and well being for all of the participants at the speedway. Rob has been involved in Fire service for the past… Read More »

MISS BETHEL MOTOR SPEEDWAY IN 2017 !

Posted on March 25, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce that Liberty NY’s Alyssa McCave will be “Miss Bethel Motor Speedway” in 2017 ! When Alyssa was a young child growing up in her household she heard of many racing stories about the speedway and it’s racers especially on the holidays when family and friends would gather. Her father Allen McCave ran in the most famous class the speedway has ever had, which was the 8 Cylinders Bombers class. Alyssa’s cousin, the late Pete Gardner also ran there in the 90’s as well picking up two championships and many feature wins in the… Read More »

NEW TECHNICAL INSPECTION TEAM IN PLACE AT BETHEL

Posted on March 25, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce our new technical inspection team for the 2017 racing season. We searched high and low to find the best candidates to perform experienced unbiased inspection of top finishing race teams. We are confident that our new technical team will adapt quickly to our speedway and create a professional courteous process in the Tech Inspection Areas. Benny Campbell has been selected as Lead Inspector of the team. Benny grew up all around race cars as he honed his mechanical skills as a kid at King’s Salvage, the nesting place of many of Accord Speedway’s… Read More »

MIRSADA FAFULOVIC BECOMES OFFICIAL AT BETHEL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Posted on March 24, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is please to announce that Mirsada Fafulovic has been brought on board by speedway management to work alongside Head Starter Jonathan McGibbon on the flagstand as the speedway Assistant Flagger. Mirsada emigrated to the United States from Eastern Europe in the 1990’s when she was 7 years old settling in the City of Binghamton, NY. Growing up in Binghamton, she found out that she lived only minutes from a dirt track called Five Mile Point Speedway. Many of her friends spoke of this track so she decided to check it out. She was amazed at how much… Read More »

2017 DIRT SPORTSMAN ASPHALT CHALLENGE SERIES

Posted on March 24, 2017Comments are off

Bethel Motor Speedway is pleased to announce the three race Sportsman Asphalt Challenge presented by PJ Degracia Contracting & Tri-Co Electric. The series is very racer friendly and has convenient dates for many Dirt Sportsman race teams. It costs nothing to be a part of the series. The Top 12 in final series points will be eligible for the $1600 point fund in additional to race day purse earnings. The point fund just ‘sweetens the pot’ for those who want to run these races. The point fund will be paid out at the conclusion of the final race on September… Read More »

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