Speedways

June 9, 2013 

With almost a dozen speedways nearby, auto racing fills spring, summer and early fall weekends with action and activities — from local dirt tracks to Sprint Cup stars at Pocono Raceway. It’s a family-friendly activity, too.

1. BEAVER SPRINGS DRAGWAY

Located: Beaver Springs, off state Route 235.

Track: Quarter-mile dragstrip

Schedule: Weekends through Nov. 3. Street racing Friday nights, general admission $5; International Hot Rod Association events Saturdays, general admission $10.

Contact: 570-658-9601 or visit www.beaversprings.com

2. BEDFORD SPEEDWAY

Located: Bedford Fairgrounds, Bedford, off state route 30.

Track: Half-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Friday evenings through September; late models and street stocks; general admission $12 and up

Contact: 623-0500 or visit www.bedfordspeedway.com

3. CNB BANK RACEWAY PARK

Located: 111 Mount Zion Road, Clearfield

Track: Five-eighths-mile asphalt

Schedule: Saturday nights; late models (Super Cup 50, June 22); admission prices vary, 14 and under free; drive-in parking area rates available.

Contact: 389-6126 or visit www.cnbbankracewaypark.com

4. PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY

Located: Off U.S. Route 322, Port Royal.

Track: Half-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday nights through August, some special fall events; pro stocks, late models, sprint cars, midgets; adult admission $15 and up.

Contact: 717-527-2303 or visit www.portroyalspeedway.com

5. SELINSGROVE SPEEDWAY

Located: Selinsgrove, intersection of Routes 11 and 15 and Route 35.

Track: Half-mile high-banked dirt oval

Schedule: Most events are Saturdays; late models, pro stocks, sprint cars; general admission $12 and up.

Contact: 570-374-2999 or visit www.selinsgrovespeedway.com

6. WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

Located: Mechanicsburg, off Route 15 south of Harrisburg.

Track: Half-mile clay oval

Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays through August, special events in fall; late models, street stocks, sprint cars; Hoosier Diamond Series races; general admission $5 and up.

Contact: 717-697-5000 or visit www.williamsgrove.com

7. HESSTON SPEEDWAY

Located: 4938 Race Track Road, Hesston, 6.1 miles south of Huntingdon off state Route 26.

Track: Half-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Mostly Sundays through mid-October; late models, hobby stocks, semi-lates; adult grandstand admission, $14; pit passes $30.

Contact: 658-2823 or visit www.hesstonspeedway.com

8. HUMMINGBIRD SPEEDWAY

Located: Off state Route 950 between Reynoldsville and Falls Creek.

Track: One-third-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday evenings; steel block late models, street stocks, pure stocks, front-wheel drive four-cylinders; adult general admission $10.

Contact: 653-8400 or www.hummingbirdspeedway.com

9. LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

Located: 800 Racetrack Road, Abbottstown (15 miles west of York)

Track: Three-eighths-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday evenings through mid-October; sprints, late models, thundercars; adults general admission $15.

Contact: 717-624-2755 or visit www.lincolnspeedway.com

10. PATH VALLEY SPEEDWAY

Located: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run

Track: Quarter-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays to early October; street stocks, sprint cars, late models, legends; adult grandstand admission, $8 and up.

Contact: 717-349-7111 or visit www.pathvalley.com

11. POCONO RACEWAY

Located: Long Pond

Track: 2.5-mile trioval (NASCAR and IndyCar tours stop).

Schedule: Party in the Poconos 400 weekend (Sprint Cup series), June 7-9, concourse level tickets $25; IndyCar 400 weekend, July 5-7; GoBowling.com weekend (Sprint Cup series), Aug. 2-4.

Contact: 800-RACEWAY (722-3929) or visit www.poconoraceway.com

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