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Speedways

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. 8. Street racing Friday nights, general admission $5; IHRA Summit Super Series events Saturdays and Sundays, general admission $10.

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

2. BEDFORD SPEEDWAY

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

Track: 5/8-mile mile dirt oval

Schedule: Weekends through Sept. 19; 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: Saturdays and Sundays; Super Cup Stock Car Series and SCCA Autocross Events; prices vary; drive-in parking area rates available.

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

4. HUMMINGBIRD SPEEDWAY

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

Track: One-third-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday evenings through Sept. 6; steel block late models, street stocks, pure stocks, front-wheel drive four-cylinders; adult general admission $10, children 6-10 $5, under 6 free..

Contact: 653-8400 or www.hummingbirdspeedway.sharepoint.com

5. JENNERSTOWN SPEEDWAY

Located: in Jennerstown at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 and state Route 985

Track: .522-mile asphalt oval

Schedule: Saturday night races in five classes through Aug. 29. General admission $10; Seniors, students, military $8; children younger than 12 free.

Contact: 703-8009 or visit jennerstown.org

6. LINCOLN SPEEDWAY

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

Track: Three-eighths-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday evenings through Oct. 10; sprints, late models, thundercars; prices vary.

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

7. PATH VALLEY SPEEDWAY

Located: 17911 Dry Run Road, Spring Run

Track: Quarter-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 17; street stocks, sprint cars, late models, legends; adults grandstand admission, $10; 10 and under, $3.

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

8. POCONO RACEWAY

Located: Long Pond Road, Long Pond

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

Schedule: Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 (Spring Cup series), June 5-7, grandstand level tickets starting at $45; Pennsylvania 400 (Sprint Cup series), July 31-Aug. 2, grandstand level tickets starting at $45; ABC Supply 500 (IndyCar series), Aug. 22-23, grandstand level tickets starting at $25.

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

9. PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY

Located: Two miles south of U.S. Route 322 just off state Route 75, Port Royal.

Track: Half-mile dirt oval

Schedule: Saturday nights through Oct. 24, some special fall events; pro stocks, late models, sprint cars, midgets; prices vary.

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

10. 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 through Sept. 19; late models, pro stocks, sprint cars; general admission $12 and up.

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

11. WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY

Located: Mechanicsburg, off Route 15 south of Harrisburg.

Track: Half-mile clay oval

Schedule: Fridays and Saturdays through Oct. 9, late models, street stocks, sprint cars; Hoosier Diamond Series races; prices vary.

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

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