Bear Ridge Speedway new Dirt Stock division growing in leaps and bounds

Bear Ridge Speedway new Dirt Stock division growing in leaps and bounds

Bear Ridge Speedway new Dirt Stock division growing in leaps and bounds

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                              BRS-040322-1

The 55th year of consecutive racing at Bear Ridge Speedway is set to offer the fans some great racing excitement in the new Dirt Stock division sponsored by LaValley’s Building Supply.

In only their 3rd year the LaValley Building Supply Dirt Stocks have quadrupled their registration numbers, with 2022 seeing several drivers moving up from the Peanuts Auto LLC Ridge Runners and well as new comers. Making the jump in 2002 are local favorites Cary Hunter and Garrett Brown along with Blake Buccellato, Josh Paton and Travis Burroughs. The rookie competition is set to be a fierce one this year, and the championship battle could be claimed by anyone/

With opening day just a month away there is plenty of chatter about all the 99Rock weekly racing divisions and car counts expected for the 55th year of racing at the Ridge. Just about all divisions have preregistrations in the double digits, showing once again that Bear Ridge Speedway is the place to be for the best short track dirt racing in Vermont.

We are pleased to announce a new sponsor for the 4/6 Cylinder Enduro Series as Mama Joe’s Sporting Goods takes the series into the our 55th year with their once a month appearance. In addition, we are proud to have Sting Vintage Race Cars as the sponsor of the “Buster Kathan 13 lap weekly Semi Feature event. Each week a different division will run this special 13 lap event in memory of Buster Kathan.

Remember in today’s society we could all use a little more family entertainment, and the Ridge is your best place to be for just that. The admission price is more than reasonable; the show top-notch, the food superior, and the family friendly atmosphere is just what you are looking for. If you haven’t been to the Ridge in a while or at all why not check us out in 2022 our 55th consecutive year of racing.

Season passes application forms are available online at our website. This year you can get just a front gate general admission pass or a combo pass for both the front and the pit gate (BRS license required for combo pass.) Check out our new and improved website for all the details.

2022 driver and crew membership applications are now available on the website. Be sure to get yours sent in early to beat the lines on opening day. To be eligible for the Bear Ridge Speedway points fund, and recognized at the annual awards banquet, drivers must hold a 2022 Bear Ridge Speedway or DIRTcar license, compete in the required number of events, and run on track designated tires as indicated in the rule book.

The price of a regular show general admission (front gate) ticket for adults (ages 17 to 61) is $12.00 a person and children 11 and under $2.00. Teens 12 to 16 and seniors 62 and older is $10.00. Military Discounts are available at $2.00 off for those with a valid ID.

The 2022 kid’s club membership is only $12.00 per child, infant to 11 years old, ($10.00 with front gate ticket stub), and once you are a member you get in free the rest of the season!

The back gate (pit gate) ticket price for Bear Ridge Speedway and DIRTcar 2022 license holders is $30.00. Non-license holders is $35.00 (both prices include the front gate ticket.)

Mark your calendars for the first glimpse of the stars and cars of 2022 on Saturday May 7th for the annual BRS Car Show at the Bradford Fair Grounds in Bradford VT from 10:00 to 1:00, followed by the 1st green flag of the 55th season sponsored by F.M.S. NAPA of Bradford.

Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Racing begins at the famous “6:00-ish” start time every Saturday starting in May thru September. Bear Ridge Speedway is located on Kidder Road in Bradford, VT, just off Exit 16 on Interstate 91.

For more information, call (802) 222-4052 or visit Questions can be sent to


Contact: April May Preston-Elms                                                                                               Phone: (802) 222-4052