Schedule set for visiting divisions and sponsors for the 57TH consecutive season of racing.

Schedule set for visiting divisions and sponsors for the 57TH consecutive season of racing.

Schedule set for visiting divisions and sponsors for the 57TH consecutive season of racing.

 For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                      BRS-031724-1

The Bear Ridge Speedway lineup of events for their 57th year of consecutive racing is set.  In addition to spotlighting the 57th consecutive season of action at the Ridge, management knows without the banner line-up of events and sponsors this wouldn’t be happening. The Ridge continues to be the best source of great inexpensive high-quality entertainment for families. What makes for great entertainment? Some of the best drivers in New England, fierce competition, the best track food going, and all your friends!

The 2024 season schedule for the visiting divisions R.E. Hinkley Granite State Mini Sprints (when at the Ridge) (GSMS) and Sprint Cars of New England (SCoNE) consists of ten visits between the two divisions. The GSMS will be on site five times with their first appearance scheduled for May 11, sponsored by Falken Tires. As always, we are very happy to have a strong working relationship with the Granite State Mini Sprints and are glad, we are able to have the 500 and 600 cc’s competing with us on a regular basis. SCoNE will be at the docket five times as well with their first event scheduled for May25th, sponsored by 95.3 & 107.1 the Wolf.

Opening night, our 57th consecutive, of the Ridge will be hosted once again by our longtime supporter Mike Olsen of FMS NAPA Auto Parts of Bradford which is set for May 4th, 2024. The opening night lineup will include our six regular racing divisions: the DIRTcar Sabil & Sons Sportsman Modifieds; the Wells River Chevrolet Sportsman Coupes; the Extreme DIRTcar DMA Midgets; the High-Country Late Models, the LaValley Building Supply Dirt Stockers and the Woodsville Power Equipment Ridge Runners, opening night sets the stage for the season being one of the four nights scheduled as double points for each division.

Also returning in 2024 will be the Joe Mama’s Sporting Goods 4/6 Cylinder Enduro Series competing monthly on the last Saturday, their first event is scheduled for May 25th our Memorial Day remembrance of lost friends sponsored by 95.3 & 107.1 The Wolf. The Sting Vintage Race Cars Buster Kathan 13 Lap Semi Feature events will also be scheduled throughout the season, rotating throughout each of the regular divisions, affording drivers an opportunity to perhaps take home a triple crown for the night.

Highlighted special events for 2024 include two DIRTcar Sportsman Modifieds Eastern Series events one on May 11th the other July 20th, our annual 4th of July Extravaganza sponsored by Pellerin Auto parts with fireworks courtesy of Noise R Us Fireworks on June 29th, and our first ever bull riding, calf roping, barrel rolling RODEO! This event is scheduled for Thursday July 11th, tickets will be on sale soon, be sure to check our Facebook page for details. We will not be able to honor our racing season passes, as this is a non-race event.

Our Season pass application form is available online at our website. There are several different options. Check out our website for all the details.

2024 driver and crew membership applications are on the website. To be eligible for the Bear Ridge Speedway points fund, and recognized at the annual awards banquet, drivers must hold a 2024 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 remains the same for adults (ages 17 to 61) $12.00 a person and children 11 and under $2.00. Seniors 62 and older is $10.00, and Teens 12 to 16 is $10.00 with a paying adult. Military Discounts are available at $5.00 off for those with a valid ID.

The back gate (pit gate) ticket price for Bear Ridge Speedway and DIRTcar 2024 license holders is $30.00. Non-license holders is $35.00 (both prices include the front gate ticket.)

Bear Ridge Speedway is an alcohol-free family friendly entertainment spot, with our goal to make each experience at the Ridge better than the last. We continue to offer the best source of good inexpensive high-quality entertainment for families.

Visa and MasterCard are accepted. Racing begins at the famous “6:00-ish” start time every Saturday starting in May through 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  Visa and Master card accepted


Contact: April May Preston-Elms                                                                               Email:

Phone: (802) 222-4052