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Bemidji Speedway holds car shows, readies for new season

The Bemidji Speedway opened its 2022 season with a pair of car shows. The first car show was held at the Bemidji Auto Value on Sunday, May 15, while the second was at the Bemidji Eagles Club on Saturday, May 21.

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Victor Lewis, 7, stands next to his father's car at a recent Bemidji Speedway car show. Nic Lewis is a first-year dirt track racer this summer.
Courtesy / Dennis Peterson
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BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Speedway opened its 2022 season with a pair of car shows. The first car show was held at the Bemidji Auto Value on Sunday, May 15, while the second was at the Bemidji Eagles Club on Saturday, May 21.

Car show winners were Mateja Dreyer in the Hornets; Payton Emerson in Mini Stocks; Josh Berg in the Pure Stocks; Nic Lewis in the Super Stocks; Brennen Schmidt in the Midwest Modifieds; Josh Beaulieu in the Modifieds; and Chad Wulff in the Sprints. The Overall Best of Show award went to Beaulieu.

At Bemidji Speedway, the 2022 racing season begins at 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 29. All classes will be in action, including the Northern Renegade Winged Sprints. On Monday, races resume at 2 p.m.

Other highlights for the 2022 season include the “Female Racer Night” on June 5; Kids Night on June 26 and Aug. 14; Fan Appreciation Night on July 17; the Advantage RV’s Modified Tour on July 24; the AFCO Race of Champions on Aug. 7; the Season Championships on Aug. 28; and the annual Paul Bunyan Stampede on Sept. 23-25.

New this season is that the regular starting time for race nights will be at 5:30 p.m.

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