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KAUNENGA LAKE, NY — If crashing cars into each other isn’t dangerous enough, there’s always the risk of fire and entrapment if things don’t go exactly as planned. With that … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — In a demolition derby, the champion is the last car running, a motorsports subculture-take on the old adage of a champion being “the last man standing.” Back … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — “I have a good wife who lets me do my thing,” said veteran modified driver John Cote of New Milford, CT. For the last 20 years, he has considered Bethel Motor … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — A long-standing fantasy of this sports scribbler is to pick up a banged-up Lincoln Continental Mark V, a multi-ton heap of Detroit retro-iron, paint it matte black and add … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — What better way to spend a sunny Sunday afternoon, along with more than 1,000 motorsports fans, than watching cars crash into each other until one driver crawls out of a … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — The passage of time flows across our world like vapors rising from on a misty morning. And like the wind, the history of motorsports repeats itself—if not in … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Return with us now to the halcyon days of open-cockpit motorsports in America. That bygone era when racers competed wheel-to-wheel in what are now considered to be … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — On Sunday, July 12, Bethel Motor Speedway hosted a varied program of motorsports racing action on the local legendary quarter-mile asphalt oval. Members of the Atlantic … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — NASCAR-sanctioned motorsports returned to our area in June with a series of practice sessions, followed by the official opening of the racing season at Bethel Motor … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — On October 9, 2018, racecar driver Dan Dulin’s life shifted gears dramatically; the professional landscaper of Par 5 Landscaping lost both arms after being … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Michael “Mike” Dutka lives in a world of speed without sound. Born in April of 1979, the now 41-year old accomplished racecar driver was diagnosed as deaf at … more
OBERNBERG, NY — Maybe it’s in the blood, or perhaps it resides in the genes. But whatever the case, 14-year-old Monika Deckelman is following her father’s passion for speed at … more
KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — After a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, auto racing returned at full throttle to Bethel Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 20. Practice sessions were held on June 13 … more
WHITE LAKE, NY — What a way to wrap up a season of auto racing at Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) on Saturday and Sunday, November 2 and 3. The local quarter-mile asphalt oval presented its final … more
BETHEL, NY — It was championship night on Saturday, October 5 at NASCAR’s local quarter-mile oval asphalt race track, situated a few miles from the 1969 Aquarian Exposition, commonly … more
BETHEL, NY — There’s always a sense of rebelliousness in the air at the local quarter-mile oval asphalt track. Picture Robert Mitchem in the cult classic flick “Thunder Road” … more
BETHEL, NY — While 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Aquarian Exposition, commonly known as the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival, it also chronicles the advent of NASCAR- sanctioned … more
BETHEL, NY — On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the Aquarian Exposition, it may be hard to believe that some things in the western part of Sullivan County have been around longer than the … more
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