BETHEL, NY : This year two big events happen on the same weekend at Bethel Motor Speedway in the small quaint town in Upstate New York. For the second time in five years the INEX Bandolero Nationals will take place at Bethel Motor Speedway over the course of two days of action around the tight quarter-mile oval. The last time that Bandolero Nationals took place at Bethel Motor Speedway both Jensen Jorgensen (Outlaw) and Chandler Smith (Bandit) took home the championship wins in 2013.
This year celebrates the 20th Annual Edition of Bandolero Nationals and along with this marque event, the 10th Annual Alliance Shippers LegendStock takes place on Saturday, August 26th.
Bandolero Nationals will take place over the course of two days of on-track action with tech, practice, qualifying and the first heat race on Friday. It will conclude on Saturday with a final practice session, the second heat race and then finally the 20 lap championship races.
Once Bandolero Nationals conclude, LegendStock will be the focus on the track. There will be registration for LegendStock and an optional practice on Friday after the Bandolero action has concluded. On Saturday Legend practice will follow the end of Bandolero Nationals with qualifying scheduled to begin at 5:30 PM. The 50 lap LegendStock feature is scheduled to begin at approx. 7:20 pm.
For the first time in the short history of LNTV both Bandolero Nationals and LegendStock will be shown in completion to subscribers of LNTV. Coverage start times are still to be determined, but race fans will not miss one lap of action on Friday’s Bandolero Nationals races and all of Saturday’s action. To subscribe to LNTV and watch everything in the on-demand library, which includes the Bojangles’ Summer Shootout and Winter Nationals, log onto www.legendsnation.tv.
Teams looking to explore New York City or other historic places around the area can leave their race car trailers at the race track following the weekend’s events. There will be a 24-hour security team on site and the gates will remain locked so competitors can feel safe to leave their trailers there while exploring the sites of the Empire State.