Updated August 24th, 2023
US Open National Speedway Championships come to Champion Speedway on September 3rd, 2023
Photo of rider in white with orange helmet is Broc Nicol, rider in Red and Black is Bradley Wilson Dean and last rider in white Chris Kerr
This year’s Championship series is slated for two nights of racing. The first round, Saturday evening, September 2nd, will be held at Champion’s sister facility, Action Park East in Greene, and will start at 7pm. The finals, Sunday evening at Champion, will kick off at 6pm and will feature the live music of the band Brewhaha immediately following!
Speedway motorcycles have absolutely no brakes, go from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds and slide totally sideways through the turns. They run on methanol and the sport attracts crowds of 20,00 plus for weekly meetings in Europe. There are only several pockets of speedway in the US and New York is recognized as one of the best, second only to California.
Champion Speedway is at the end of Rt. 434 in Owego on Old Narrows Road. Support Class racing, Mini Trikes and Juniors will be included both nights. Quad Racing will be taking place out back on the new ATV and Kart track as well. Monday could serve as a rain-date. More info can be found by calling (585)739-9612 or going to www.eastcoastspeedway.com or www.speedwaybikes.