Speedway honors first responders and remembers 9/11

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KAUNEONGA LAKE, NY — Nineteen years ago, the nation suffered a devasting attack when Al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners, crashing two of them into New York City’s Twin Towers and another into the Pentagon in Washington, DC.

The fourth, United Airlines Flight 93, was taken over by courageous passengers who tragically perished retaking control of the craft. It fell out of the sky into a field in Somerset County, PA before the hijackers could crash it into its intended target.

On Saturday, September 12, Bethel Motor Speedway (BMS) continued its annual tradition of a first responders salute presented on the track during intermission between practice sessions, hot laps and the evening’s schedule of races.

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