MUD BOG HUGE SUCCESS
Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosted the 8th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling and Truck Show presented by James River / Rappahannock Tractor, Virginia Army National Guard and in part by Davis Off Road, Monster Energy Drink, After Hours Fabrication, Truckin Thunder and ORI of Richmond this past Saturday October 6th breaking records in both competitor participation and fans in attendance.
The cool temperatures and partly sunny skies provided a tremendous day for mud bogging. Overall 137 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 271 total passes.
Adding to the excitement Steve Sims in Stone Crusher and Maxey Broadus in Walking Tall put on a fantastic freestyle monster truck show for the fans with some high flying maneuvers. The “Master of Disaster” himself Dennis Anderson brought out his newest creation King Sling and thrilled the crowd with a performance that only Dennis Anderson could pull off.
Winners in each class: Stock A – “Mudiva” Tanya Ricks in Hell On Heels; Stock B – David Mizell in Tetnus Shot; Modified A – George Johnson in Gold Digger 2; Modified B – George Johnson in Gold Digger; Modified C – Ray Adkins in Haulin Gas; Pro Mod – Clint Saunders in Muddy Money; Unlimited Bog – Herby Dorsett in Jus Playin’; X Cuts – Clarke Sawyer in Anxious; and XX Paddles – Travis Shoemaker in Highroller 4. Melvin Deavers in Neighborhood Nuisance took top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in the X Cuts class while Travis Shoemaker in High Roller 4 took top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in the XX Paddle class.
In the Chuck Engel Memorial Truck Show James Fosher III of Newport News, VA won Best Chevrolet; Mike Gunter of Chesterfield, VA won Best Ford; Don Coates of Glucester, VA won Best Dodge; Calvin Rhodes of Saluda, VA won Best Off Road; James Powell / Ronnie Coates of Hayes, VA won Best Paint; Chris Perdue won Best Interior; John Zollinger of Millersville, MD won Best Suspension; Taylor Bukoski of Mechanicsville, VA won Best In Progress; Katherine Campbell of Urbanna, VA won Best Engineered; Trace Burgess of Kill Devil Hills, NC won Best of Show and the People’s Choice Award went to the late Chuck Engel.
The 2013 events were announced during the event and will see The Pit host Mud Mania on Saturday June 15, 2012 and the 9th Annual Run A Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling on Saturday October 5, 2013 (Rain Date Oct. 12).
Fans and competitors wanting photos or video of the day’s events can contact Al Goulder (for photographs) at (804) 586-2208 and Ken Bartlett of MPH Productions at (919) 464-6764 or by visiting www.thepitatvms.com to download the order form.
The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA in Jamaica, VA. The Speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area.
To learn more about The Pit at Virginia Motor fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223
COMPLETE RESULTS (Click link below):
2012 Mud Bog Results Oct 6