Speedway Increases Purse Monies in Four of Five Divisions
Jamaica, VA – In an era when most tracks are decreasing purses officials at Virginia Motor Speedway are pleased to announce that the purse in four of the five tracks Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series divisions is going up. With the early success and growth of the Aaron’s Pro Late Model division officials have introduced a new $800 to win purse for the new division. Purses in the Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Limited Stock divisions have also been increased starting with this weekend’s racing events. The next event at the speedway will be the $10,000 to win 35th Annual TireX USA 100 this coming Saturday May 17th. The night’s events will also include the Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Limited Stock divisions. Competitor gates for Saturday May 17th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30 pm with hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday May 17th: ULTIMATE Super Late Models (50 Lap Feature); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps) and Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 Laps). ULTIMATE Super Late Models will run qualifying; two 25 lap qualifying races and Feature. All track divisions will run Hot Lap Time Trials and Features. Adult tickets are just $20; seniors (60+) $18; military $15; students 11 – 17 years old $10; and children 10 and under free. Pit passes will be $30. All tickets will be sold day of event. 16” coolers are welcomed but no glass is allowed. There is plenty of free lit parking and camping (no hookups) is allowed at no charge on a first come first served basis. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track 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. Race fans can go to www.vamotorspeedway.com to view the complete schedule Virginia Motor Speedway’s 2014 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get complete ticket and camping information. In addition, fans can get social with Virginia Motor Speedway by following @vamotorspeedway on Twitter, clicking "Like" at www.facebook.com/VaMotorSpeedway and on www.youtube.com/VaMotorSpeedway.