48 Car 4-Wide Salute to the Fans to be part of $20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Opening Ceremonies

48 CAR SALUTE 600Jamaica, VA – When you get track owner Bill Sawyer and FASTRAK Racing / Ultimate Super Late Model Series founder Stan Lester together you never know what they will come up with when it comes to promoting a race. With the running of this Saturday’s $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour races the two have come up with the idea to present one of the largest 4-wide salutes to the fans in history. The fans will be saluted with no less than a 48 car 4-wide salute accompanied by fireworks and a cannon shot from the Third Richmond Howitzer re-enactors.

“I told Bill this might sound crazy but I want to do a 48 car 4-wide salute to the fans with fireworks using both divisions of competitors and he said I like crazy let’s try it,” stated Stan Lester. “We can’t thank the fans enough for supporting dirt racing and racing at Virginia Motor Speedway, they deserve a huge salute,” concluded Lester.

The $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will feature a who’s who in dirt late model competitors and is the largest paying event in Ultimate Super Late Model Series history. It will be co-headlined with a $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models.

Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans!

Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40.

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.

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