Speedway Releases 2016 Schedule

122315 schedule release 950x450Jamaica, VA – The tentative 2016 schedule for Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway has been released and includes 13 weeks of Aaron’s Dirt Series action, three special events and two mud bogs.

The track’s always competitive weekly divisions begin their race for the division Championships and the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship on Saturday April 2nd and end with the final point’s race of the season on Saturday September 3rd.

This year’s division line-up will include the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifieds and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars.

The first special event of 2016 will be the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth sanctioned by the very popular Ultimate Super Late Model Series. The one day $20,000 event is expected to bring some of the nationals top super late model drivers back to the Commonwealth of Virginia for what will be one of the best races of the year.

The Ultimate Super Late Model Series will then return on Saturday June 4th as they sanction the 38th Annual Tire-X USA 100. This year’s event will get a purse increase that will have the winner taking home a $15,000 check. The event will also be part of a four race mini-series billed as the Colonial Clash Championship presented by Dirt Nation. The series will start at Georgetown Speedway on Tursday June 2nd for a $4000 to win event, then head to Potomac Speedway on Friday June 3rd for a $5000 to win event; the third event will be the $15,000 to win Tire-X USA 100 on Saturday June 4th with the final event being a $5000 affair at Winchester Speedway. The mini-series will also have a $15,000 point fund with $4000 going to the champion and pay the top 15 in points. To be eligible for the point fund drivers must attempt to race all four events.

After a successful debut in 2015 the speedway will again host two, $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model “National Tour” events in conjunction with the two super late model events, making both events a late model fans dream.

For two year’s in a row the Fastrak World Championship has produced some of the best racing ever seen at the speedway. The event returns to the 2016 schedule and will be contested on September 16 – 17th. The “Super Bowl” of Pro Late Model racing will now be an open event allowing any competitor to compete with no restrictions other than car must meet and pass Fastrak rules. The event will feature the $5000 to win World Challenge on Friday, September 16th and the $15,000 to win finale on Saturday, September 17th that will crown the Fastrak Pro Late Model World Champion. More details about the Fastrak World Championship will be released in the very near future.

Along with the weekly racing action and the special events the speedway will also host two mud bogs at its state of the art mud bog facility that will be celebrating its eleventh year of racing. On Saturday May 21st “The Pit at VMS” will host the 9th Annual Down and Dirty Mud Mayhem and on Saturday October 8th the 12th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motor Sports.

To see the entire 2016 schedule in its entirety is located here. The 2016 schedule is tentative and subject to change.

Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a 1/2-mile, dirt oval. The 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.

3 Comments

  1. Kenneth Harris April 3, 2016, 2:17 am

    Where can i get a print out schedule so i can plan the two hour ride with my son and around my underways.

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  2. Kathleen Mallory April 6, 2016, 3:18 am

    I also I’m wondering where I can print out a schedule of upcoming events …. can’t wait to bring my two children and enjoy some good family fun

    Reply

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