Speedway to Return to Action This Saturday July 14th

Jamaica, VA – This Saturday July 14th Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing and will host week 8 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in some exciting side by side racing!

The action on the track has been as hot as the temperatures with three of the four Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship divisions having three different winners in as many events. Will that trend continue this Saturday night in the Pro Late Model, Sportsman and Modified divisions? With the caliber of competition that races weekly at VMS the chances are high that it just may happen.

Heading into this weekend’s action point leader Corey Almond of Appomattox, VA holds a 8 point advantage over Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD in the Victory Lap Pro Late Model division; in the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Joe Weiss of Elizabeth City, NC holds a slim 3 point lead over both defending Champion Tim Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA and Steve Causey of Smithfield, VA; in the Budweiser Modified division Hunter McClendon of Williamsburg, VA holds a 7 point advantage over rookie Chase Butler of Mechanicsville, VA and in the Collision One Limited Stock Cars defending Champion James Givens of Sandston, VA unofficially holds a 6 point advantage over Chad Champion of Bumpass, VA.

Competitor gates for Saturday July 14th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm for hot laps.

Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 laps). All divisions will run Hot Lap Time Trials and Features.

Admission price for Adults $12, seniors (60+) $10; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $8, students 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20.

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.

For more information about Virginia Motor Speedway or the 2018 events visit www.vamotorspeedway.com or call (804) 758-1867. 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.

MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223

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