buck roadcap win 050915 600Jamaica, VA – All eyes were on defending champion Justin Williams of Concord, VA to see if he could come from his sixth place starting position and win for the second time in a row but Buck Roadcap of Waynesboro, VA had other thoughts. Roadcap survived a three wide battle with Billy Tucker and David Williams to take the lead, one he would not relinquish.

Roadcap would fend off the challenges of David Williams over the final 25 laps to score his career first win at Virginia Motor Speedway.

“I have been trying for over a year now to get a win here at Virginia Motor Speedway and now I’m got that win. I have to thank Booper Bare for the setup advice he gave me this past week,” commented an elated Buck Roadcap in victory lane.

Rounding out the top five were David Williams, Joe Ender, Billy Tucker and Billy Hubbard. Defending champion Justin Williams would rebound from a couple of scrapes with the wall to finish sixth.

In other action eighth starting Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD took the lead on lap 4 of the Budweiser Modified feature and went on to his third win in a row; in the Aaron’s Pro Late Model feature defending champion Bobby Thompson of Concord, VA took home his first win of the season; Roger Jamerson of Mechanicsville, VA picked up his first Truckin Thunder Sportsman win in 2 years and James Givens of Henrico, VA claimed the checkers in Collision One Limited Stocks. In Aaron’s Pro Late Model qualifying Jared Powell of Charlottesville, VA set a new division track record with a lap of 18.332 seconds.

Billy Tucker and Buck Roadcap led the field to green of the 30 lap Victory Lap Late Model feature. Roadcap and Tucker leaned on each other out of turn 2 allowing David Williams become the third member of a three wide battle for the lead with Roadcap gaining the top spot out of turn 4. Caution would quickly come out when David Steele hit the turn 3 wall.

On the restart Williams got under Tucker for second as Justin Williams scraped the wall damaging his spoiler. The caution would come out two laps later when Williams scraped the wall again in turn 3 damaging the spoiler even more sending him to pit road for repairs. On the restart David Williams worked inside Tucker and finally grab the spot out of turn 4 to take second. Once in second he began to pressure Roadcap for the lead. Each time the leader was up to the challenge holding on to the lead and going on to capture his first late model victory at Virginia Motor Speedway. Rounding out the top five were David Williams, Joe Ender, Billy Tucker and Billy Hubbard.

Davis Lipscombe and Bobby Thompson led the Aaron’s Pro Late Model division to the green flag with Thompson claiming the top spot out of turn 2. Once out front Thompson began to pull away from the field with Lipscombe in tow. Behind them the battle for third heated up between Mark Parks and Tyler Bare as the two raced side by side for 10 laps, trading the position between them almost every lap. Bare would finally secure the spot with a slide job in turn 2 on lap 22. Thompson would get into a lapped car coming to the white flag but would gather it back up to go on to the win. Rounding out the top five were Davis Lipscombe, Tyler Bare, Mark Parks and Jared Powell.

In the Budweiser Modified 25 lap feature Brent Bordeaux and Hunter McClendon led the field to green with McClendon taking the lead out of turn 2. A caution came out on the next circuit after Charlie Hubbard hit the wall out of turn 4 sending him into the side of Mike Reynolds. Both drivers would retire for the night.

On the restart eighth starting Matt Quade worked his way to the back of McClendon and dove under him heading into turn 2 taking the lead as they headed into turn 3. Once out front Quade set sail to his third win in a row. Rounding out the top five were Hunter McClendon, Brent Bordeax by inches over Joey Polevoy and BJ Mongold.

In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman 20 lap feature James Snead and Roger Jamerson led the field to green with Jamerson rocketing to the lead. Jamerson would set sail, pulling away from the field and go on to record his first victory in two years.

In the Collision One Limited Stock 20 lap feature Cory Bradley and Chris Champion led the field to green with Champion leading the first circuit. Moving to second James Givens began to pressure Champion for the lead. Several times Givens tried to get inside champion for the lead but to no avail. On Lap 10 Givens finally got under Champion out of turn 2 to take the lead. Once out front Givens set sail and went on to capture the victory. Rounding out the top five were Corey Bradley, Ryan Hutchens, Chad Champion and David Bowler.

The speedway will return to racing next Saturday May 16th to host the 36th Annual TireX USA 100. The event will once again be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will pay the winner of the 50 lap feature a cool $10,000.

Joining the Ultimate Super Late Model Series once again will be a $3000 to win, 40 lap FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models.

Competitor gates for Saturday May 16th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 4pm. On track activities will begin at 6pm with hot laps.

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.

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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Victory Lap Late Models (30 laps):
A-Main –
1. 43-Buck Roadcap[2] ; 2. 45-David Williams[3] ; 3. 5-Joe Ender[4] ; 4. B1-Billy Tucker[1] ; 5. 3-Billy Hubbard[7] ; 6. 2-Justin Williams[6] ; 7. 46-Tyler Emory[12] ; 8. 5J-Darrell Dow[9] ; 9. 01-Petie Coffey[11] ; 10. K1-Anthony Kincaid[13] ; 11. 17s-John Staton[5] ; 12. 22-David Steele[8] ; DNS: 26x-James Sparks[10]

Fast Qualifier: Justin Williams – 18.008 seconds.

Aaron’s Pro Late Models (25 Laps):
A-Main –
1. 51-Bobby Thompson[2] ; 2. 71-Davis Lipscombe[1] ; 3. 30-Tyler Bare[8] ; 4. 1-Mark Parks[4] ; 5. 2*-Jared Powell[6] ; 6. 12-Ricky Wells[3] ; 7. 12A-Ryan Adams[7] ; 8. 16-Brett Adkins[9] ; 9. 09W-Philip Woods Jr.[10] ; 10. 09-Brad Rigdon[14] ; 11. 7-Corey Almond[12] ; 12. 00*-Craig Guido[11] ; 13. 28-Carl Vaughan[17] ; 14. 7x-Joey McClung[16] ; 15. 15-Darrell Adkins[13] ; 16. 55-Jimmy Duncan[5] ; 17. 34-Chad Martin[15]

Fast Qualifier: Jared Powell – 18.332 seconds (NEW DIVISION TRACK RECORD)

Truckin Thunder Sportsman (20 laps):
1. 8-Roger Jamerson[2] ; 2. 6M-Jeremiah Marshall[3] ; 3. 1-Chad Beahr[4] ; 4. 15-James Snead[1] ; 5. 16-Billy Adkins[9] ; 6. 04-Michael Roop[5] ; 7. 10-Ray Ashworth[7] ; 8. 00-James Bunn[8] ; 9. 01-Tommy Upshaw[6] ; 10. 7-Kevin Beahr[10]

Fast Qualifier: Chad Beahr – 21. 522 seconds.

Budweiser Modifieds (25 laps):
A-Main –
1. 47-Matt Quade[8] ; 2. 33-Hunter McClendon[2] ; 3. 40-Brent Bordeaux[1] ; 4. 51-Joey Polevoy[5] ; 5. 3-William Mongold[3] ; 6. 01-Francis Jarrelle III[9] ; 7. 75-Kelly Samuels[15] ; 8. 10x-Larry Black[12] ; 9. 18J-Jeremy Biggers[13] ; 10. 7+7-Jeff Solinger[10] ; 11. 16-David Kendall[14] ; 12. 55-Brian Maxey[6] ; 13. 21-Mike Reynolds[7] ; 14. 99-Charlie Hubbard[4] ; DNS: 57-Curtis Barricks[11]

Fast Qualifier: Matt Quade – 19.453 seconds.

Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps):
A-Main –
1. 2-James Givens[6] ; 2. 41-Cory Bradley[1] ; 3. 14-Ryan Hutchens[8] ; 4. 08-Chad Champion[4] ; 5. 23-David Bowler[12] ; 6. 50-Blair Sibley[3] ; 7. 25-Marty Coltrain[9] ; 8. 32M-Chris Champion[2] ; 9. 35-Lucas Ward[11] ; 10. 39-Cole Johnston[7] ; 11. 26-Stephanie Stallings[13] ; 12. 53-Travis Hopkins[5] ; DNS: 5-Chris Maxey[10]

Fast Qualifier: Chad Champion – 23.224 seconds.

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