06_06_15_rain_out_950x450Jamaica, VA – After five days of torrential rains soaking the grounds at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway officials have canceled racing for Saturday June 6th. It is the first rainout of the season.

“The week long rain has flooded the grounds and made it impossible to get the track and parking areas into an acceptable safe condition for tomorrow’s events so we unfortunately have to cancel tomorrow’s event”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.

The speedway will take next week off and then move over to the mud bog facility to host the first of two big Mud Bog events for the 2015 season. Saturday June 20th The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosts the 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Propane and Petroleum, Kalbones Speedshop and Offroad, Collision One and Truckin Thunder.

There will be seven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from Super Stock to Unlimited with cash payouts in all classes.

Not only will fans get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the 200 foot Mud Bog pit but they will also get the opportunity to see some of the region’s best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds.

Gates and registration will open at 9am with Single Eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Pro Modified A, Pro Modified B and X, XX classes beginning at 12 noon. Registration and inspection for all classes ends at 11:30pm. Rules for each class are now available at the speedway’s website www.thepitatvms.com.

Admission for Mud Mayhem is Adults – $15, Children 13 – 17 years old – $10 and Children 12 and under FREE with a paying adult.

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 2015 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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