quarter back challenge 950x450Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway and FASTRAK Racing officials a excited to announce the formation of the 1st Annual Virginia State Quarterback Challenge. The event will feature some of the area’s high school quarterback’s competing to win their school a $1000 scholarship, bragging rights and a perpetual Trophy Cup that they will keep and display until next year’s event.

“This is a chance for quarter back challenge 950x450both the speedway and sanction to give back to the community and at the same time help excite a brand new segment of fans to our brand of racing,” commented track owner Bill Sawyer.

The challenge will be run similar to the punt, pass and kick competition and will test the quarterback’s arm strength and accuracy. The throw will be judged on overall distance and distance from the center line. The throw will first be measured for distance and then subtract the distance from the center line to get an overall distance and determine the winner.

“This is a great interaction between high school football and racing, two sports that just about everyone loves; more importantly it offers a chance for us to give back to our communities” commented FASTRAK Marketing Director Don Lester.

Students from the competing high schools can use their student I.D. to attend the event for $5 and cheer on their schools quarterback. High Schools scheduled to compete are Middlesex High School in Middlesex, VA, Essex High School in Tappahannock, VA, Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, VA, Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, VA and Northumberland High School in Heathsville, VA.

All this takes place during intermission of the $15,000 to win Fastrak World Championship presented by James River Equipment. Some of the best Pro Late Model drivers in the country will be on hand for the “Super Bowl” of Pro Late Model racing.

The Quarterback Challenge is scheduled for around 9PM. Spectator gates will swing open at 4pm. With racing scheduled to start at 6Pm with practice.

Admission for Saturday September 19th will see adults – $25, seniors (60+) – $20, military (active or retired w/I.D.) – $15, students (11-17) – $10 and children 10 and under free with paying adult. Pit passes (regardless of age) are $40 and also get you a seat in the grandstands.

For those unable to attend tonight’s Fastrak World Championship, RACEFEEDX will broadcast the event starting at 8PM EST with qualifying. Log into www.racefeedx.com to get your pay per view package.

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