043016 rain out man 950x450Jamaica, VA – Mother Nature has not been kind to Virginia Motor Speedway. Wet weather and the forecast for more have forced officials to cancel Dirt Track Saturday Night racing activities for Saturday April 30, 2016.

“With the rain we have already had, the cold temperatures and more rain headed our way we are forced to make this tough decision. Believe me, we want to race as much as anyone else”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.

The Speedway will take the weekend of May 7th off for Mothers Day and return to racing on Saturday May 14, 2016 for Truckin Thunder Scout Night presented by Northern Neck Chevrolet.

The night will feature the 5th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and all Scouts in uniform will get in free. Scouts, fans and competitors are all encouraged to participate. Don’t have a pinewood derby? No problem you can rent one for $10 will all the proceeds going to help the charity ChildHelp. For details on the Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby visit the track website or call (804) 758-1867.

See all four of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly divisions featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in action.

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.

16” coolers are welcomed but no glass is allowed. There is plenty of free lit parking and camping (no hookups) is allowed at no charge on a first come first served basis.


  1. Rockets rickard April 30, 2016, 9:48 pm

    Bad call ! No rain expected til tomorrow.

    • admin May 2, 2016, 3:18 pm

      Rained started here at 7pm and rained on an off till 9pm. We would have had to cancel the program. Thus it was a great call.


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