Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Gets Green Flag Tonight

Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Gets Green Flag Tonight

Jamaica, VA – Beautiful skies and warm temperatures are greeting the fans today as they stream in for the $20,000 too win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth featuring the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. Also on tap tonight is the first ever Fastrak National Tour event for Pro Late Models that will pay $30000 to the winner. This is one race you do not want to miss! Spectator gates open at 4pm with on track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps. Both divisions will run hot laps, qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and feature. Admission will see adults $30, Seniors (60+) $27, Military (active/retired) $25, Students (11-17) $12 and children 10 and under free. Pit passes are $40. 16″ coolers allowed but no glass containers. Plenty of free parking and free camping. Must be self contained....

48 Car 4-Wide Salute to the Fans to be part of $20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Opening Ceremonies

48 Car 4-Wide Salute to the Fans to be part of $20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Opening Ceremonies

Jamaica, VA – When you get track owner Bill Sawyer and FASTRAK Racing / Ultimate Super Late Model Series founder Stan Lester together you never know what they will come up with when it comes to promoting a race. With the running of this Saturday’s $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour races the two have come up with the idea to present one of the largest 4-wide salutes to the fans in history. The fans will be saluted with no less than a 48 car 4-wide salute accompanied by fireworks and a cannon shot from the Third Richmond Howitzer re-enactors. “I told Bill this might sound crazy but I want to do a 48 car 4-wide salute to the fans with fireworks using both divisions of competitors and he said I like crazy let’s try it,” stated Stan Lester. “We can’t thank the fans enough for supporting dirt racing and racing at Virginia Motor Speedway, they deserve a huge salute,” concluded Lester. The $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will feature a who’s who in dirt late model competitors and is the largest paying event in Ultimate Super Late Model Series history. It will be co-headlined with a $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans! Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. 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....

New Era of FASTRAK Pro Late Model Racing begins tomorrow at Virginia Motor Speedway

New Era of FASTRAK Pro Late Model Racing begins tomorrow at Virginia Motor Speedway

Jamaica, VA – When you get track owner Bill Sawyer and FASTRAK Racing / Ultimate Super Late Model Series founder Stan Lester together you never know what they will come up with when it comes to promoting a race. With the running of this Saturday’s $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour races the two have come up with the idea to present one of the largest 4-wide salutes to the fans in history. The fans will be saluted with no less than a 48 car 4-wide salute accompanied by fireworks and a cannon shot from the Third Richmond Howitzer re-enactors. “I told Bill this might sound crazy but I want to do a 48 car 4-wide salute to the fans with fireworks using both divisions of competitors and he said I like crazy let’s try it,” stated Stan Lester. “We can’t thank the fans enough for supporting dirt racing and racing at Virginia Motor Speedway, they deserve a huge salute,” concluded Lester. The $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will feature a who’s who in dirt late model competitors and is the largest paying event in Ultimate Super Late Model Series history. It will be co-headlined with a $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans! Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. 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....

Speedway Launches Aaron’s “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th

Speedway Launches Aaron’s “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th

Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for this Saturday’s Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Is already at an all-time high; but things are about to get more exciting as Aaron’s Inc. and Virginia Motor Speedway announce “The Best Seat in the House” promotion. Is your favorite seat the “Best seat in the House”? It just may be come Saturday! During the nights events where you sit could win you one of several prizes and make your seat “The Best Seat in the House”. Prizes will include an 18” Lucky Dog, an LG X-Boom Speaker System, a Samsung Home Theater System, a 40” Magnavox Television, a 2015 Virginia Motor Speedway Season Pass or a pair of ticket to the May 16th TireX USA 100 that will also feature the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and Fastrak Pro Late Model National Tour. Aaron’s, Inc. didn’t forget about the competitors as the winner of both the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the Fastrak Pro Late Model National Tour event, who definitely have the “Best Seat in the House”, will be presented with a new LG 4K Ultra HD 49” television, the latest in television technology. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth with include a 60 lap $20,000 to win race for the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model National Tour event. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans! Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. About Aaron’s, Inc. Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, currently has more than 2,100 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Aaron’s was founded in 1955, is headquartered in Atlanta and has been publicly traded since 1982. Progressive Leasing, a wholly owned subsidiary and leading virtual lease-to-own company, provides lease-purchase solutions through approximately 15,000 retail locations in 46 states. Aaron’s, Inc. includes the Aarons.com, ShopHomeSmart.com and ProgLeasing.com brands. For more information, visit www.aarons.com. About Virginia Motor Speedway 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....

April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway is the Biggest Event in ULTIMATE Series History

April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway is the Biggest Event in ULTIMATE Series History

Carnesville, Georgia (April 6, 2015) – When competitors converge on the beautiful 1/2 mile Virginia Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 11th they will add a new chapter to the history of the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth at Bill Sawyer’s immaculate facility will pay a whopping $20,000 to win making it the richest paying event in the short history of the ULTIMATE Series. The series is in its 5th season of action and is experiencing its most ambitious one yet. “We have booked the most events in our history. We have booked the richest race in our history. And our 2015 championship will pay more than ever before. So this is a year of milestones for us. We are just privileged to be a part of everything that Bill Sawyer has going on at Virginia Motor Speedway. We are so proud that we were asked to take on this event in 2015. It means a lot to me personally and it means a lot to the series. We are going to do all that we can to make it a successful and entertaining event.” said ULTIMATE Series Founder Stan Lester. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will be one of two Super Late Model events at Virginia Motor Speedway which is sanctioned by the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series. The other is the May 16th TireX USA 100 which is one of the longest running events in Dirt Late Model racing. “We are all very excited to be involved with Aaron’s and TireX as title sponsors of our events at Virginia Motor Speedway. VMS is such a fantastic facility and I could not be happier about having the opportunity to have 2 events there in 2015. Bill and Clark Sawyer are some of the classiest people in the racing business and it is a pleasure to work with them and Dave Seay and the entire staff there. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth is the biggest event of the year for our guys and I know they are going to come out and put on a great show for the fans there.” said ULTIMATE Series Director Kelley Carlton. One of the most interesting aspects of the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth in 2015 will be the diverse group of drivers expected to attend. With many of the national touring drivers committed to tour events, the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth should draw one of the best regional fields in recent history. “We have had calls from all over the eastern half of the country. I really believe this is going to be a great field of race cars and the fans in attendance will have the opportunity to see some drivers they may have heard of but never seen in the area. We also think there may be a few surprise entrants that will spice things up as well.” Carlton added. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth is scheduled for Saturday, April 11th at Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, Virginia. The 60 lap feature will pay $20,000 to win and boasts a very strong payout through the field. Spectator gates open at 4 pm with on-track action beginning at 6 pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. 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. To learn more about the Ultimate Super Late Model Series please visit the series online at www.ultimatesupers.com or for specific questions call Series Director Kelley Carlton at (864) 871-1442. Please find ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series on Facebook. You can also follow us on Twitter and Instagram @ULTIMATESupers...

Speedway’s Richest Race of Season Just Days Away; $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth This Saturday!

Speedway’s Richest Race of Season Just Days Away; $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth This Saturday!

Jamaica, VA – In just a few short days the 2015 season gets underway for Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway with the running of the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth. That means some of the nations top dirt late model drivers will be making the trip to the ½ mile speed plant located in Jamaica, VA. The event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. It is the richest race of the season for Virginia Motor Speedway and the highest paying event on the Ultimate Super Late Model Series schedule. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model National Touring event. A Sunday April 12th rain date has been established if needed. Fans can expect to see the best in national and regional dirt late model drivers for this highly anticipated event. Defending Ultimate Super Late Model Series Champion Dennis Franklin, current point leader Dustin Mitchell, two-time series champion Casey Roberts, Jeff Smith, Casey Barrow and the rest of the Ultimate Series regulars will have their hands full as they compete against TireX USA 100 Champion Chris Ferguson, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans! Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. 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....

$20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Set for Saturday April 11th

$20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Set for Saturday April 11th

Jamaica, VA – In just over a week the 2015 season gets underway for Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway with the running of the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth. That means some of the nations top dirt late model drivers will be making the trip to the ½ mile speed plant located in Jamaica, VA. The event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model National Touring event. A Sunday April 12th rain date has been established if needed. Fans can expect to see the best in national and regional dirt late model drivers for this highly anticipated event. Defending Ultimate Super Late Model Series Champion Dennis Franklin, current point leader Dustin Mitchell, two-time series champion Casey Roberts, Jeff Smith, Casey Barrow and the rest of the Ultimate Series regulars will have their hands full as they compete against TireX USA 100 Champion Chris Ferguson, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps. Both divisions will run hot laps, qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and feature. Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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. 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....

Speedway Releases Purses for Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and Fastrak National Bonus Race

Speedway Releases Purses for Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and Fastrak National Bonus Race

Jamaica, VA — Officials at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway have released complete purse information for both the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the $3000 to win Fastrak Prp Late Model “National Bonus Event” to be held on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the 1/2 mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA. The Aaron’s King of Commonwealth will feature practice, group qualifying, heats, B-Mains (if needed) and a 60 lap feature to crown this year’s champion that will walk away with a $20,000 pay day. The Fastrak Pro (Crate) Late Model “National Bonus Event” will feature practice, group qualifying, heats, B-Mains (if needed) and a 40 lap feature and pay the winner $3000. Both events are expected to bring some of the regions top late models drivers to compete for the big money. Entry fees for both events have been set at $105 and pit passes will be $40. Competitor gates will open at 3pm; while spectator gates will open at 4pm. Hot laps are scheduled to start at 6pm. For more information on both events call (804) 758-1867....

Speedway Releases Ticket Pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

Speedway Releases Ticket Pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

Jamaica, VA – The buzz surrounding the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth has prompted track owner Bill Sawyer to once again offer the fans an exceptional “Fan Friendly” ticket pricing package for the $20,000 to win, one-day show on Saturday April 11, 2015. This year’s event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will also feature at $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model “National Bonus” event. “I think it’s important that we look after the working man’s pocketbook, to make it affordable for him to be able to come to Virginia Motor Speedway for our biggest show of the year. We want to put a very good ticket price out there and hopefully do the volume of numbers coming through the gate,” commented Track owner Bill Sawyer. Adult tickets will be priced at $30; seniors (60+) $27; military (active or retired) $25 and students (11-17) just $12; and children 6 and under are free. All tickets are general admission. No reserved seats will be sold for the event. Pit passes for the event will be priced at $40. Sawyer added, “We also wanted to make sure we took care of the competitors by offering them a pit pass price that would normally be seen at shows paying $10,000 or less to win.” The complete schedule for Virginia Motor Speedway’s 46th consecutive season, including ticket and camping information, is now posted on www.vamotorspeedway.com. About Aaron’s, Inc.: Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has 2,115 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur and Chairman Emeritus R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr. and headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron’s has been publicly traded since 1982. For more information, visit www.aarons.com. Aaron’s, Inc. includes the Aarons.com, GoRimco.com, and ShopHomeSmart.com brands. About Virginia Motor Speedway: Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a 1/2-mile, dirt oval. The track is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 20 miles south of Tappahannock, VA in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads areas. Race fans and teams can get the latest news by visit the speedway’s website at www.vamotorspeedway.com, following @vamotorspeedway on Twitter, becoming a fan by hitting ‘Like’ at Facebook.com/vamotorspeedway or through video highlights at YouTube.com/vamotorspeedway....

Aaron’s, Inc. Announces Virginia Motor Speedway Exclusive Sponsorship

Aaron’s, Inc. Announces Virginia Motor Speedway Exclusive Sponsorship

ATLANTA (March 6, 2015) – Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today a one-year exclusive sponsorship agreement with Virginia Motor Speedway. Over the next year, Aaron’s will have exclusive naming rights to the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth. Additionally, Aaron’s will be designated as the “Official Sales and Lease Ownership Partner of VMS.” Terms of the partnership were not disclosed. “Here at Aaron’s we’re excited to be entering into our second year of sponsoring Virginia Motor Speedway. It’s great to be a part of the American Tradition of dirt racing at its finest. The King of the Commonwealth is sure to bring a lot exciting racing to Virginia Motor Speedway,” said Brock M. Roberts, Vice President, Northeastern Operations, Aaron’s, Inc. The Virginia Motor Speedway Season will start April 11, 2015 with the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and will end on October 10, 2015 with the 11th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling. “Thousands of dirt racing fans will enjoy our events every weekend and we’re thrilled to bring Aaron’s on board as our exclusive sponsor again for 2015,” said Clarke Sawyer, General Manager, Virginia Motor Speedway. “Their partnership and the support of the Virginia Motor Speedway will ensure that our fans continue to experience family-friendly events.” As part of the exclusive sponsorship agreement Aaron’s will also serve as the title sponsor for the track’s Pro (Crate) Late Model division. Beginning its second season, the Pro (Crate) Late Model division was added as an affordable option for those who want to race a late model. The division will be sanctioned by the Fastrak Racing Series. About Aaron’s, Inc. Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, has 2,115 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Founded in 1955 by entrepreneur and Chairman Emeritus R. Charles Loudermilk, Sr. and headquartered in Atlanta, Aaron’s has been publicly traded since 1982. For more information, visit www.aarons.com. Aaron’s, Inc. includes the Aarons.com, GoRimco.com, and ShopHomeSmart.com brands. About Virginia Motor Speedway Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a 1/2-mile, dirt oval. The track is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area. To learn more about Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and its 2014 schedule of events, fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.vamotorspeedway.com....

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