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....

King of Commonwealth and USA 100 Dates Set; 2015 Schedule in Progress

King of Commonwealth and USA 100 Dates Set; 2015 Schedule in Progress

Jamaica, VA — Officials at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway are excited to announce the dates for the track’s two Super Late Model special events in 2015. As in past season’s the 2015 season will get the green flag with the running of the $20,000 to win King of the Commonwealth on Saturday April 11th. This year the event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. A support division is being discussed and will be announced in the next few weeks. The second special event of the season will once again be the $10,000 to win USA 100 on Saturday May 16th and will once again be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. The track will also host the 2015 Fastrak World Championship for Pro Late Models tentatively set for October 1-3, 2015. Look for the complete 2015 schedule to be released in the next two weeks....

Jonathan Davenport Crowned King of the Commonwealth; Matt Quade Takes Lucky Dog 30

Jonathan Davenport Crowned King of the Commonwealth; Matt Quade Takes Lucky Dog 30

(By Kelley Carlton and Dave Seay) Jamaica, Virginia (April 12, 2014) – The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth was on Jonathan Davenport and Kevin Rumley’s list of high priority events. Not that every event isn’t important, but the King of the Commonwealth is a victory that both driver and his race team highly coveted. Both have been very successful at Bill Sawyer’s beautiful Virginia Motor Speedway over the years. On Saturday they both added another big check mark to their to-do list when Davenport overtook early leader Billy Moyer, Jr. on lap 17 and held off a hard charging Scott Bloomquist in the late stages of the 60-lapper to claim the $20,000 winner’s check. The win also propelled Davenport into a tie with Chris Madden for the National Dirt Racing League point lead. Davenport was fastest in Group A of Keyser Manufacturing Time Trials lowering the Virginia Motor Speedway track record with his lap of 16.745 seconds around the ½ mile oval. However it was Hall of Famer Scott Bloomquist in Group B who picked up the Bell Helmets Fast Time Award when he obliterated the record Davenport had just set. Bloomquist tripped the clock at a mind boggling 16.509 seconds. Earl Pearson, Jr., Chris Madden and Don O’Neal rounded out the top 5 qualifiers. Heat Race action was insane with wins in the 10 lappers going to Davenport, Billy Moyer, Gregg Satterlee and Billy Moyer, Jr. Finishing second in heats and going to the redraw were O’Neal, Madden Bloomquist and Dennis Erb, Jr. A pair of Delaware drivers – Kenny Pettyjohn and Austin Hubbard scored wins in their respective B-Mains and making the feature event. Series provisional starts went to Kent Robinson, John Blankenship and Mason Zeigler. At the outset of the event it was pole sitter Billy Moyer, Jr. that took command while Davenport sliced through the middle of a 3-wide melee in turn one to move to second. With the remainder of the field locked in a double formation to complete lap one. Moyer moved away as Davenport had to fend of challenges from Billy Moyer and Gregg Satterlee. Madden and Bloomquist were battling door to door while up front Davenport began to reel in Moyer, Jr. as they both began to encounter backmarker traffic. By lap 15 Davenport was all over Moyer, first stepping outside but finally making the move around the hub. Bloomquist slipped by Madden and set after Moyer, Sr. as they both drew to Moyer, Jr.’s rear deck. Over the next several laps the Moyers raced wheel to wheel with the elder finally covering the spot. The pass also allowed Bloomquist to close in on Moyer, Jr. and take another spot away one lap later. After the halfway mark Davenport was in heavy traffic and Moyer, Sr. was able to close down on his fellow Longhorn Chassis driver. Moyer began to put some pressure on Davenport, nosing alongside the leader on multiple occasions. But the race for the lead was quelled when the event’s lone yellow flag waved for a stalled Bub McCool. For the restart Moyer opted for the inside which moved Bloomquist to the outside. When Davenport brought the field back to green Bloomquist made his move for second. Sweeping around the outside of turn 2 Bloomquist took over second and set after the leader. With only 10 laps remaining Bloomquist pulled to Davenport’s rear deck. Bloomquist threw all he had at Davenport but a slick move past a lapped car coming to the white flag sealed the deal. The move gave Davenport just enough open space to grab the checkers and the $20,000 check. In the Budweiser Modified Lucky Dog 30 Matt Quade and Jimmy Duncan led the field to green in search of a $3000 payday. On the start Quade took over the top spot with Duncan in tow. On lap 7 Bret Hamilton would get under Duncan for third. With Quade in total control of the race Hamilton and Joey Polevoy battled for third on lap 18. On lap 23 Polevoy got by Hamilton for third. On lap 26 Ryan Toole took over fourth with a strong move in turn 1. A late caution on lap 28 would close the field on Quade’s bumper for the final restart. As in previous restarts Quade would pull away and go on to the $3000 payday followed by Michael Reynolds, Joey Polevoy, Ryan Toole and Bret Hamilton rounding out the top five. The speedway will return to racing next Saturday April 19th to host opening night of the 2014 season for all five of the Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series divisions. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions. Competitor gates for Saturday April 19th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Late Models (35 Laps); Aaron’s Pro Late Models (25 Laps – If enough to run alone); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps). All divisions will run Hot Lap Time Trials and Features. Admission price for Adults $12, seniors (60+) $10; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $8, students 13 – 17 years old $6, children 7 to 12 $4 and children 6 and under admitted free. We offer a family pass for $25 (two adults and two children 12 and under). Pit passes will be $20. To enhance the fans racing experience the speedway has installed a short wave FM transmitter and all of the evening’s action can be heard at 95.5 FM. So bring your portable radio headset and enjoy hearing all the action. 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. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223 RACE RESULTS FOR AARON’S KING OF THE COMMONWEALTH, SATURDAY APRIL 12, 2014: National Dirt Racing League Late Models (60 laps): A Main: 1 – 6 Jonathan Davneport, 2 – 0 Scott Bloomquist, 3 – 21 Billy Moyer , 4 – 5 Don O’Neal, 5 – 22 Gregg Saterlee, 6 – 21JR Billy Moyer, Jr., 7 – 44 Chris Madden, 8 – 15 Steve Francis, 9 – 28 Dennis Erb, Jr., 10 – 72 Jason Covert, 11 – 19 Tim Fuller, 12 – 6 Jamie Lathroum, 13 – 7R Kent Robinson, 14 – 23 John Blankenship, 15 – 11 Austin Hubbard, 16 – 15B Brian Birkhofer, 17 – 38 Kenny Pettyjohn, 18 – 1J Davey Johnson, 19 – 22 Chris Ferguson, 20 – 111 Max Blair, 21 – 25z Mason Zeigler, 22 – 44 Earl Pearson, Jr., 23 – 57J Bub McCool, 24 – 91 JT Spence, 25 – 19 William Thomas FAst Qualifier – Scott Bloomquist – 16.509 seconds (New Track Record) Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps): Heat 1: 1. Matt Quade (Mechanicsville, MD), 2. Mike Reynolds (Clements, MD), 3. Joey Polevoy (Powhatan, VA), 4. Francis Jarrelle III (Chesterfield, VA), 5. Travis LaRoque (Mooresville, NC), 6. Mark Schools (Midlothian, VA), 7. Tim Schulte (Troy, VA), Heat 2: 1. Jimmy Duncan (Fredericksburg, VA), 2. Bret Hamilton (Powhatan, VA), 3. Josh Harris (Gloucester, VA), 4. Kelly Samuels (Chesterfield, VA), 5. BJ Mongold (Crimora, VA), 6. Stephen Quade (mechanicsville, MD), 7. Charlie Hubbard (Chesapeake, VA), Heat 3: 1. Dan Arnold (Petersburg, VA), 2. Ryan Toole (Hanover, VA), 3. Gary Long (Newport News, VA), 4. Josh Letson (, VA), 5. Lance Grady (Richmond, VA), 6. Aaron Harris (Richmond, VA), 7. James Sparks (Hollywood, MD), A Main: 1. Matt Quade (Mechanicsville, MD), 2. Mike Reynolds (Clements, MD), 3. Joey Polevoy (Powhatan, VA), 4. Ryan Toole (Hanover, VA), 5. Bret Hamilton (Powhatan, VA), 6. Jimmy Duncan (Fredericksburg, VA), 7. James Sparks (Hollywood, MD), 8. Charlie Hubbard (Chesapeake, VA), 9. Kelly Samuels (Chesterfield, VA), 10. Travis LaRoque (Mooresville, NC), 11. Gary Long (Newport News, VA), 12. Josh Harris (Gloucester, VA), 13. Tim Schulte (Troy, VA), 14. Dan Arnold (Petersburg, VA), 15. Lance Grady (Richmond, VA), 16. BJ Mongold (Crimora, VA), 17. Francis Jarrelle III (Chesterfield, VA), 18. Mark Schools (Midlothian, VA), 19. Josh Letson (, VA), 20. Aaron Harris (Richmond, VA), 21. Stephen Quade (mechanicsville, MD), Fast Qualifier: Matt Quade – 19.401 seconds...

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR SATURDAY’S AARON’S KING OF THE COMMONWEALTH

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR SATURDAY’S AARON’S KING OF THE COMMONWEALTH

Jamaica, VA — This Saturday April 12th Virginia Motor Speedway will host the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth featuring the stars of the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL). We look forward to having you visit with us for this exciting event. To make sure you have all the information you need we have compiled this “What You Need to Know” list. DATE: April 12, 2014 SANCTION: National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) – www.thendrl.com SCHEDULE OF EVENTS (Tentative and Subject to change): Competitor gates open: 3pm (officially) Spectator gates open: 4pm Hot Laps begin: 6pm Group Qualifying for both divisions Heat Races for both divisions B-Main(s) for both divisions Aaron’s Lucky Dog 30 $3000 to win event for modifieds Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth $20,000 to win 60 lap feature DIVISIONS RACING: NDRL Late Models – Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth. Modifieds – Aaron’s Lucky Dog 30 16″ coolers (Medium playmate size) are allowed. NO GLASS PLEASE! Camping is allowed (No Hookups) at no charge Plenty of free, well lit parking Family friendly concession prices TICKET PRICING: (All tickets are General Admission) Adults – $35 Senior (60+) – $30 Military (Active / Retired / Guard with proper I.D.) – $25 Students 7 to 17 yrs old – $15 Children 6 and Under – Free Pit Passes (regardless of age) – $40. If you buy a pit pass it gets you a seat in the grandstand as well, you do not need to buy both. GRANDSTAND SEATING: Top 10 rows have seat backs First row is Handicapped seating (Offers companion seating as well) Paul Sawyer Section – Blue seats...

ATTENTION SUPER LATE MODEL COMPETITORS!

ATTENTION SUPER LATE MODEL COMPETITORS!

Jamaica, VA – NDRL Tire Rules for Virginia Motor Speedway race is as follows: Hooiser 1300, 1350, 1450, 1600, with a 70 RR option Any questions please contact the NDRL officials....

Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Just 12 Days Away; Ticket Discount Announced

Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Just 12 Days Away; Ticket Discount Announced

Jamaica, VA – In just a matter of 12 short days the 2014 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 National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. This will be the first visit to the track by the second year national touring series. A Sunday April 13th 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 National Dirt Racing Series Champion Billy Moyer, current point leader Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Steve Francis, Don O’Neal, John Blankenship, Jonathan Davenport, Chris Ferguson, Kent Robinson and the rest of the NDRL regulars will have their hands full as they compete against Booper Bare, Steve Shaver, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Admission price for adults is only $35, seniors (60+) $30; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 7 – 17 years old $15 and children 6 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will be the third race of a three race NDRL mega weekend following Pennsylvania’s Pittsburg Motor Speedway’s $10,000 to win PENNational event on Thursday April 10th and Winchester Speedway’s $10,000 to win Gunter’s Honey 50 on Friday April 11th. In an effort to help out the race fans Virginia Motor Speedway officials have come up with a discount for those fans that will attend more than one of the Mid-Atlantic events. Any fan that brings a ticket stub from the PPMS and/or Winchester events can receive a discount off the general admission ticket price for the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth. Go to both PPMS and Winchester and get a $10 discount, attend only one of the two races and get a $5 discount. Discount is for grandstand admission only and you must present redeeming ticket(s) at time of purchase. 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. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223...

Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 12th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 12th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

Jamaica, VA – The buzz surrounding the re-branded Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the first ever appearance of the National Dirt Racing League (NDRL) 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 12, 2014. “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 $35; seniors $30; military (active or retired) $25 and students (7-17) just $15; 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 Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will also offer fans an opportunity to win a pair of tickets to the marquee event and a chance at winning a “King’s Throne” from Aaron’s. To register for a chance to win the prize package visit www.aarons.com/kingsthrone. No purchase necessary. See contest rules and regulations for complete details. The complete schedule for Virginia Motor Speedway’s 45th 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....

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