2020 MUD BOG DATES ANNOUNCED

2020 MUD BOG DATES ANNOUNCED

Jamaica, VA – Officials for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have released the 2020 mud bog dates. The 16th annual Mud Mayhem will be held on Saturday, May 2, which is two weeks earlier than in previous years. The 16th annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog will once again be the first Saturday of October, which is October 3. “We wanted to make sure our competitors and fans could mark their calendars for 2020 and be ready for what is going to be another great year of mud bogging,” commented track GM Clarke Sawyer. The divisions will remain the same Super Stock A&B, Mod A&B, Pro Mod A& B, Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, Obstacle X and both drag classes X-Cut and XX-Paddle. Rules will be posted in a few weeks. Gates will open for both shows at 9 am, for registration and inspection, with the mud bog beginning at noon....

next up – 15th annual run a muck mud bog Saturday, October 5 at The Pit

next up – 15th annual run a muck mud bog Saturday, October 5 at The Pit

Jamaica, VA – To say that officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway are anxiously awaiting the running of the 15th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org would be an understatement. The competitors are all ready to let it all hang out and showcase some of the best mud bogging on the East Coast. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. The Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will once again run a short course for time. Plans are to make a few changes to the course before October 5th. 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 regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. The event will also include a car-crushing monster truck freestyle show that will include three monster trucks and is sure to be a hit with adults and kids alike. Gates and registration will open at 9 am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, Pro Modified A, Pro Modified B and X, XX classes beginning at noon. Registration and inspection for all classes will end at 11:30 pm. Rules for each class are now available at www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 15th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through for inspection. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and 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....

10th ANNUAL MUD MAYHEM MUD BOG TO KICK OFF 2019 MUD BOG SEASON AT THE PIT SATURDAY MAY 18th

10th ANNUAL MUD MAYHEM MUD BOG TO KICK OFF 2019 MUD BOG SEASON AT THE PIT SATURDAY MAY 18th

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2019 season Saturday May 18, 2019. The 10th Annual Mud Mayhem presented by Atlantic Broadband, James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org will kick off the 15th season for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. Additional sponsorship provided by Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, E&E Caulking and Truckin Thunder. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rule’s packages and payouts. Adding to the excitement the Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will run a newly designed short course of which the divisions will run for time. 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. New for 2019 will be the addition of two Power Wheel divisions for kids that will include a Box Stock Class for kids 6 and under and a Modified class for kids 6 and older. There is a $5.00 entry fee and all drivers and passengers must wear helmets. In Box Stock no modifications are allowed, vehicle must be as you got it from the store. In the modified division no gas motors are allowed, all other modifications are allowed (ie. dual batteries, rubber grip tires, etc). Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, 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 www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 10th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through inspection. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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 The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the 2019 Mud Bogs fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 or (804) 357-7223...

Great Weather, Huge Crowd and Packed Pits Make for one Phenomenal Mud Bog at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway

Great Weather, Huge Crowd and Packed Pits Make for one Phenomenal Mud Bog at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hit the Trifecta this past Saturday with great weather, a huge crowd and an overflowing pit full of competitors for the 14th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Who’sYourDriver.org. The event was also sponsored by Aaron’s, Northern Neck Chevrolet, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder. Winners in each class: Super Stock A and B – Mike Braswell in Braswell Construction; Modified A and B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Pro Mod A and B – Trey Moody in That P.O.S.; Unlimited Bog – Denny Kerley in Rowdy Snoot in Rowdy Snoot; Unlimited X Tractor – Leslie Anderson in Mud Slay; Obstacle X – Ray Atkins in Haulin’ Gas; X Cut Dragster – Paul Palmer in The Show; XX Paddle Dragster – Dale Ellenberger in Touch of Madness. The Atkins Petroleum & Propane “King of the Hill” Double Down Bonus was offered again to anyone that could win both the A & B classes in the Super Stock, Modified or Pro Mod divisions. For the first time ever, it was done in all three divisions with Mike Braswell in Braswell Construction taking both Stock classes and Charlie Wood in Mudwesier taking the win in both Modified classes and Trey Moody in That P.O.S. sweeping the Pro Mod classes. Each driver received a $500 bonus for being the “King of the Hill”. Two drivers broke track records in their respective classes; Trey Moody in That P.O.S. broke the After Hours Fabrication Pro Mod B record with a 3.654 second run and Denny Kerley in Rowdy Snoot broke the Gary’s Transmission Unlimited Bog record with a 3.208 second run. Both received a $100 bonus in Tadpole’s Break the Record Challenge presented by E&E Caulking, Inc. Fans and competitors wanting a video of the day’s events can contact Sean Cook of Video Media Services (for video) at (804) 398-3838. The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway 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. To learn more about The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the mud bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223 2018 Mud Bog Results Oct 13...

14TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for This Saturday Oct. 13th at The Pit

14TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for This Saturday Oct. 13th at The Pit

Jamaica, VA – To say that officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway are anxiously awaiting the running of the 14th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org would be an understatement. With the spring mud bog rained out officials, fans and competitors alike are all ready for some of the best mud bogging on the East Coast. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. The Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will once again run a short course for time. Plans are to make a few changes to the course before October 13th. 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 regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. The event will also include a car crushing monster truck freestyle show that will include three monster trucks and is sure to be a hit with adults and kids alike. Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, 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 www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 13th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through for inspection. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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 The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the 14th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

14th ANNUAL RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG SET FOR SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH

14th ANNUAL RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG SET FOR SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH

Jamaica, VA – To say that officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway are anxiously awaiting the running of the 14th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org would be an understatement. With the spring mud bog rained out officials, fans and competitors alike are all ready for some of the best mud bogging on the East Coast. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. The Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will once again run a short course for time. Plans are to make a few changes to the course before October 13th. 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 regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. The event will also include a car crushing monster truck freestyle show and is sure to be a hit with adults and kids alike. Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, 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 www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 13th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through for inspection. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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....

Mud Mayhem Mud Bog at The Pit Cancelled Due to Weather

Mud Mayhem Mud Bog at The Pit Cancelled Due to Weather

Jamaica, VA – With over 2 ½ inches of rain already and a forecast for 90% of storms both today and tomorrow, officials at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have made the tough decision to cancel the 11th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org. “We never want to cancel an event, but with the amount of rain we have had, and the wet weekend forecast we have to think of the safety of our competitors and fans,” commented General Manager Clarke Sawyer. Sawyer added, “The soaked grounds and rain make it almost impossible to get the competitor rigs parked as well as the aluminum grandstands becoming very slick when wet, it is all about the safety of all involved.” A special thanks to James River Equipment, WhosYourDriver.org, Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder for all their support of our mud bog program. The next event for Virginia Motor Speedway will be back over at the dirt track as the speedway hosts week 5 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing on Saturday June 2nd. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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 The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the Mud Bog schedule fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

11TH Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2018 Mud Bog Season at The Pit Saturday May 19th

11TH Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2018 Mud Bog Season at The Pit Saturday May 19th

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2018 season Saturday May 19, 2018. The 11th Annual Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment and WhosYourDriver.org will kick off the 14th season for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. Adding to the excitement the Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will run a newly designed short course of which the divisions will run for time. 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 regions 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, Unlimited X Tractor, 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 www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 9th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through inspection. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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....

Records Fall Again during 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog

Records Fall Again during 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog

Jamaica, VA – Just when you think that the current track records are as low as they can go they get broken again. Cooler than normal temperatures led to five new track records during the 13th Annual Run -A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete and in part by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission, Middlesex Metals and Truckin Thunder. A great crowd was on hand to see some of the East Coast’s top mud boggers tackle the 200 foot pit. 67 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 138 completed passes. Winners in each class: Super Stock A – Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty; Super Stock B – Wayne Farmer in Dirty Money II; Modified A – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Modified B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Pro Mod A – Denny Kerley in Soot; Pro Mod B – Denny Kerley in Snoot; Unlimited Bog – Denny Kerley – Snoot; Unlimited X Tractor – Nathan Leach in Can’t Hurt It; Obstacle X – Brian Vick in Pick Pocket; X Cuts – Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV; and XX Paddles – Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV. Travis Shoemaker in Highroller IV took the top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in both the X Cut and XX Paddle classes. For complete results visit www.thepitatvms.com. Two competitors took home $500 bonuses in the Atkins Propane King of the Hill Double Down Bonus for winning both classes in their divisions, Charlie Wood in Mudweiser won both the Mod A and Mod B divisions and Denny Kerley in Snoot won both the Pro Mod A and Pro Mod B divisions. Five track records were broken during the day’s events with each scoring a $100 bonus in the Tadpole’s Break the Record Challenge presented by E&E Caulking. In the Super Stock B division Wayne Farmer in Dirty Money II set the new division track record with a 5.061 second pass; the previous record was set in May of this year. In the Mod A division Charlie Wood in Mudweiser broke a division track record that was set way back in 2010 with a 4.162 second pass, Wood also set a new division track record in the Mod B division with a 4.244 second pass, breaking the record that was set this past May. In the Pro Mod B division Denny Kerley in Snoot set a new division track record with a 3.899 second pass besting the previous record set in May of this year and in the Unlimited Bog divisions Kerley lowered his own record set in 2015 with a pass of 3.899 seconds. Fans and competitors wanting photos of the day’s event’s can contact Al Goulder (for photographs) at (804) 586-2208 or visit his website at https://almo.photoreflect.com/. For videos of the event contact Sean Cook at (804) 398-3838....

13TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for Saturday Oct. 14th at The Pit

13TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for Saturday Oct. 14th at The Pit

Jamaica, VA – To say that officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway are anxiously awaiting the running of the 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete would be an understatement. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission and Truckin Thunder. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. The Unlimited X Tractor and Obstacle X divisions will once again run a short course for time. 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 regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. The event will also include a car crushing monster truck freestyle show by Steve Sims in Stone Crusher and a yet to be named truck and driver. Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, 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 www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for the 13th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through for inspection. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated 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....

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