Great Weather, Huge Crowd, and Six Track Records Make for one Phenomenal Mud Bog at The Pit

Great Weather, Huge Crowd, and Six Track Records Make for one Phenomenal Mud Bog at The Pit

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 18th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog presented by Estes Express Lines and Breezeline. With the cool weather, horsepower was at a premium, providing the fastest-ever mud bog in the eighteen-year history of the facility with six new division track records. The event was also sponsored by Northern Neck Chevrolet, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission, and Truckin Thunder. Winners in each class: King of the Superstreet Mud Series (Super Stock A) – Brad Hall in Rampage; Super Stock B – Mike Braswell in Henry; Modified A – Blake Webb in Plan B; Modified B – Ray Atkins in Haulin Gas; Pro Mod A – Ray Atkins in Haulin Gas; Pro Mod B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Unlimited Bog – Ray Atkins in Haulin Gas; Meg Truck – Gary Sabella in Old #6. Six drivers broke track records in their respective classes. Four of the records had stood since October of 2017, one from 2018, and one from 2019. The new track records that were broken belong to Brad Hall in Rampage in the Super Stock A class with a 5.268-second pass; Mike Braswell in Henry in Super Stock B with a 4.377-second pass; Blake Webb in Plan B in the Mod A Class with a 3.559-second pass; Ray Atkins in Haulin Gas broke two records the first in Mod B with a 3.770-second pass and also in Pro Mod A with a 3.869-second pass; and Charlie Wood in Mudweiser in Pro Mod B with a 3.457-second pass. Fans and competitors wanting a video of the day’s events can contact Ken Bartlett of MPH Productions (for video) at (919) 464-6764. 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 website at www.thepitatvms.com. Click for 2022 Run-A-Muck Mud Bog Results Oct 8...

18TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog Set for Saturday, October 8th at The Pit

18TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog Set for Saturday, October 8th at The Pit

Jamaica, VA – The biggest mud bog in The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway’s history is Saturday, October 8th. To say that officials are excited and anxiously awaiting the running of the 18th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog presented by Estes Express Lines and Breezeline. For the first time in the Pit’s history, there will be head-to-head mega truck racing. There will be eight “Mud Maniacs” classes competing, ranging from super stock to Mega Truck, with cash payouts in all eight divisions. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. The Mega Trucks will be racing side-by-side in a bracket format on a new short course. Officials are working on a huge purse for the mega truck portion of the event to attract some of the biggest names in the business. There will once again be two divisions of Kids Power Wheels, Box Stock and Unlimited. Parents will need to register their children before 11:30 am. Gates and registration will open at 9 am for King of the Super Street Series, Super Stock B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Pro Modified A, Pro Modified B, and Unlimited Bog classes, with the mud bog beginning at noon. Registration and inspection for all classes will end at 11:30 pm. Rules for each division are now available at www.thepitatvms.com. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before 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. If you would like to be a sponsor, please contact Dave Seay at 804-357-7223 or dave@vamotorspeedway.com. 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 18th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s website at www.thepitatvms.com....

13th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog at The Pit Postponed Due to Weather

13th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog at The Pit Postponed Due to Weather

Jamaica, VA – With the forecast calling for rain and possible thunderstorms today and tomorrow, officials at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have decided to postpone the 13th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog presented by Breezeline to a day to be determined. “We hate to have to postpone the mud bog, but with the amount of rain we have already 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, “we will look at the schedules of mud bog events in the Mid-Atlantic region and find a date that does not conflict with any of those events. Once we have a date, we will post the information on our website and social channels.” A special thanks to Breezeline TV & Internet, Estes Express Lines, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Gary’s Transmission, Northern Neck Chevrolet, and Truckin Thunder for 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 the $20,000 to win Virginia is for Racing Lovers King of the Commonwealth next Saturday, May 21st. The event sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series will also feature the FASTRAK Pro Late Models in a $3000 to win feature and the Truckin Thunder Sportsman in Dirt Series Championship action. 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....

Speedway Releases 2022 Mud Bog Dates

Speedway Releases 2022 Mud Bog Dates

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway officials are excited to release the dates for the 2022 mud bog events. Fans are sure to want to mark their calendars for what will be another stellar year for the state-of-the-art mud bog facility in Jamaica, VA. The Pit will host two of the East Coast’s premier mud bog events. The 13th annual Mud Mayhem will be held on Saturday, May 14th, and the 18th annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is scheduled for Saturday, October 8th, with a Saturday, October 17th rain date if needed. There will be eleven classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited, with cash payouts in all 11 divisions. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com to download rules packages. The Pro Mega Truck and Obstacle X divisions will run a short course for time. Plans are to make a few changes to the course before October 8th. 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. Officials will release additional details and purses for both events in the coming weeks. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/thepitatvirginiamotorspeedway and “Follow” us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway. 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, call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s website at www.thepitatvms.com....

17th ANNUAL RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG HUGE SUCCESS

17th ANNUAL RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG HUGE SUCCESS

Jamaica, VA – A large crowd witnessed some of the best mud trucks in the region, battling the very tough 200′ pit on Saturday, October 2, 2021, during the 17th Annual Run-a-Muck Mud Bog presented by Estes Expres Lines, Atlantic Broadband, and WhosYourDriver.org, and our associate sponsors Truckin Thunder, Collision One, Atkins Propane, E & E Caulking, Virginia Tourism Department / Virginia Is For Racing Lovers, Gary’s Transmission, and After Hours Fabrication. With the cameras of MAVTV on hand to film three Lucas On the Edge shows, the event saw a record number of Pro Mega Trucks (20) all vying for the $5000 top prize. When it was all said and done Joseph Hilton, driving Live Entertainment, took home the big check. Other winners were Blake Webb, driving Plan B, who won both Super Stock A & B, which also won him the Atkins Propane King of the Hill $500 bonus. Charlie Wood, driving Mudwesier, once again dominated both the Modified A & B divisions, again taking home the $500 Atkins Propane King of the Hill bonus. Chris Carver, driving UR Mom, took home the win in the Pro Mod A division, and Kevin Cozort, driving All Geared Up, took home the win in the Pro Mod B division. Thomas Small, driving Darkhorse, made the trip from Maine a success by taking the win in the Unlimited Bog division. Joseph Hilton, driving Live Entertainment, took home the $5000 top prize in the Pro Mega Truck division and also got engaged to his long-time girlfriend, Bailey Stokes. We would call that an amazing day! Jason Habor, driving No Cure, took the win in the Obstacle X Mega Truck division. And finally, Keith Mitchell, driving The Mudgician, took both the X-Cut and X-Paddle division wins. CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE RESULTS...

Records Fall In Spectacular Fashion in Front of Great Crowd at Mud Mayhem

Records Fall In Spectacular Fashion in Front of Great Crowd at Mud Mayhem

Jamaica, VA – After a year off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway swung open the gates for the 12th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog presented by Atlantic Broadband and WhosYourDriver.org and welcomed back a great crowd and truck count this past Saturday, May 1. The event was also sponsored by Virginia is for Racing Lovers (VA Tourism), Northern Neck Chevrolet, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Gary’s Transmission, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, and Truckin Thunder. The enthusiastic crowd witnessed some incredible runs in both the mud bog and mud sling pits. In what was one of the fastest events in the history at the state-of-the-art facility, the Kelly O’Dell Sling Pit for the mud dragsters did not disappoint as it produced multiple track records. When the day was done, three-division track records were broken in spectacular fashion. In the WhosYourDriver.org X-Cut dragster division Palmer in The Show, set a new track record with a run of 1.990 seconds, breaking a record held by the late Kelly O’Dell that was set back in 2015. Also, in the WhosYourDriver.org X-Cut division, Travis shoemaker in Highroller 4 broke his own X-Cut Injector track record with a run of 2.008 seconds. And in the Victory Lap XX-Paddle Injector dragster division Keith Mitchell in The Magician set a new track record with a run of 2.045 seconds, lowering the record set by Travis Shoemaker in 2019. Overall, 76 different competitors took turns at the state-of-the-art 200-foot pit for a total of 160 registered passes. Winners in each class: Collision One Super Stock A – Travis Lucy in High Roller 2.0; Truckin Thunder Super Stock B – Michael Sutphin in High Roller; Atlantic Broadband Modified A – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Virginia Is For Racing Lovers Modified B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; WhosYourDriver.org Pro Mod A – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; After Hours Fabrication Pro Mod B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Gary’s Transmission Unlimited Bog – Johnathan Bradshaw in Dirty Joker; Northern Neck Chevrolet Unlimited X Tractor & Atkins Propane Obstacle X – Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells; WhosYourDriver.org X Class & Victory Lap XX Class – Paul Palmer in The Show. Charlie Wood in Mudweiser collected the Atkins Petroleum & Propane “King of the Hill” Double Down Bonus for winning both Modified division and both Pro Mod divisions; he received a $500 bonus for topping both divisions. Fans and competitors wanting photos or video of the day’s events can contact Al Goulder (for photographs) at (804) 586-2208 and Ken Bartlett (for video) at (919) 464-6764 or kbrace6@aim.com. The Pit will host another mud bog on Saturday, October 1, 2021, with the MAVTV to film the event for two Lucas Oil On The Edge programs, with times for airing to be announced at a later date. The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway 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. PRINTABLE RESULTS: 2021 Mud Bog Results May 1...

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...

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