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....

Multiple Records Fall During 10th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog

Multiple Records Fall During 10th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosted the first of two Mud Bog and Mud Sling’s for the 2017 season this past Saturday May 20th. The Mud Mayhem Mud Bog presented James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete and in part by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder drew a huge crowd and great field of competitors at the state of the art mud bog facility in Jamaica, VA. The sunny temperatures and sunny skies provided a tremendous day for mud bogging. 68 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 146 completed passes. Winners in each class: Super Stock A – Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty; Super Stock B – Tracy Hare in Twisted Jiblet; Modified A – Blake Messer in Whiskey Bent; Modified B – Ray Atkins in Haulin’ Gas; Pro Mod A – Spence Messick Jr. in Mud Runner; Pro Mod B – Lee Sturgis in The Grey Ghost; Unlimited Bog – Colton Shell – Big Bad Wolf; Unlimited X Tractor – Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells; Obstacle X – Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells; X Cuts – Dale Ellenberger in Touch of Madness; and XX Paddles – Dale Ellenberger in Touch of Madness. Katie King in Pure Aggravation took the top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in the X Cut class and Frank “Tadpole” Emory took the top Nitrous/Non-blower bonus in the XX Paddle class. For complete results visit http://thepitatvms.com. Four 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 A division Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty set a new division track record with a 6.308 second pass, breaking a record that had stood since 2008. In the Super Stock B division Tracy Hare in Twisted Jiblet set the new division track record with a 5.071 second pass; the previous record was set back in 2014. In the Mod B division Ray Atkins in Haulin’ Gas lowered the record he has held since June of 2014 with a 4.305 second pass and in the Pro Mod B division Lee Sturgis in The Grey Ghost set the new division track record with a 3.991 second pass besting the previous record set in October of 2015. 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. The remaining event at The Pit at VMS is scheduled for Saturday October 14th with the 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete. The event is also sponsored by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Mud Book, E&E Caulking, Inc. 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 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 Virginia Motor Speedway and the 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling 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...

10TH Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog Kicks off 2017 Mud Bog Season at The Pit This Saturday May 20th

10TH Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog Kicks off 2017 Mud Bog Season at The Pit This Saturday May 20th

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2017 season this Saturday May 20, 2017. The 10th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete will kick off the 13th 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 tire), Obstacle X (open tire), 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 Down & Dirty 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....

Great Weather, Huge Crowd and Record Number of Competitors Make for one Phenomenal Mud Bog at The Pit

Great Weather, Huge Crowd and Record Number of Competitors 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 12th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. The event was also sponsored by Aaron’s, Northern Neck Chevrolet, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Mud Book, Kings of Mud, The Metal Shop and Truckin Thunder. Overall 102 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 221 registered passes. The day also saw the successful introduction of two new divisions with Mechanicsville, VA’s Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells taking the win in Unlimited X Tractor and King William, VA’s Ray Adkins in Haulin’ Gas taking the win in Obstacle X. Both divisions were the first to run a short course for time. Winners in each class: Super Stock A and B – Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty; Modified A and B – Charlie Wood in Mudweiser; Pro Mod A – Blake Messer in Whiskey Bent; Pro Mod B – Kyle Lohmeyer in Showtime; Unlimited Bog – Kenney Baugher in Assassin; Unlimited X Tractor – Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells; Obstacle X – Ray Atkins in Haulin’ Gas; X Cut Dragster – Jason Massie in Intensity; 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. It happened twice with Casey Coates in Doin’ It Dirty taking both Stock classes and newcomer Charlie Wood in Mudwesier taking the win in both Modified classes. Each driver received a $500 bonus for being the “King of the Hill”. The Mega Maniac Challenge presented by Northern Neck Chevrolet offered a $1000 bonus to the winner of the new Unlimited X Tractor and it went to Matthew Underwood in Hells Bells. His first ever win in the class was worth $2000 total. The Mud Book Crown presented by Kings of Mud and The Metal Shop this year offered the winner of the Unlimited Bog division a one of a kind trophy and a $750 bonus. Kenney Baugher in Assassin was the winner. 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 CLICK HERE TO PRINT OR DOWNLOAD COMPLETE RESULTS...

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling this Saturday Oct. 15th at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling this Saturday Oct. 15th at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway

Jamaica, VA – After having to postpone the 12th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports officials are anxiously awaiting this Saturday October 15th for what will be one outstanding day of mud racing. Some of the best mud trucks on the East Coast will converge on Jamaica, VA to see who is King of the Hill. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Northern Neck Chevrolet and Truckin Thunder. There will be ten classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action this Saturday 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. For the first time The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will see the Unlimited X Tractor division become the first division to run a short course for time. The new division will pay $1000 to win and with the Mega Maniac Challenge presented by Northern Neck Chevrolet bonus of $1000 it rises to $2000 to win the class. 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 12th 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. To learn more about The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the 12th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling and Truck Show 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...

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Re-Scheduled for Saturday Oct. 15th

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Re-Scheduled for Saturday Oct. 15th

Jamaica, VA – After an exhausting review of weather forecasts that have the outer bands of Hurricane Matthew bringing rain officials have announced that 12th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports has been postponed to next Saturday October 15th. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, Northern Neck Chevrolet and Truckin Thunder. On Saturday October 15th there will be ten 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. For the first time the Unlimited X Tractor division will be added to the program and become the first division to 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. 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 12th 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....

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for Saturday Oct. 8th at The Pit at VMS

12TH Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling Set for Saturday Oct. 8th at The Pit at VMS

Jamaica, VA – To say that officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway are anxiously awaiting the running of the 12th Annual Down and Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports would be an understatement. After the May 21st Mud Mayhem Mud Bog fell to weather Saturday October 8th has taken on a whole new atmosphere. Additional sponsorship for the Run-A-Muck Mud Bog is provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. There will be ten 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. New for 2016 will be the Unlimited X Tractor division which will be the first division to 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 12th 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. To learn more about The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the 12th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog, Mud Sling and Truck Show 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...

MAY 21 MUD BOG CANCELED

MAY 21 MUD BOG CANCELED

Jamaica, VA – Due to the forecast for Saturday May 21st officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have canceled the 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. With 100% chance of heavy rains forecast and the low pressure system sitting directly over Virginia, officials determined that for the safety of competitors and fans alike it was best to cancel the event. “Words can not describe how disappointed we are with having to cancel tomorrow’s event, the facility was prepped and ready for what we felt was going to be a record breaking day. The safety of our competitors and fans is the most important aspect of what we do here at Virginia Motor Speedway,” commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer. There is no reschedule date at this time....

The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2016 Mud Bog Schedule

The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2016 Mud Bog Schedule

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will once again host two spectacular mud bogs in 2016, the 9th Annual Down and Dirty Mud Mayhem on Saturday May 21st and the 12th Annual Down and Dirt Run-A-Muck Mud Bog on Saturday October 8th. Both events will be presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motor Sports. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. The 9th Annual Mud Mayhem gets a new date for 2016 – Saturday May 21st. With the area’s graduations scheduled for the middle of June it was determined that the event needed to be moved to accommodate fans, competitors and sponsors. The 12th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud bog will continue on it’s familiar second Saturday of October with this year being October 8th. An October 15th rain date has been established for the event. With both mud bogs fans will get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the state-of-the-art 200 foot Mud Bog pit as well as some of the region’s best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. During both events gates will open at 9am with the mud bog officially starting at 12 noon. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for rules and event information. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway 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 and the 2016 mud bogs fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

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