SPEEDWAY CAR REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

SPEEDWAY CAR REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

Jamaica, VA – Speedway officials have announced that 2019 driver registration is now open for all Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly divisions. Competitors are encouraged to get their registration in before the opening weekend. Registration is once again $100 for the year OR $25 per race. Number choice for the top twenty (20) in 2018 points is secured until February 28, 2019, at that time all numbers will be first come, first served. Competitors can print off the 2019 forms and mail them in with a check or provide credit card info at the bottom of the registration form. There is a $3 convenience fee when using a credit card. There are three forms that MUST be filled out for registration. Please have them all filled out and returned. The forms are (Click links to print): 2019 DRIVER REGISTRATION 2019 DRIVERS INFORMATION SHEET 2019 W9 FORM All FASTRAK Pro Late Model drivers wishing to receive regional and national points as well as your races being counted towards the 10 required for the 2019 World Challenge FASTRAK only event, MUST ALSO register with FASTRAK. (it is a separate form and registration fee). 2019 FASTRAK MEMBERSHIP FORM...

Speedway Releases 2019 Schedule of Events

Speedway Releases 2019 Schedule of Events

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway has released the schedule for the 2019 season. It will mark the 50th season of action at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA. The schedule includes twelve (12) nights of weekly racing action, the return of 410 sprint cars with the April 11th Thursday Night Thunder featuring the All Star Circuit of Champions and Tony Stewart competing, two Ultimate Super Late Model sanctioned events – the April 20th $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the June 15th $20,000 to win 43rd Annual USA 100; the history making $50,000 to win FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment weekend and two mud bogs at the facilities state-of-the-art 200 mud bog pit. The 50th anniversary season opening event for the speedway’s four weekly divisions will take place on Saturday April 27th featuring a full program of action that will include the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock divisions. The season’s first special event will be Thursday April 11th with the return of 410 sprint cars for a $10,000 to win, $1000 to start event. Thursday Night Thunder will feature the All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car series with Tony Stewart competing. The UMP Modifieds will also be competing in the first event of the Dirt Cup Challenge 2019 and will pay $3000 to win. April 20th sees the return of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series for the $20,000 to win King of the Commonwealth along with a $3000 to win FASTRAK National event for Pro Late Models. The event will have a Sunday April 21st rain date. June 15TH the Ultimate Super Late Model Series stars and cars will return for the 43rd Annual USA and pay $20,000 to win. There will also be a $3000 to win FASTRAK National event for Pro Late Models. The event will have a Sunday June 16th rain date. The 2019 FASTRAK World Championship returns September 13-14, 2019 and will make history by paying $50,000 to win and $2050 to start the feature. The World Championship has a Sunday September 15th rain date. The very popular mud bogs are scheduled for May 18th and October 5th. FOR A PRINTABLE VERSION OF THE 2019 SCHEDULE CLICK – TENTATIVE 2O19 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS...

Speedway to Host FASTRAK World Championship Friday and Saturday, September 14-15

Speedway to Host FASTRAK World Championship Friday and Saturday, September 14-15

Jamaica, VA – Pro Late Model racing’s richest weekend is almost here. The much anticipated FASTRAK World Championship weekend is set for Friday and Saturday September 14 – 15, 2018 at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA. Track officials are busy preparing the facilities for what is expected to be another record car count. The weekend will put the spotlight squarely on the country’s best Pro Late Model drivers. This mega race will pay the winner a cool $20,000. With a total payout over $80,000, it is the richest weekend in all of Pro Late Model racing. The weekend kicks off with Friday’s FASTRAK World Challenge, a member only $5,000 to win, 40 lap race. Members are required to have competed in at least seven FASTRAK sanctioned events in the 2018 season. The following night is the FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment, a $20,000 to win 60 lap feature event that is open to all Pro Late Model competitors. In the event of rain, Sunday September 16th is currently scheduled as the rain date. Admission prices for Friday’s World Challenge event are adults $15, senior and military $12, students (11-17) $10 and children 10 and under free. Admission for Saturday’s FASTRAK World Championship are adults $35, senior and military $25, students (11-17) $15 and children 10 and under free. Bring your Friday night ticket stub and receive $5 off your Saturday general admission ticket. Discount is not good for pit passes. Pit passes, regardless of age, are $45 for either a single or two-day pass and will also get you a seat in the grandstands. The speedway offers free camping (no hook-ups) and plenty of well-lit and free parking. 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....

Speedway to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet Championship Night this Saturday September 1st

Speedway to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet Championship Night this Saturday September 1st

Jamaica, VA – The speedway will return to racing Saturday September 1, 2018 to host Neck Chevrolet Championship Night and the final week of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing season featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in action. The speedway will crown its 2018 Champions with one final race for each division. All the Championships are up for grabs and should make for some exciting racing. Admission: Adults $12, seniors (60+) $10; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $8, students 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. 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....

Speedway Returns to Racing This Saturday July 28th

Speedway Returns to Racing This Saturday July 28th

Jamaica, VA – This Saturday July 28th Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing and will host week 8 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in some exciting side by side racing! The action on the track continues to be as hot as the temperatures with three of the four Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship divisions having four different winners in as many events. Will that trend continue this Saturday night in the Pro Late Model, Sportsman and Modified divisions? With the caliber of competition that races weekly at VMS the chances are high that it will continue. Heading into this weekend’s action the Championship point races look to get event tighter. In the Victory Lap Pro Late Model division Corey Almond of Appomattox, VA holds a slim 12 point advantage over Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD; in the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Steve Causey of Smithfield, VA took over the points lead with his win at the last race and holds a slim 4 point lead over both defending Champion Tim Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA; in the Budweiser Modified division Ryan Toole of Henrico, VA and Tim Schulte of Troy, VA are tied atop the standings and hold a 7 point advantage over rookie Chase Butler of Mechanicsville, VA and in the Collision One Limited Stock Cars defending Champion James Givens of Sandston, VA holds a 15 point advantage over Cory Bradley of Hopewell, VA. Competitor gates for Saturday July 28th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 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 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20. 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....

Speedway to Return to Action This Saturday July 14th

Speedway to Return to Action This Saturday July 14th

Jamaica, VA – This Saturday July 14th Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing and will host week 8 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in some exciting side by side racing! The action on the track has been as hot as the temperatures with three of the four Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship divisions having three different winners in as many events. Will that trend continue this Saturday night in the Pro Late Model, Sportsman and Modified divisions? With the caliber of competition that races weekly at VMS the chances are high that it just may happen. Heading into this weekend’s action point leader Corey Almond of Appomattox, VA holds a 8 point advantage over Matt Quade of Mechanicsville, MD in the Victory Lap Pro Late Model division; in the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Joe Weiss of Elizabeth City, NC holds a slim 3 point lead over both defending Champion Tim Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA and Steve Causey of Smithfield, VA; in the Budweiser Modified division Hunter McClendon of Williamsburg, VA holds a 7 point advantage over rookie Chase Butler of Mechanicsville, VA and in the Collision One Limited Stock Cars defending Champion James Givens of Sandston, VA unofficially holds a 6 point advantage over Chad Champion of Bumpass, VA. Competitor gates for Saturday July 14th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 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 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20. 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. For more information about Virginia Motor Speedway or the 2018 events visit www.vamotorspeedway.com or call (804) 758-1867. 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 to Host Rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night at the Races this Saturday June 30th

Speedway to Host Rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night at the Races this Saturday June 30th

Jamaica, VA – After suffering the third rainout of the season and not racing since early May, competitors and fans alike are anxious for some racing action. This Saturday June 30th Virginia Motor Speedway will host the rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R Kids Night at the Races featuring all four of the speedway’s Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly divisions in action. See the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in some exciting side by side racing! S.T.A.R. Kids Night at the Races is always a special one for the speedway as the children from the Gloucester S.T.A.R. program visit for a night of dirt track racing. The S.T.A.R. program provides athletics, games and social time to children with special needs. For more information on the Gloucester program and how you can donate to the program or volunteer visit http://www.gloucesterva.info/pr. Competitor gates for Saturday June 30th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 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 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20. 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....

$20,000 to win 42nd Annual USA 100 presented by WhosYourDriver.org Set for Saturday June 16th

$20,000 to win 42nd Annual USA 100 presented by WhosYourDriver.org Set for Saturday June 16th

Jamaica, VA – Saturday June 16th one regional super late model driver’s career could change in the span of 60 laps with a career best win and a $20,000 payday for winning the 42nd annual USA 100 presented by WhosYourDriver.org at Virginia Motor Speedway. With both national tour’s scheduled to race in other areas of the country, the USA 100 is set to be one of the largest paydays for the East Coast’s regional super late model drivers. And with such a big payday on the line, some of the best dirt late model drivers in the region will be making the trip to the ½ mile speed plant located in Jamaica, VA. If you are a fan of dirt late model racing this will be the show to be at June 16th. The event will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap A-Main paying the winner a cool $20,000. The event will also feature a $3000 to win FASTRAK Racing Series powered by Chevrolet Performance race for Pro Late Model competitors. “If you are a fan of short track racing you do not want to miss this event; the best dirt late model racers on the East Coast will be vying for that huge $20,000 check in one of the biggest short track events in the State of Virginia,” commented track owner Bill Sawyer. Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $25; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $20, students 11 – 17 years old $15 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $45 regardless of age and will get you a seat in the grandstands. 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....

Speedway to Host Rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night this Saturday June 9th

Speedway to Host Rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night this Saturday June 9th

Jamaica, VA – After suffering its second rainout of the season Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday June 9th and host the rescheduled Gloucester S.T.A.R Kids Night at the Races. The night will feature all four of the speedway’s Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly divisions in action. See the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in some exciting side by side racing! S.T.A.R. Kids Night at the Races is always a special one for the speedway as the children from the Gloucester S.T.A.R. program visit for a night of dirt track racing. The S.T.A.R. program provides athletics, games and social time to children with special needs. For more information on the Gloucester program and how you can donate to the program or volunteer visit http://www.gloucesterva.info/pr. Competitor gates for Saturday June 9th will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 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 11 – 17 years old $6 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $20. 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....

Speedway Cancels Racing Activities for Saturday June 2nd

Speedway Cancels Racing Activities for Saturday June 2nd

Jamaica, VA – Speedway management has made the decision to cancel racing activities for Saturday June 2nd due to the unfavorable forecast that includes heavy thunderstorms and a Flash Flood Warning until early Sunday Morning. This is the second rainout of the 2018 season. The speedway will now host Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night and week 6 of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion weekly racing season Saturday June 9th. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in action. “We are extremely disappointed in losing another race to weather, but the safety of our fans, competitors and staff is our utmost concern and would not want to take a chance of putting them or their families in any kind of danger”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer. Sawyer added, “S.T.A.R. Kids Night is very special to us which makes this decision even more difficult, but we will move their night to next Saturday June 9th.” The S.T.A.R. program provides athletics, games and social time to children with special needs. For more information on the Gloucester program and how you can donate to the program or volunteer visit http://www.gloucesterva.info/pr. Make plans to be here the next two weeks as the speedway hosts the rescheduled S.T.A.R. Kids Night and weekly racing action next Saturday June 9th and then the speedway will host the speedway’s second major event of the 2018 season, the $20,000 to win 42nd Annual USA 100 presented by WhosYourDriver.org on Saturday June 16th. A Sunday June 17 rain date has been established should it be needed....

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