Speedway’s Richest Race of Season Just Days Away; $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth This Saturday!

Speedway’s Richest Race of Season Just Days Away; $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth This Saturday!

Jamaica, VA – In just a few short days the 2015 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 Ultimate Super Late Model Series and will feature a 60 lap feature paying the winner a cool $20,000. It is the richest race of the season for Virginia Motor Speedway and the highest paying event on the Ultimate Super Late Model Series schedule. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model National Touring event. A Sunday April 12th 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 Ultimate Super Late Model Series Champion Dennis Franklin, current point leader Dustin Mitchell, two-time series champion Casey Roberts, Jeff Smith, Casey Barrow and the rest of the Ultimate Series regulars will have their hands full as they compete against TireX USA 100 Champion Chris Ferguson, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Spectator gates open at 4pm with on-track action beginning at 6pm with hot laps for both divisions followed by qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and features. This is a must see event for late model racing fans! Admission price for adults is only $30, seniors (60+) $27; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 11 – 17 years old $12 and children 10 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40. 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....

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....

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....

Anticipation Running High For April 13 – 14th Commonwealth 100

Jamaica, VA – With stellar car counts and exciting racing being the norm at Florida Speedweeks events anticipation is running high for the $25,000 to win Third Annual Commonwealth 100 scheduled for April 13 – 14, 2012 at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway in Jamaica, VA. “When you look at the car counts and the exciting racing being put on during Florida Speedweeks it only gets you amped and excited to have the best dirt late model drivers in the country headed to Virginia for what we feel is going to be the best Commonwealth 100 yet,” commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer. This year’s edition will have a new twist as the Lucas Oil Late Model series will now sanction the $25,000 to win event. The weekend will also include a $3000 to win non-qualifiers race. Fans can expect to see the best in national and regional dirt late model drivers for this highly anticipated event. Defending Lucas Oil Late Model Series Champion Jimmy Owens, two-time Champion Scott Bloomquist, Steve Francis, Don O’Neal, 5-time Champion Earl Pearson Jr., Jared Landers along with rookie contenders Austin Hubbard and Jonathan Davenport are just a few of the Lucas regulars that will compete against defending race winner Steve Shaver, Booper Bare, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Fans have until April 1 to grab one of the best deals in dirt Late Model racing — a two-day advance adult ticket for just $30; Senior / Military are $27 and students (7-17) just $15. All tickets are general admission. No reserved seats will be sold for the event. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting www.vamotorspeedway.com, downloading the advance ticket order form and sending it to the track with a money order or cashier’s check (no personal checks), or by calling the speedway office at 804-758-1867 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and using a Mastercard, Visa or Discover card. Drivers, meanwhile, can also save by entering the Commonwealth 100 prior to the early-entry deadline of April 1. The $150 early-entry fee not only saves racers $50 off the regular $200 entry fee but also includes a two-day driver pit pass worth $50. The Commonwealth 100 weekend kicks off on Fri., April 13, with Lucas Oil Late Model time trials and heat races, while B-Mains, a 30-lap Non-Qualifiers’ Race and the headline 100-lapper take center stage on Sat., April 14. A raindate of Sun., April 15, has been established for the event. Schedule of events is tentative and subject to change. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway.com for a chance at special deals and prizes during the 2012 season. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, an ASA affiliate track, 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 in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads areas. To learn more about Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and its 2012 schedule of events, fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.vamotorspeedway.com. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223...

After Successful Motorsports 2012 Show Focus Now on April 13 – 14th Commonwealth 100

Jamaica, VA – After a very successful Motorsports 2012 show officials at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway are now focused on the Speedway’s opening weekend of racing, the 3rd Annual Commonwealth 100 to be held April 13 – 14, 2012 at the pristine ½ mile speed plant. This year’s edition will have a new twist as the Lucas Oil Late Model series will now sanction the $25,000 to win event. The weekend will also include a $3000 to win non-qualifiers race. Fans can expect to see the best in national and regional dirt late model drivers for this highly anticipated event. Defending Lucas Oil Late Model Series Champion Jimmy Owens, two-time Champion Scott Bloomquist, Steve Francis, Don O’Neal, 5-time Champion Earl Pearson Jr., Jared Landers along with rookie contenders Austin Hubbard and Jonathan Davenport are just a few of the Lucas regulars that will compete against defending race winner Steve Shaver, Booper Bare, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize. Fans have until April 1 to grab one of the best deals in dirt Late Model racing — a two-day advance adult ticket for just $30; Senior / Military are $27 and students (7-17) just $15. All tickets are general admission. No reserved seats will be sold for the event. Fans can purchase tickets by visiting www.vamotorspeedway.com, downloading the advance ticket order form and sending it to the track with a money order or cashier’s check (no personal checks), or by calling the speedway office at 804-758-1867 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and using a Mastercard, Visa or Discover card. Drivers, meanwhile, can also save by entering the Commonwealth 100 prior to the early-entry deadline of April 1. The $150 early-entry fee not only saves racers $50 off the regular $200 entry fee but also includes a two-day driver pit pass worth $50. The Commonwealth 100 weekend kicks off on Fri., April 13, with Lucas Oil Late Model time trials and heat races, while B-Mains, a 30-lap Non-Qualifiers’ Race and the headline 100-lapper take center stage on Sat., April 14. A raindate of Sun., April 15, has been established for the event. Schedule of events is tentative and subject to change. — 43rd SEASON: The tentative 2012 schedule has been released and includes 17 weeks of action starting with the opening weekend Commonwealth 100 and ending September 14 – 15, 2012 with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series sanctioned $20,000 to win USA 100. The schedule also includes two Mud Bogs at “The Pit @ VMS”. To see the entire 2012 schedule in its entirety, visit the Speedway’s website at www.vamotorspeedway.com. Registrations are currently being accepted with the top 10 in each division having their numbers reserved until February 15th, after which all numbers will be first come first served. Competitors can obtain a 2012 registration form by going to the tracks website or by calling the speedway Monday through Friday 10am through 3pm at (804) 758-1867. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway and follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway.com for a chance at special deals and prizes during the 2012 season. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, an ASA affiliate track, 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 in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads areas. To learn more about Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and its 2012 schedule of events, fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.vamotorspeedway.com. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223...

Commonwealth 100 gets title sponsor; New Saturday Ticket Price Announcement

Commonwealth 100 gets title sponsor; New Saturday Ticket Price Announcement

Jamaica, VA – With just days left before Virginia Motor Speedway’s biggest event of the year gets the green flag official’s announce the signing of NAPA of King William as the title sponsor for the $25,000 to win 2nd Annual Commonwealth 100 and new pricing for Saturday only tickets. Napa of King William has signed on as sponsor of this weekend’s $25,000 to win event and will now be called the 2nd Annual NAPA of King William Commonwealth 100. NAPA of King William has sponsored several special events at Virginia Motor Speedway over the year’s and has decided to move their support to the speedway’s biggest race of the year....

Virginia Motor Speedway’s Bill Sawyer Offers Fans Great Admission Deal For ‘Commonwealth 100’ On April 15-16

Virginia Motor Speedway’s Bill Sawyer Offers Fans Great Admission Deal For ‘Commonwealth 100’ On April 15-16

Story courtesy Kevin Kovac – World of Outlaws Late Model Series PR Director. 2010 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Promoter of the Year Has Showplace Track Ready For Second Annual $25,000-To-Win Event JAMAICA, VA – April 3, 2011 – There’s a host of reasons for Virginia Motor Speedway owner Bill Sawyer’s selection as the 2010 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Promoter of the Year, but three undoubtedly stand out. No. 1: Sawyer’s racetrack, a showplace half-mile oval that he’s built into one of the top short-track facilities in the country. No. 2: Sawyer’s creation of the Commonwealth 100, a $25,000-to-win WoO LMS spectacular that launched in 2010 and returns to the national tour’s schedule this year for a second annual edition on April 15-16. No. 3: Sawyer’s dedication to the fans, for whom he not only provides a speedway with virtually unmatched amenities but also attractive ticket deals like the one he’s offering up for the high-profile Commonwealth 100 weekend....

Speedway Making Improvements To Facility

Jamaica, VA – With the 2010 racing season in the rear view mirror and the 2011 season just months away the staff at Virginia Motor Speedway is still hard at work as they prepare the facility for the 2nd Annual Commonwealth 100 that will open the track’s 42nd season on April 15-16, 2011. The speedway has undertaken several new construction projects in preparation of the 2011 season. All will enhance the racing experience for our fans and competitors. Included in the projects are a new set of restrooms to be constructed near the turn four section of the main grandstands, a new registration and tech building in the competitor parking area, new back stretch billboards and a new eight acre parking area for RV’s and campers....