Speedway to Host WRAR / WNNT Night at the Races this Saturday April 28th

Speedway to Host WRAR / WNNT Night at the Races this Saturday April 28th

Jamaica, VA – Drivers and fans alike are ready to get the 2018 Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing season at Virginia Motor Speedway under way after being rained out on April 7th. After a very success Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth on April 14th, officials are excited to see what the weekly racing season has to offer. WRAR / WNNT Night at the races will feature all four Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship division in some exciting side by side racing. Saturday evening April 28th will feature a full program of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action that will include the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock divisions. Competitor gates for Saturday, April 28th will open at 12pm for inspection and registration for all competitors. Spectator gates opening at 5pm with on track activities beginning around 5pm with hot laps. There will be a mandatory drivers meeting at 4:45pm. 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. Adult general admission is just $12; seniors (60+) $10; military (active and retired) $8; students (11-17) $6 and children 10 and under are free with a paying adult. Pit passes (regardless of age) are $20 and also get you a seat in the grandstands. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway and “Follow” us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway. 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 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 Postpone WRAR / WNNT Night till Saturday April 28; Focus Now on King of the Commonwealth

Speedway to Postpone WRAR / WNNT Night till Saturday April 28; Focus Now on King of the Commonwealth

Jamaica, VA – Due to extreme cold temperatures and the forecast for rain and snow this Saturday, Virginia Motor Speedway officials have postponed WRAR / WNNT Night racing activities for Saturday April 7, 2018 till Saturday, April 28th. April 28th will now be the opening night of the 2018 Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion weekly racing season. The program will include extra practice for all four weekly divisions. “We hate that we have to lose the first week of the season, but with the cold temperatures and wet weather it is the best interest of our fans and competitors to cancel racing activities for this Saturday”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer. The speedway will now shift its focus to next week’s $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth featuring the Ultimate Super Late Model cars and stars in a $20,000 to win, 60 lap feature and the FASTRAK Chevrolet Performance Late Models in a $3000 to win, 40 lap event. Thirty-two competitors are already confirmed for this huge event. If you are a fan of Dirt Late Model racing this is the show to see. Admission price for Adults $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 (regardless of age) will be $45. 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....

Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule

Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2018 Schedule

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway has released the tentative schedule for the 2018 season. It will mark the 49th season of action at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA. The schedule includes twelve (12) nights of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action, two Ultimate Super Late Model sanctioned events – the April 14th $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth and the $20,000 to win 42ND Annual USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports; the $20,000 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 49thAnnual season opening event will take place on Saturday evening April 7TH featuring a full program of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship 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 April 14th and see the return of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series for the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth along with a $3000 to win FASTRAK National event for Pro Late Models. The event will have a Sunday April 15th rain date. June 16TH the Ultimate Super Late Model Series stars and cars will return for the 42ND Annual USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports 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 17th rain date. The 2018 FASTRAK World Championship returns September 14-15, 2018 and will once again pay $20,000 to win. The weekend will also include a $5000 to win FASTRAK World Challenge event for FASTRAK members only and with a weekend support division to be announced. The World Championship has a Sunday September 16th rain date. The very popular mud bogs are scheduled for May 19th and October 13th. For a complete look at the 2018 schedule visit www.vamotorspeedway.com Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway and “Follow” us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway. 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 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 PRINT A COPY OF THE 2018 SCHEDULE CLICK HERE: TENTATIVE 2O18 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS...

Schedule of Events AND TICKET PRICING for Today’s FASTRAK World Challenge Event

Schedule of Events AND TICKET PRICING for Today’s FASTRAK World Challenge Event

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will host the opening night of the FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment weekend with the $5000 to win World Challenge. The Southeast Dirt Modified Series will also be on hand and run practice, qualifying and heats races tonight to set the field for tomorrow’s $3000 Souteast Modified Championship that will accompany the $20,000 FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment. Here is the SCHEDULE OF EVENTS –...

2017 POINTS HAVE BEEN AUDITED HEADING INTO FINAL WEEKEND OF RACING

2017 POINTS HAVE BEEN AUDITED HEADING INTO FINAL WEEKEND OF RACING

Jamaica, VA – After seeing that the Motorstats points where off, we went old school and audited the points by hand, race by race. Copies of the spreadsheets have been posted. To print or download the Pro Late Model points click here: 2017 PRO LATE MODEL POINTS To print or download the Modified points click here: 2017 MODIFIED POINTS To print or download the Sportsman points click here: 2017 SPORTSMAN POINTS To print or download the Limited Stock Car points click here: 2017 LIMITED STOCK POINTS...

Speedway to Return to Racing this Saturday July 15th to Host MetroCast Business Services Night

Speedway to Return to Racing this Saturday July 15th to Host MetroCast Business Services Night

Jamaica, VA – The Speedway will return to racing on this Saturday July 15th and host MetroCast Business Services Night and week 8 of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions. Admission price for adults is only $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. Competitor gates for Saturday July 15th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. 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....

Mud Mayhem Mud Bog Results

Mud Mayhem Mud Bog Results

Jamaica, VA – For complete results from the May 20, 2017 10th Annual Mud Mayhem Mud Bog presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete click th elink beloiw. 2017 Mud Bog Results May 20...

Justin Williams Returns to Victory Lane in Pro Late Model Action; Brett Adkins, Joey Polevoy and James Givens Also Score wins

Justin Williams Returns to Victory Lane in Pro Late Model Action; Brett Adkins, Joey Polevoy and James Givens Also Score wins

Jamaica, VA – In front of a packed house on Truckin thunder Scout Night at Virginia Motor Speedway, Justin Williams of Concord, VA gained a bit of redemption after finishing in the runner-up spot the last two races in the Victory Lap Pro Late Models by putting on a clinic on way to his second win of the season. After taking the lead on lap 3 in all came down to the final restart on lap 33 of the 35 lap feature. Williams would hold off Logan Roberson of Waynesboro, VA over the final two circuits to grab the victory. “The track was great tonight, I could run anywhere on the track I needed to go. I have to thank my crew for giving me such a great race car,” commented Williams in WhosYourDriver.org Victory Lane. Williams set fast time but started fourth due to the invert but quickly made his way to the lead passing Jared Powell on lap 3. Once out front Williams would pull away to a comfortable lead. By lap 28 Williams was working heavy traffic going 3-wide at times to stay out in front. The best race of the night was behind him for second and Logan Roberson and Matt Quade traded the spot on multiple occasions before Roberson settled into the spot with three to go. On the final restart Roberson would get inside Williams in turn 1 but Williams powered off the next corner to keep a slight advantage and go on to the win. Rounding out the top five were Roberson, Quade, Stephen Childress and Jared Powell. In other action Joey Poelvoy of Powhatan, VA made it three Budweiser Modified wins in a row; in the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Brett Adkins of Saluda, VA picked up his second win of the season in a tight battle with Time Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA who set a new division track record in qualifying and in the Collision One Limited Stock Cars it was James Givens of Henrico, VA with his first win of the season over defending champion Ryan Hutchens of Providence Forge, VA. In the Collision One Limited Stock feature fast qualifier James Givens worked his way methodically from his sixth place starting position taking over the lead on lap 11 with a pass on Cory Bradley out of turn 4. Givens would hold off a late charge by Ryan Hutchens in the closing laps to grab the win. Givens started the 25 lap feature sixth due to the invert and on the drop of the green began his march to the front. Givens began his march to the front one position each lap until getting past leader Cory Bradley on lap 10 out of turn 4 for the lead. Once out front Givens only had to hold off a hard charging Hutchens for the win. Rounding out the top five Ryan Hutchens, Cory Bradley, Ernie Dettbarn and Marty Coltrain. In the Budweiser Modified feature Joey Polevoy had to start eighth due to winning the last two events in a row but that didn’t stop him from getting to WhosYourDriver.org Victory lane for the third time in a row. Polevoy worked his way to second by lap after a two lap side by side battle with Mike Reynolds on lap nine. On the next lap Polevoy powered by Tim Schulte to take the lead. Once out front Polevoy pulled away from the field and went on to score his third win in as many tries this year. Rounding out the top 5 were Schulte, Mike Reynolds, Lance Grady and Josh Roberson. In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman feature Brett Atkins and Tim Shelton put on a show for the majority of the 30 laps racing much of it side by side. Atkins took the lead on the opening lap and paced the field with Shelton in tow. The traded the lead four times over the 30 lap distance and had the capacity crowd on their feet. The two worked through traffic sometimes 3-wide. Adkins would hold on for his second win of the season with Shelton, Steve Causey, Chad Beahr and Brandon Sandridge rounding out the top five. The Speedway will take next Saturday May 13th off for the Mother’s Day weekend and return Saturday May 20th when the speedway will move over to the mud bog facility to host the first of two big Mud Bog events for the 2017 season as The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosts the 10th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment, Commonwealth Motorsports and Essex Concrete. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Propane and Petroleum, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. There will be ten classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from Super Stock to Unlimited X Tractor with cash payouts in all classes. 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. 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, Obstacle X, Pro Mod A, Pro Mod 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 the speedway’s website www.thepitatvms.com. Admission for Mud Mayhem is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with a paying adult. 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 2017 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. MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223 RACE RESULTS FOR TRUCKIN THUNDER SCOUT NIGHT SATURDAY MAY 6, 2017: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps): 1. 2-Justin Williams[4]; 2. 17R-Logan Roberson[1]; 3. 47-Matt Quade[2]; 4. 03-Stephen Childress[7]; 5. 2*-Jared Powell[3]; 6. 7A-Corey Almond[6]; 7. 7M-Joey McClung[11]; 8. 30-Tyler Bare[8]; 9. 47S-Billy Hubbard[10]; 10. 17-Camden Testerman[9]; 11. 66X-Matthew Tarbox[12]; 12. 14C-Chuck Bowie[15]; 13. 71-Davis Lipscombe[5]; 14. 5J-Darrell Dow[14]; 15. 40-Brent Bordeaux[13]; 16. 38-Nicolas Love[17]; 17. 28-Carl Vaughan[16] Fast Qualifier: Justin Williams – 18.249 seconds; 98.64 mph Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps): 1. 16-Brett Adkins[2]; 2. 55-Tim Shelton[4]; 3. 9-Steve Causey[1]; 4. 1-Chad Beahr[9]; 5. 21-Brandon Sandridge[7]; 6. 11-Chase Butler[6]; 7. 25-Tyler Shipp[8]; 8. 92-Kacey Gordon[13]; 9. 0-Chase Burrow[16]; 10. 43J-Joe Weiss[3]; 11. 12-Rusty Steele[17]; 12. 22-Michael Hayes[5]; 13. 71-Savannah Nickens[15]; 14. 01-Tommy Upshaw[11]; 15. 14-Sean Owens[12]; 16. 91-James Snead[10]; 17. 21J-Curtis Mason[14] Fast Qualifier: Tim Shelton – 20.629 seconds; 87.26 mph (New Track Record) Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps): 1. 51-Joey Polevoy[8]; 2. 10S-Tim Schulte[2]; 3. 112-Mike Reynolds[3]; 4. 48-Lance Grady[6]; 5. 29B-Josh Roberson[9]; 6. 7+7-Jeff Solinger[1]; 7. 01-Francis Jarelle III[4]; 8. 21C-Davey Conley[10]; 9. 99-Charlie Hubbard[5]; 10. 68-Adam Hoegerl[11]; 11. 10-Mark Parks[7]; 12. 16-David Kendall[12] Fast Qualifier: Joey Polevoy – 19.330 seconds; 93.120 mph Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 laps): 1. 8-James Givens[6]; 2. 14-Ryan Hutchens[8]; 3. 41-Cory Bradley[2]; 4. 10-Ernie Dettbarn[1]; 5. 25-Marty Coltrain[4]; 6. 4-Randy Hutchens[14]; 7. 32M-Chris Champion[5]; 8. 18-John Hankins Jr[10]; 9. 22-Raymond Harper[9]; 10. 26-Stepahie Stallings[15]; 11. 59-Robbie Hutchens[12]; 12. 14B-Brandon Bowler[13]; 13. 50-Blair Sibley[3]; 14. 01-Trent Clemans[11]; 15. 08-Chad Champion[17]; 16. 38-Caleb Carter[16]; 17. 23-David Bowler[7] Fast Qualifier: James Givens – 22.837 seconds; 78.82 mph...

Truckin Thunder Scout Night and 6thAnnual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby This Saturday May 6th

Truckin Thunder Scout Night and 6thAnnual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby This Saturday May 6th

Jamaica, VA – If you have ever been involved in a pinewood derby you know how exciting it is not only for the kids but for the adults. Saturday May 6th Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will bring that excitement and fun back to the speedway as it hosts the 6th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby as part of Truckin Thunder Scout Night. “We are extremely excited to once again host this event and to help raise money and awareness for ChildHelp. We have to thank Tom and Judy Brooks of Truckin Thunder for the amount of effort they put into this event and for being such a great sponsor,” commented General Manager Clarke Sawyer. Gates will open at 5pm with registration with the Dirtwood National Pinewood Derby starting at 5:15pm. After the Dirtwood Nationals all Scouts (Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts) if wearing their uniform, will get free admission to enjoy a night of full sized dirt car racing. During the evening’s festivities, the Speedway will also help in raising money and awareness for the charity ChildHelp®. “I can’t wait for this year’s Dirtwood Nationals event on May 6th. Every year the event seems to get bigger. Pairing a pinewood derby event with a full-scale racing night at Virginia Motor Speedway is a natural. Participants from the local Scouting Community and Virginia Motor Speedway’s racing family will make for a fun-filled evening that also will raise money for one of my favorite charities, ChildHelp®. I feel fortunate to have one of the ChildHelp Villages here in Virginia. Helping them with their work of rehabilitating and caring for severely abused and neglected children is very important to me,” commented Truckin Thunder owner Tom Brooks. There will be two divisions for the Dirtwood Nationals, Scouts and fans. A champion will be crowned in each division and then there will be a run-off to see who will be the overall Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby Champion. Standard Scouting pinewood derby rules will govern the races. For anyone wanting to participate but not having a pinewood derby car, a limited quantity will be available for rent for a $10 donation to ChildHelp. Competitor gates for Saturday May 6th will open at 4pm 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. All scouts (Cub Scout, Boy Scout and Girl Scout) and well as pack leaders will be admitted FREE while in uniform. Class B uniforms are acceptable. For more information on the 6th Annual Dirtwood Nationals and Scout Night call the track at (804) 758-1867. About Childhelp®: Founded in 1959 by Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson, Childhelp® is a leading national non-profit organization dedicated to helping victims of child abuse and neglect. Childhelp’s approach focuses on prevention, intervention and treatment. The Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline, 1-800-4-A-CHILD®, operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and receives calls from throughout the United States, Canada, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Guam. Childhelp’s programs and services also include residential treatment services (villages); children’s advocacy centers; therapeutic foster care; group homes; child abuse prevention, education and training; and the National Day of Hope®, part of National Child Abuse Prevention Month every April. Several of Childhelp’s programs were firsts, and continue to be studied by professionals worldwide as “models that work.” Sara O’Meara and Yvonne Fedderson continue to actively lead the organization and provide its vision, serving as Chairman/CEO and President, respectively....

Speedway to Host Week 3 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship Action This Saturday April 22nd

Speedway to Host Week 3 of Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship Action This Saturday April 22nd

Jamaica, VA – This Saturday April 22nd Virginia Motor Speedway will host week 3 of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions. After two weeks of championship action the rivalries are heating up early this year. Both Tyler Bare of Rockbridge Baths, VA (Victory Lap Pro Late Model) and Joey Polevoy of Powhatan, VA (Budweiser Modified) both have back to back victories to start the 2017 season. Both drivers will not be able to start any closer than eighth this weekend due to the track’s two win in a row rule. It should make for a very exciting night of racing. The Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions have been ultra-competitive and will be exciting to watch this Saturday once racing resumes. Admission price for adults is only $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. Competitor gates for Saturday April 22nd will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. Driver’s Meeting – 5:45pm; On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. 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....

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