Hoosier’s National Tire Shortage Forces Cancellation of This Weekend’s Prelude to the World Championship

Hoosier’s National Tire Shortage Forces Cancellation of This Weekend’s Prelude to the World Championship

Jamaica, Virginia – The current Hoosier tire shortage has forced officials at Virginia Motor Speedway and FASTRAK Racing to cancel this weekend’s Prelude to the World Championship event. After exhausting all avenues available to get enough FT200 and FT400 compounds to cover the number of cars expected to contend for the $3000 top prize, the difficult decision was to cancel the event for 2021. “We have been in conversations with Hoosier Tire for several weeks now about the number of tires available as it is not only affecting this FASTRAK tour event but also our weekly racing,” commented Virginia Motor owner Bill Sawyer. Sawyer added, “unfortunately, there are just not enough tires available for not only the Pro Late Models but also for two of our weekly divisions; there is just no way to get the tires manufactured in time for the event.” This cancellation comes on the heels of the track’s 45th annual USA 100 falling to rain. The cancellation will also affect the three weekly divisions scheduled to compete as support divisions to the FASTRAK Touring Series. “I support Bill and Virginia Motor Speedway’s decisions on this,” commented FASTRAK Racing Owner/Founder Stan Lester. “No different than our Charlotte event when we had to cancel it. That difficult decision made sure that our weekly tracks had tires. Even though many of our tour events have been canceled, it’s the responsibility of the series to ensure that our weekly tracks can race first, then the tour afterward. Hopefully, this move will ensure we have plenty of tires for the World Championship,” added Lester. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track 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 HUGE NIGHT OF WEEKLY RACING THIS SATURDAY, JULY 31

SPEEDWAY TO HOST HUGE NIGHT OF WEEKLY RACING THIS SATURDAY, JULY 31

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday, July 31st, and host week 9 of the Dirt Series Championship weekly racing season. The night will feature all four of the speedway’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! After a storm washed out three of the scheduled features on July 17th, the speedway will make up those features before going into week 9 action. So you get twice the racing for one low price. The three divisions that will make up their features are the Victory Lap Pro Late Models. Budweiser Modifieds, and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars. You do not want to miss a minute of the action. Spectator gates open at 5 pm, with hot laps beginning at 6 pm and features starting at 7:30 pm. Competitor gates for Saturday, July 31st will open at 3 pm, and spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6 pm for hot laps, and features will start at 7:30 pm. Saturday, July 17th make up features: Victory Pro Late Models (30 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps); and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps). Saturday, July 31st features: Victory Pro Late Models (30 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 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 13 – 17 years old $6 and children 12 and under admitted free. Pit passes, regardless of age, are $25. Tickets can be purchased online or in person. To enhance the fan’s 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. About Virginia Motor Speedway: Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track 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 Hampton Roads....

Speedway to Host Week 7 of Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing This Saturday, July 10th

Speedway to Host Week 7 of Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing This Saturday, July 10th

Jamaica, VA – After having two rainouts in a row, Virginia Motor Speedway is eager to get back to racing; the speedway will return to racing this Saturday, July 10th, and host week 7 of the Dirt Series Championship weekly racing season. The night will feature all four of the speedway’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! The question remains going into week 7: Can Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA (Truckin Thunder Sportsman) and Brian Maxey of King George, VA (Collision One Limited Stocks) make it four wins in a row in their respective divisions? Both came from eighth place to grab wins in week four and will have to do so again to keep the streak alive. Whatever the outcome, you need to be here in person to see some of the country’s best racing. Competitor gates for Saturday, July 10th will open at 3 pm, and spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6 pm for hot laps, and features will start at 7:30 pm. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory 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 13 – 17 years old $6 and children 12 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $25. To help enhance the fan’s 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....

SPEEDWAY CANCELS RACING ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 24

SPEEDWAY CANCELS RACING ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY, APRIL 24

Jamaica, VA – After much discussion and thought, speedway management has decided to cancel racing activities for Saturday, April 24, due to the high probability of rain for the weekend. “We have a lot of competitors and fans who travel an enormous amount of highway miles to attend our events,” said track owner Bill Sawyer. “We don’t want anyone to have the burden of making a long trip for nothing.” The Speedway will return to host the first of two mud bogs for the 2021 season next Saturday, May 1, with the 12th Annual Mud Mayhem presented by Atlantic Broadband, James River Equipment, and WhosYourDriver.org. Eleven divisions of mud maniacs will be competing in the state-of-the-art mud bog facility known as The Pit. For detail, visit www.thepitatvms.com. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track 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 2021 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get full ticket and camping information. Also, fans can get social with Virginia Motor Speedway by following @vamotorspeedway on Twitter, clicking “Like” atwww.facebook.com/VaMotorSpeedway , and on www.youtube.com/VaMotorSpeedway....

Speedway to Host Week 2 of Dirt Series Championship Racing This Saturday April 24

Speedway to Host Week 2 of Dirt Series Championship Racing This Saturday April 24

Jamaica, VA – After a very successful Thursday Night Thunder event, Virginia Motor Speedway officials are excited to return to weekly racing this Saturday, April 24th. The racing on opening night at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA, was fantastic in all four of the speedway’s Dirt Series Championship weekly divisions. The night will feature the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified, and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in some exciting side-by-side action. Competitor gates for Saturday, April 24th, will open at 3 PM, with spectator gates opening at 5 PM. On-track activities will begin at 6:30 PM for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday will be the Victory 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 13 – 17 years old $6 and children 12 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $25. Before heading to the speedway for the evenings racing, stop by Bella Pizza in the Essex Square Shopping Center located at 1673 Tappahannock Blvd, Tappahannock, VA 22560, for the 2021 Bella Pizza/Virginia Motor Speedway Car Show featuring race cars, vintage cars, and more from 11 AM – 2 PM Saturday, April 24th. Bring your portable radio headset and enjoy hearing the call of all the action on the track by tuning into 95.5 FM on your radio dial. Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a ½ mile dirt oval track 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 of Virginia Motor Speedway’s 2021 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get full ticket and camping information. Also, 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....

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR TONIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR TONIGHT’S CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT

Jamaica, VA – IT’S RACE DAY! – Tonight we host Collision One Championship Night and week 13 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified, and Collision-One.Com Limited Stock Car divisions in action. Champions will be crowned in all four divisions. Gates open 5 pm, hots laps 6:30 pm and features at 8 pm. FEATURE ORDER – COLLISION ONE LIMITED STOCK CARS (25 LAPS) BUDWEISER MODIFIED (30 LAPS) TRUCKIN THUNDER SPORTSMAN (30 LAPS) VICTORY LAP PRO LATE MODELS (35 LAPS) ADMISSION Adult admission $12; senior (60+) $10; military (active / retired) $8; students (13-17) $6 and children 12 and under free. 16″ coolers welcome, no glass containers Great concessions and family-friendly pricing Free parking. Free dry camping spots available....

COLLISION ONE CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

COLLISION ONE CHAMPIONSHIP NIGHT THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 7

Jamaica, VA – After a very successful Prelude to the World Championship weekend Virginia Motor Speedway officials are excited to return to racing this Saturday, September 7th and host Collision One Championship Night and week 13 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action. The will crown champions in all four of the speedway’s Dirt Series Championship 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 that will decide who gets crowned champion. Competitor gates for Saturday, September 7th, will open at 4 pm with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30 pm 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 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....

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR TONIGHT’S PRELUDE TO THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR TONIGHT’S PRELUDE TO THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

Jamaica, VA – IT’S RACE DAY! – Tonight we host the FASTRAK Touring Series sanctioned $3000 to win Northern Neck Chevrolet Prelude to the World Championship for Pro Late Models and week 12 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified, and Collision-One.Com Limited Stock Car divisions in action. Gates open 5pm, hots laps 6:00pm and racing at 8pm. FEATURE ORDER – TRUCKIN THUNDER SPORTSMAN (30 LAPS) COLLISION ONE LIMITED STOCK CARS (25 LAPS) BUDWEISER MODIFIED (30 LAPS) VICTORY LAP PRO LATE MODELS (40 LAPS) ADMISSION Adult admission $15; senior (60+) $12; military (active / retired) $10; students (13-17) $6 and children 12 and under free. 16″ coolers welcome, no glass containers Great concessions and family-friendly pricing Free parking. Free dry camping spots available....

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR PEPSI NIGHT – AUGUST 10

IT’S RACE DAY – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR PEPSI NIGHT – AUGUST 10

Jamaica, VA – IT’S RACE DAY! – Tonight we host Pepsi night and week 11 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified, and Collision-One.Com Limited Stock Car divisions in action. Gates open 5pm, hots laps 6:30pm and features at 8pm. FEATURE ORDER – BUDWEISER MODIFIED (30 LAPS) TRUCKIN THUNDER SPORTSMAN (30 LAPS) COLLISION ONE LIMITED STOCK CARS (25 LAPS) VICTORY LAP PRO LATE MODELS (35 LAPS) ADMISSION Adult admission $12; senior (60+) $10; military (active / retired) $8; students (13-17) $6 and children 12 and under free. 16″ coolers welcome, no glass containers Great concessions and family-friendly pricing Free parking. Free dry camping spots available....

Speedway Returns to Racing this Saturday August 10th

Speedway Returns to Racing this Saturday August 10th

Jamaica, VA – After experiencing the track’s fifth race of the season due to weather Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing on Saturday, August 10thand host Pepsi Night and week 11 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action. The night will feature all four of the speedway’s Dirt Series Championship 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! Competitor gates for Saturday, August 10th will open at 4 pm with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30 pm 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 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....

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