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....

100% Chance of Rain Forces Cancellation of $20,000 to win USA 100

100% Chance of Rain Forces Cancellation of $20,000 to win USA 100

Jamaica, Virginia – With the impending weather forecast calling for a 100% chance of rain, management of Virginia Motor Speedway, Ultimate Super Late Model Series, and FASTRAK Racing have made the difficult decision to cancel the August 7th $20,000 to win Ernie Shelton’s USA 100. “The decision to cancel a race is the hardest thing we have to do as a promoter. But Mother Nature has forced a decision as we have too many drivers and fans coming from long distances. We don’t want to cause them any unnecessary costs for fuel and hotel rooms”, commented Virginia Motor owner Bill Sawyer. Sawyer added, “with over an inch of rain forecast and thunderstorms, it is the right decision for us to make with the information we have at our disposal.” Forecast data from multiple weather companies conclude that 90-100% chance of rain and over an inch of rainfall. “Unfortunately, Mother Nature is once again forcing us to make a decision we didn’t want to have to make. With the current forecast, this is the best decision for the teams, fans, and officials, all of whom are traveling considerable distances to attend the USA 100. Above all else, we must keep our fans and competitors in mind,” commented FASTRAK International Companies Founder and President Stan 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....

Matt Quade and Justin Williams Take Pro Late Model Wins; Solinger and Brooks Become First-time Winners; Lipscombe, Butler, and Maxey Return to Victory Lane

Matt Quade and Justin Williams Take Pro Late Model Wins; Solinger and Brooks Become First-time Winners; Lipscombe, Butler, and Maxey Return to Victory Lane

Jamaica, VA – It didn’t take long for Justin Williams of Concord, VA to get to the front from his sixth-place starting position, two corners to be exact. On the drop of the green flag, Williams split the field getting to the front in a three-wide move that saw Williams grabbing the lead out of turn 2. Chuck Bowie and Jeremy Pilkerton led the field to green and as they raced into turn one it went three wide as Williams shot up through the middle of the field. Once out front, Williams began to pull away from the field. By lap 15 it looked as if Pilkerton was gaining on the leader, but Williams just put it in high gear and pulled away again. Williams would go on to score a dominating win, after a frustrating first race, for his fourth win of the season. “I think the two guys up front were playing games with each other which allowed me to make the move for the lead, once out front I just tried to make sure the tires stayed under me,” commented Justin Williams in WhosYourDriver.org victory lane. Rounding out the top five were Matt Glanden Josh Canipe, Matthew Hillebrand, and Ray Love, Jr. In the Budweiser Modified feature Lance Grady of Hanover, VA would grab the lead on the opening circuit but give up the lead to Jeff Solinger on lap 2. Chase Butler of Mechanicsville, VA would grab the lead on lap 10 from Solinger with an outside move out of turn 4. With the laps winding down Brandon Galloway, with the help of several cautions, closed up to the bumper of Butler pressuring him the lead. But Butler was up for the challenge scoring the win and becoming the first repeat winner in the Budweiser Modified division. Rounding out the top five were Galloway, In the Truckin Thunder Sportsman 30 lap feature Tim Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA led the first five laps before Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA would take it 3-wide inside Shelton and Tyler Shipp to take the lead. Once out front Lipscpmbe would pull away from everyone but his teammate Shipp. Shipp tried to keep pace only to see Lipscombe go on to his sixth win of the season. Rounding out the top five were Tyler Shipp, Matt Ashworth, Steve Causey, and Matt Meads. In the Collision One Limited Stock Car feature points leader Brian Maxy of King George, VA returned to his winning ways, grabbing the lead on the drop of the green flag and went on to score his fifth win of the season. Johnny Brooks, Cory Bradley, and Raymond Harper tried to keep pace to no avail as Maxey would cruise to the victory. Rounding out the top five were Johnny Brooks, James Givens, Cory Bradley, and Sean Otey. JULY 17 MAKE-UP FEATURES In the Victory Lap Pro Late Model July 17 make-up feature Matt Quade of Avenue, MD got under point leader Justin Williams on lap 16 to take the lead out of turn two and go on to score his first win of the season. Brad Rigdon would lead the first four laps until Williams would make a bold move on the outside to take the lead. Williams would lose the lead to Quade on a lap 16 restart when Quade would get under him out of turn 2. Quade would go on to score the win in front of Matt Glanden, Joey Love, Trevor Collins, and Curtis Hughes. In the Budweiser Modified July 17 make-up feature Jeff Solinger of Bumpass, VA cored his career-first victory, leading flag to flag on way to the win. Rounding out the top five were Chase butler, Lane Grady, Brandon Galloway, and Brent Bordeaux. In the Collision One Limited Stock Car make-up feature someone finally ended up in WhosYourDriver.org victory lane as Johnny Brooks of Aylett, VA scored his career-first victory in a caution-filled affair. Brooks took the lead from James Givens on lap 13 and then held off Raymond Harper and Brian Maxey for the win. Rounding out the top five were Cory Bradley and Brandon Bowler. The speedway will return to racing Saturday, August 7th, and host the Ultimate Super Late Model Series sanctioned, $20,000 to win, 45th Annual Ernie Shelton’s USA 100. The night will also feature the FASTRAK Racing Pro Late Model Touring Series in a $3000 to win event. Competitor gates for Saturday, August 7th, will open at 3 pm, with spectator gates opening at 4 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6 pm with hot laps. Tickets can be purchased in advance and day of the event. Adults $30, students (13-17) $15, and children 12 and under free. Pit passes (regardless of age) are $40 and will also get you a seat in the grandstands. 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. 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 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 MAKE-UP FEATURE RESULTS FOR SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2021: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (30 Laps): 1. 47-Matt Quade[7]; 2. 01-Matt Glanden[12]; 3. 08-Joey Love[14]; 4. 72-Trevor Collins[18]; 5. 7-Curtis Hughes[17]; 6. 2J-Larry Jackson[19]; 7. 6-Jesse Quick[20]; 8. 96-Matthew Hildebrand[9]; 9. 77S-Ronnie Sissney[4]; 10. 45-Billy Hubbard[15]; 11. 09-Brad Rigdon[2]; 12. 29H-Vaughan Haywood[11]; 13. 14C-Chuck Bowie[13]; 14. 8-Jeremy Pilkerton[5]; 15. 2W-Justin Williams[8]; 16. 23-Josh Canipe[10]; 17. 38-Nicolas Love[3]; 18. 5J-Davis Lipscombe[16]; 19. 37-Bud Stinson[6]; 20. (DNS) 0-Chase Burrow Budweiser Modifieds (25 laps): 1. 7+7-Jeff Solinger[2]; 2. 11-Chase Butler[4]; 3. 48-Lance Grady[3]; 4. 36G-Brandon Galloway[14]; 5. 40-Brent Bordeaux[1]; 6. 44-Stephen Bryant[10]; 7. 21C-Davey Conley[15]; 8. 21J-Curtis Mason[6]; 9. 16-David Kendall[8]; 10. 75-Kelly Barricks[9]; 11. 55-Jason Sage[12]; 12. 17-Ronald Lamborgini[13]; 13. 14-Samuel Lamborgini[7]; 14. 1ST-Bret Hamilton[5]; 15. 72-Stephanie Johnston[11]; 16. 94-Paul Washington[16] Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps): 1. 7-Johnny Brooks[3]; 2. 55-Raymond Harper[2]; 3. 5-Brian Maxey[8]; 4. 41-Cory Bradley[5]; 5. 14-Brandon Bowler[4]; 6. 21-Jacob Buie[15]; 7. 88-Jay Seward[7]; 8. 25-Marty Coltrain[9]; 9. 59-Carl Hazelwood[16]; 10. 18H-Sean Otey[26]; 11. 8-James Givens[1]; 12. 01-Trent Clemans[22]; 13. 07-Dylan Taylor[17]; 14. 30-Zac Elliott[19]; 15. 773-Ian Odgen[20]; 16. 40-Paige Vassallo[6]; 17. 32-Chris Champion[25]; 18. 43-Alex Butler[14]; 19. 13-Dale Rhodes[21]; 20. 9-Justin Pullen[10]; 21. 00-Bill Hardman Jr[12]; 22. 37-Mike Harris[18]; 23. 14H-Ryan Hutchens[23]; 24. 4-Randy Hutchens[13]; 25. (DNS) 26-Stephanie Johnston; 26. (DNS) 08-Chad Champion RACE NIGHT RESULTS FOR SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2021: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (30 Laps): 1. 2W-Justin Williams[6]; 2. 01-Matt Glanden[5]; 3. 23-Josh Canipe[9]; 4. 96-Matthew Hildebrand[12]; 5. 08-Ray Love Jr[7]; 6. 14C-Chuck Bowie[1]; 7. 47-Matt Quade[16]; 8. 2-Larry Jackson[11]; 9. 6-Jesse Quick[14]; 10. 72-Trevor Collins[13]; 11. 09-Brad Rigdon[8]; 12. 7-Curtis Hughes[19]; 13. 77S-Ronnie Sissney[15]; 14. 8-Jeremy Pilkerton[2]; 15. 5J-Davis Lipscombe[18]; 16. 37-Bud Stinson[3]; 17. 45-Billy Hubbard[4]; 18. 38-Nicolas Love[17]; 19. 29H-Vaughan Haywood[10]; 20. (DNS) 11-James Miller Fast Qualifier: Justin Williams – 19.035 seconds Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 laps): 1. 71-Davis Lipscombe[8]; 2. 25-Tyler Shipp[4]; 3. 10-Matt Ashworth[3]; 4. 9-Steve Causey[6]; 5. 23-Matt Meads[2]; 6. 01-Tommy Upshaw[11]; 7. 22-Michael Hayes[10]; 8. 76-John Morgan[12]; 9. 43H-Holley Weiss[5]; 10. 57-Robert Miller[13]; 11. 55-Tim Shelton[1]; 12. 04-Jacob Carr[9]; 13. 92-Kacey Gordon[7] Fast Qualifier: Tyler Shipp – 22.298 seconds Budweiser Modifieds (25 laps): 1. 11-Chase Butler[4]; 2. 36G-Brandon Galloway[6]; 3. 7+7-Jeff Solinger[3]; 4. 44-Stephen Bryant[12]; 5. 75-Kelly Barricks[15]; 6. 55-Jason Sage[11]; 7. 17-Ronald Lamborgini[14]; 8. 40-Brent Bordeaux[2]; 9. 48-Lance Grady[1]; 10. 21J-Curtis Mason[9]; 11. 21C-Micheal Conley[7]; 12. 16-David Kendall[10]; 13. 72-Stephanie Johnston[16]; 14. 14-Samuel Lamborgini[8]; 15. 1ST-Bret Hamilton[5]; 16. 94-Paul Washington[13] Fast Qualifier: Brandon Galloway – 19.957 seconds Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps): 1. 5-Brian Maxey[4]; 2. 7-Johnny Brooks[3]; 3. 8-James Givens[5]; 4. 41-Cory Bradley[9]; 5. 18-Sean Otey[18]; 6. 9-Justin Pullen[15]; 7. 55-Raymond Harper[1]; 8. 4-Randy Hutchens[7]; 9. 21-Jacob Buie[19]; 10. 25-Marty Coltrain[13]; 11. 773-Ian Odgen[16]; 12. 07-Dylan Taylor[17]; 13. 08-Chad Champion[25]; 14. 37-Mike Harris[22]; 15. 14-Brandon Bowler[12]; 16. 40-Paige Vassallo[2]; 17. 01-Trent Clemans[8]; 18. 43-Alex Butler[10]; 19. 14H-Ryan Hutchens[11]; 20. 30-Zac Elliott[24]; 21. 88-Jay Seward[6]; 22. 59-Carl Hazelwood[21]; 23. 13-Dale Rhodes[23]; 24. 00-Bill Hardman Jr[14]; 25. 32M-Chris Champion[20] Fast Qualifier: Brian Maxey – 22.850 seconds...

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....

Davis Lipscombe REMAINS UNBEATEN IN Sportsman ACTION; Mother Nature Wins the Rest

Davis Lipscombe REMAINS UNBEATEN IN Sportsman ACTION; Mother Nature Wins the Rest

Jamaica, VA – It took seven laps for Truckin thunder Sportsman point leader Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA to get to the front and once out front went on to score his fifth win of the season. Once the checkered flag flew Mother Nature stepped in with a huge storm that caused the rest of the night to be canceled. Davis Lipscombe once again had to start eighth due to the tracks two win rule, but that only slowed him for the first seven laps. On lap 4 Lipscombe and Joshua Burnham would trade paint sending Burnham for a spin and to the rear. Two laps later Lipscombe got by leader Matt Ashworth out of run 4. Once out front lipscombe would cruise to the victory. Rouding out the top five were Tyler Shipp, Joshua Burnham, Steve Causey, and Matt Ashworth. The speedway will take Satruday, July 24th off and return to racing Saturday, July 31, and host week 9 of Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing action featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in action. Competitor gates for Saturday, July 31, will open at 3 pm, with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6 pm with hot laps. Features will start at 7:30 pm. 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. 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 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 SATURDAY, JULY 17, 2021: Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps): 1. 71-Davis Lipscombe[8]; 2. 25-Tyler Shipp[3]; 3. 17NC-Joshua Burnham[2]; 4. 9-Steve Causey[4]; 5. 10-Matt Ashworth[1]; 6. 92-Kacey Gordon[6]; 7. 22-Michael Hayes[10]; 8. 76-John Morgan[12]; 9. 01-Tommy Upshaw[7]; 10. 43H-Holley Weiss[9]; 11. 00-David Lane[13]; 12. 92S-Todd Meredith[11]; 13. 04-Jacob Carr[14]; 14. 16-Brett Adkins[5]; 15. (DNS) 57-Robert Miller Truckin Thunder Sportsman Fast Qualifier: Davis Lipscombe – 21.200 seconds Victory Lap Pro Late Models Fast Qualifier: Jeremy Pilkerton – 19.607 seconds Budweiser Modifieds Fast Qualifier: Chase Butler – 20.866 seconds Collision One Limited Stock Car Fast Qualifier: Brian Maxey – 22.725 seconds...

Speedway Releases 2021 Marquee Event Dates

Speedway Releases 2021 Marquee Event Dates

Jamaica, VA – After a year where the COVID-19 pandemic canceled racing activities for Virginia Motor Speedway, officials are excited to release the dates for the speedway’s 2021 marquee events. Fans are sure to want to mark their calendars for what will be another stellar year for special events at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA. The season’s first marquee event will be held Thursday, April 15th, with the return of 410 sprint cars for a $15,000 to win, $1500 to start event. Thursday Night Thunder will once again feature the All Star Circuit of Champions sprint car series in action. The UMP Modified division will also be the support class for this must-see event. On Saturday, May 15th, the always exciting Ultimate Super Late Model Series will return for the $20,000 to win Virginia is for Racing Lovers King of the Commonwealth and a $3000 to win FASTRAK National event for Pro Late Models. August 7th, the Ultimate Super Late Model Series stars and cars will return for Ernie Shelton’s 45th Annual USA 100 and pay $20,000 to win. There will also be a $3000 to win FASTRAK National event for Pro Late Models. The FASTRAK Touring Series competitors will get one more chance to get dialed in for the $25,000 to win FASTRAK World Championship on Saturday, August 21st, with the $3000 to win Prelude to the World Championship. The event will mark the third $3000 to win event of the season for the Pro Late Model division. With the success of the 2019 FASTRAK World Championship, track owner Bill Sawyer announced that the event would once again make history and pay a whopping $25,000 to win Friday and Saturday, September 17-18, 2021. With 113 of the country’s best Pro Late Models in attendance for the 2019 edition, everyone is excited to see what 2021 has to offer. The UMP Modified division will be the support division once again. “We are thrilled to be returning to Virginia Motor Speedway for four great race events in 2021. We certainly appreciate everything the Sawyer family and the entire VMS staff do to put on these events as they are no small undertaking. We look forward to the King of the Commonwealth, USA 100, Prelude to the World Championship and the 2021 FASTRAK World Championship at this remarkable facility,” commented FASTRAK International Executive Vice-President DJ Irvine. The fun doesn’t stop there as the speedway will once again host two of the region’s best mud bogs on May 1st and October 2nd. Speed51.com will be the broadcast partner for the speedway 2021 season and will be broadcasting both weekly and marque events on Speed51.tv. Speed51 will also air the FASTRAK World Championship on the MAVtv Motorsports Network on a taped delay basis and a time to be determined later in the year. Look for the complete 2021 schedule to be released in the next few weeks. Fans can visit www.vamotorspeedway.com for more info on the speedway’s 52nd season of racing. 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 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....

Complete Purses for World Championship Weekend

Complete Purses for World Championship Weekend

Jamaica, VA – Speedway and series officials have posted purses for all three events that will take place during the Aaron’s FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports weekend. For questions call the speedway at (804) 758-1867....

Speedway to Host Fastrak World Championship September 16-17, 2016; Extends Partnership with FASTRAK for Three More Years

Speedway to Host Fastrak World Championship September 16-17, 2016; Extends Partnership with FASTRAK for Three More Years

Jamaica, VA – The excitement level and anticipation for one of the tracks premier events is at an all time high as Virginia Motor Speedway gets ready to host the $15,000 to win Aaron’s Fastrak World Championships presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. The September 16-17, 2016 weekend will feature two complete shows for the FASTRAK Chevrolet Performance Late Models, Friday September 16 will be the $5000 to win, 40 lap World Challenge and on September 17 $15,000 to win, 60 lap World Championship is the “Super Bowl” of Chevrolet Performance Late Models and will crown a “World Champion”. Speedway and FASTRAK officials are also pleased to announce that the track has exercised its three year option and will be the host track of the FASTRAK World Championship for another three years. “We are excited to know that the FASTRAK World Championship is remaining at Virginia Motor Speedway for the next three years. I can’t thank Bill Sawyer enough for believing in what we are doing with the Chevrolet Performance Late Model division,” commented FASTRAK founder/owner Stan Lester. Joining the program on Saturday September 17th will be the first visit by the Southeast Dirt Modified Series for the $3000 to win “Southeast Modified Showdown”. The speedway is offering a tremendous two-day ticket price of only $40. The special ticket will only be sold on Friday September 16th. The special price is to encourage fans to attend both nights of racing. A two-day pit pass (regardless of age) is only $40 and will also get you a seat in the grandstands as well for the two days. This race will feature the best of the best in Pro Late Model racing. Teams from Indiana, West Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, South Carolina, Ohio and Kentucky are about to undertake the most exciting and biggest race of their career. Last year’s event saw 57 competitors compete with local star Walker Arthur of Forest, VA crowned the 2015 Fastrak World Champion. The two-day event will also include the 2nd Annual High School Quarterback Challenge on Saturday September 17th pitting many of the areas talented signal callers competing to win a $1000 scholarship for their school. Friday September 16th admission prices will be: Adults / Seniors (60+) / Military $15; Students (11-17) – $5 and Children 10 and under free with paying adult. Friday only pit pass $25. Competitor gates will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track action will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. Two-day or Saturday September 17th only admission will be: Adults – $40, seniors (60+) / military (active or retired w/I.D.) – $30, Students (11-17) – $5 and children 10 and under free with paying adult. Two-day or Saturday only pit pass $40. Competitor gates will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening 5pm. On track action will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway for the latest news and results....

Aaron’s USA 100 to Pay $20,000 to Win; Now part of Four Race Colonial Clash Championship Mini-Series

Aaron’s USA 100 to Pay $20,000 to Win; Now part of Four Race Colonial Clash Championship Mini-Series

Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for the 39th Annual Aaron’s USA 100 has been kicked up a notch or two with the announcement that the event will now be part of a the four race mini-series billed as the Colonial Clash Championship presented by Dirt Nation and also pay $15,000 to win. The Aaron’s USA 100 will be contested on Saturday June 4, 2016 as the third race in the four race mini-series and will once again be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. The speedway has partnered with three other tracks in the region Georgetown Speedway (Georgetown, DE), Potomac Speedway (Budds Creek, MD) and Winchester Speedway (Winchester, VA) to put together a fantastic tour with a great point fund for the competitors that run all four events. All four shows will be sanctioned by the Ultimate Super Late Model Series. “We wanted to do something to bolster up car counts and try to bring in more of the traveling fans to our USA 100 event. We knew if we could work together with some of the other tracks and promoters in the region that we could do just that. It just shows that promoters can work together and have it be a good situation for everyone involved. The USA 100 was already a big event but when you add these other races along with the point fund and the increase in the purse for the event I believe we can turn up the excitement and bring more drivers, sponsors and race fans into the fold.” said Virginia Motor Speedway’s Bill Sawyer. On Thursday, June 2nd the mini-series will open at Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway for a $4000 to win, 40 lap event. Friday, June 3rd Potomac Speedway in Bud’s Creek, Maryland will host a $5000 to win, 50 lap event. On Saturday, June 4th the 39th Annual USA 100 features a purse boost and will pay $20,000 to win for the 60 lap feature. And finally racers will wrap up the weekend at Winchester Speedway with another $5000 to win, 50 lap show. The overall points champion will receive a $4000 point check along with other prizes with 15th place in points receiving $500. Drivers must attend all 4 events to be eligible for point monies. Joining the Ultimate Super Late Model Series for the June 4th aaron’s USA 100 will be a $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour event for Pro Late Models. This year’s format for the Aaron’s USA 100 will be practice, qualifying, 10 lap heats, 10 lap B-Main(s) and the 60 lap $20,000 to win feature. Format for the $3000 to win FASTRAK National Tour Event will include practice, qualifying, heats, B-Main(s) and 40 lap feature....

Virginia Motor Speedway to Host 1st Annual Virginia State Quarterback Challenge during Intermission of Fastrak World Championship

Virginia Motor Speedway to Host 1st Annual Virginia State Quarterback Challenge during Intermission of Fastrak World Championship

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway and FASTRAK Racing officials a excited to announce the formation of the 1st Annual Virginia State Quarterback Challenge. The event will feature some of the area’s high school quarterback’s competing to win their school a $1000 scholarship, bragging rights and a perpetual Trophy Cup that they will keep and display until next year’s event. “This is a chance for both the speedway and sanction to give back to the community and at the same time help excite a brand new segment of fans to our brand of racing,” commented track owner Bill Sawyer. The challenge will be run similar to the punt, pass and kick competition and will test the quarterback’s arm strength and accuracy. The throw will be judged on overall distance and distance from the center line. The throw will first be measured for distance and then subtract the distance from the center line to get an overall distance and determine the winner. “This is a great interaction between high school football and racing, two sports that just about everyone loves; more importantly it offers a chance for us to give back to our communities” commented FASTRAK Marketing Director Don Lester. Students from the competing high schools can use their student I.D. to attend the event for $5 and cheer on their schools quarterback. High Schools scheduled to compete are Middlesex High School in Middlesex, VA, Essex High School in Tappahannock, VA, Lafayette High School in Williamsburg, VA, Jamestown High School in Williamsburg, VA and Northumberland High School in Heathsville, VA. All this takes place during intermission of the $15,000 to win Fastrak World Championship presented by James River Equipment. Some of the best Pro Late Model drivers in the country will be on hand for the “Super Bowl” of Pro Late Model racing. The Quarterback Challenge is scheduled for around 9PM. Spectator gates will swing open at 4pm. With racing scheduled to start at 6Pm with practice. Admission for Saturday September 19th will see adults – $25, seniors (60+) – $20, military (active or retired w/I.D.) – $15, students (11-17) – $10 and children 10 and under free with paying adult. Pit passes (regardless of age) are $40 and also get you a seat in the grandstands. For those unable to attend tonight’s Fastrak World Championship, RACEFEEDX will broadcast the event starting at 8PM EST with qualifying. Log into www.racefeedx.com to get your pay per view package....

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