SPEEDWAY RETURNS TO RACING ON SATURDAY, JULY 23

SPEEDWAY RETURNS TO RACING ON SATURDAY, JULY 23

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing Saturday, July 23rd, and host week 6 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing. 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. On Saturday, July 23rd, competitor gates will open at 3 PM, with spectator gates opening at 5 PM. On-track activities will begin at 5:45 PM for hot laps. Features will start at 7 PM. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday will be the 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+) / military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $10, students 13 – 17 years old $8 and children 12 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $25. 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....

MOTHER NATURE WINS AGAIN; SPEEDWAY CANCELS RACING FOR SATURDAY, JULY 9

MOTHER NATURE WINS AGAIN; SPEEDWAY CANCELS RACING FOR SATURDAY, JULY 9

Jamaica, VA – With the high chance of rain and thunderstorms on Saturday, July 9, speedway management has decided to cancel racing activities for Saturday, July 9. “We hate having to cancel any event, but with the weather services calling for 80 – 99% chance of rain, we feel it best to go ahead and cancel racing for Saturday, July 9,” commented track owner Bill Sawyer. “With the continued high gas prices, we just can’t put our fans and competitors in a position to spend money unnecessarily.” The Speedway will return to racing Saturday, July 23, to host week 6 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing. The night will feature the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, and Collision One Limited Stock Cars. Competitor gates for Saturday, July 23, will open at 3 pm, with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 5:45 pm with hot laps, and features will start at 7 pm....

Speedway to Host Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night this Saturday, June 11th

Speedway to Host Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night this Saturday, June 11th

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing Saturday, June 11th, and host Gloucester S.T.A.R. Kids Night, week 3 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing. 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. On Saturday, June 11th, competitor gates will open at 3 PM, with spectator gates opening at 5 PM. On-track activities will begin at 5:45 PM for hot laps. Features will start at 7 PM. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday will be the 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+) / military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $10, students 13 – 17 years old $8 and children 12 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $25. 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....

Speedway to Host Week 2 of Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing this Saturday, April 30th

Speedway to Host Week 2 of Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing this Saturday, April 30th

Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway officials are excited to return to racing this Saturday, April 30th, and host week 2 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing. On opening night at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA, the racing was fantastic in all four of the speedway’s 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. On Saturday, April 30th, competitor gates will open at 3 PM, with spectator gates opening at 5 PM. On-track activities will begin at 5:45 PM for hot laps. Features will start at 7 PM. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday will be the 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+) / military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $10, students 13 – 17 years old $8 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 2022 Bella Pizza/Virginia Motor Speedway Car Show featuring race cars, vintage cars, and more from 11 AM – 2 PM Saturday, April 30th. There will be chances to win free tickets to Saturday night’s racing. 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....

2022 DRIVER REGISTRATION FORMS NOW POSTED

2022 DRIVER REGISTRATION FORMS NOW POSTED

Jamaica, VA – The 2022 driver registration and driver information sheets are now updated on the website. 2020 registrations are now being accepted. Please make sure you send in all three forms when registering, as it will speed up the process on opening night April 9. You will need to fill out a Driver Registration, Driver Information Sheet, and W9. Pro Late Model drivers will also need to fill out the FASTRAK Membership forms to be eligible for regional and national points. Those should be sent directly to FASTRAK. CLICK THE LINKS BELOW TO PRINT OFF FORMS – 2022 DRIVER REGISTRATION 2022 DRIVERS INFORMATION SHEET 2022 FASTRAK PRO LATE MODEL REGISTRATION FORM – PRO LATE MODELS W9 FORM: W9FORM...

Speedway to Host Truckin Thunder Championship Night Saturday, September 4th

Speedway to Host Truckin Thunder Championship Night Saturday, September 4th

Jamaica, VA – After several rainouts Virginia Motor Speedway officials are excited to return to Saturday, September 4th, and host Truckin Thunder Championship Night and week 11 of Dirt Series Championship weekly racing action. The track 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 4th, will open at 3 pm with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6 pm for hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday, September 4: 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 $25. 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....

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....

Justin Williams Scores the Win in Pro Late Models; Lipscombe and Maxey Continue winning Ways, and Butler Scores Emotional first win of 2021

Justin Williams Scores the Win in Pro Late Models; Lipscombe and Maxey Continue winning Ways, and Butler Scores Emotional first win of 2021

Jamaica, VA – Justin Williams of Concord, VA, returned to his winning ways picking up the Victory Lap Pro Late Model victory after a spirited battle with Nick Love of Hughesville, MD. Williams would grab the lead on lap 20 and go on to his second win of 2021. “I love it when this track gets slicked over like it did tonight; we tried a couple of new things to the car, and they allowed the car to go anywhere on the track,” commented Williams in WhosYourDriver.org victory lane. Williams started fifth in the thirty-lap feature, working his way to the front methodically. By lap 6, Williams was in second and closing on Love. On lap 18, Williams had closed within 2-car lengths, and on the following lap, made his move for the top spot. Williams would try the outside of Love in turn 2 only Love to hold the spot, but as the two raced into turn 3, Williams shot to Love’s inside and grab the lead at the line. Once out front, Williams pulled away as Love, Matt Quade, and fast qualifier Jeremy Pilkerton battled over the second spot. Rounding out the top five were Matt Quade, Nick Love, Jeremy Pilkerton, and Joey Love. In other action, Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA, collected his third Truckin Thunder Sportsman win of the season. Lipscombe grab the lead from Matt Meads on lap 7 and held off a couple of challenges from Kacey Gordon to score the victory. Rounding out the top five were Tyler Shipp, Matt Ashworth, Matt Meads, and Michael Hayes. In the Budweiser Modified feature, Chase Butler of Mechanicsville, VA, scored an emotional win by holding off both Josh Harris and Lance Grady for the win. Butler was racing with a heavy heart with the passing of his engine builder Mark Batten the night before. Butler would grab the lead from Grady on lap 4 but would have to hold off several challenges by Grady and Harris over the closing laps to score his first win of 2021. Rounding out the top five were Josh Harris, Lance Grady, Brandon Galloway, and Brent Bordeaux. And in the Collision One Limited Stock Car feature, Brian Maxey of King George, VA took the lead from James Givens on lap 7 and scored his third win in a row in a caution-filled feature. Rounding out the top five were James Givens, Ryan Hutchens, jay Seward, and Jacob Buie. The speedway will return to racing on Saturday, June 12, and host week 5 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, June 12, will open at 3 pm, with spectator gates opening at 5 pm. On-track activities will begin at 6:30 pm with hot laps. 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. RACE RESULTS FOR SATURDAY, JUNE 5, 2021: Victory Lap Pro Late Models (35 Laps): 1. 2W-Justin Williams[5]; 2. 47-Matt Quade[2]; 3. 8-Jeremy Pilkerton[6]; 4. 08-Joey Love[3]; 5. 38-Nicolas Love[1]; 6. 7A-Corey Almond[4]; 7. 14C-Chuck Bowie[7]; 8. 38B-Billy Hubbard[8]; 9. 77S-Ronnie Sissney[10]; 10. 09-Brad Rigdon[12]; 11. 7-Curtis Hughes[13]; 12. 12R-Mike Raleigh[9]; 13. 3-Bill Coada[14]; 14. 29H-Vaughan Haywood[11] Fast Qualifier: Jeremy Pilkerton – 18.965 seconds Truckin Thunder Sportsman (30 laps): 1. 71-Davis Lipscombe[8]; 2. 25-Tyler Shipp[5]; 3. 10-Matt Ashworth[3]; 4. 23-Matt Meads[2]; 5. 22-Michael Hayes[12]; 6. 76-John Morgan[13]; 7. 01-Tommy Upshaw[10]; 8. 92S-Todd Meredith[14]; 9. 57-Robert Miller[15]; 10. 16-Brett Adkins[1]; 11. 43H-Holly Weiss[11]; 12. 55-Tim Shelton[4]; 13. 9-Steve Causey[6]; 14. 8-James Givens[7]; 15. 92-Kacey Gordon[9] Fast Qualifier: Davis Lipscombe – 20.917 seconds Budweiser Modifieds (30 laps): 1. 11-Chase Butler[4]; 2. 43-Josh Harris[2]; 3. 48-Lance Grady[1]; 4. 36G-Brandon Galloway[3]; 5. 40-Brent Bordeaux[5]; 6. 7+7-Jeff Solinger[6]; 7. 16-David Kendall[10]; 8. 94-Paul Washington[9]; 9. 14-Samuel Lamborgini[8]; 10. 44-Stephen Bryant[11]; 11. 1ST-Bret Hamilton[7] Fast Qualifier: Chase Butler – 20.275 seconds Collision One Limited Stock Cars (25 laps): 1. 04-Brian Maxey[8]; 2. 8-James Givens[2]; 3. 14H-Ryan Hutchens[9]; 4. 88-Jay Seward[5]; 5. 21-Jacob Buie[15]; 6. 9-Justin Pullen[13]; 7. 41-Cory Bradley[7]; 8. 55-Raymond Harper[4]; 9. 32M-Chris Champion[20]; 10. 7-Johnny Brooks[3]; 11. 01-Trent Clemans[1]; 12. 40-Paige Vassallo[14]; 13. 25-Marty Coltrain[11]; 14. 26-Stephanie Johnston[12]; 15. 30-Zac Elliott[16]; 16. 18-John Hankins Jr[17]; 17. 59-Randy Hutchens[10]; 18. 14-Brandon Bowler[6]; 19. 3-Dylan Pullen[18]; 20. 13-Dale Rhodes[19]; 21. 08-Chad Champion[21] Fast Qualifier: Raymond Harper – 22.613 seconds...

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