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BLOOMQUIST WINS 4TH USA 100 @VMS

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SCOTT BLOOMQUIST WINS 4TH USA 100; BENJI HICKS INHERITS FASTRAK USA 100 VICTORY AT VIRGINIA MOTOR SPEEDWAY Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com Jamaica, VA – Despite dropping a cylinder on lap 23 of the 60 lap feature, Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, TN swept the 41st Annual USA 100 presented by Commonwealth Motorsports for the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series at Virginia Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Bloomquist was the Fast Qualifier, won his eight-lap Heat Race, and then led all 60 laps to claim the $20,000 top prize. The win now lists Bloomquist as the only…

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Solomito Muscles Way to Langley Victory

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Reclaims Modified Tour Points Lead With Second Win of 2017 Story By: ANDY MARQUIS / NASCAR SERIES MEDIA Photos By: DICK AYERS / RACERSGUIDE.COM   HAMPTON, Va. – May 14, 2017- Timmy Solomito muscled his way past Doug Coby with seven laps to go to score the victory in Saturday night’s City of Hampton 150 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway – his second victory of the season in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Coby had dominated much of the event, leading all but six laps, but Solomito closed in on him in the closing stages of the 150 lap race…

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Logan Goes From Last To First At Richmond

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Joey Logano Charges From The Back To Win At Richmond Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By; GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. – April 30, 2017- It took Joey Logano all afternoon to drive from the back of the field to the front in Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Logano started from the rear after a post-qualifying transmission change, but when the checkered flag waved after Lap 400, the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford was at the head of the field, having held off a banzai charge from teammate Brad…

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Larson Steals Overtime Victory At RIR

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Kyle Larson Steals a Win in NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at Richmond Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES / NASCAR RICHMOND, Va. –April 30, 2017- Justin Allgaier had the best car in Saturday’s ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Richmond International Raceway. Kyle Larson isn’t very good at Richmond—and isn’t bashful about saying so. Nevertheless, when two late restarts played out at the .75-mile short track, Larson was the race winner in overtime, and Allgaier was a disappointed second, consoled only by the $100,000 check he collected as the winner of the XFINITY Dash…

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SWEENEY LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES OPEN 2017 SEASON

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WINCHESTER TO KICK-OFF 2017 SWEENEY LATE MODEL TOURING SERIES SATURDAY WITH $2000 TO-WIN MARQUEE EVENT Story By: MIKE LEONE / RUSH LATE MODEL SERIES MEDIA Photos By: HEATH LAWSON / RACERSGUIDE.COM Winchester, VA.- April 19, 2017- The Sweeney Chevrolet Buick GMC RUSH Dirt Late Model Touring Series powered by Pace Performance will kick-off the 2017 season this Saturday (April 22) at Virginia's Winchester Speedway.  Warm-ups are slated for 5:45 p.m.  It will be Touring Series race #1 of 17 and will be a Marquee Event designation.  Saturday's event will be the only Sweeney Tour event for the season in the…

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Brandon Overton Scores $20K @ VMS

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Brandon Overton Scores $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth presented by Essex Concrete Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; Jonathan Davenport Takes $3000 FASTRAK Pro Late Model Win Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photos By: Al Goulder/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – Brandon Overton of Evans, GA drove the Randy Weaver Racing #116 to its second straight Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth presented by Essex Concrete win on Saturday night and pocketed $20,000 in the Aaron’s King of Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway. Overton battled with Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, GA early and often before taking the lead…

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$20k to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth at Virginia Motor Speedway Saturday

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$20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Presented by Essex Concrete this Saturday April 8 at Virginia Motor Speedway Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway Photo By: Al Goulder/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – One of the most anticipated events of the year gets the green flag this Saturday April 8th with the running of the $20,000 to win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth presented by Essex Concrete. Saturday April 8th Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will host one of the most prestigious events in the country and the largest short track event in the State of Virginia. That…

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Elliott Outduels Sauter For Martinsville Truck Series Victory

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Polesitter Chase Elliott Wins Hotly Contested Martinsville Truck Race Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: GETTY IMAGES /NASCAR MARTINSVILLE, Va. –April 2, 2017-  Polesitter Chase Elliott held off defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter after a restart with 12 laps left and pulled away to win Saturday’s Alpha Energy Solutions 250 at Martinsville Speedway by 1.865 seconds. Elliott grabbed the lead from third-place finisher Christopher Bell on Lap 234, when Bell’s Toyota tangled with Austin Cindric’s Ford through Turns 1 and 2. Bell lost the top spot, and Sauter charged past into the…

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Martinsville Weekend Preview

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Red-Hot Larson Goes For Second Consecutive Win, Fifth Straight Top-Two Finish At Martinsville Story By: REID SPENCER / NASCAR WIRE SERVICE Photos By: RACERSGUIDE.COM PHOTO STAFF Martinsville Va.- March 31, 2017- After running out of gas with the lead on the final lap of the Daytona 500 and finishing runner-up in the three subsequent races, Kyle Larson finally got his first win of the season. The No. 42 Chevrolet driver led a race-high 110 laps on his way to Victory Lane in last Sunday's Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. This weekend, the Monster Energy NASCAR…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2016 Champions; Jolevoy crowned Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2016 Champions; Jolevoy crowned Aaron’s Dirt Series Champion Story By: Dave Seay/Virginia Motor Speedway - Photos By: Al Goulder/Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA - Bill Sawyers Virginia Motor Speedway officially wrapped up the 2016 season by recognizing the top ten in each of the track’s divisions with special attention reserved for the 2016 champions. During the night’s events almost $36,000 in cash and prizes were awarded, of that almost $27,000 was in cash. Justin Williams of Concord, VA was crowned the 2016 Victory Lap Pro Late Model Champion and received a check for $5,000…

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Jimmie Johnson’s win at Martinsville brings talk of seventh title to forefront

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad”] Jimmie Johnson’s win at Martinsville brings talk of seventh title to forefront Story By: Reid Spencer/NASCAR Wire Service - Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Mr. Martinsville is back – and with him, a realistic shot at a record-tying NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Winless at the .526-mile short track since the spring race of 2013, Jimmie Johnson ended his “drought” on Sunday with a victory in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 and earned a berth in the Championship 4 race, set for Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In winning for the ninth time at Martinsville, the…

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TireX USA 100 to Pay $15,000 to Win; Now part of Four Race Colonial Clash Championship Mini-Series

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] TireX USA 100 to Pay $15,000 to Win; Now part of Four Race Colonial Clash Championship Mini-Series Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for the 39th Annual TireX 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 TireX 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…

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Gordon celebrates Martinsville win after Kenseth wipes out Logano

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Gordon celebrates Martinsville win after Kenseth wipes out Logano Nov. 1, 2015 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Yes, Jeff Gordon celebrated his 93rd career victory in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Yes, Gordon will compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Yes, there were tears of joy in Victory Lane for Gordon, who's at the tail end of his final season in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. But Sunday’s race at Martinsville had so much more -- most notably, “Matt Kenseth’s…

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FASTRAK Pro Late Models to become top division at Virginia Motor Speedway starting in 2016

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] FASTRAK Pro Late Models to become top division at Virginia Motor Speedway starting in 2016 Jamaica, VA – When the green flag drops to signal the start of weekly competition at Virginia Motor Speedway in 2016 fans will see a major change in the division line-up with the FASTRAK Pro Late Model division taking over as the top division at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA. After much discussion the speedway will be dropping the Limited Late Model division and elevate the FASTRAK Pro Late Models to the tracks premier division for the 2016 season and…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2015 Champions; Hutchens crowned VMS Dirt Series Champion

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Virginia Motor Speedway Crowns 2015 Champions; Hutchens crowned VMS Dirt Series Champion Jamaica, VA - Bill Sawyers Virginia Motor Speedway officially wrapped up the 2015 season by recognizing the top ten in each of the track’s divisions with special attention reserved for the 2015 champions. During the night’s events almost $39,000 in cash and prizes were awarded, of that almost $32,000 was in cash. Justin Williams of Concord, VA was crowned the 2015 Victory Lap Late Model Champion for the third year in a row and received a check for $5,000 for his efforts. Williams also received a…

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Arthur Holds Off Franklin for $15,000 FASTRAK World Championship Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Becomes Twelfth Different Winner of Event

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Arthur Holds Off Franklin for $15,000 FASTRAK World Championship Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Becomes Twelfth Different Winner of Event Jamaica, VA – The last six laps of the 12th Annual FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment was worth the price of admission alone. Home town favorite Walker Arthur of Forest, VA held off 2013 World Champion and Super Late Model standout Dennis “Rambo” Franklin of Gaffney, SC for the $15,000 victory and the title of World Champion. Arthur became the twelfth different winner of the event in its twelve year history. The win was a…

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Corey Gordon Cashes in Big with $5000 Fastrak World Challenge Victory on Opening Night of Fastrak World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Corey Gordon Cashes in Big with $5000 Fastrak World Challenge Victory on Opening Night of Fastrak World Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – Corey Gordon's day didn’t start out as he planned, breaking a drive shaft in practice. But his performance from that point on was absolutely flawless. Gordon won his heat and then went on to score the biggest win of his young career. Gordon of Charlotte, NC took command of the event on the opening lap of the 40 lap Fastrak World Challenge from his outside starting position and then survived several intense restarts…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to Host Fastrak World Championship This Friday and Saturday, September 18-19, 2015

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Virginia Motor Speedway to Host Fastrak World Championship This Friday and Saturday, September 18-19, 2015 Jamaica, VA – The wait is finally over as Virginia Motor Speedway will host the $15,000 to win Fastrak World Championships presented by James River Equipment this Friday and Saturday, September 18-19, 2015. The two-day event will include two complete shows culminating in the $15,000 to win Fastrak World Championships presented by James River Equipment. The weekend’s activities will begin Friday September 18th with a $5000 to win, 40 lap event that will include an extended practice, qualifying, heats, B-Mains and the40 lap…

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Tyler Bare Makes Last Lap Pass for Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win and Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quade, J. Williams, Brann, Hutchens Grab Wins; 2015 Champions Crowned

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Tyler Bare Makes Last Lap Pass for Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win and Championship at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quade, J. Williams, Brann, Hutchens Grab Wins; 2015 Champions Crowned   Jamaica, VA – Tyler Bare of Rockbridge Baths, VA passed Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA heading to the white flag and then held off Lipscombe to take his fourth Aaron’s Pro Late Model win of the season and be crowned the 2015 Champion. Bare became the first third generation driver to win a championship at Virginia Motor Speedway.   Booper Bare and Davis Lipscombe led the field to green with Lipscombe…

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Mark Parks Holds Off Booper Bare for Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; J. Williams, Maxey, Ashworth and Otey Also Grab Wins

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Mark Parks Holds Off Booper Bare for Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; J. Williams, Maxey, Ashworth and Otey Also Grab Wins Jamaica, VA – Mark Parks of Lynchburg, VA held off a hard charging Booper Bare of Rockbridge Baths, VA to take home the victory in the Aaron’s Pro Late Model division at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway on Northern Neck Chevrolet / Pepsi / WIGO Night. “Getting a win here is so tough and to hold off Booper Bare is even tougher; I have to thank my crew from giving me such a great car…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet / Pepsi / WIGO Night This Saturday August 29th

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Virginia Motor Speedway to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet / Pepsi / WIGO Night This Saturday August 29th   Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday August 29th to host Northern Neck Chevrolet / Pepsi / WIGO Night and week thirteen of the 2015 VMS Dirt Series season featuring the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Budweiser Modified, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in action.   With only two championship point races left the action on the track is sure to be exciting.  In the Victory…

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Eckert Rules Winchester Speedway’s Gunter’s Honey 50, Claims Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] New Longhorn Chassis Carries Veteran Pennsylvania Driver to 32nd-Career WoO LMS Triumph WINCHESTER, Va. - Aug. 15, 2015 - Rick Eckert's first weekend driving a Longhorn Chassis ended in triumphant fashion Saturday night at Winchester Speedway. In his third night out in his new Longhorn mount, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., led every lap of Saturday's Gunter's Honey 50 to earn $10,650 for his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season. The 2011 WoO LMS champion grabbed the lead from the outside pole on the start of the 50-lap race and never looked…

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Walker Arthur Makes Late Pass to Capture Aaron’s Pro Late Model win at Virginia Motor Speedway; David Williams, Matt Ashworth, Bret Hamilton and Ryan Hutchens also Score Victories

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Jamaica, VA – Walker Arthur of Forest, VA put on a show on his way to picking up his first Aaron’s Pro Late Model win of the season at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway. Arthur would work the cushion and pass then leader Davis Lipscombe on lap 22 out of turn 4 to take the lead and go on to the victory.   Ricky Wells and Davis Lipscombe led the field to green with Lipscombe gaining control out of turn 2 to take the lead. Lipscombe pulled away to as much as a full straight lead as…

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Davis Lipscombe Scores Career First Aaron’s Pro Late Model Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Justin Williams, Matt Quade, Brett Adkins and James Givens also Pick Up Victories

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] Williams_williams_ender.jpg: Justin Williams (2), David Williams (45) and Joe Ender (5) battle 3-wide for the lead in Victory Lap Late Model action at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway. Adkins_marshall.jpg: Brett Adkins (16) works around the outside of Jeremiah Marshall (6M) for the lead and win in Truckin Thunder Sportsman action at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway. Brett Adkins vl.jpg: Brett Adkins celebrates his Truckin Thunder Sportsman win at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia MotorSpeedway. Givens vl.jpg: James Givens celebrates his third Collision One Limited Stock Car win in a row at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway. Given_champion.jpg:…

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SHENANDOAH USAC EASTERN HPD MIDGET RESULTS

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  [xyz-ihs snippet="Posts-Ad"] USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: July 25, 2015 - Shenandoah, Virginia - Shenandoah Speedway   QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Chris Lamb, 9, Lamb-15.650; 2. Carson Hocevar, 7, Radical-15.701; 3. Andrew Layser, 35, Layser-15.719; 4. Kyle Craker, 12, Craker-15.752; 5. Jessica Bean, 6, Radical-15.832; .6 Nic Davidson, 39, Radical-15.880; 7. Jake Nelke, 00, Nelke-15.891; 8. Nolan Allison, 16, Allison-15.984; 9. Jeremy Frankoski, 14, Brown/Noffsinger-16.007; 10, Sam Hatfield, 8, Hatfield-16.007; 11. Fletcher Wulff, 4, Wulff-16.013.   FEATURE:(35 laps) 1. Chris Lamb, 2. Jessica Bean, 3. Kyle Craker, 4. Andrew Layser, 5. Jeremy Frankoski, 6. Carson Hocevar, 7. Nolan Allison, 8.…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Returns to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet / MetroCast Business Services / Xtra 99.1 Night This Saturday July 25th

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Virginia Motor Speedway Returns to Host Northern Neck Chevrolet / MetroCast Business Services / Xtra 99.1 Night This Saturday July 25th   Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday July 25th to host Northern Neck Chevrolet / MetroCast Business Night. After three straight rain outs fans and competitors alike are anxious to get back to racing. Fans can get a $5.00 discount on general admission tickets by mentioning Northern Neck Chevrolet or MetroCast Business Services at the ticket window on Saturday night.   Week ten of the 2015 VMS Dirt Series season will feature the Victory…

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Mother Nature Takes Third Race in a Row at Virginia Motor Speedway

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Mother Nature Takes Third Race in a Row at Virginia Motor Speedway   Jamaica, VA – With heavy rains already pounding the speedway and with additional wet weather forecast for the rest of the day officials at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway officials have canceled racing for Saturday July 11th. It is the track’s third rain out in a row.   “This is so unbelievable; we just can’t get a break from Mother Nature. Heavy rains began this morning and have just not let up. Hopefully we will get out of this weather pattern and get back to racing”, commented…

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday July 11th

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[xyz-ihs snippet="Horizontal-Google-Banner-Series"] Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday July 11th for Dirt Track Saturday Night. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in VMS Dirt Series action.   Competitor gates for Saturday July 11th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps and features will start at 8pm.   Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Late Models (30 Laps); Aaron’s…

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Inclement Weather Forces Cancellation of Saturday June 27th Races at Virginia Motor Speedway

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Jamaica, VA – Due to torrential rains and additional wet weather forecasted for tonight and all day tomorrow officials at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway officials have canceled racing for Saturday June 27th. It is the second rainout for the month of June and of the season.   “This area has been hammered by torrential rains over the last several nights resulting in standing water around the facility and with the forecast calling for more heavy rain tonight and all day tomorrow we felt it best to go ahead and cancel tomorrow’s events”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.  …

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Record Breaking Kind of Day During 8thAnnual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment at the Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway

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Record Breaking Kind of Day During 8thAnnual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment at the Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Jamaica, VA – A hot and humid afternoon led to some great mud bogging at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. The 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment saw four division records broken during the days competition. The event was also sponsored by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Kalbone’s Speed & Off Road, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. The great crowd was treated to some incredible runs…

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday June 27th

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday June 27th   Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday June 27th for Dirt Track Saturday Night. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in VMS Dirt Series action.   Competitor gates for Saturday June 27th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps and features will start at8pm.   Divisions scheduled to race on…

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Virginia International Raceway

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8TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2015 Mud Bog Season at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Saturday June 20th

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8TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2015 Mud Bog Season at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Saturday June 20th Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2015 season on Saturday June 20, 2015. The 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment will kick off the 11th season for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Kalbone’s Speed & Off Road, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder.…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Suffers First Rainout of Season

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Jamaica, VA – After five days of torrential rains soaking the grounds at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway officials have canceled racing for Saturday June 6th. It is the first rainout of the season.   “The week long rain has flooded the grounds and made it impossible to get the track and parking areas into an acceptable safe condition for tomorrow’s events so we unfortunately have to cancel tomorrow’s event”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.   The speedway will take next week off and then move over to the mud bog facility to host the first of two big…

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Virginia Motor Speedway Returns to Racing this Saturday June 6

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Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this coming Saturday June 6th to host week five of the 2015 VMS Dirt Series season featuring the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Budweiser Modified, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions.   Heading into week five of the VMS Dirt Series the point battles continue to be tight. In the Victory Lap Late Models defending champion Justin Williams of Concord, VA holds a 6 point lead over David Williams of Mechanicsville, MD. The top six are all within 22 points.  …

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Tyler Bare Passes Jared Powell on Last Lap to Score Third Aaron’s Pro Late Model Win of Season at Virginia Motor Speedway; David Williams, Brian Maxey and Timmy Brann First time winners; James Givens Gets Second Victory

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Jamaica, VA – The Aaron’s Pro Late Model division at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway has consistently produced some of the best racing each week and they did not disappoint once again on S.T.A.R. Kids Night as Tyler Bare of Rockbridge Baths, VA and Jared Powell of Charlottesville, VA put on a show for the fans in attendance. The two battled over the entire 25 lap distance with Bare taking the lead coming to the white flag and holding off Powell on the final lap for his third win of the season.   “That is the most fun I have…

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday May 30th with S.T.A.R. Kids Night

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Virginia Motor Speedway returns to racing this Saturday May 30th with S.T.A.R. Kids Night Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 30th for S.T.A.R. Kids Night. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in Virginia National Guard Dirt Series action. S.T.A.R. Kids night is always a special one for the speedway as the children from the Gloucester S.T.A.R. program visit for a night of racing. The STAR program provides athletics, games and social time…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 This Saturday May 16th

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 This Saturday May 16th Jamaica, VA – Will there be a repeat winner this year in the 38th Annual TireX USA 100 at Virginia Motor Speedway? This Saturday May 16th we will find out when the stars and cars of the Ultimate Super Late Model Series return to battle for the $10,000 top prize. In the nine year history of the event has being held at the ½ mile speed plant in Jamaica, VA there has yet to be a repeat winner; a testament to the competition in the…

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Buck Roadcap Wires Field for First Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quad Scores Third Win in a Row while Thompson, Jamerson and Givens Grab First Victories

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Buck Roadcap Wires Field for First Late Model Win at Virginia Motor Speedway; Quad Scores Third Win in a Row while Thompson, Jamerson and Givens Grab First Victories Jamaica, VA – All eyes were on defending champion Justin Williams of Concord, VA to see if he could come from his sixth place starting position and win for the second time in a row but Buck Roadcap of Waynesboro, VA had other thoughts. Roadcap survived a three wide battle with Billy Tucker and David Williams to take the lead, one he would not relinquish. Roadcap would fend off the challenges of…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Mom’s Night Out Saturday May 9

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Mom’s Night Out Saturday May 9 Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 9th to host Mom’s Night Out. All Mom’s and Grandma’s will be admitted free to the grandstands in honor of Mothers Day. The night will also feature all five of the track’s Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series divisions in action. See the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions. Competitor gates for Saturday May 9th will open at 4pm with spectator gates…

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Justin Williams Takes Late Model Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Bare, Quade, Adkins and Hutchens also Grab Victories

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Justin Williams Takes Late Model Victory at Virginia Motor Speedway; Bare, Quade, Adkins and Hutchens also Grab Victories Jamaica, VA – In front of a packed house on Truckin Thunder Scout night at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway Justin Williams of Concord, VA and Billy Tucker of King George, VA put on a show for the ages as the two battled for 23 laps before Williams finally took the lead on lap 24 and go on to the victory. Normally a high side, cushion riding driver, Williams had to use the inside groove to finally get past Tucker for the…

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Callaway USAC Eatern HPD Midget Results

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USAC HPD EASTERN MIDGET RACE RESULTS: May 2, 2015 - Callaway, Virginia - Franklin County Speedway   ALSO AT THE TRACK:Jet Davison (#39 Radical) and Skylar Robinson (#11 Brown/Noffsinger).   FEATURE:(35 laps) 1. Chris Lamb (#9 Lamb), 2. Scott Hunter (#14 Brown/Noffsinger), 3. Jessica Bean (#6 Radical), 4. Calvin Carroll (#24 Carroll), 5. Kyle Craker (#12c Craker), 6. Jake Nelke (#00 Nelke), 7. Andrew Layser (#35 Layser), 8. Eric Lewis (#21 Leydig), 9. Nikki Carroll (#5 Carroll), 10. Ben Silliker (#7 Radical), 11. Nolan Allison (#16 Allison), 12. Sam Hatfield (#8 Hatfield). NT ------------------------------   FEATURE LAP LEADERS: Laps 1-3…

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2

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Virginia Motor Speedway to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night Saturday May 2 Jamaica, VA – Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 2nd to host Truckin Thunder Scout Night. The night will feature the Aaron’s Pro Late Model and Budweiser Modified divisions in the "Twin Race" format. The night will also feature the 4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby. Gates will open at 3pm for registration with the Dirtwood National Pinewood Derby starting at 4pm. Competitor gates for Saturday May 2nd will open at 3pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at…

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth

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Kurt Busch dominates to win postponed race at Richmond, seals Chase berth April 26, 2015 By Chris Knight NASCAR Wire Service RICHMOND, Va. – Suspension to redemption. After being suspended for three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races earlier this season after an alleged domestic violence incident, Kurt Busch won Sunday’s postponed Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway in a dominating performance, virtually locking up a spot in this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “It’s an incredible feeling,” said Busch, who was reinstated March 11 and granted a waiver into the Chase. “It’s a total team effort. And…

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway

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4th Annual Dirtwood Nationals Pinewood Derby and Scout Night Saturday May 2nd at Virginia Motor Speedway 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 2nd Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway will bring that excitement and fun to the speedway as it hosts the 4th 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…

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th

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Virginia Motor Speedway and Aaron’s Launch the “Best Seat in the House” Promotion This Saturday April 11th Jamaica, VA – The excitement level for this Saturday’s Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Is already at an all-time high; but things are about to get more exciting as Aaron’s Inc. and Virginia Motor Speedway announce “The Best Seat in the House” promotion. Is your favorite seat the “Best seat in the House”? It just may be come Saturday! During the nights events where you sit could win you one of several prizes and make your seat “The Best Seat in the House”.…

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$20,000 To Win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth Just 12 Days Away

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Jamaica, VA – In just a matter of 12 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. The event will also include a $3000 to win Fastrak Pro Late Model…

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Virginia Motor Speedway releases ticket pricing for April 11th Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth

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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…

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Aaron’s, Inc. Announces Virginia Motor Speedway Exclusive Sponsorship

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ATLANTA (March 6, 2015) – Aaron’s, Inc. (NYSE: AAN) announced today a one-year exclusive sponsorship agreement with Virginia Motor Speedway.  Over the next year, Aaron’s will have exclusive naming rights to the Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth.  Additionally, Aaron’s will be designated as the “Official Sales and Lease Ownership Partner of VMS.”  Terms of the partnership were not disclosed.   “Here at Aaron's we're excited to be entering into our second year of sponsoring Virginia Motor Speedway. It's great to be a part of the American Tradition of dirt racing at its finest. The King of the Commonwealth is sure…

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Virginia Motorsports Park

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