Virginia Motor Speedway News
Virginia Motor Speedway Returns to Action This Saturday May 5th
May 1, 2012 - updated May 1st, 2012 7:11am
Web posted by Dave Seay
Jamaica, VA --
After taking the weekend of April 28th off due to the NASCAR events at Richmond International Raceway, Virginia Motor Speedway will return to racing this Saturday May 5th with week two of Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series action. The evenings events will include four divisions of exciting high octane, side by side dirt track racing. See the Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions as they continue their quests for the 2012 championships.
On Saturday May 5th the speedway will host Tappahannock / Essex County Community Night. All residents from Tappahannock / Essex County will get free admission when showing proper I.D. The community night is sponsored by these Essex County businesses: Chandler Chevrolet, James River / Rappahannock Tractor, Collision One and Bella Pizza Italian Restaurant.
Competitor gates for Saturday, May 5th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps. Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Late Models (35 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.
To enhance the fans racing experience the speedway has installed a short wave FM transmitter and all of the evening’s action can be heard at 95.5 FM. So bring your portable radio headset and enjoy hearing all the action.
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Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, an ASA Member Track, is a ½ mile dirt oval track is located on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA in Jamaica, VA. The speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area.
To learn more about Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.vamotorspeedway.com.
MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223