Virginia Motor Speedway News
Ultimate Sanctioned USA 100 at Virginia Motor Speedway Postponed Until August 23rd
Jul 17, 2013 - updated Jul 17th, 2013 7:41pm
Web posted by Dave Seay
Jamaica, Virginia --
For the second time this season Officials of the Virginia Motor Speedway and
the ULTIMATE Super Late Model Series have elected to postpone the 34th
Annual USA 100. The event which was originally scheduled for May 18th
was delayed then until July 13th because of weather. And now with
bad weather looming yet again officials have postponed the event again until
Friday, August 23rd.
“This is extremely disappointing but we have just
been inundated with rain over the last two days and with the forecast still
calling for even more of the same this was the only thing we could do; maybe the
third time will be a charm,” commented track owner Bill
The Friday night date will also allow the track and series
to take advantage of the off night for the World of Outlaws who will be racing
the following day at Winchester Speedway in nearby Winchester, Virginia.
“The eastern seaboard and really most of the country
has been plagued by continued rainfall over the last few weeks and that has
left the ground saturated everywhere. So any additional rain just wreaks havoc
for us racing promoters. Virginia Motor Speedway has been having rain off and
on all day today (Friday) and the rain chances are still high for tomorrow.
It’s just a no win situation. But we feel like we have picked another
good date for the make-up and we will proceed with that. I want to thank the
Sawyer family, Ernie Shelton, Dave Seay, Brian Tidball and the entire staff at
Virginia Motor Speedway for working with us so closely and trying to take care
of our drivers and fans. We are always excited about going to VMS so now we can
continue to build that excitement up for a little while longer.” said
ULTIMATE Series CEO and Founder Stan Lester.
The speedway will return to racing Saturday July 27th
for Virginia Army National Guard Tribute Night. The event will be a tribute to
the fallen Virginia National Guard soldiers. There will be several displays and
the speedway will help in raising funds for both the Some Gave All and Wounded
See the Victory Lap Late Model / Fastrak Pro Late Model,
Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock
Car divisions in action.
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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.
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