Virginia Motor Speedway to Host FASTRAK World Championship This Friday and Saturday, September 15-16
Jamaica, VA – The much anticipated FASTRAK World Championship weekend is just mere days away. Track officials are busy preparing the facilities for what is expected to be a record car count. The weekend will put the spotlight squarely on the country’s best Pro Late Model drivers. This year the stakes are higher as the winner’s share was increased to $20,000. With a total payout over $80,000, it is the richest weekend in all of Pro Late Model racing.
The weekend kicks off with Friday’s FASTRAK World Challenge, a members only $5,000 to win, 40 lap race. Members are required to have competed in at least ten FASTRAK sanctioned events in the 2017 season.
The following night is the FASTRAK World Championship presented by James River Equipment, a $20,000 to win 60 lap feature event that is open to all Pro Late Model competitors. In the event of rain, Sunday September 17th is currently scheduled as the rain date.
The Southeast Dirt Modified Series will also host their final event of the season and crown a champion in the $3000 to win Southeast Modified Championship. The modifieds will run practice, qualifying and heats on Friday and B Mains and the $3000 to win, 30 lap feature on Saturday.
Admission prices for Friday’s World Challenge event are adults $15, senior and military $12, students (11-17) $10 and children 10 and under free.
Admission for Saturday’s FASTRAK World Championship are adults $30, senior and military $25, students (11-17) $15 and children 10 and under free. Bring your Friday night ticket stub and receive $5 off your Saturday general admission ticket. Discount is not good for pit passes.
The event will also be broadcast LIVE on the internet by FlowRacing.com. To order your pay per view package visit http://bit.ly/2vZMPac. You can also follow our Twitter feed (@theweeklyracer) for more updates around the track throughout the entire weekend
Pit passes, regardless of age, are $40 and will also get you a seat in the grandstands.
The speedway offers free camping (no hook-ups) and plenty of well-lit and free parking.
Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway 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.
Race fans can go to www.vamotorspeedway.com to view the complete schedule Virginia Motor Speedway’s 2017 season, find detailed event information, get the latest news, and get complete 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.