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Virginia Motor Speedway Cancels Racing for Saturday July 29th; Essex Concrete Night Moved to next Saturday August 5th
Jamaica, VA – With heavy rains and a flood warning in the forecast officials have made the difficult decision to cancel racing activities for Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway. It is the speedway’s third rainout of the season.
“We hate to lose another race, but with the forecast calling for heavy rains and possible flooding we felt it was best to go ahead and cancel racing for tomorrow”, commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.
The speedway will return to racing next Saturday, August 5, 2017, to host Essex Concrete Night and week 11 of the Aaron’s Dirt Series Championship Weekly Racing season featuring the Victory Lap Pro Late Models, Budweiser Modifieds, Truckin Thunder Sportsman and Collision One Limited Stock Cars in action.
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 $20.
16” coolers are welcomed but no glass is allowed. There is plenty of free lit parking and camping (no hookups) is allowed at no charge on a first come first served basis.
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.