Preparations Underway for Virginia Motor Speedway’s 47th Season; Car Registrations Being Accepted

02/15/2016 By Dave Seay

Jamaica, VA – Preparations are already underway to open the 47th season of action at Virginia Motor Speedway on Saturday April 2nd with WRAR / WNNT Night at the races. The anticipation for the first race of the season has been escalating with fans and competitors alike with both groups excited to get the speedway’s 47th season underway.


The 2016 season will consist of 13 Aaron’s Dirt Series weekly events, two high profile super late model specials and the season ending Fastrak World Championship for Pro Late Models. Aaron’s will move from title sponsor of the Pro Late Model division and become the title sponsor of the tracks Weekly Racing Dirt Series Championship. Victory Lap, LLC will move from the title of the Limited Late Model division to the Pro Late Model division which has been elevated to the track’s premier division for 2016 and beyond.


The season opening event will take place on Saturday evening April 2nd and feature a full program of Aaron’s Dirt Series action that will include the Victory Lap Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock divisions.


The speedway is accepting registrations with the top twenty in each class having their number saved until February 15th when all numbers will become first come first served. Competitors can obtain a 2016 registration form by going to the tracks website or by calling the speedway Monday through Friday 10am through 3pm at (804) 758-1867.


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Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, an ASA Member Track, is a 1/2-mile, dirt oval. The 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 and its 2013 schedule of events, fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s website at

MEDIA CONTACT: DAVE SEAY (804) 758-1867 OR (804) 357-7223

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