Speedway Has Successful Weekend at Motorsports 2011; Commonwealth 100 Tickets On Sale

Jamaica, VA – The speedway’s booth at the Motorsports 2011 show at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center was a huge hit with fans and competitors. Thank you to everyone that came by the booth to visit with us and for all the wonderful comments about our speedway. A huge thank you to Austin Hubbard and Bruce Kane who provided cars for the booth and did autographs and also to World of Outlaws Late Model driver Rick Eckert and 2010 Steel Block Bandits Champion Walker Arthur for their participation in the autograph sessions.

The second Annual Commonwealth 100 is just around the corner (April 15th & 16th, 2011) so get your tickets early and save money in the process!

$25,000 will go to the winner of the two-day event, which will offer a cash purse totaling over $125,000. The Commonwealth 100 will pay $2,000 to start, and a 30-lap Non-Qualifiers’ Race will boast a $3,000 first-place award from a purse of nearly $16,000.

Time trials and heat races will be run on Fri., April 15th, with B-mains, non-qualifiers races and the Commonwealth 100 on Sat., April 16th. A rain date of Sun., April 17th, has been established for the event.

There are two ways to purchase tickets: Visit www.vamotorspeedway.com to download the advance ticket order form and send it in with a money order or cashiers check. No personal checks will be accepted. Or fans wanting to purchase tickets using a credit card can call the speedway at 804-758-1867 Monday through Friday between the hours of 9am and 4pm. Mastercard, Visa and Discover cards accepted. All seats are general admission.

Drivers can save too by entering early! The early entry fee of $150 not only saves you $50 off the regular $200 price but also includes the drivers $50 two-day pit pass making the driver’s savings a total of $100. Driver pre-entry deadline is April 1st 2011.

Fans can also save money by camping on the speedway grounds. There will be no charge to camp (no hookups) in designated areas. The speedway is also working with several campgrounds in the area to offer full service camping at a reduced cost.

Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway, an ASA affiliate track, is a ½ mile dirt oval track and 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 2011 schedule of events, 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

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