Virginia Motor Speedway to host Armed Forces Appreciation Night Saturday May 28th

Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway returns to action Saturday May 28th and will host Armed Forces Appreciation Night featuring four divisions of Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series action. The night will honor those that serve or have served our country and their dependents. All active, retired, Guard or Reserve personnel and their dependents will be admitted for $5 with proper military I.D.

The savings at the front gate for our military will not end there as the speedway will continue to honor the $5 price for all military active or retired the remainder of the season.

“Our military personnel are near and dear to our hearts, we truly appreciate their sacrifice and want to honor them and give back to them in some way,” commented Track Owner Bill Sawyer.

See the Victory Lap Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modifies and the Collision One Limited Stock divisions. Come experience the raw, pure excitement that is dirt racing!

Competitor gates for Saturday, May 28th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps.

Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday May 28th: Victory Lap Late Models (35 Laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps); and the Collision One Limited Stocks (20 Laps). All divisions will run Hot Lap Time Trials and Features.

Adult admission is just $10, Senior $8, Military $5, Students 13 –17 yrs old $7, Children 7 – 12 yrs old $4 and Children 6 and under free.

Bill Sawyer’s 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.

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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