Williams, Quade, Doggett and Childress Sweep their divisions ; Baggerly and Arthur split Pro Late Model Wins

vmsdefault-300x141Jamaica, VA – It was a night like no other at Virginia Motor Speedway as four drivers dominated in their respective divisions by sweeping both features on Safety-Kleen Night. Justin Williams (Victory Lap Late Models), Matt Quade (Budweiser Modified), Taylor Doggett (Truckin Thunder Sportsman) and Stephen Childress (Collision One Limited Stocks) all swept features. Also picking up wins were Daniel Baggerly (Aaron’s Pro Late Models) and Walker Arthur (Aaron’s Pro Late Models).

In the first 15 lap feature for the Victory Lap Late Models Joe Ender grabbed the lead on the start and led for the first 5 laps. On lap 6 Justin Williams took away the lead with a strong pass out of turn 2. Once out front Williams motored on to a full straight win over Joe Ender, John Staton who set a new division track record in qualifying, Tim Shelton and Tommy Hoy rounding out the top five.

It was bit harder in the second 15 lap feature as Justin Williams had to battle Tim Shelton for the win. The two dueled for the top sport trading the lead four times in the process. A lap 13 bobble in turn 1 cost Shelton a possible win as Williams drove under him to go to the win and sweep the night.

Daniel Baggerly started the evening by breaking his own track record for the third time in the AaronPro Late Models. In the first 15 lap feature it took Baggerly four laps to climb from his fourth place starting position to take the lead from Bobby Thompson. Once out front Baggerly would dominate the remainder of the race to score his first victory of the season. Thompson, Mitchell Colby, Walker Arthur and Davis Lipscombe rounded out the top five. Baggerly inverted the top six with the pill pull.

In the second Aaron’s Pro Late Model feature Mitchell Coble led the first lap before handing it over to Walker Arthur when his car pushed up the track in lap 2. The race then was between Arthur and Daniel Baggerly asthey battled for the top spot until Baggerly spun in turn four sending him to the rear for the restart. On the restart Arthur pulled away from Colby with Baggerly working his way through traffic. No one had anything for Arthur over the closing laps as he went on to pick up the win with Colby, Bobby Thompson, Baggerly and Davis Lipscombe rounding out the top five.

The first Truckin Thunder Sportsman 15 lap feature came down to a two car battle between Taylor Doggett and Brett Adkins. Doggett took the top spot from Hunter Ashworth on a lap 6 restart; he then had to hold off Adkins over the remaining 9 laps. Adkins made one last attempt on the final lap when he tried the outside of Doggett in turn 3, Doggett was able to hold off the challenge and collect his first division win since 2012. Adkins, Ashworth, Davey Pullen and Macy Causey rounded out the top five. Doggett inverted the top 6 with the pill pull.

The second Truckin Thunder Sportsman 15 lap feature saw 12 year old Macy Causey lead the first nine laps before having Taylor Doggett get by for the top spot. Jeremiah Marshall would follow to second with Causey falling back to third. Once out front no one had anything for the returning 2012 Truckin Thunder Sportsman Champion in his first race back after a year and a half layoff. Marshall, Causey, Chad Beahr and Hunter Ashworth rounded out the top five.

It took a couple of starts to get the first Budweiser Modified 15 lap feature underway, once racing it was Josh Harris taking control of the top spot with Matt Quade working his way to second from eighth. It didn’t take Quade long to grab the lead as on the next lap he rocketed past Harris to grab the top spot. A late caution on lap 11 bunched the field back up behind Quade for the restart. On the restart Quade just walked away from the field to score his third win in a row. Josh Harris, Matt Marshall, Travis LaRoque and Brandon Galloway rounded out the top five.

In the second Budweiser Modified 15 lap feature it was much the of the same as Matt Quade worked his way to the front from his eighth place starting position to take the lead away from Brandon Galloway on lap 4. Once out front the Quade walked away to the win. Polevoy, Harris, Matt Marshall and Travis LaRoque rounded out the top five.

In the first Collision One Limited Stock Car 12 lap feature Ryan Hutchens and James Givens lead the field to green but it was Shawn Otey who would lead the first lap with Givens and Stephen Childress in tow. On lap 7 the top three where nose to tail pushing each other down the backstretch. In turn 3 Otey bobbled allowing Givens to get by for the lead. Over the next four laps Otey worked to set and going into turn 3 for the final time he dove under Givens and crossed the line just inches ahead for the win. After tech both Otey and Givens were DQ’d giving the win to Stephen Childress. Ben Lowry, Ryan Hutchens, Daniel Alford and Brandon Sandridge rounded out the top five.

In the second Collision One Limited Stock 12 lap feature Stephen Childress grab the lead early and never looked back as he easily pulled away for the win and sweep of the nights events. Brian Bradley, Brian Maxey, Ryan Hutchens and Brandon Sandridge rounded out the top five.

The speedway will return to racing next Saturday June 7th for Collision One Night presented by MetroCast. The night will feature the Victory Lap Late Model, Aaron’s Pro Late Model, Truckin Thunder Sportsman, Budweiser Modified and Collision One Limited Stock Car divisions in Virginia National Guard Dirt Series action.

Competitor gates for Saturday June 7th will open at 4pm with spectator gates opening at 5pm. On track activities will begin at 6:30pm with hot laps and features will start at 8pm.

Divisions scheduled to race on Saturday: Victory Lap Late Models (30 Laps); Aaron’s Pro Late Models (25 Laps); Budweiser Modifieds (25 Laps); Truckin Thunder Sportsman (25 laps) and the Collision One Limited Stock Cars (20 laps). All divisions will run Hot Lap Time Trials and Features.

Admission price for Adults $12, seniors (60+) $10; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $8, students 13 – 17 years old $6, children 7 to 12 $4 and children 6 and under admitted free. We offer a family pass for $25 (two adults and two children 12 and under). Pit passes will be $20.

To enhance the fans racing experience the speedway has installed a short wave FM transmitter and all of the evening’s action can be heard at 95.5 FM. So bring your portable radio headset and enjoy hearing all the action.

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 2014 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.

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

RACE RESULTS FOR SAFETY-KLEEN NIGHT, SATURDAY MAY 31, 2014:

Victory Lap Late Models Twin #1 (15 laps):
A Main:1. Justin Williams (Shipman, VA), 2. Joe Ender (Glen Allen, VA), 3. John Staton (Chesapeake, VA), 4. Tim Shelton (Fredericksburg, VA), 5. Tommy Hoy (Waynesboro, VA), 6. Buck Roadcap (Waynesboro, VA), 7. Stephen Childress (St. Stephens Church, VA), 8. Anthony Kincaid (Hayes, VA), 9. Petie Coffey (Waynesboro, VA), 10. David Steele (Newport News, VA), 11. Jared Powell (Charlottesville, VA), 12. Billy Hubbard (Cobbs Creek, VA), 13. Troy Williams (South Mills, NC),

Victory Lap Late Models Twin #2 (15 laps):
A Main Event Two:1. Justin Williams (Shipman, VA), 2. Tim Shelton (Fredericksburg, VA), 3. Stephen Childress (St. Stephens Church, VA), 4. Tommy Hoy (Waynesboro, VA), 5. Buck Roadcap (Waynesboro, VA), 6. Petie Coffey (Waynesboro, VA), 7. Anthony Kincaid (Hayes, VA), 8. John Staton (Chesapeake, VA), 9. Joe Ender (Glen Allen, VA), 10. Troy Williams (South Mills, NC), 11. David Steele (Newport News, VA), 12. Jared Powell (Charlottesville, VA), 13. Billy Hubbard (Cobbs Creek, VA),

Fast Qualifier: john Staton – 17.889 seconds (New Division Track Record)

Aaron’s Pro Late Models Twin #1 (15 Laps):
A Main:1. Daniel Baggerly (Rural Retreat, VA), 2. Bobby Thompson, 3. Mitchell Coble (Mt. Airy, NC), 4. Walker Arthur (Forest, VA), 5. Davis Lipscombe (Mechanicsville, VA), 6. Neal Hudgins (Grimstead, VA), 7. Jimmy Duncan (Fredericksburg, VA), 8. Corey Almond (Appomattox, VA), 9. Chad Martin (Gloucester, VA), 10. Michael Gignac, 11. Rudy Denke (Fredericksburg, VA), 12. Brad Rigdon (Chesapeake, VA), 13. Tyler Bare (Rockbridge Baths, VA), 14. Paul McGinley (Denton, MD),

Aaron’s Pro Late Models Twin #2 (15 Laps):
A Main Event Two:1. Walker Arthur (Forest, VA), 2. Mitchell Coble (Mt. Airy, NC), 3. Bobby Thompson, 4. Daniel Baggerly (Rural Retreat, VA), 5. Davis Lipscombe (Mechanicsville, VA), 6. Neal Hudgins (Grimstead, VA), 7. Corey Almond (Appomattox, VA), 8. Jimmy Duncan (Fredericksburg, VA), 9. Chad Martin (Gloucester, VA), 10. Brad Rigdon (Chesapeake, VA), 11. Tyler Bare (Rockbridge Baths, VA), 12. Michael Gignac, 13. Rudy Denke (Fredericksburg, VA), 14. Paul McGinley (Denton, MD),

Fast Qualifier: Daniel Baggerly – 18.460 seconds (New Division Track Record)

Truckin Thunder Sportsman Twin #1 (15 laps):
A Main:1. Taylor Doggett (Ruther Glen, VA), 2. Brett Adkins (Gloucester, VA), 3. Hunter Ashworth (Mechanicsville, VA), 4. Davey Pullen (New Kent, VA), 5. Macy Causey (Seaford, VA), 6. Jeremiah Marshall (Stuarts Draft, VA), 7. James Snead (Fredericksburg, VA), 8. Matt Ashworth (Mechanicsville, VA), 9. Chad Beahr (Mechanicsville, VA), 10. Michael Hayes (Ruther Glen, VA), 11. Hunter Shelton (Fredericksburg, VA), 12. James Bunn (Richmond, VA), 13. Carl Vaughan (Chesapeake, VA), 14. Timmy Brann (Warsaw, VA),

Truckin Thunder Sportsman Twin #2 (15 laps):
A Main Event Two:1. Taylor Doggett (Ruther Glen, VA), 2. Jeremiah Marshall (Stuarts Draft, VA), 3. Macy Causey (Seaford, VA), 4. Chad Beahr (Mechanicsville, VA), 5. Hunter Ashworth (Mechanicsville, VA), 6. Davey Pullen (New Kent, VA), 7. James Snead (Fredericksburg, VA), 8. James Bunn (Richmond, VA), 9. Brett Adkins (Gloucester, VA), 10. Matt Ashworth (Mechanicsville, VA), 11. Hunter Shelton (Fredericksburg, VA), 12. Michael Hayes (Ruther Glen, VA), 13. Carl Vaughan (Chesapeake, VA), 14. Timmy Brann (Warsaw, VA),

Fast Qualifier: Hunter Shelton – 20.717 seconds

Budweiser Modifieds Twin #1 (15 laps):
A Main:1. Matt Quade (Mechanicsville, MD), 2. Josh Harris (Gloucester, VA), 3. Matt Marshall (Stuarts Draft, VA), 4. Travis LaRoque (Mooresville, NC), 5. Brandon Galloway (Gloucester, VA), 6. Aaron Harris (Richmond, VA), 7. Francis Jarrelle III (Chesterfield, VA), 8. Kelly Samuels (Chesterfield, VA), 9. Gary Long (Newport News, VA), 10. Joey Polevoy (Powhatan, VA), 11. Brian Maxey (King George, VA), 12. Stephen Quade (mechanicsville, MD), 13. Robbie Babb (Chesapeake, VA), 14. Chris Arnold (Petersburg, VA), 15. Lance Grady (Richmond, VA),

Budweiser Modifieds Twin #2 (15 laps):
A Main Event Two:1. Matt Quade (Mechanicsville, MD), 2. Joey Polevoy (Powhatan, VA), 3. Josh Harris (Gloucester, VA), 4. Matt Marshall (Stuarts Draft, VA), 5. Travis LaRoque (Mooresville, NC), 6. Brandon Galloway (Gloucester, VA), 7. Francis Jarrelle III (Chesterfield, VA), 8. Kelly Samuels (Chesterfield, VA), 9. Aaron Harris (Richmond, VA), 10. Brian Maxey (King George, VA), 11. Robbie Babb (Chesapeake, VA), 12. Gary Long (Newport News, VA), 13. Stephen Quade (mechanicsville, MD), 14. Chris Arnold (Petersburg, VA), 15. Lance Grady (Richmond, VA),

Fast Qualifier: Matt Quade – 19.011 seconds

Collision One Limited Stock Cars Twin #1 (12 laps):
A Main:1. Stephen Childress (St. Stephens Church, VA), 2. Benjamin Lowry (Mechanicsville, VA), 3. Ryan Hutchens (Providence Forge, VA), 4. Daniel Alford (Colonial Beach, VA), 5. Brandon Sandridge (Mechanicsville, VA), 6. Matthew Cook (Richmond, VA), 7. Brian Bradley (Hopewell, VA), 8. Chris Champion (Bumpass, VA), 9. Chad Champion (Beaverdam, VA), 10. Chris Maxey (King George, VA), 11. Stephanie Stallings (Gloucester, VA), 12. Christopher Sibley (Hartfield, VA), 13. Andrew Tarbox (King William, VA), 14. Cole Johnston (Gloucester, VA), 15. David Bowler (Gloucester, VA), DQ: Shawn Otey (Aylett, VA), James Givens (Highland Springs, VA),

Collision One Limited Stock Cars Twin #2 (12 laps):
A Main Event Two:1. Stephen Childress (St. Stephens Church, VA), 2. Brian Bradley (Hopewell, VA), 3. Brian Maxey (King George, VA), 4. Ryan Hutchens (Providence Forge, VA), 5. Brandon Sandridge (Mechanicsville, VA), 6. Benjamin Lowry (Mechanicsville, VA), 7. Matthew Cook (Richmond, VA), 8. Daniel Alford (Colonial Beach, VA), 9. Chad Champion (Beaverdam, VA), 10. Chris Champion (Bumpass, VA), 11. Stephanie Stallings (Gloucester, VA), 12. Christopher Sibley (Hartfield, VA), 13. James Givens (Highland Springs, VA), 14. Shawn Otey (Aylett, VA), 15. Andrew Tarbox (King William, VA), 16. Cole Johnston (Gloucester, VA), 17. David Bowler (Gloucester, VA),

Fast Qualifier: Stephen Childress – 22.716 seconds

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