JAMAICA, Va. – With stellar car counts and exciting racing being the norm at Florida Speedweeks events and the special events since Speedweeks, anticipation is running high for the $20,000-to-win Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth scheduled for April 12 at Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway.
“When you look at the car counts and the exciting racing being put on during Florida Speedweeks and after it only gets you amped and excited to have the best dirt late model drivers in the country headed to Virginia for what we feel is going to be a very exciting Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth,” commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer.
The Aaron’s King of the Commonwealth will be sanctioned by the National Dirt Racing League and will pay $20,000 to the winner of the 60-lap feature. It will be the series’ first ever trip to the half-mile speed plant. The event will also include a $3,000-to-win modified race.
Fans can expect to see some of the best in national and regional dirt late model drivers for this highly anticipated event. Defending National Dirt Racing Series Champion Billy Moyer, Scott Bloomquist, Steve Francis, Don O’Neal, John Blankenship, Jonathan Davenport, Chris Ferguson, Kent Robinson and the rest of the NDRL regulars will have their hands full as they compete against Chris Madden, Steve Shaver, Ricky Elliott, Jason Covert, Jamie Lathroum and a host of other regional hot shoes for the top prize.
Admission price for adults is only $35, seniors (60+) $30; military (active/retired w/ proper I.D.) $25, students 7 – 17 years old $15 and children 6 and under admitted free. Pit passes will be $40.