Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway hosted the 6th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Rappahannock Tractor, Virginia Army National Guard and in part by Davis Offroad, Monster Energy Drink and ORI of Richmond this past Saturday October 2nd to a large and enthusiastic crowd.

The event also boasted another large field of competitors featuring not only some of the areas top mud trucks in a very tough mud pit but also the very popular 1500 horsepower mud dragsters in the mud sling pit. If that wasn’t enough the fans were also treated to an awesome monster truck freestyle show by Stone Crusher and Mopar Magic. Fans were also were able to take a ride on the Stone Crusher ride along truck.

The perfect temperatures and sunny skies provided a tremendous day for mud bogging. Overall 104 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 190 total passes.

Winners in each class: Stock A – George Johnson in Gold Digger 2; Stock B – Leslie Newbern in Dragon Fly; Modified A – Kenny Crowder in Mr. Nasty Time; Modified B – Joe Parnell in Blue Demon; Modified C – Joe Parnell in Blue Demon; Unlimited Bog – Joe Parnell in Blue Demon; X Class – Chris Newton in Hostile Projectile; and XX Class – Chris Newton in Hostile Projectile.

In his first time to the The Pit at VMS Joe Parnell driving Blue Demon set new track records in the Mod B, Mod C and Unlimited Bog divisions. His 3.997 second run in the Unlimited Bog division was the first sub four second run in the 200 foot pit.

Fans and competitors wanting photos or video of the day’s events can contact Al Goulder (for photographs) at (804) 586-2208 and Sean Cook of Video Media Services (for video) at (804) 690-5877 or (804) 673-3633.

The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway 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 The Pit at Virginia Motor fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com.

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