2021 MUD BOG DATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

2021 MUD BOG DATES HAVE BEEN ANNOUNCED

Jamaica, VA – Officials for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have released the 2020 mud bog dates. The 17th annual Mud Mayhem will be held on Saturday, May 1, which is two weeks earlier than in previous years. The Run-A-Muck Mud Bog will once again be on the first Saturday of October, which is October 2. The Cameras of MAVtv will be on hand to film for two Lucas Oil On The Edge shows. “After such a terrible 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are excited to be getting back to hosting mud bogs. We wanted to make sure our competitors and fans could mark their calendars for 2021 and be ready for what is going to be another great year of mud bogging,” commented track GM Clarke Sawyer. Sawyer added, “and having the cameras of MAVtv on hand will showcase our facility and brand of mud bogging to the whole country.” The divisions will remain the same Super Stock A&B, Mod A&B, Pro Mod A& B, Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, Obstacle X, and both drag classes X-Cut and XX-Paddle. Rules will be posted in a few weeks. Gates will open for both shows at 9 am, for registration and inspection, with the mud bog beginning at noon....

The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2017 Dates

The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway Releases 2017 Dates

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will once again host two spectacular mud bogs in 2017, the 10th Annual Down and Dirty Mud Mayhem on Saturday May 20th and the 13th Annual Down and Dirt Run-A-Muck Mud Bog on Saturday October 14th. Both events will be presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. The 10th Annual Mud Mayhem will once again try to host a mud bog in May. Last years event was rain out. The 13th Annual Run-A-Muck Mud bog will continue on it’s familiar second Saturday of October with this year being October 14th. An October 21st rain date has been established for the event. With both mud bogs fans will get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the state-of-the-art 200 foot Mud Bog pit as well as some of the region’s best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. During both events gates will open at 9am with the mud bog officially starting at 12 noon. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for rules and event information. Don’t forget to “Like” us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/vamotorspeedway or www.facebook.com/thepitatvirginiamotorspeedway and follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/vamotorspeedway. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA. The Speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area. To learn more about The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and the 2017 mud bogs fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

SATURDAY MAY 21 MUD BOG CANCELED

SATURDAY MAY 21 MUD BOG CANCELED

Jamaica, VA – Due to the forecast for Saturday May 21st officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have canceled the 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. With 100% chance of heavy rains forecast and the low pressure system sitting directly over Virginia, officials determined that for the safety of competitors and fans alike it was best to cancel the event. “Words can not describe how disappointed we are with having to cancel tomorrow’s event, the facility was prepped and ready for what we felt was going to be a record breaking day. The safety of our competitors and fans is the most important aspect of what we do here at Virginia Motor Speedway,” commented track General Manager Clarke Sawyer. There is no reschedule date....

9TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2016 Mud Bog Season Saturday May 21

9TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2016 Mud Bog Season Saturday May 21

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2016 season this Saturday may 21, 2016. The 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports will kick off the 12th season for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. There will be ten classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. New for 2016 will be the Unlimited X Tractor division which will be the first division to run a short course for time. Not only will fans get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the 200 foot Mud Bog pit but they will also get the opportunity to see some of the regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Unlimited X Tractor, Pro Modified A, Pro Modified B and X, XX classes beginning at 12 noon. Registration and inspection for all classes ends at 11:30pm. Rules for each class are now available at www.thepitatvms.com. Payouts for each division can be found at http://thepitatvms.wpengine.com/payouts/ Admission for the 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog is Adults – $15, Children 11 – 17 years old – $12 and Children 10 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through inspection. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA. The Speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area. To learn more about The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog and Mud Sling fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

2016 MUD BOG RULES AND PAYOUTS RELEASED

2016 MUD BOG RULES AND PAYOUTS RELEASED

Jamaica, VA – Officials of The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway have released the 2016 rules package and payouts for each division. With the first mud bog scheduled for Saturday May 21st the excitement level is rising. New for 2016 will be the addition of the Unlimited X Tractor (Mega Truck) division that will be the first division to run a short course at each event. The new division will pay the top three competitors with the winner taking home $1000, second getting $500 and third taking home $250. All three divisions will also take home trophies. Entry fee will be $60 / person driving the truck with a maximum of two drivers per truck. Three divisions will receive pay increases for 2016. The Unlimited Bog division will now pay $1000 for first, $500 for second and $250 for third. The entry fee will be $60. Both the X and XX Dragster divisions will also get pay increases more with both divisions paying $1000 for first, $500 for second and $250 for third. Entry fee for each division is also $60. The 2016 mud bog season gets underway on Saturday May 21 with the 9th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One, E&E Caulking and Truckin Thunder. Anyone looking to become a sponsor can contact Dave Seay at (804) 357-7223. To print off the 2016 rule book visit: http://thepitatvms.wpengine.com/forms/forms-division-rules/ To print off the 2016 Division Payouts visit: http://thepitatvms.wpengine.com/payouts/...

11th ANNUAL DOWN AND DIRTY RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG DRAWS HUGE CROWD; THREE TRACK RECORDS BROKE

11th ANNUAL DOWN AND DIRTY RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG DRAWS HUGE CROWD; THREE TRACK RECORDS BROKE

Jamaica, VA – The 11th Annual Down & Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog presented by James River Equipment and Commonwealth Motorsports drew a huge crowd out for what turned out to be an amazing day of racing. The event saw three division records broken during the days competition. The event was also sponsored by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Middlesex Metals, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. The enthusiastic crowd was treated to some incredible runs in both the mud bog and mud sling pits. After having four records broken during the June 20th Mud Mayhem Mud Bog no one expected to see multiple records tumble again. But when the day was done three division track records were broken with each one coming with a $100 bonus courtesy of the E&E Caulking sponsored Tapole’s Break the Record Challenge. In the Aaron’s Pro Mod B division Denny Kerley in Snoot set a new record with a run of 4.079 seconds. In the Down and Dirty Unlimited Bog division the record was broken three times with Denny Kerley in Snoot setting the final time with a 3.514 seconds. New York’s Kelly Odell in Under Pressure returned from his record setting runs during the June mud bog to lower the record once again in the James River Equipment X Cut division with a blistering 2.089 second run. Overall 86 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 172 registered passes. Winners in each class: Super Stock A – Derek Adkins in Bad Mannerz; Super Stock B – Kyle Slaughter in Step-A-Side; Modified A – Trey Moody in Barely Legal; Modified B – Brian Vick in Pick Pocket; Pro Mod A – Kevin Click; Pro Mod B – Denny Kerley in Snoot; Unlimited Bog – Denny Kerley in Snoot; X Class & XX Class – Kelly Odell in Under Pressure. No one was able to collect on the Atkins Petroleum & Propane “King of the Hill” Double Down Bonus that was offered again to anyone that could win both the A & B classes in the Super Stock, Modified or Pro Mod divisions. Tonya Ricks in Dancin’ with the Devil won the Mud Book Crown presented by Kings of Mud and The Metal Shop. Her combined times in the Unlimited Bog division for both mud bogs was 7.398 seconds was 1.62 seconds better than her nearest competitor. Ricks received $750 and one of a kind trophy. 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 Speedway fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the mud bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

Record Breaking Kind of Day During 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment

Record Breaking Kind of Day During 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment

Jamaica, VA – A hot and humid afternoon led to some great mud bogging at The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. The 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment saw four division records broken during the days competition. The event was also sponsored by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Kalbone’s Speed & Off Road, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. The great crowd was treated to some incredible runs in both the mud bog and mud sling pits. The day of setting new records also spilled over to the competitors, as several division records were broken during competition. In all four division track records were broken. Heading into the competition E&E Caulking sponsored the Tapole’s Break the Record Challenge which paid out an additional $100 bonus to break a record. In the Aaron’s Pro Mod B division Kenny Crowder in Mr. Nasty Time set a new record with a run of 4.211 seconds that ended in a spectacular crash at the end. Crowder would emerge unhurt. In the Down and Dirty Unlimited Bog division The Pit’s “Fastest Woman” proved again she is fast with a record setting 3.802 second run. The James River Equipment X Cut and Victory Lap XX Paddle dragster divisions were dominated by New York’s Kelly Odell as he set the fastest pass ever in the history of The Pit with a 1.987 second run in the XX Paddle’s. He also broke the X Cut record with a run of 2.267 seconds. Overall 68 different competitors took turns at the state of the art 200 foot pit for a total of 156 registered passes. Winners in each class: Super Stock A – Neil McClanan in Never Enough; Super Stock B – Kyle Slaughter in Step-A-Side; Modified A and B – Tonya Ricks in Dancin With the Devil; Pro Mod A – Spence Messick Jr. in Mud Runner; Pro Mod B – Kenny Crowder in Mr. Nasty Time; Unlimited Bog – Tonya Ricks in Dacin With the Devil; X Class & XX Class – Kelly Odell in Under Pressure. The Atkins Petroleum & Propane “King of the Hill” Double Down Bonus was offered again to anyone that could win both the A & B classes in the Super Stock, Modified or Pro Mod divisions. Tonya Ricks in Dancin with the Devil was able to take home the $500 bonus by winning both classes in the Modified division. Tonya Ricks also picked up a $100 bonus from Guthrie and Sons Heating & Cooling by having the fastest time in After Hours Fabrication Mod A competition. 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 Speedway fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS. TO PRINT CLICK HERE...

FULL RESULTS” 8TH ANNUAL DOWN AND DIRTY MUD MAHEM presented by JAMES RIVER EQUIPMENT

FULL RESULTS” 8TH ANNUAL DOWN AND DIRTY MUD MAHEM presented by JAMES RIVER EQUIPMENT

Jamaica, VA – Complete results for the 8th Annual Down and Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment. TO PRINT CLICK HERE...

8TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2015 Mud Bog Season at The Pit Saturday June 20th

8TH Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog to kick off 2015 Mud Bog Season at The Pit Saturday June 20th

Jamaica, VA – The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway will host the first of two mud bogs for the 2015 season on Saturday June 20, 2015. The 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem presented by James River Equipment will kick off the 11th season for The Pit at Virginia Motor Speedway. Additional sponsorship provided by Aaron’s, Atkins Petroleum & Propane, Kalbone’s Speed & Off Road, After Hours Fabrication, Collision One and Truckin Thunder. There will be nine classes of “Mud Maniacs” in action ranging from super stock to unlimited with cash payouts in all classes. Competitors are encouraged to visit www.thepitatvms.com for the rules packages and payouts. Not only will fans get to see hordes of trucks splashing through the 200 foot Mud Bog pit but they will also get the opportunity to see some of the regions best Mud Dragsters covering the 200 foot Mud Sling pit in under three seconds. SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: Gates and registration will open at 9am with single eliminations for Super Stock A, B; Modified A (Small tire), B (Big Tire), Unlimited Bog, Pro Modified A, Pro Modified B and X, XX classes beginning at 12 noon. Registration and inspection for all classes ends at 11:30pm. Rules for each class are now available at www.thepitatvms.com. ADMISSION FOR 8TH ANNUAL DOWN & DIRTY MUD MAYHEM MUD BOG: Adults – $15, Children 13 – 17 years old – $10 and Children 12 and under FREE with paying adult. Competitors should visit www.thepitatvms.com to print off draw sheets and driver information sheets that must be filled out before going through inspection. The second mud bog of the 2015 will be the 11th Annual Down & Dirty Run-A_Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling on Saturday October 10, 2015. The Pit at VMS is located on the grounds of Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and is situated on U.S. Route 17, eight miles north of Saluda, VA and 25 miles south of Tappahannock, VA. The Speedway is just a short drive from Richmond, Fredericksburg, Southern Maryland and the Hampton Roads area. To learn more about The Pit Virginia Motor Speedway and 8th Annual Down & Dirty Mud Mayhem Mud Bog and Mud Sling fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the bog’s web site at www.thepitatvms.com....

VIDEO: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 10TH ANNUAL DOWN & DIRTY RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG

VIDEO: HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 10TH ANNUAL DOWN & DIRTY RUN-A-MUCK MUD BOG

Jamaica, VA — Video highlights from the 10th Annual Down & Dirty Run-A-Muck Mud Bog and Mud Sling presented by James River Equipment, RedNex Sporting Goods (Tappahannock, VA) and the Virginia Army National Guard. To order a video of the whole event call Sean Cook at (804) 398-3838 or email him at sean@vmservices.tv. Cost with shipping is $20 for HD DVD....

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