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From Dave Seay

Jamaica, VA – Bill Sawyers Virginia Motor Speedway wraps up the 2009 season by recognizing the top ten in each of the track’s divisions with special attention reserved for the 2009 champions.

Anthony Kincaid of Gloucester, VA was crowned the Victory Lap Late Model Champion and received a check for $5,000 for his efforts. It was Kincaid’s first championship. Arthur also received an invitation to the Rocket Chassis Race Wise Chassis School, a $500 certificate from the Joie of Seating, a $300 certificate from Keizer Aluminum Wheel and his Championship helmet trophy and jacket.

Rounding out the top ten in Victory Lap Late Model points were Tom Cohick of Gloucester, VA; Ben Bowie of Brandywine, MD; Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, MD; Tyler Bailey of Chesterfield, VA; Eddie Groome of Stuarts Draft, VA; Scott Adams of Chester, VA; Vaughan Haywood of Deltaville, VA; Roy Skaggs of Highland Springs, VA and Joe Bounds of Partlow, VA.

Roger Jamerson of Mechanicsville, VA was crowned the Truckin Thunder Sportsman Champion and received a check for $1,000 for his efforts. It was his eighth overall championship at the speedway, matching his late father Gene Jamerson. Jamerson also received a $500 certificate from the Joie of Seating and his Championship helmet trophy and jacket.

Rounding out the top ten in Truckin Thunder points were Todd Traylor of King William, VA; 2008 Champion Tim Shelton of Fredericksburg, VA; Kenny Moreland of Waldorf, MD; Tommy Upshaw of West Point, VA; J.R. Guy of Mechanicsville, MD; John Kirby of Sandston, VA; Michael Hayes of Ruther Glen, VA; Tony Wood of New Kent, VA and Rusty Steele of Providence Forge, VA.

Dan Arnold of Petersburg, VA was crowned the 2009 Budweiser Modified Champion and received a check for $1,000 for his efforts. Arnold also received a $500 certificate from the Joie of Seating and his Championship helmet trophy and jacket.

Rounding out the top ten in Budweiser Modified points were Brian Maxey of Kin George, VA; James Marshall of Saint Leonard, MD; Brandon Galloway of Gloucester, VA; Charles Gagnon of Mechanicsville, MD; John Ferguson of Gloucester, VA; 2005 Champion Page Harrison of Jetersville, VA; Josh Harris of Gloucester, VA; Mark Schools of Rockville, VA and Wayne Taylor of Tappahannock, VA.

Daren Bolac of Moyock, NC picked up the VMS Sprint Car Championship, his second in a row. Bolac received a check for $1,000 for his efforts. Bolac also received a $500 certificate from the Joie of Seating, a $100 certificate from Poncho’s Racing Products, a $300 certificate from Keizer Aluminum Wheels and his Championship helmet trophy and jacket.

Rounding out the top ten in VMS Sprint Car points were Troy Severin of Ashland, VA; Mary Anne Williams of Chester, VA; Ryan Price of Ashland, VA; Kyle Pruitt of Ijamsville, PA; Tom Humphries of Waynesboro, VA; Michael Tolley of Ashland, VA; Erick Keck of Providence Forge, VA; James Hawk of Maidens, VA and Matt Marshall of Stuarts Draft, VA.

Brett Adkins of Gloucester, VA won the Limited Stock Car Championship following in his father, Bill Adkins footsteps. Adkins received a check of $700, a $500 certificate from the Joie of Seating and his Championship helmet trophy and jacket.

Rounding out the top ten in VMS Limited Stock Car points were Wesley Givens of Highland Springs, VA; James Givens of Highland Springs, VA; Marty Coltrain of Richmond, VA; Joe Ender of Glen Allen, VA; john Hankins Sr. of Jamaica, VA; Gary Wheaton Jr. of Stafford, VA; Brandon Sandridge of Mechanicsville, VA; Sam Archer of Waldorf, MD and Brandon Coates of Warsaw, VA.

The speedway also crowns an overall Virginia Army National Guard Dirt Series Champion which pits all five divisions against each other and in the closest battle in the five year history of the championship Budweiser Modified Champion Dan Arnold of Petersburg, VA beat out Victory Lap Late Model Champion Anthony Kincaid of Gloucester, VA by a mere two points to take the overall championship and the $2000 check and special eagle trophy that goes along with it.

Special achievement award winners for the 2009 season included: The Virginia Motor Speedway Rookies of the Year were Davis Lipscombe of Mechanicsville, VA in Victory Lap Late Models; John Kirby of Sandston, VA in Truckin Thunder Sportsman; James Marshall of Saint Leonard, MD in Budweiser Modifieds, Ryan Price of Ashland, VA in VMS Sprint Cars and Gary Wheaton Jr. of Stafford, VA in the Limited Stock Car division. Each winner received a plaque and $250.

The speedway has tentatively booked several special events for the 2010 season. Returning will be the World of Outlaws Late Models to sanction the $25,000 to win Commonwealth 100 and the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars for the Paul Sawyer Memorial on May 15th. Returning to the speedway after a two year absence will be the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series as they sanction the $15,000 to win USA 100. The entire 2010 schedule will be released in the next several weeks.

Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway is a 1/2-mile, dirt oval. The track is located 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 Bill Sawyer’s Virginia Motor Speedway and its 2010 schedule of events, fans may call the Speedway office at (804) 758-1VMS or visit the track’s web site at www.vamotorspeedway.com.