VMRS RACE AT
wet forecast has forced officials to cancel
tonight’s race program at Devils Bowl Speedway, West
The Valenti Modified Racing Series was scheduled to
compete in the inaugural Newport Chevrolet-Buick-GMC
100 at the famed speedway.
In a prepared statement released by the speedway
“There are a lot race teams and fans that were
planning to travel from several hours away to come
to Devil’s Bowl for the first time, and we want to
give them the best experience possible,” Devil’s
Bowl promoter Mike Bruno said. “It would be a tall
order to get the race track dry, give the race teams
ample practice time, and get the racing underway
much before 9:00 p.m., which would not be fair to
Bruno also indicated he and VMRS president Jack
Bateman are working toward a make-up date which they
hope will be announced as soon as possible.
The VMRS will look toward next Saturday’s event
scheduled at Beech Ridge Motor Speedway,
Bateman announced recently the modified series will
compete in twin 50-lap features at Beech Ridge.
John Spence / Valenti Modified Racing Series
July 24, 2015