It was not the roar of speeding race cars heard at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg on Sunday, but the words of the Rev. Ernest Custalow, pastor of Grace Church of Fredericksburg. Nearly 200 cars registered to attend the drive-in Easter service, according to The Rev. Custalow, who is seen below separated by the pit road speaking to the congregration. The Rev. Custalow and Steve Britt, owner of the track, organized the service within two weeks.

Racetrack Easter

Worshippers attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Rev. Ernest Custalow said nearly 200 cars registered to attend the event.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020. Rev. Ernest Custalow said he and Steve Britt, owner of the track, pulled the event together within two weeks.

Racetrack Easter

Rev. Ernest Custalow, pastor of Grace Church of Fredericksburg, separated by pit road, speaks to the congregation during the drive-in Easter service at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

Worshippers listen to Rev. Ernest Custalow preach during the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

Rev. Ernest Custalow preaches at the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

People attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

Emma Stevens and her family joined nearly 200 other cars to attend the drive-in Easter service held by Grace Church of Fredericksburg at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

Racetrack Easter

Rev. Ernest Custalow, pastor at Grace Church of Fredericksburg, waves goodbye as people drive off the track following Sunday's drive-in Easter service at Dominion Speedway in Thornburg, Va. on Sunday, April 12, 2020.

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