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South Boston Speedway saluting military personnel Saturday night

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Members of the military are always near and dear to the hearts of competitors, fans and staff at South Boston Speedway.

Saturday night, May 28, military personnel will be recognized when America's Hometown Track hosts the Budweiser Salutes Armed Forces race program. The first race of the evening will get underway at 7 p.m.

All military personnel, either active or retired will receive a $5 discount off of admission price at the gate Saturday night.

Highlighting the Budweiser Salutes Armed Forces Night will be the drivers in the touring NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division Southeast Series. Competitors in the series will be waging battle on the four-tenths mile track in their third event of the current point season.

Jason Hogan will enter the race as the point leader for the series. Hogan has claimed a second-place finish at Houston Motorsports Park in Texas and a third-place run at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in South Carolina through the first two races of he year.

Justin Wakefield, who also has a pair of top-five runs to his credit thus far, is second in the title chase, just five points behind Hogan.

In addition to the competition for the NASCAR AutoZone Elite Division Southeast Series on Saturday night, South Boston Speedway will also host races for the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division, the Limited Sportsman Division and the touring Legends Series.

Peyton Sellers leads the Late Model standings with five wins. The Danville, Va. driver also sits atop the standings in the NASCAR Division I point standings for the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series. In addition to having five wins at South Boston Speedway, Sellers has also managed two victories in the Late Model ranks at Motor Mile Speedway.

Drew Herring, a three-time winner this season at South Boston Speedway, is second in the track title chase, trailing Sellers by just 12 points. Jonathan Cash of Oxford is third in the Late Model point standings, 16 points ahead of a fourth-place tie between Brandon Butler and Scott Worley.

Jonathan Bailey owns a 22-point edge over Justin Snow in the battle for the Limited Sportsman track championship. Andrew Perry is in third place, 10 points ahead of a fourth-place tie between Brian Pembleton and Tommy Peregoy.

For more information about South Boston Speedway, phone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.

Media Contacts:
Tim Chandler
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947



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