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Dodge presents Back to School Night race program slated Saturday evening at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway has some bad news and good news for area students.

First, the bad news. It's nearly time to head back to school. Now, the good news. South Boston Speedway is planning a special night for students Saturday, Aug. 13.

America's Hometown Track will return to action Saturday with the Dodge presents Back to School Night race program. The first event of the evening will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

Students with valid ID's will be admitted throughout the evening for $5.

A total of five races will be held as part of Saturday's NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series program at the four-tenths mile asphalt oval.

The featured attraction of the night will be an event for the competitors in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division. Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va., an eight-time winner at South Boston Speedway this season, has reeled off two consecutive victories in the highly competitive division. Sellers leads the Late Model standing at the track and is also contending for NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series divisional and national titles.

Former track champion Frank Deiny Jr. and many more of the regions top drivers are expected to take the green flag in the highly competitive Barkhouser Late Model Stock division.

Drivers in the Limited Sportsman Division and the Virginia Army National Guard Pure Stock Division are also slated to hit the asphalt Saturday night for racing action.

Rounding out the Dodge presents Back to School Night race program will be action for the touring INEX Legends Series as well as the Southern Vintage Modified competitors.

Pit gates will open Aug. 13 at 1 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get the green flag at 5 p.m. as well.

Adult admission for the race will be $8 up to 6:30 p.m. and $10 after that. Youth, ages 10-15, will be admitted for $5 and children under the age of 10 will be admitted free with a paid adult.

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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