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8.12.06

Craftsman presents Allstate Ladies Night set for green flag action Saturday night at South Boston

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway will return to action for the third consecutive Saturday night this weekend with the running of the Craftsman presents Allstate Ladies Night Out 150.

The first race of the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series racing program will begin with the drop of the green flag at 7 p.m.

In honor of all female racing fans, ladies will be admitted Saturday for the special price of $5 throughout the evening.

The featured attraction of the night will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division.

Drew Herring of Benson, N.C. leads the way in the division's point standings. Herring finished third in last week's Late Model event after owning a five-race winning streak prior to that. The seven-time winner sits in eighth place in the NASCAR Division I point standings this week.

Herring leads the Late Model Stock Car point standings at South Boston Speedway by 10 points over Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C. Owen Miller of Emporia, Va. is in third place in the standings, just six points behind Cash.

Others events slated Saturday night as part of the Ladies Night 150 include races for the Strutmasters.com Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the touring Southern Vintage Modified Series.

Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Va., a nine-time winner this season, sits atop the point standings in the Limited Sportsman Division ranks. Tommy Peregoy of Red Oak, Va. is second in the title chase and is followed in the third position by Danny Willis, Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va.

Chuck Watkins of Stem, N.C., who has posted three victories this season, leads the title chase in the Pure Stock Division. One-time winner Quain Moore of Callands, Va. is in second place and is followed by Lee Anderson of Gladys, Va. in the third spot.

Pit gates will open Saturday at 12:30 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 underway at 5:15 p.m.

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
Email: info@southbostonspeedway.com

 

 


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