Embarq 150 Up Next At South Boston Speedway
The four race card will feature the track's three top racing divisions with racing set too get underway at 7 p.m.
Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. with the track's Early Bird special admission of $8 for adults in effect until 6:30 p.m. Adult admission after that will be $10. Youth's ages 10-15 will be admitted for $5. Kids ages 9 and under will be admitted free.
Adam Barker of Hurt, Va. enters the 150-lap race for the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division as the driver to beat. Barker started on the pole and led all 200 laps enroot to winning the 200-lap race here on July 3 against the best field of cars assembled here to date this season.
The win, Barker's eighth triumph in his 10 starts here, allowed him to extend his lead in the division point's race. Barker will bring a 62-point lead over Wayne Ramsey of Amherst, Va. into the Embarq 150.
David Triplett Jr. of Timberlake, N.C. has moved into third place in the points chase and stands 30 points behind Ramsey. C.E. Falk III of Virginia Beach, Va. is in fourth place, six points behind Triplett and veteran Eddie Johnson of Midlothian, Va. rounds out the top five, standing eight points behind Falk.
Brian Pembleton of Amelia, Va. is in third place, 12 points behind Willis with Timmy Langford of Amelia, Va. and Wesley Falk of Virginia Beach, Va. rounding out the top five in the point's standings.
Despite a tough night on July 3 on which he finished 15th, defending Budweiser Pure Stock Division champion Chuck Watkins of Stem, N.C. continues to hold the top spot in the division points race.
Watkins will enter the Embarq 150 racing program with a 16-point lead over William Ridgeway of Burlington, N.C. Mark Francisco of Halifax, Va. is third in the points standings, four points behind Ridgeway with Ringgold, Va. residents Jarrett Milam and Chris Seay, standing fourth and fifth respectively.
For more information about the South Boston Speedway's 50th anniversary season, phone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.