Hooters ProCup Series drivers will make 2nd appearance at SoBo in 2008 Saturday evening
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The USAR Hooters ProCup Series competitors will make their second appearance of the season at South Boston Speedway on Saturday evening, Aug. 9 for the running of the Miller Lite 250 presented by Strutmasters.com.
The star-studded field of USAR Hooters ProCup Series drivers will take the green flag at America's Hometown Track at 7 p.m.
When the USAR Hooters ProCup Series competitors raced at South Boston Speedway in April, Danny Abold scored the victory and pocketed the $11,000 first-place check.
Veteran driver Benny Gordon placed second in the event. He is one of only three multiple winners in USAR Hooters ProCup action at America's Hometown Track. Gordon scored wins in 2004 and 2005. Others with more than one win at South Boston Speedway include Mario Gosselin (1997 and 2001) and Bobby Gill (2002 and 2007).
As many as 34 cars could start the Miller Lite 250 presented by Strutmasters.com. The top 28 competitors in qualifying time trials will earn spots in the field. The remaining positions will be assigned by provisional starts.
In addition to the 250-lap race for the USAR Hooters ProCup Series competitors, there will also be an event staged on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval for the touring Allison Legacy Series.
Grandstand gates will open Saturday at 3 p.m. Qualifying for the Allison Legacy Series 50-lap race, which will follow the Miller Lite 250 presented by Strutmasters.com, will begin at 3:30 p.m. The USAR Hooters ProCup Series cars will then hit the track for qualifying time trials at 4:30 p.m.
An on-track autograph session with the USAR Hooters ProCup Series competitors will be held at 5:45 p.m. and will conclude at 6:30 p.m. to set the stage for the green-flag start of racing action at 7 p.m.
Adult general admission is $15 if purchased at the speedway prior to 5 p.m. Friday. Adult general admission price will be $20 Saturday. Youth, ages 7-12, will be admitted for $10 and children, ages 6 and under, will be admitted free. All youth must be accompanied by a paying adult to receive discounted admission.
For more information, phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947