South Boston Speedway will return to action Saturday for another exciting night of racing
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway will return to action for the second straight weekend on Saturday night, May 15, for the running of the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program.
A total of six races will be waged on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval with the first event of the evening getting cranked up at 7 p.m.
Highlighting the night of racing action will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Defending division champion Justin Johnson continues to sit atop the point standings in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car ranks. Johnson claimed a victory in one of two twin 75-lap Late Model Stock Car Division races last weekend to boost his win total for the season to four.
Deac McCaskill is second in the standings, 48 points behind Johnson and only nine ahead of Nick Smith, who scored his first triumph of the campaign last weekend. Stacy Puryear holds the fourth spot in the title chase. He is 13 points behind Smith.
In addition to the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division event this weekend, there will also be twin races slated for the drivers in the Limited Sportsman Division and the Southern Vintage Modifieds, as well as an event for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
Two-time winner Tommy Peregoy leads the chase for the championship in the Limited Sportsman Division by five points over Justin Snow, who owns one victory this season. Danny Willis Jr. is third in the points, a mere 13 behind Snow.
The battle for the championship in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division is extremely tight with five drivers within 11 points of the lead. One-time winner Randy Hupp is in first place by only two points over Jarrett Milam, a three-time victor in 2010. Joe Allred is third in the standings and trails Milam by only three points. He is also only six points ahead of a fourth-place tie between Daniel Crews and Trey Crews.
Pit registration will begin at noon on Saturday. Practice for all divisions will be held from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:15 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youths ages 7-12. Kids ages six and under are admitted free with a paying adult.
South Boston Speedway
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Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947