Track titles on the line Saturday, Sept. 3 when SoBo hosts the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Co. Late Model 150
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Believe it or not, the 2011 racing season at South Boston Speedway is winding to a close.
The division champions at America's Hometown Track will be crowned on Saturday, Sept. 3, when South Boston Speedway hosts the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Co. Late Model 150 racing program. The first of five events scheduled on Sept. 3 will get underway at 7 p.m.
Highlighting the night of racing will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division. Also scheduled on Sept. 3 is a race for the Limited Sportsman Division, two clashes for the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and an event for the competitors in the Southern Vintage Modifieds.
By virtue of already claiming a single-season track record of 18 victories, Philip Morris has already locked up the championship in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division. Morris, however, will be seeking an unprecedented 19th victory as he continues his bid for a fourth NASCAR Whelen All American Series national championship and the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Virginia state championship.
Morris currently leads defending national champion Keith Rocco by three points in the chase for the 2011 NASCAR Whelen All American Series national championship. In the race for the Virginia state championship, Morris owns a 23-point advantage over Lee Pulliam.
Female competitor Natalie Sather is second in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division standings, while Matt Bowling is third and is only eight points ahead of fourth-place Dennis Holdren.
Danny Willis Jr. will head into the Sept. 3 event for the Limited Sportsman Division with a 15-point advantage over second-place Brian Pembelton. Bobby McCarty is third in the standings and is followed by defending champion Justin Snow in fourth place.
Heading into the twin races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division on Sept. 3, Joe Allred leads Trey Crews by 23 points in the title chase. Stuart Crews is third in the standings and is only five points ahead of fourth-place Randy Hupp.
Darryl Lacks leads the championship chase in the Southern Vintage Modifieds. Donnie Lacks is second in the standings. He trails Darryl Lacks by 10 points and he is only three points ahead of third-place Daryl Gwynn.
Pit registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Sept. 3. Practice for all divisions will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and admission will be $10 for adults and children under the age of six will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For more information phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.
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