$10,000 will be on the line for the winner of the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 Saturday at South Boston Speedway
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway will end its 2011 racing season in style Saturday, Oct. 22, with the running of the Danville Toyota Late Model 300.
The region's best NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division competitors will invade the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval with hopes of claiming the $10,000 first-place prize in the Danville Toyota Late Model 300.
Advance tickets for the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 are currently on sale and priced at $15. Advance tickets can be purchased through Friday, Oct. 21. Adult tickets on race day will be priced at $20. Youth, ages 7-12, will be admitted for $10 with a paying adult and children, ages 6 and under, will be admitted free with a paying adult.
Action will get underway in preparation of the 300-lap shootout on Friday, Oct. 21 when practice and qualifying time trial sessions will be held. Practice will be held from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get cranked up at 4 p.m. The top 15 positions in the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 will be set in qualifying.
On Saturday, Oct. 22, qualifying heat races will decide the final drivers in the field for the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 and the green flag will wave for the 300-lap event at 3 p.m. on Oct. 22. The 25-lap qualifying heat races will get underway at 12 p.m.
Philip Morris, the 2011 NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion, will be bidding for his 20th triumph of the season Saturday when the green flag waves for the start of the Danville Toyota Late Model 300.
Morris reeled off a track record 19 victories in 2011 at America's Hometown Track on the way to securing the track championship and the national crown.
As was the case throughout the season, Morris will be pitted against some of the best drivers in the region this weekend. In fact, with $10,000 on the line Saturday, a host of other track champions are expected to vie for the triumph in the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 as well.
The rain date for the Danville Toyota Late Model 300 will be Sunday, Oct. 23.
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