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4.24.13

Five races scheduled Saturday May 4 at SoBo as part of CenturyLink Late Model 150 program

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The region’s best NASCAR short track racing action will take center stage again at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, May 4 when America’s Hometown Track hosts the CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program.

Five events will be featured as part of the May 4 night of racing at South Boston Speedway, with the first event of the evening getting the green flag at 7 p.m.

Highlighting the CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program will be a 150-lap battle for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam will enter the event with a healthy lead in the chase for the 2013 South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division championship.

Pulliam has motored to five wins and two runner-up finishes in his seven starts on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt track this season.

Bobby McCarty is second in the championship chase, but he only leads former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Philip Morris by four points.

C.E. Falk, a one-time winner this year, is fourth in the standings. He is seven points behind Morris and only three points ahead of fifth-place Dustin Storm.

Also scheduled as part of the CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program on May 4 will be twin races for the competitors in the Limited Sportsman Division, along with races for the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Modified Division.

Three-time winner Danny Willis continues to rule in the Limited Sportsman Division ranks. Willis has opened a 47-point advantage in his quest for the 2013 division championship.

Garrett Bunch is second in the Limited Sportsman Division standings. He is six points ahead of third-place Mark Simpson and seven points ahead of fourth-place Blake Stallings.

Tommy Peregoy rounds out the top five in the Limited Sportsman Division standings. He is just three points behind Stallings.

Randy Hupp has grabbed the lead in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division standings. Hupp is six points ahead of a second-place tie between multi-time winner Joe Allred and Stuart Crews.

Tanner Rumburg has assumed the early lead in the Modified Division standings. Rumburg is eight points ahead of second-place Chris Johnson and nine points ahead of third-place Mike Johnson.

Pit gates will open Saturday, May 4 at 1 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Grandstand gates will open Saturday, May 4 at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials to set the starting grids for the day of racing will roll off at 5:30 p.m.

Admission will be $10 for adults and children six and under will be admitted free with a paid adult.

For additional information about the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program or any other events at South Boston Speedway phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.

Media Contacts:
Tim Chandler
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947
Email: info@southbostonspeedway.com

 

 


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