Pulliam will continue his bid to repeat as national champ Saturday night at South Boston Speedway
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Lee Pulliam’s hopes of repeating as the NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion could receive a huge boost Saturday night at America’s Hometown Track.
South Boston Speedway will return to action this weekend with the running of the NASCAR Late Model Twin 75 racing program. The featured attractions of the evening will be a pair of twin 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division races.
The first of five races scheduled Saturday night will get cranked up at 7 p.m.
Pulliam, who has already won 10 times this season at South Boston Speedway, will have two chances this weekend on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval to add to his win total.
Pulliam has tallied 16 overall victories this season and currently leads Deac McCaskill by eight points in his bid to claim a second consecutive NASCAR Whelen All American Series national crown.
Also scheduled as part of Saturday night’s action will be events for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Modified Division.
Bobby McCarty is in second place in the Late Model Stock Car Division standings. He is 26 points ahead of former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Philip Morris. Austin Thaxton owns the fourth-place spot in the standings, but he is only two points ahead of fifth-place Dustin Storm.
Danny Willis Jr. sits atop the standings in the chase for the Limited Sportsman Division championship. Garrett Bunch is second in the title race. He is 15 points ahead of third-place Tommy Peregoy. Blake Stallings is fourth in the standings and has only a one-point edge over fifth-place Michael Maresca.
Joe Allred has opened an 18-point edge over second-place Stuart Crews in the battle for the championship in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division. Austin Milam is third in the standings, 14 points behind Crews and 14 points ahead of fourth-place Randy Hupp.
Tanner Rumburg has a 10-point lead over Chris Johnson in the Modified Division standings, while Jimmy Humblet is in third place and is only two points behind Johnson.
Pit gates will open Saturday 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 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 under the age of six will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For additional information about events at South Boston Speedway phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.
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