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8.20.14

GCR presents Spaulding Equipment NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s slated Aug. 30 at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Twin races will be the name of the game when South Boston Speedway returns to action on Saturday night, Aug. 30, with the running of the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program.

A total of seven races will be on tap for the event, with the first race of the night getting the green flag at 7 p.m.

The twin races will be crucial in deciding the track champions in the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Hornets Division on Aug. 30. The NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division champion will be crowned Sept. 13.

In honor of all students heading back to school, South Boston Speedway will admit all students with a valid ID for $5 for the Aug. 30 GCR presents Spaulding Equipment NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program.

The featured event of the night will be a pair of twin 75-lap races for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division. The Limited Sportsman Division drivers will be in action in a pair of 25-lap races, and the Budweiser Pure Stock Division competitors will battle it out in a pair of 15-lap races. Rounding out the night of racing will be an event for the Hornets Division.

Former NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Peyton Sellers is closing in on securing his second NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division championship at South Boston Speedway. Sellers has racked up five victories in 2014 and sits comfortably atop the point standings in the Late Model Stock Car Division ranks.

Former track champion Matt Bowing is second in the title chase. He owns a 13-point edge over third-place Austin Thaxton.

The fight for fourth place is also tight. Josh Oakley currently holds the position, but is only 10 points ahead of fifth-place Bruce Anderson.

Defending champion Danny Willis Jr. has moved to the top of the standings in the Limited Sportsman Division. Willis, who owns one victory this season, is only three points ahead of second-place J.D. Eversole. Trey Crews, who led the standings earlier in the season, is now in third place. He is 12 points behind Eversole.

Tommy Peregoy and Bob Davis round out the top five contenders in the championship chase.

Greg Autry has opened a 28-point lead over Bruce Mayo in the title standings in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.

Stuart Crews is third in the Pure Stock standings. Johnny Layne currently holds the fourth-place spot; however, he is only four points ahead of fifth-place Harrison Walker.

The top three competitors in the battle for the Hornets Division championship this season are Kevin Currin, Austin Milam and Kenny Mills.

Pit gates will open on Saturday, Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. and practice for all divisions will beheld from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Qualifying time trials will roll off at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open 5 p.m.

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

For additional information on any event at South Boston Speedway, please telephone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540. Information can also be found by following South Boston Speedway on Facebook or Twitter.

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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