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7.9.15

7 action-packed races scheduled Saturday night at South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — South Boston Speedway will be a busy racing venue Saturday night, July 11 when the green flag waves for the start of the CenturyLink presents Whelen Night NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program.

Seven action-packed races are scheduled at America’s Hometown Track Saturday night as part of the CenturyLink presents Whelen Night NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program. The first event of the evening will begin at 7 p.m.

The featured attractions of the night will be a pair of 75-lap races for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

Also scheduled as part of the CenturyLink presents Whelen Night NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program will be a 50-lap race for the drivers in the Limited Sportsman Division and twin 25-lap events for the competitors in the Modified Division.

The night of racing will also feature a 30-lap race for the drivers in Budweiser Pure Stock Division and a race for the competitors in the Budweiser Hornets Division.

After holding on to the second-place spot for much of the season in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division standings, Matt Bowling has now grabbed the lead position in the chase for the 2015 championship.

Bowling, a former NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division champion at America’s Hometown Track, has claimed one win this season and leads two-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion Lee Pulliam by 17 points.

Pulliam has scored four victories this season at South Boston Speedway. Austin Thaxton is third in the Late Model Stock Car standings and is followed in the top five by Bobby McCarty in fourth and Juan Garcia in fifth.

In the Limited Sportsman Division, two-time defending champion Danny Willis Jr. has opened a 29-point lead over Trey Crews in his bid for a third consecutive division crown. Joey Throckmorton is third in the title chase and is only two points behind Crews.

Only 13 points separate the top three contenders in the Modified Division championship chase. Mike Rudy sits in first place. He owns a 12-point lead over Matt Slye, while Jimmy Humblet is third and only trails Slye by one point.

Greg Autry has surged out to a 25-point lead over Stuart Crews in the battle for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division crown. D.J. Moser owns the third-place spot in the standings. He is only five points behind Crews.

Eric Winslow sits atop the standings in the Budweiser Hornets Division. He is 10 points ahead of second-place Kenny Mills and 17 points ahead of third-place Kirstin Simmons.

Registration and pit gates will open on July 11 at 2 p.m. with practice for all division scheduled from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get cranked up at 5:30 p.m.

Adult admission is $10. Children, ages six and under, will be admitted free with an adult.

For additional information about the 2015 season schedule or any other events at South Boston Speedway, please telephone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 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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