Phone: (434) 572-4947
Toll-Free: (877) 440-1540
Mailing Address: 
South Boston Speedway
PO Box 1066
South Boston, VA 24592
Physical Address: 
South Boston Speedway
1188 James D. Hagood Highway
South Boston, VA 24592
Directions to South Boston Speedway

From Raleigh-Durham, NC:

  • Highway 501 North to South Boston, VA

  • Highway 58 East (right turn)

  • Highway 58 East to first traffic light (1/2 mile)

  • Turn left at light on Highway 360 East

  • Proceed 2.5 Miles -- Speedway Entrance on right

From Roanoke, VA:

  • Highway 220 to Martinsville, VA

  • Highway 58 East to South Boston, VA (approx. 60 mins.)

  • Highway 360 East to Richmond (Left Turn)

  • Proceed 2.5 Miles -- Speedway Entrance on right

From Richmond, VA:

  • Highway 360 West to South Boston, VA

  • One mile east of South Boston -- Speedway Entrance on left

From Greensboro, NC:

  • Highway 29 North to Danville, VA

  • Highway 58 East to South Boston, VA

  • Proceed on 58 East (approx. 30 mins,)

  • Turn Left on Highway 360 East to Richmond

  • Proceed 2.5 Miles -- Speedway Entrance on right

From Lynchburg, VA:

  • Highway 501 South to South Boston, VA

  • Highway 58 East (left turn)

  • Proceed to first traffic light 

  • At light -- left turn on Highway 360 East to Richmond

  • Proceed 2.5 Miles -- Speedway Entrance on right


From Clarksville, VA:

  • Highway 58 West to South Boston, VA

  • Highway 360 East (right turn)

  • Proceed 2.5 miles -- Speedway entrance on right

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Host An Event Here

South Boston Speedway is the perfect place to host your next event. We can host most any type of event, from track rental events to business outings/meetings, birthday parties, weddings, and everything in between.

What can we offer?

  • Access to the track/infield

  • Full event setups (TVs, screens, catering, etc.)

  • Climate controlled suites perfect for gatherings and meetings

  • Large amount of parking

Our Staff


Nick Igdalsky

CEO, South Boston Speedway & Pocono Raceway


Nick Igdalsky serves as the chief executive officer at both South Boston Speedway and Pocono Raceway. Nick now resides with his family in the Pocono Mountains but is no stranger to South Boston. He spent many years as a competitor and employee at the track. He has also been a competitor in ARCA, IMSA and other stock car series. He also manages numerous other business ventures away from the racetracks. He is married to his wife,

Brandy, and they have two kids together.

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Chase Brashears

Asst. General Manager


Chase is the assistant general manager at South Boston Speedway. A native of Whitesburg, KY, he has been around racing his entire life. His parents took him to races throughout his childhood, he began racing at Lonesome Pine Raceway at 15 and a couple of years later took over the event management/scoring/marketing there and at nearby Kingsport Speedway. He also worked at Bristol Motor Speedway, spent two years working in NASCAR's weekly/touring series and most recently served as a race director for NASCAR's touring and national series. He is a graduate of East Tennessee State University. He is married to his wife, Carly, and the two have a Goldendoodle.


Chase will take over as GM at the end of 2021 when Cathy Rice steps out of the full-time role.  


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Carly Brashears

Marketing & Sales / Promotions / Administration

Carly is a new addition to South Boston Speedway where she is now overseeing all marketing and promotional tasks, as well as taking care of sales and office duties. She is from Kingsport, TN and has a deep racing background -- growing up attending races and working in the racing industry. ​She has worked in marketing and administration at Kingsport Speedway, Lonesome Pine Raceway and New Smyrna Speedway. She also worked for The NASCAR Foundation and spent a year in the marketing department at NASCAR where she worked with racetracks on promoting their events. She is a graduate of East Tennessee State University . She is married to her husband, Chase -- the two of them have a Goldendoodle named Doodle.


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Cathy Rice

General Manager

Cathy is a native of South Boston has been general manager of South Boston Speedway since 2000 but her time at the speedway dates back to the 1970s. Cathy grew up coming to the racetrack as a kid and later married her husband, Allen, who worked on a race team for Jeff Burton and also went on to be a distinguished racecar builder in the area. She started at the track doing odd jobs, including scoring and then the operations side.  Racing is definitely in the family's blood -- her bestfriend (Helen) is the track's office manager, her oldest son is a diehard race fan and her youngest serves as president of NASCAR Xfinity Series team Kaulig Racing.

Cathy announced earlier this year that 2021 will be her last full season at the speedway. After 2021, Chase Brashears will take over as GM.


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Jeff Bomar

Competition Director & Maintenance Superintendent

Jeff is a familiar face at South Boston Speedway. He is a native of South Boston and wears multiple hats at the facility -- he keeps the track ready to go for the next event, and serves as the competition director where he oversees all aspects of officiating and technical inspections over the races. He's also a familiar face at other area tracks where you can find him from time to time on race days when South Boston isn't in action. He is married and has three children. 

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Joe Chandler

Director, Public Relations & Track Photographer

Joe has worked around South Boston Speedway for many years. A native of South Boston, Virginia, Joe had a great 43-year career at the Gazette-Virginian newspaper, the last 21 years of which he was the newspaper’s sports editor. He won 50 Virginia Press Association awards during his career across writing and photography platforms including two VPA Best In Show Awards in photography among non-daily publications. When he retired from the newspaper at the end of 2019 and was looking for a part-time gig he knew where he wanted to go – South Boston Speedway, his home track. At the speedway Joe handles the speedway’s public relations needs and serves as track photographer. He is married to wife Martha and they have one daughter.


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Grayson Eaton

Social Media Manager

Grayson Eaton is the social media manager at South Boston Speedway. Grayson manages most of the day-to-day functions of the track's social media accounts. He started working at the track in 2020, but had been around the 4/10th-mile oval for longer than that. On race days you can catch him with his phone in one hand and a microphone in the other. He is currently a student at Averett University where he is studying communications.