RACE DAY | SATURDAY, JULY 1
The best Late Model Stock Car drivers in the region return for the annual 200-lap Sentara Healthcare Late Model Stock Car race on Saturday, July 1.
The event also features the Budweiser Limited Sportsman (40 laps), Southside Disposal Pure Stock
(20 laps) and VSP HEAT Hornets (20 laps). Plus, the region's best fireworks display!
Tickets only $20 in advance!
-Adults - $20 in advance ($25 day of)
-Children 12 & under free
-Seniors 65+/military/veterans/healthcare workers/first responders/students - $20 at gate on race day with ID
CAMPING AT SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY
Camping information to be announced.
THERE'S PLENTY TO DO IN SOUTHSIDE VIRGINIA
Where to play. Where to stay.
You have you tickets to the first ever SRX race in this part of the United States, now you're looking for things to do and places to stay. Look no further!
Halifax County, Virginia, and the areas that surround it (known as Southside Virginia) have plenty to offer. From the right and left turns of VIRginia International Raceway to a historic plantation to one of the largest reservoirs/lakes in the Southeast United States, plan your trip now. And we'll be sure to share even more fun things to do as we get closer to June 25!
Halifax County, VA
Home to both South Boston Speedway and VIRginia International Raceway (VIR), Halifax County is rich in motorsports history. The historic county is also home to the Berry Hill Resort, a beautiful plantation that has been turned into a resort, and many other historic locations. Be sure to plan to check out all of the great shops and restaurants in the towns of Halifax and South Boston.
Danville & Pittsylvania County, VA
Danville is the birthplace of Wendell Scott and is the closest larger city to South Boston Speedway (just about 40 minutes). You'll find plenty of local and chain restaurants and beautiful scenery to take in, as the city has undergone some major revitalization projects in recent years.
Clarksville & Mecklenburg County, VA
Home to Kerr Lake (also known as Buggs Island Lake) -- the largest reservoir in the Southeast -- Clarksville is a quiet and beautiful small town located just about 20 minutes from South Boston Speedway. This town is perfect to camp and/or plan a day full of fun on the lake.
If you didn't know that South Boston Speedway is just a few minutes from the North Carolina state line, you do now. Located just about 30 minutes from South Boston Speedway, Roxboro is part of the Durham-Chapel Hill, NC Metro area and yet another historic small town with plenty to see.
SOUTH BOSTON, VA? HOW DO I GET THERE?
Did you think South Boston, VA was in the middle of nowhere? Well, you're wrong! This small town is located just a few miles from the North Carolina state line and just a short drive from numerous large metropolitan areas.
South Boston is located along Highway 58, a major highway, and a short drive from Interstates 81, 85 and 95.
Closest commercial airports:
-Lynchurg Regional Airport (LYH) - 1 hour, 10 minutes (Lynchburg, VA)
-Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) - 1 hour, 25 minutes (Raleigh, NC)
-Peidmont-Triad International Airport (GSO) - 1 hour, 29 minutes (Greensboro, NC)
-Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (ROA) - 2 hours, 2 minutes (Roanoke, VA)
-Richmond International Airport (RIC) - 2 hours, 12 minutes (Richmond, VA)
-Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT) - 2 hours, 43 minutes (Charlotte, NC)
Closest private airports:
-William M. Tuck Airport (W78) - 5 minutes (South Boston, VA)
-Danville Regional Airport (DAN) - 30 minutes (Danville, VA)