Easter Bunny will visit South Boston Speedway Saturday for the running of the "Cottontail 150"
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — A-Tisket, A-Tasket, competitors will be eyeing wins for their Easter baskets Saturday afternoon at South Boston Speedway.
South Boston Speedway will return to action for the third straight weekend Saturday afternoon, March 26 for the running of the Cottontail 150. The green flag for the NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series event will drop at 2 p.m.
Prior to the start of the Cottontail 150, the Easter Bunny will be on hand at the speedway for an Easter Egg Hunt for children at 12:30 p.m.
Highlighting Saturday's Cottontail 150 race program on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval will be a 150-lap shootout for the drivers in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division.
Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va. scored his second straight victory last weekend in the division and sits atop the standings with a 16-point cushion over a second-place tie between Drew Herring and Scott Worley.
Also slated for action Saturday afternoon will be the Limited Sportsman Division competitors, who will take to the track for a 50-lap race.
Danville, Va. resident Justin Snow has claimed wins in the first two events of the season for the division. He currently leads the division standings by 14 points over a second-place tie between defending champion Jonathan Bailey and Andrew Perry.
Other action slated for Saturday will include races for the touring USAC Ford Focus Midget Series and the Legendary Flatheads.
Pit gates will open Saturday at 9 a.m. with practice for all divisions running from 10:30 a.m. until noon. Grandstand gates will open at noon and qualifying time trials will get underway at 12:45 p.m.
Adult admission for the race will be $8 up to 1:30 p.m. and $10 after that. Youth, ages 10-15, will be admitted for $5 and children under the age of 9 will be admitted free with a paid adult.
Tailgating spots along the backstretch at the speedway are available on a weekly or season basis. The tailgating area will be open for cars and trucks. Grills and unlimited size coolers will be allowed in the tailgating area, which will open when registration begins for competitors on race days. The cost for the tailgating spot is $10, plus admission price.
For more information about South Boston Speedway, phone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.
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Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947