Five bucks is all you need
Friday night at SoBo
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Good ol' Abraham Lincoln will be a popular man Friday night at South Boston Speedway.
The former president is featured on the front of the $5 bill. And, May 6 is "$5 Friday" at South Boston Speedway. All adults will be admitted for $5. All youth, ages 10-15, will be admitted for $5. Yep, five bucks is all you'll need to see some of the hottest short track racing action in the region. Children, ages nine and under will be admitted free.
In addition to a $5 admission fee, Maynard's Concessions is also getting in on the $5 act Friday night. A concession combo that will include a sandwich, fries and a drink will be offered throughout the evening for — you've got it, $5.
South Boston Speedway normally turns on the lights for NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series action on Saturday evenings, however, Friday night the green flag will drop for racing action at 7:30 p.m.
Four races are scheduled for the "$5 Friday" race program. For just $5, fans can watch action in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division, the Limited Sportsman Division, the Virginia Army National Guard Pure Stock Division and the touring Allison Legacy Series.
The chase for the Late Model Stock Car Division point title is getting interesting at the four-tenths mile asphalt oval. Benson, N.C. teen Drew Herring, who has collected a trio of wins this year, leads the way in the championship chase. Herring is 18 points ahead of Danville, Va. driver Peyton Sellers, who has been to Victory Lane four times this season.
Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C. is third in the Late Model standings, 14 points ahead of fourth-place Brandon Butler of Petersburg, Va. Ryan Rhodes of Sanford, N.C. is fifth in the championship chase, just two points behind Butler.
In the Limited Sportsman Division ranks, defending champion Jonathan Bailey sits atop the point standings with a 20-point edge over second-place Justin Snow.
Chuck Watkins leads very interesting point battle in the Virginia Army National Guard Pure Stock Division, but only by six points over a second-place tie between Reid Hodnett and Nick Igdalsky.
For more information about South Boston Speedway, phone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947