Start your engines! South Boston Speedway will drop the green flag on 2006 season Saturday, March 25
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Start your engines!
The hype is over. The preparations are winding down. The engines have been tweaked. The competitors have become focused. It's now time for South Boston Speedway to drop the green flag on the 2006 NASCAR Dodge Weekly Racing Series season.
The season-opener at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval is scheduled for Saturday, March 25. The opening event of the 19-race schedule at South Boston Speedway will have a special starting time of 2 p.m.
The featured attraction of the day will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division. Other events slated for action on the asphalt Saturday include races for the drivers in the Strutmasters.com Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the touring INEX Legends Series.
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 10 will be admitted free with a paid adult.
Season tickets, good for all events in 2006, are available for the value price of $150 per person. A season ticket pass for youth, ages 10-15, is available for the 2006 season at a cost of $99.
Tailgating spots are also available for the 2006 racing season at South Boston Speedway. Spaces are available for the entire season or on a weekly basis.
The tailgating area will be open for cars and trucks. Grills and unlimited size coolers will be available in the tailgating area. Tailgating passes good for the entire season are priced at $285.
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