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SoBo will take a week off before hosting the 150 on Saturday, April 15

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — After opening the 2006 season with two consecutive weeks of scintillating racing action, South Boston Speedway will sit silent for one weekend before returning to action on Saturday, April 15, for the running of the 150.

The first race of the evening on April 15 will get the green flag at 7 p.m. The NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series race program will be loaded with excitement on April 15 as a total of five races are planned at America's Hometown Track as part of the 150.

Highlighting the night of racing will be a 150-lap event for the drivers in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division.

New Jersey native Jon Denning, who has posted one victory and one runner-up finish thus far this season, leads the chase for the division championship by four points over Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C. Cash has recorded a second-place run and a third-place finish in the opening two Late Model events. Adam Barker of Hurt, Va. is third in the title chase, six points behind Cash and six points ahead of fourth-place Owen Miller of Emporia, Va.

All of those Late Model drivers and many more of the top competitors in the region are expected to be on hand for the running of the 150 on April 15.

Also slated for action on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval on April 15 are the competitors in the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the touring Southern Vintage Modified Series. The Pure Stock drivers will hit the asphalt for a pair of races on April 15.

Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Va. won the first Limited Sportsman Division race of the season and leads the points chase over Tommy Peregoy of Red Oak, Va. and third-place Danny Willis, Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va.

Scott Phillips of Roxboro, N.C. is the point leader in the Pure Stock Division after claiming a win in the season-opening event. Chuck Watkins of Stem, N.C. is second in the title chase after tallying a runner-up finish in the opening race.

Adult admission for the race will be $8 up to 6:30 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.

For more information about South Boston Speedway, phone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.

Media Contacts:
Tim Chandler
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947



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