Rain washed out April 22 event at SoBo, but racing action will return to America's Hometown Track April 29
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Rain washed out last weekend's racing action at South Boston Speedway, but fans won't have to wait too long to hear the roar of the motors again at America's Hometown Track.
South Boston Speedway will return to action Saturday night, April 29, with an action-packed evening of NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series racing action. The first event of the evening will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
Highlighting racing action on April 29 will be a 150-lap race for the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division.
Thus far in 2006, there have been three winners in the first three Late Model events of the campaign. Jon Denning of Springfield, N.J., along with Phillip Morris and Jason Dickerson, both of Ruckersville, Va., have all visited Victory Lane.
While Denning, Morris and Dickerson have recorded victories, the division point lead belongs to Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C., who has recorded two runner-up finishes and one third-place run. Cash currently owns a four-point edge over Denning in the chase for the Late Model Stock Car championship.
In addition to the Late Model Stock Car Division, the Saturday, April 29 racing program will feature events for the Strutmasters.com Limited Sportsman Division and the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Va., who has won the first two Limited Sportsman Division events of the season, owns a six-point lead over Danny Willis, Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va. in the chase for the crown.
Chuck Watkins of Stem, N.C. leads the Pure Stock Division standings by a mere two points over Lee Anderson of Gladys, Va. Both Watkins and Anderson have visited Victory Lane this season.
Rounding out action on April 29 on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval will be events for the Grand Stock Division, which will be making its 2006 debut at South Boston Speedway, and the touring Southern Vintage Modified series.
Pit gates will open April 29 at 1 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:15 p.m.
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.
South Boston Speedway
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Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947