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Yellow Book USA Joins SBS Family Of Sponsors

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. - Yellow Book USA, a widely known publisher of regional telephone directories, has joined the family of sponsors at South Boston Speedway.

The company will sponsor the track's Southern Vintage Modified Division for the 2008 season, making the 2008 season the first season that the division has had a sponsor at South Boston Speedway.

"We are very appreciative of Yellow Book USA's interest in coming on board as the sponsor of our Southern Vintage Modified Division," said South Boston Speedway General Manager Cathy Rice.

"The Southern Vintage Modified Division is a very competitive division and we saw a lot of good racing in the division last season. We are expecting another great season of competition in the Southern Vintage Modified Division in 2008 and having Yellow Book USA to sponsor the division will make the division even better."

Yellow Book USA will join Barkhouser Ford-Lincoln-Mercury and Budweiser as division sponsors at South Boston Speedway for the 2008 season. Barkhouser Ford returns as the sponsor of South Boston Speedway's Late Model Stock Car Division and Budweiser returns this season to sponsor the track's Pure Stock Division for four-cylinder sub-compact cars. South Boston Speedway officials are continuing their efforts to secure a division sponsorship for the track's Limited Sportsman Division.

"We are very glad to have Barkhouser Ford and Budweiser return as division sponsors for the 2008 season," said Rice.

"Both companies have enhanced our racing program here at South Boston Speedway during the course of recent seasons and we are very appreciative of their interest in South Boston Speedway and in the drivers and race teams that compete here. We are continuing our efforts to secure a sponsor for the Limited Sportsman Division and hopeful that we will have success with that as well."

South Boston Speedway officials are continuing to accept applications from young ladies interested in serving as Miss South Boston Speedway for the 2008 season. Interested applicants must be a minimum of 18-years-old and must be able to attend all of South Boston Speedway's 18 events during the 2008 season. Applicants must submit a resume and photos for consideration.

The deadline for submitting applications is March 1. Applicants may submit their resumes and photos to the South Boston Speedway office any day, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. In addition, applications may be submitted by mail by writing to South Boston Speedway, P.O. Box 1066, South Boston, Va. 24592.

South Boston Speedway opens its 2008 season with a day race on Saturday afternoon, March 22. All four of the track's regular racing divisions, the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division, the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Yellow Book USA Southern Vintage Modified Division, will be competing in the season-opening event.

In order to give drivers and racing teams an opportunity to shake down their cars prior to the season-opener, South Boston Speedway officials have scheduled an Open Practice Day on Saturday, March 15, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Drivers and teams in all four of the track's racing divisions are being encouraged to take advantage of the Open Practice Day activities to prepare themselves for the start of the 2008 season.

South Boston Speedway 2008 season passes remain on sale. The season passes are priced at $160 each; a price that represents a $15 savings from the price of the track's 2007 season passes. Reserved 2008 season tailgating spots on the backstretch remain on sale for $285 each.

South Boston Speedway 2008 Season Passes and reserved tailgating spots may be purchased at the speedway office Monday through Friday during regular business hours, by mail, or by telephoning the track at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.

For more information, phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 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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