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5.24.08

Five action-packed races slated Saturday night when South Boston Speedway returns to action

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — After a one-week break, the racing motors will be fired up once again on Saturday, May 24, at South Boston Speedway for the running of the Craftsman presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night NASCAR Whelen All American Series program.

Five races are slated for the evening with the first scheduled to get the green flag at 7 p.m. The rain date for the Craftsman presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night will be Sunday, May 25, at 2 p.m.

Highlighting racing action Saturday will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car Division. Through four races this season, there have been four different drivers to visit Victory Lane in Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car action. They include Wayne Ramsey, Jonathan Cash, Justin Johnson and Dude Gibbs.

Ramsey sits atop the Barkhouser Late Model Stock Car point standings with a six-point edge over Justin Johnson. Former NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Philip Morris is third in the point standings, just one point behind Justin Johnson and two points ahead of a fourth-place tie between Eddie Johnson and C.E. Falk.

The Limited Sportsman Division competitors will also be in action Saturday night in a 50-lap race. Two-time winner Lee Pulliam is the division's points leaders. He owns a 21-point cushion over one-time winner and two-time defending division champion Bruce Anderson.

Rounding out Saturday's Craftsman presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night at America's Hometown Track will be twin races for the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and an event for the Yellow Book USA Southern Vintage Modifieds.

Justin Tucker leads the title chase in the Budweiser Pure Stock ranks. He owns a four-point edge over Joe Allred and a six-point lead over third-place Quain Moore.

Pit gates will open Saturday at 1 p.m. with practice for all divisions beginning at 2:15 p.m. and continuing through 3:45 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get cranked up at 5:15 p.m.

Tickets are priced at $10 for adults. Youth, ages 7-12, will be admitted for $5 and children, ages 6 and under, will be admitted free. All youth must be accompanied by a paying adult to receive discounted admission.

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
Email: info@southbostonspeedway.com

 

 


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