Twin 75 NASCAR Whelen Late Model Stock Car races will highlight SoBo action Saturday, July 17
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The region's best NASCAR Whelen Late Model Stock Car Division competitors will hit the asphalt for a pair of 75-lap races when South Boston Speedway returns to action on Saturday, July 17.
America's Hometown Track will host the NASCAR Whelen Late Model Twin 75s racing program on July 17 with the first of five races getting the green flag at 7 p.m.
Justin Johnson's seemingly invincible lead atop the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division standings dwindled slightly last week and the defending champion will own a 106-point edge over his nearest competitor heading into the twin events July 17.
Deac McCaskill, who is coming off a victory last weekend, is second in the standings and is only two points ahead of third-place Stacy Puryear. Lee Pulliam is fourth and trails Puryear by 12 points, while David Latour rounds out the top five competitors in the standings.
Also scheduled for action on July 17 will be the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Southern Vintage Modifieds.
Tommy Peregoy is the point leader in the Limited Sportsman Division. He is 24 points ahead of Justin Snow. Danny Willis, Jr. sits third in the standings and has moved within nine points of Snow. Defending division champion Brian Pembelton and Taylor Doggett round out the top five competitors in the standings.
After claiming a victory last weekend, Jarrett Milam is now 16 points ahead of Joe Allred in the chase for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division title. Trey Crews is third in the division standings. He is four points ahead of fourth-place Randy Hupp, while Daniel Crews sits fifth in the standings.
Pit registration will begin at noon on Saturday, July 17. Practice for all divisions will be held from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:15 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for youths ages 7-12. Kids ages six and under are admitted free with a paying adult.
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