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10.16.10

It's almost time: NASCAR Late Model 300 Presented by Danville Toyota slated Saturday, Oct. 16 at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The time has nearly arrived.

In just over one week, the region's best NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car competitors will invade historic South Boston Speedway for the running of the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota.

The green flag for the start of the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota will wave on Saturday, Oct. 16. The running of the event will put the finishing touches on an action-packed two days at America's Hometown Track.

"We are getting extremely excited about the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota," South Boston Speedway General Manager Cathy Rice said. "The fans are eagerly awaiting the race and the competitors are equally as enthused. It promises to be a great weekend."

The region's top drivers will all be setting their sights on the top prize of $10,000, which will be awarded to the winner of the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota. That first-place prize marks the richest of the 2010 season at South Boston Speedway.

Early registration and parking for the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota will be held from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 14. Late registration and hauler parking will continue on Friday, Oct. 15 at 7 a.m.

Action will get underway in preparation of the 300-lap shootout on Friday, Oct. 15. That's when practice and qualifying time trial sessions will be held. Grandstands will be open Friday to the public free of charge. Practice will be held from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get cranked up at 4 p.m. The top 15 positions in the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota will be set in qualifying.

On Saturday, Oct. 16, grandstand gates will open at 11 a.m. and at 12 p.m. 25-lap qualifying heat races will get underway and decide the remainder of the field for the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota. The green flag will wave for the 300-lap event at 3 p.m. on Oct. 16.

A Fan Appreciation and Autograph Session will be held prior to the start of the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota. The on-track autograph session is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Advance tickets for the NASCAR Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota are currently on sale and priced at $15. Advance tickets can be purchased through Friday, Oct. 15. Adult tickets on race day will be priced at $20. Youth, ages 7-12, will be admitted for $10 with a paying adult and children, ages 6 and under, will be admitted free with a paying adult.

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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