Action resumes at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, March 26
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The season-opening event at America's Hometown Track is in the books, but racing fans won't have to wait long to see more of the best short track racing area in the region.
South Boston Speedway will return to action on Saturday, March 26, for the running of the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model 150 racing program. The event will feature six action-packed races.
The first race of the day will get underway with a special afternoon starting time of 2 p.m.
Highlighting the six-event program will be a 150-lap race for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division and twin races for the Limited Sportsman Division.
Former South Boston Speedway and NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Peyton Sellers claimed a victory in the season-opening Late Model Stock Car Division event, which featured a whopping field of 26 cars.
Nick Smith was second in that event and was followed in the top five by Jeb Burton, Josh Oakley, Terry Carroll and Tommy Peregoy. Two-time defending South Boston Speedway champion Justin Johnson finished seventh in the first event of the campaign.
Defending division champion Justin Snow secured a win in the opening Limited Sportsman Division event, which featured a field of 16 competitors, and was followed in the top five by Brian Pembelton, Bobby McCarty, Danny Willis Jr. and Mark Simpson.
Other races slated for the 2 p.m. event on March 26 include clashes for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and special appearances by the Legendary Flatheads and the IMCA Style Modifieds.
Bill Edwards was the winner of the initial Budweiser Pure Stock Division event of the season, which featured a 20-car field. He was followed in the top five by Joe Allred, Trey Crews, Daniel Crews and Stuart Crews.
Pit registration will begin at 8 a.m. Saturday. Practice for all divisions will be held from 10:30 a.m. until noon and qualifying time trials will get underway at 12:45 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at noon and admission will once again be $10 for adults and children six and under will be admitted free with a paid adult.
South Boston Speedway
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Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947