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South Boston Speedway ready to double the racing excitement Saturday night

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Racing action will return to the famed South Boston Speedway Saturday night when the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Twin 75s racing program will be staged.

A total of six races are on tap Saturday night with the first event scheduled to get cranked up at 7 p.m.

Highlighting the night of racing will be a pair of 75-lap races for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division.

Philip Morris notched his 12th victory of the campaign at the four-tenths mile asphalt oval and the former South Boston Speedway champion and a three-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion continues to lead the way in the chase for the 2011 crown at America's Hometown Track.

Morris owns a 128-point cushion over second-place Natalie Sather in the chase for the 2011 crown. Dennis Holdren is third in the standings and is followed in the fourth spot by Josh Oakley.

Also scheduled Saturday night will be action for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, and special appearances by the touring Legendary Flathead Series and the IMCA Style Modifieds.

In the Limited Sportsman Division, Danny Willis Jr. claimed a victory last weekend, which enabled him to break out of a tie for first place in the standings. Willis now owns a seven-point edge over Brian Pembelton. Justin Snow, the division's defending champion, is third in the standings and is 21 points ahead of fourth-place Bobby McCarty.

Joe Allred swept a pair of races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division last week and owns a narrow four-point lead over Trey Crews in the division standings heading into action this weekend. Randy Hupp is third in the standings and is only three points ahead of fourth-place Stuart Crews.

Pit registration will begin at noon on Saturday, July 23. Practice for all divisions will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. Adult admission is $10 with children, ages 7-12, admitted for $5 and children six and under admitted free with a paying adult.

For additional information, please telephone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 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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