Sunoco Late Model 150 scheduled at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 6
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The next NASCAR Whelen All American Series racing at South Boston Speedway is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 6.
On that night, America's Hometown Track will host the Sunoco Late Model 150, which will feature five action-packed events on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval.
Highlighting the night of racing, which will get cranked up at 7 p.m., will be a 150-lap shootout for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Also scheduled on Aug. 6 will be twin races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, a battle for the Limited Sportsman Division and an event for the Southern Vintage Modifieds.
After seeping two more victories last weekend to up his win total to 14 for the campaign, Philip Morris will enter the Sunoco Late Model 150 with a sizable advantage in his quest for another track crown at South Boston Speedway.
Morris, a three-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion, is also in the hunt for a fourth national title this year.
Morris leads second-place Natalie Sather by 146 points heading into the Aug. 6 action. Dennis Holdren is third in the standings and is followed by Matt Bowling in fourth and Josh Oakley in the fifth slot.
When the Budweiser Pure Stocks hit the asphalt for twin races on Aug. 6, Joe Allred, who scored a victory last weekend, will be sporting a 31-point advantage over Trey Crews in the chase for the division championship.
Stuart Crews is third in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division standings, but is only one point ahead of fourth-place Randy Hupp.
Currently, the tightest points race is in the Limited Sportsman Division where Danny Willis Jr. owns a three-point edge over second-place Brian Pembelton.
Defending division champion Justin Snow is in third place, but is only six points ahead of fourth-place Bobby McCarty, who scored a victory last weekend.
Darryl Lacks owns an 11-point lead over Daryl Gwynn in the chase for the 2011 Southern Vintage Modified championship, while Donnie Lacks is third and trails Gwynn by only six points.
Pit registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. on Aug. 6. 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. and admission will be $10 for adults and children six and under will be admitted free with a paid adult.
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