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1.18.11

Champions crowned Saturday night at SoBo's Champions Dinner

Click here for the 2011 Champions Dinner gallery

South Boston Speedway 2011 ChampionsSOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The stars of the 2011 racing season at South Boston Speedway were shining brightly Saturday night at The Berry Hill Resort in South Boston when America's Hometown Track hosted its Champions Dinner.

The four division champions at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval were all crowned. They included Philip Morris in the NASCAR Whelen Late Model Stock Car Division, Danny Willis Jr. in the Limited Sportsman Division, Joe Allred, III in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and Darryl Lacks in the Southern Vintage Modifieds Division.

Rounding out the top five performers in the NASCAR Whelen Late Model Stock Car ranks for the season were Natalie Sather in the runner-up position, Dennis Holdren in third place, Matt Bowling in the fourth slot and Bruce Anderson in fifth place.

Brian Pembelton and Bobby McCarty finished second and third, respectively in the Limited Sportsman Division, while Trey Crews and Stuart Crews rounded out the top three finishers in the Budweiser Pure Stock ranks. Donnie Lacks was the runner-up in the Southern Vintage Modifieds, while Daryl Gwynn placed third.

The 2012 season at South Boston Speedway will get cranked up on March 10 with the running of the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota.

The NASCAR Whelen Late Model 300 presented by Danville Toyota will feature the best of the best Late Model Stock Car Division competitors in the region in an event that will have the season-opening appeal of the Daytona 500 for short track competitors and fans.

The 2012 South Boston Speedway schedule features a total of 17 action-packed events. Season tickets for the upcoming year of racing are currently on sale and priced at only $150.

In addition to NASCAR Whelen All American Series events for the Late Model Stock Car Division, Limited Sportsman Division and Budweiser Pure Stock Division, a host of special events are, once again, planned in 2012.

South Boston Speedway will host the touring PASS Super Late Model Series for three events in 2012. Those events are scheduled on March 24, June 9, and Aug. 18. All three of those events will also feature twin races for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

The annual 200-lap FindItHere.com NASCAR Whelen Late Model Stock Car race and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza will be held on Tuesday, July 3. That event will also feature a 100-lap race for the Limited Sportsman Division and a 50-lap race for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will visit the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval on Saturday, April 14. That event will also feature twin races for the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

South Boston Speedway officials have also announced that the Modified Affordable Division (MAD) would be competing at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval on five dates in 2012.

The MAD Modifieds are scheduled to compete at South Boston Speedway on April 7, May 5, May 26, June 9 and July 21.

The dates for NASCAR Whelen All American Series action at South Boston Speedway for the Late Model Stock Car Division, Limited Sportsman Division and Budweiser Pure Stock Division include April 7, May 5, May 12, May 26, June 16, July 14, July 21, Aug. 4, Sept. 1 and Sept. 15.

The complete 2012 South Boston Speedway schedule can be found here.

For more information phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 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
Email: info@southbostonspeedway.com

 

 


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