Mobil 1 Presents NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 scheduled Saturday night at South Boston Speedway
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — After battling in twin 75-lap events last weekend, the region’s best NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division drivers will be back on the asphalt this weekend at South Boston Speedway.
America’s Hometown Track returns to action Saturday, April 20, for the running of the Mobil 1 Presents NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program. The five-event program is scheduled to get the green flag at 7 p.m.
Highlighting the night of racing action on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval will be a 150-lap battle for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam finished first in one 75-lap race last weekend and garnered a runner-up position in the other to maintain his lead in the chase for the 2013 South Boston Speedway Late Model Stock Car Division championship.
Pulliam, a four-time winner this season, leads the standings over former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Philip Morris.
C.E. Falk, a one-time winner this season, is third in the standings and trails Morris by just one point. Bobby McCarty is fourth and is only five points behind Falk.
Also featured Saturday night will be races for the Limited Sportsman Division and the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, along with twin battles for the Modified Division.
On the strength of two wins and a runner-up finish in his first three races of the season, Danny Willis Jr. has surged to the top of the standings in the Limited Sportsman Division.
Garrett Bunch is second in the standings, but only holds a four-point lead over a third-place tie between Joey Throckmorton and Mark Simpson. One-time winner Blake Stallings is fifth and trails the third-place tie by only five points.
In the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, Joe Allred has scored two wins and a runner-up finish in the opening three events of the campaign to grab an 18-point lead over Randy Hupp in the chase for the division title.
Stuart Crews is third in the standings, eight points behind Hupp, and six ahead of fourth-place Austin Milam. Eric Crews rounds out the top five in the standings. He is just four points behind Milam.
Pit gates will open Saturday, April 20 at 1 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.
Grandstand gates will open Saturday, April 20 at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials to set the starting grids for the day of racing will roll off at 5:30 p.m.
Admission will be $10 for adults and children under the age of six will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For additional information about the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program or any other events at South Boston Speedway phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.
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