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4.30.13

National champ Pulliam hopes to continue his winning ways at SoBo in CenturyLink Late Model 150

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam will continue his bid for a second national championship and the 2013 South Boston Speedway championship Saturday night at America’s Hometown Track.

Racing action will return to the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval Saturday, May 4 with the running of the CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program.

Five events will be featured as part of Saturday’s night of racing at South Boston Speedway. The first event of the night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.

Highlighting the night of racing will be a 150-lap battle for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

Pulliam has scored five wins in his seven starts this season at America’s Hometown Track, and he owns a pair of runner-up finishes.

His consistent start to the 2013 season has vaulted him to the top of the standings in the chase for the 2013 South Boston Speedway championship.

Bobby McCarty is second in the championship chase. Former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Philip Morris is third in the point standings and is only four points behind McCarty.

C.E. Falkis fourth in the standings. The one-time winner is seven points behind Morris and only three points ahead of fifth-place Dustin Storm.

Also scheduled as part of the CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program on May 4 will be a pair of races for the competitors in the Limited Sportsman Division. The Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Modified Division will also be in action Saturday night.

In the Limited Sportsman Division, three-time winner Danny Willis has opened a 47-point advantage in his quest for the 2013 division championship.

Garrett Bunch is second in the Limited Sportsman Division standings. He is six points ahead of third-place Mark Simpson and seven points ahead of fourth-place Blake Stallings.

Randy Hupp has grabbed the lead in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division standings. Hupp is six points ahead of a second-place tie between multi-time winner Joe Allred and Stuart Crews.

Tanner Rumberg has the early lead in the Modified Division standings. Rumberg is eight points ahead of second-place Chris Johnson and nine points ahead of third-place Mike Johnson.

Pit gates will open Saturday 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 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.

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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