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8.27.13

Load up the car and head to South Boston Speedway Saturday for short track racing action
Italian Delight Family Restaurant presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night will feature 6 action-packed events

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — How many race fans can you fit in your car?

South Boston Speedway officials want to find out Saturday night when America’s Hometown Track hosts the Italian Delight Family Restaurant presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night racing program.

It’s Carload Night at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval Saturday night for $20. The $20 carload special excludes vans, SUVs, and trucks.

The first of six races scheduled Saturday night will get cranked up at 7 p.m.

The co-featured attractions of the night Saturday will be twin 75-lap races for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division and an event for the touring PASS Super Late Models.

The PASS Super Late Models were slated to battle in a race on Aug. 17 at America’s Hometown Track; however, that event was rained out.

Grandstand tickets from the Aug. 17 event will be honored at the Aug. 31 event at South Boston Speedway.

Also scheduled as part of the Italian Delight Family Restaurant presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night will be an event for the Limited Sportsman Division and a pair of races for the competitors in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.

Lee Pulliam, the winner of 14 events at South Boston Speedway this season and 22 overall triumphs, will once again be looking to fend off bounty hunters Saturday night when the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division competitors battle it out in a pair of 75-lap races.

Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion, currently leads the national title standings this year over Deac McCaskill.

A bounty on Pulliam that began at $500 has now swelled to $2,500 as Pulliam has won four consecutive races since the bounty was put in place.

South Boston Speedway General Manager Cathy Rice has said that Pulliam must still be competing at the end of the race for a driver to claim the bounty, and she added that Pulliam can also claim the bounty if he elects to start from the rear of the field and attempt to work his way to the front to score his 15th victory of the campaign at America’s Hometown Track.

Bobby McCarty is second in the 2013 NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division championship standings at South Boston Speedway. He is 16 points ahead of third-place Austin Thaxton. Bruce Anderson is in fourth place in the standings and is 30 points ahead of fifth-place Ronald Hill.

Danny Willis Jr. has opened a sizable cushion in the chase for the Limited Sportsman Division crown. Garrett Bunch is second in the standings and is only 10 points ahead of third-place Blake Stallings. Michael Maresca is in fourth place. He is six points behind Stallings and 17 points ahead of fifth-place Tommy Peregoy.

Joe Allred continues to lead the way in the battle for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division crown. Stuart Crews is second in the standings and is followed by Austin Milam in third place, Randy Hupp in fourth and Bruce Mayo in the fifth position.

The Aug. 31 appearance by he PASS Super Late Model Series will mark their second of the season at America’s Hometown Track.

When the PASS Super Late Model Series battled at South Boston Speedway on May 11, Ross Kenseth, son of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth, claimed the victory. Kenseth grabbed the lead on lap 135 and then held off Grissom down the stretch to grab the win. Fogleman, Preston Peltier and Kyle Moon rounded out the top five finishers.

The competitive May 11 PASS Super Late Model Series event featured four different race leaders, with the lead changing hands nine times. Trevor Noles led 69 laps and Trey Mitchell rode out front for 50 laps.

Grandstand gates will open Saturday, Aug. 31 at 5 p.m. Qualifying time trials will also begin at 5:30 p.m. Admission will be $10 for adults and children six and under will be admitted free with a paid adult.

For additional information about 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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