Charles Anderson Lawn Care presents Italian Delight Family Restaurant slated Saturday night at South Boston Speedway
1st night race of the season will also feature visit from Easter Bunny
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — The Easter Bunny will hop by South Boston Speedway Saturday evening to help celebrate the Easter holiday and to celebrate the first night race of the season at America’s Hometown Track.
South Boston Speedway will return to action Saturday night with the running of the Charles Anderson Lawn Care presents Italian Delight Family Restaurant NASCAR Late Model 150 racing program. The first of five action-packed races on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
Prior to racing action Saturday night, the Easter Bunny will be on hand to host an Easter Egg Hunt for all children in attendance.
The featured attraction of the night will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Also featured Saturday night will be races for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, the Modified Division and the new Hornets Division.
Through the first five NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division races of the season at South Boston Speedway, there have been four different winners
Peyton Sellers, a former NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion and a two-time winner at South Boston Speedway this season, currently leads the standings in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Sellers, however, only has a two-point cushion over former division champion Matt Bowling. Bobby McCarty is third in the standings and is followed by one-time winner Josh Oakley in the fourth-place spot, and one-time winner Austin Thaxton in fifth place. Thaxton is only two points behind Oakley.
Two-time defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam has also recorded one victory at America’s Hometown Track this season.
Trey Crews has been to Victory Lane one-time this season and owns a slim one-point lead over Tommy Peregoy in the chase for the Limited Sportsman Division crown. J.D. Eversole and Daryn Cockran are currently tied for third place and are only three points ahead of one-time winner and defending division champion Danny Willis Jr., who sits in fifth place.
Greg Autry has scored a pair of victories in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and leads Johnny Layne and Bruce Mayo in the chase for the division crown.
Jimmy Humblet, a one-time winner in the Modified Division, leads Mike Rudy by five points in the standings, while Kevin Currin is the early points leader in the Hornets Division over Austin Milam.
Pit gates will open on Saturday at 2 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Qualifying time trials will roll off at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open 5 p.m.
Admission will be $10 for adults. Children, ages six and under, will be admitted free with a paid adult. Season tickets, priced at only $150, currently remain on sale and can be purchased at the speedway office.
For additional information on any event at South Boston Speedway, please telephone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540. Information can also be found by following South Boston Speedway on Facebook or Twitter.
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Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947