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7.9.14

CenturyLink NASCAR Late Model 100 scheduled Saturday, July 19 at SoBo

SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — After taking a weekend off in the heat of July this week, South Boston Speedway will return to action on Saturday, July 19 with the running of the CenturyLink NASCAR Late 100 racing program.

The night of racing action, which will get cranked up at 7 p.m., will feature five action-packed events. Highlighting the program will be a 100-lap dual for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

Also scheduled as part of the July 19 night of racing at America’s Hometown Track will be events for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, the Hornets Division and the touring Legendary Ford Flatheads Racing Association.

Peyton Sellers, a former NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion and a multi-time winner this season at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval, sits comfortably atop the point standings in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division standings.

Austin Thaxton is second in the title chase and is only 11 points ahead of third-place Matt Bowling, who is a former track champion at South Boston Speedway.

Josh Oakley is fourth in the standings and is 29 points ahead of two-time defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam, who is coming off a victory in South Boston Speedway’s 200-lap event on July 3.

The fight for the championship in the Limited Sportsman Division remains intense as only five points separate the top three competitors in the division.

Trey Crews sits in first place in the Limited Sportsman ranks; however, he is only four points ahead of second-place J.D. Eversole and only five points ahead of defending division champion Danny Willis Jr., who scored a victory in the 100-lap event on July 3.

Greg Autry owns a 25-point cushion atop the Budweiser Pure Stock Division standings over Bruce Mayo. Johnny Layne and Harrison Walker are currently tied for third in the division, only two points ahead of fifth-place Jimmy Wade.

Kevin Currin and Austin Milam are the top two competitors in the Hornets Division. Currin is in first place and is 10 points ahead of Milam.

Pit gates will open on Saturday, July 19 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.

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.

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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