South Boston Speedway News
Pulliam, Johnson Split Wins At South Boston Speedway.
Jun 20, 2010 - updated Jun 20th, 2010 12:22pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
Southboston, Va. --
On a night when a near season-high field
of 28 NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division drivers took to the track, a
South Boston Speedway “regulars” emerged at the top of the
Pulliam of Semora, N.C. and track Late
Model Stock Car Division points leader Justin Johnson of Roxboro, N.C.
wins in the twin 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model
Division races that highlighted the CenturyLink Night Twin 75s racing
Pulliam started on the
pole in the first race and led the entire race, holding off former South
Speedway and three-time NASCAR national champion Philip Morris of
Va. in an eight-lap sprint to the finish that followed the last of the
two caution flags.
The win, Pulliam’s
first of the season, came by a slim margin of .062 second. South Boston,
resident Stacy Puryear finished third with Woody Howard of Chesapeake,
Johnson rounding out the top five finishers.
Lemons of Troy, N.C., David Latour
of Advance, N.C., Jonathan Cash of Oxford, N.C., David Quackenbush of
Va. and Josh Oakley of Rougemont, N.C. rounded out the top ten
Johnson started on the
pole in the second race, but it was Howard, the outside pole starter,
grabbed the initial lead. Howard, Morris and Johnson waged a tough
Johnson grabbed the lead from Howard on lap 56.
in front, Johnson pulled away from
his challengers and scored a 2.733-second win over Morris. Puryear
third with Michael Hardin of Pomfret, Md. and Latour rounding out the
McCaskill of Raleigh, N.C., who was a
contender in the first race until a flat tire ended his bid in the
of the race, finished sixth. Eddie Johnson of Midlothian, Va.,
Falk of Virginia Beach, Va., and Wesley Falk of Virginia Beach, Va.
the top ten finishers.
Wins Limited Sportsman
Doggett of Ruther Glen, Va. scored
his first career NASCAR Limited Sportsman Division winhere Saturday
starting on the pole and leading all the way to win the night’s 50-lap
Sportsman Division race.
Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va.
finished second with Brian Pembelton of Amelia, Va., Tommy Peregoy of
Va. and Justin Snow of Danville, Va. rounding out the top five
Crews Wins Pure Stock
Trey Crews of Halifax,
Va. took the lead from Jarrett Milam of Ringgold, Va. with four laps to
held off Stuart Crews of Long Island, Va. and Milam to win the 30-lap
the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
The win was the first
of the season for Crews who drives an entry out of the Halifax County
Public Schools Motorsports Academy stable.
Mayo of Halifax, Va. finished fourth
with Daniel Crews of Long Island, Va. rounding out the top five
Lacks Makes It Three In
A Row In SV Modified Division
Darryl Lacks of Goode,
Va. took the lead on the 14th lap and held on the rest of the
win the 25-lap race for the Southern Vintage Modified
Donnie Lacks of Goode,
Va., Randy Smith of Bassett, Va., Chris Jones of Forest, Va. and Bob
Falmouth, Va. rounded out the top five finishers.
Race At South Boston
One of the biggest
races of the season is up next at South Boston Speedway, with America’s
Track celebrating Independence Day with the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 200
special night, Friday night, July 2. Race time will be 7
The region’s top NASCAR
Whelen All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division teams and
be on hand to compete in a 200-lap event, the second-longest Late Model
Car Division event of the season at South Boston
Also slated on the
Friday night, July 2 racing program are a 100-lap Limited Sportsman
race and a 50-lap race for the Budweiser Pure Stock
adult general admission tickets
are on sale for $15 each. Advance tickets will be available until 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 1. Tickets on race day will be $20 each. Admission will
for youths ages 7-12. Kids ages six and under are admitted free when
by a paying adult.
July 2 race day schedule calls for
practice to start at 1:45 p.m. and continue until 3:15 p.m. Grandstand
will open and ticket sales will start at 3:30 p.m. Qualifying time
start at 4:15 p.m. A Fan Appreciation event will be held from 5:30 p.m.
6:30 p.m. The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7
information about the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 200 racing program or any
at South Boston Speedway, please visit the speedway’s website at www.southbostonspeedway.com or
telephone the speedway at 434-572-4947 or