South Boston Speedway News
McCaskill Lands First SBS Win
Jul 3, 2010 - updated Jul 3rd, 2010 9:27pm
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McCaskill Lands First SBS Win
VA……..Deac McCaskill pulled off one of the biggest wins of his career
Friday night, winning the NASCAR Whelen Late Model 200 race at South
The win, the first of
the season here for McCaskill, was worth $5,000.
McCaskill sped past
race leader, three-time and defending NASCAR national champion Philip
Ruckersville, Va., on the outside with 18 laps to go and pulled away to
runner-up Lee Pulliam of Semora, N.C. by 1.006 second.
Josh Oakley of
Rougemont, N.C. finished third with Morris finishing fourth and former
national champion Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va. rounding out the top
David Quackenbush of
Lorton, Va, started 18th and raced his way to a sixth-place
one lap down. C.E. Falk III of Virginia Beach, Va., Jonathan Cash of
N.C., Dennis Holdren of Roanoke, Va., and Leigh Caruthers of Wake
rounded out the top ten finishers.
Morris, pole winner Pulliam, and
the pack throughout the race. Pulliam made a run at Morris on the inside
156 only to be turned back. With 20 laps to go, both Pulliam and
to heavily pressure Morris. McCaskill jumped to the inside and Pulliam
the low side, with McCaskill emerging with the lead with 18 laps to go.
front, McCaskill pulled away and edged Pulliam for the win with Morris
back to fourth place.
South Boston, Va. driver Stacy Puryear,
entered the race in second place in the track points standings, held
fourth spot much of the race until a mechanical failure forced him to
sidelines after 157 laps.
South Boston Speedway points leader
Johnson of Durham, N.C. finished 21st after having to retire
race due to a mechanical failure.
McCaskill averaged 74.246 mph in the
was slowed by three caution periods that consumed 17 laps.
Peregoy Tops Field In Limited Sportsman
Tommy Peregoy of Red Oak, Va. started on
and led all the way in winning the night’s 100-lap Limited Sportsman
Peregoy, the division points leader,
Danny Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va. and last year’s division
Brian Pembelton of Amelia, Va. in a two-lap green-flag dash to the
followed the last of the race’s four caution periods to capture the
His margin of victory over Willis was a
Taylor Doggett of Ruther Glen, Va
and Joey Throckmorton of Scottsburg, Va., driving an entry out of the
County (Va,) Public Schools’ Motorsports Academy stable, rounded out the
five finishers in the race that had to be extended to 106 laps to allow
two-lap green-flag dash at the finish.
Peregoy averaged 58.381 mph in picking
win; his fourth win of the season here.
Scores Win In Pure Stock Division Race
Jarrett Milam of Ringgold, Va. took the
Trey Crews of Halifax, Va. with 10 laps to go and held on to win the
50-lap race for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
Milam held off Crews by .731 second in a
seven-lap green-flag run to the finish that followed the last of the
eight caution periods. The win was the fifth for Milam in his eight
Crews, who drives and entry out of the
County (Va,) Public Schools’ Motorsports Academy stable, rallied to
second after having fallen to the rear of the 17-car field as the result
making a pit stop during the race’s first caution period to allow his
change a flat tire.
Joe Allred of Scottsburg, Va. finished
Jake Brown of South Boston, Va. and Charles Clardy Jr. of South Boston,
rounding out the top five finishers.
The top-five finishes by Brown and
their best finishes here this season.
Race At South Boston Speedway
NASCAR racing will return to South
Speedway Saturday night, July 17, with the running of the NASCAR Whelen
Model Twin 75’s racing program.
Twin 75-lap races for the NASCAR Whelen
All-American Series Late Model Stock Car Division will highlight the
program that will also include races for the Limited Sportsman Division,
Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Southern Vintage Modified
Pit gates will open at 12 noon. Practice
from 2:15 p.m. until 3:45 p.m. Grandstand gates open at 5 p.m. and
time trials begin at 5:15 p.m. The first race will get the green flag at
Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for
ages 7-12. Kids ages six and under are admitted free with a paying
For additional information about the
Whelen Twin 75’s racing program or any events at South Boston Speedway,
visit the speedway’s website at www.southbostonspeedway.com or telephone the speedway at