South Boston Speedway News
Action-packed Saturday afternoon racing slated Oct. 1 at South Boston Speedway
Sep 27, 2005 - updated Sep 27th, 2005 6:52pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
South Boston, VA. --
The chase for track titles may have come to a close, but the action is far from over at South Boston Speedway.
America's Hometown Track will return to action Saturday, Oct. 1 for the running of the Emergency Services Day race program. The event will feature a special 3 p.m. afternoon starting time.
A trio of action-packed races are slated to get the green flag Saturday afternoon. Some of the top Limited Sportsman Division drivers from across the region are expected to be on hand for a 200-lap shootout.
The Super Trucks will also be on hand Saturday at the four-tenths mile asphalt oval for a 100-lap clash, while a host of Pure Stock Division drivers are slated to hit the track for a 75-lap race.
All emergency services personnel will receive $5 off gate admission Saturday afternoon by presenting a valid identification card. The discount applies to police officers, firemen, emergency medical technicians, etc.
Grandstand gates will open Saturday, Oct. 1 at 1 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 1:30 p.m.
Adult general admission tickets are available at the speedway office through Friday, Sept. 30 for a discounted price of $10. Adult general admission on the day of the race will be $15. Youth, ages 10-15, will be admitted for $10 and children, ages nine and under, will be admitted free with a paid adult.
South Boston Speedway is still collecting donations for the hurricane victims of Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi through God’s Pit Crew. Donations will be accepted at the speedway office 9 .m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and also on race days slated for Saturday, Oct. 1, and Saturday, Nov. 12.
Items most needed included: toothbrushes, toothpaste, baby needs such as diapers, formula, etc., toilet paper, canned food and other non-perishable items.
Monetary donations are also being accepted and are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to God's Pit Crew.
For more information, visit the speedway’s Web site at www.southbostonspeedway.com or phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.
South Boston Speedway
Director of Media Operations
Office Phone: (336) 599-0162, extension 111
Speedway Office Phone: (434) 572-4947