South Boston Speedway News
American National Bank presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Late Model 150 for hot racing action Saturday
Aug 2, 2012 - updated Aug 2nd, 2012 8:37pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
South Boston, Va --
The top three contenders for the 2012 NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division championship at South Boston Speedway are also among the top four for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Virginia state championship.
That shows the talent level that has been present at America’s Hometown Track throughout the season. South Boston Speedway will host the region’s best competitors again Saturday night, Aug. 4 for the running of the American National Bank presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Late Model 150 racing program.
Five action-packed races are scheduled on the four-tenths mile asphalt oval. The first race of the night will begin at 7 p.m.
The featured attraction of the night will be a 150-lap battle for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Matt Bowling is the current South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division point leader. Bowling, who owns one victory at America’s Hometown Track this season, is also third in the chase for the state of Virginia championship.
Peyton Sellers, a two-time winner in 2012, is currently second in the battle for the South Boston Speedway crown and fourth in the state title competition. Sellers is 33 points behind Bowling.
Lee Pulliam, a seven-time winner at South Boston Speedway this season, is currently third in the race for the South Boston Speedway championship. However, Pulliam, who has recorded 15 victories overall in 2012, is the leader in the chase for the Virginia championship and the NASCAR Whelen All American Series national crown.
Also featured Saturday night will be a pair of races for the Limited Sportsman Division.
Bobby McCarty, a two-time winner two weeks ago, currently sits atop the Limited Sportsman standings in the battle for the division championship this year.
McCarty, who has claimed six wins overall this season, is 27 points ahead of Danny Willis, Jr., who has motored to five triumphs this season. Blake Stallings is third in the division standings and is 11 points ahead of fourth-place Mike Jones.
Also scheduled Saturday will be races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the regional touring Legendary Ford Flatheads Racing Association.
Joe Allred, III continues to lead in the chase for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division championship. His advantage, however, has been trimmed to only one point over second-place Trey Crews. Randy Hupp is third in the standings, while Courtney Crosby is fourth.
Pit registration for the American National Bank presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Late Model 150 racing program will begin at 1:00 p.m. Saturday. Practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and admission will be $10 for adults and children six and under will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For more information visit the track's website or phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.