Matthew Bowling has only visited Victory Lane one time in 2012 at
South Boston Speedway, but a consistent campaign has him on the verge of
claiming the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division
division champions at America’s Hometown Track will be crowned on Saturday,
Sept. 15, when South Boston Speedway hosts the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment
Late Model 150 racing program.
are scheduled on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval Saturday night with
the first event scheduled to crank up at 7 p.m.
featured attraction of the night will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the
NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
will head into the final points race of the season with a 27-point advantage
over former track and NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Peyton
Sellers, who has motored to a pair of victories in 2012.
the lead in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division
standings this season, Bowling has managed to finish no worse than eighth in his
19 starts in 2012.
been the runner-up in two events this season. He has also finished third five
times during the campaign, while also placing fourth four times and fifth
scheduled on Sept. 15 is a race for the Limited Sportsman Division, a clash for
the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, an event for the competitors
in the touring Legendary Flathead Ford Racing Association and a special
appearance for the Pro Wing Champ Karts.
McCarty and Danny Willis, Jr. have been the two dominant performers in the
Limited Sportsman Division this season, scoring a combined 13 wins in
who owns seven victories, will head into Saturday night’s final points race with
a 23-point advantage over Willis in the chase for the division championship.
Willis has scored six wins this year.
owns a comfortable 46-point lead over Joe Allred, III heading into the final
Budweiser Pure Stock Division battle of the campaign.
registration for the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Late Model 150 racing
program will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Sept. 15. 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 under the age of six will be admitted free with a paid
information visit the track's website or phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or
toll free at 1-877-440-1540.