South Boston Speedway News
Bowling, McCarty, Crews Take SBS Championships
Sep 16, 2012 - updated Sep 16th, 2012 3:27pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, Va --
Matt Bowling of
Ridgeway, Va. is the new South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All-American Series
Late Model Stock Car Division champion.
parlayed a third-place finish in Saturday night’s season-ending GCR Presents
Spaulding Equipment Late Model 150 into the track title, edging race winner
Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va. by 18 points for the championship.
The race was a
dramatic one, with Sellers edging defending South Boston Speedway champion
Philip Morris of Ruckersville, Va. by a car length in a green-white-checkered
dash to the finish that followed the race’s third caution period.
swapped the lead four times in the race, with Sellers taking the lead following
the race’s final restart and holding off the four-time NASCAR national champion
to land his third win of the season at the .4-mile oval.
Oakley of Rougemont, N.C. and Kenny Forbes of Bullock, N.C. rounded out the top
averaged 73.665 mph in the race that took 49 minutes and 11 seconds to
Wins Limited Sportsman Title
of Summerfield, N.C. used a third-place finish in the night’s 50-lap Limited
Sportsman race to earn the South Boston Speedway NASCAR Limited Sportsman
seven-time winner at South Boston Speedway this season, started fifth and used a
conservative approach to finish third and edge defending division champion Danny
Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va. for the title.
Stallings of Danville, Va. started on the pole and led the entire 50-lap
distance to score his second triumph of the season at South Boston
finished second, McCarty took third place and Caleb Davis of Thaxton, Va. and
Michael Maresca of Hannawa Falls, N.Y. rounded out the top five finishers.
Crews Wins Pure Stock Title
Trey Crews of
Halifax, Va. earned his first career South Boston Speedway Budweiser Pure Stock
Division championship Saturday night with a second-place finish in the night’s
division champion Joe Allred, III of Scottsburg, Va. did all he could do to
attempt to repeat as champion by winning the race, but it wasn’t
of Long Island, Va., Justin Tucker of Elon, N.C. and Randy Hupp of Halifax, Va.
rounded out the top five finishers.
Allred led the
entire 30-lap distance in scoring his seventh win of the season.
Ricketts of South Boston, Va. took the lead with two laps to go and held off
Harry Hale to win the 10-lap race for the competitors in the regional touring
Legendary Ford Flathead Racing Association.
Jr. of Poquoson, Va. won the 20-lap race for the Pro Wing Champ Karts that
rounded out the night’s racing action.
information about events at South Boston Speedway, please visit the speedway’s
website at www.southbostonspeedway.com or telephone the
speedway at 434-572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.