South Boston Speedway News
Pulliam, Falk Split Danville Toyota Twin 100’s At SBS
Mar 9, 2013 - updated Mar 9th, 2013 7:55pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Lee Pulliam
of Semora, N.C. and Virginian C.E. Falk split victories in Saturday’s Danville
Toyota NASCAR Whelen Late Model Twin 100’s at South Boston Speedway.
the lead from former NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Philip
Morris of Ruckersville, Va. on lap 82 after 10 laps of close side-by-side racing
and held off Morris to win the first of the day’s pair of 100-lap races for the
NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division.
His margin of
victory in the caution-free race was .906 second.
third in the opening race, with rookie Bobby McCarty of Summerfield, N.C. and
former NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Peyton Sellers of
Danville, Va. rounding out the top five finishers.
With the top
two finishers of the first race being inverted for the start of the second race,
Morris grabbed the lead at the outset, but was unable to hold off Falk, who made
a charge from his third starting spot.
Virginia Beach, Va., grabbed the lead on lap 31, but Morris kept the race close
until he was forced to the sidelines with a broken power steering pump. Pulliam
moved into second place at that point and stayed within hailing distance until
the race’s second caution period bunched up the field for the last restart with
15 laps to go.
A good restart
allowed Falk to regain his edge, and, from there, Falk held off Pulliam to claim
the win in the second race. Falk’s margin of victory was .727 second.
Falk each earned $2,500 for their respective victories.
of Cluster Springs, Va. finished third in the nightcap, with McCarty and Dennis
Holdren of Roanoke, Va, rounding out the top five finishers.
averaged 87.486 mph in winning the first race. Falk averaged 75.156 mph in
winning the second race.
Wins Limited Sportsman Division Opener
Jr. of Cluster Springs, Va. got his 2013 season off to a good start in winning
the 50-lap race for the Limited Sportsman Division.
off Joey Throckmorton of South Boston, Va. through three restarts that followed
a series of mishaps with eight laps to go in the race, and edged Throckmorton by
1.065 seconds at the finish.
of Front Royal. Va. finished third with Daniel Moss of Danville, Va. and Mark
Simpson of Richmond, Va. rounding out the top five finishers in the 17-car
Willis won the
pole for the race and led the entire 50-lap distance.
Allred Wins Pure Stock Division
Joe Allred of
Scottsburg, Va. enjoyed a good season-opening event with a flag-to-flag win in
the 30-lap race for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
Allred won the
pole and led all the way, edging Randy Hupp of Halifax, Va. by 1.034 second in
the race that was slowed by only one caution period, that coming for a mishap on
the second lap.
Eric Crews of
Long Island, Va., Stuart Crews of Long Island, Va. and Austin Milam of Danville,
Va. rounded out the top five finishers.
Next Race At South Boston
returns to South Boston Speedway on Saturday afternoon, March 23, with the
NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program.
program will be highlighted by a 150-lap race for the NASCAR Whelen All-American
Series Late Model Stock Car Division. Races for the Limited Sportsman Division,
the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and the Modified Division will round out the
Pit gates will open at
8 a.m. Practice will go from 10:30 a.m. until 12 noon. Grandstand gates will
open at 12 noon. Qualifying time trials will start at 12:45 p.m. and the first
race will start at 2 p.m.
Adult general admission tickets are $10 each. Kids six years of age
and under will be admitted free with a paying adult.
For additional information about the
NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program or any other 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.