South Boston Speedway News
Easter Bunny will hop by South Boston Speedway for some great racing action Saturday afternoon
Mar 26, 2013 - updated Mar 26th, 2013 2:32pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
The Easter Bunny
will be quite busy late Saturday night and early Sunday morning, but his first
stop of the weekend will be at South Boston Speedway for the running of the
Easter Bunny NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program on March
The action has been intense at America’s
Hometown Track through the first two events of the 2013 campaign, and much the
same can be expected Saturday when the green flag waves for the start of the
Easter Bunny NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program at 2
Prior to the 2 p.m. start of racing
action, the Easter Bunny will visit with youngsters in attendance and also
participate in a pre-race Easter Egg Hunt.
Saturday’s event will feature four
action-packed races. The featured attraction of the afternoon will be a 150-lap
race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Late Model Stock Car
In Late Model Stock Car action last
weekend, the star-studded field on 20 competitors included a trio of former
NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champions in the top
Defending national champion Lee Pulliam
scored is second triumph of the season, while former multi-time national
champion Philip Morris was second, and Peyton Sellers, also a former national
title holder, rounded out the top three.
Pulliam currently sits atop the NASCAR
Whelen Late Model Stock Car standings, and is followed in the top five by Bobby
McCarty in second, Dennis Holdren in third, and a fourth-place tie between
Austin Thaxton and Morris.
Other events featured Saturday include
races for the Limited Sportsman Division, the Budweiser Pure Stock Division and
the touring Legendary Ford Flatheads Racing
Danny Willis Jr., who has won the
opening two Limited Sportsman Division events of the season, sits in first place
in the early-season standings with a 14-point cushion over Joey Throckmorton,
who has motored to a pair of runner-up finishes.
Willis bested a 16-car field to score
his second triumph of the campaign last weekend.
In the Budweiser Pure Stock Division,
Joe Allred III has motored to a pair of early-season victories and owns a
14-point advantage over Randy Hupp in the division points race. Hupp has
recorded a pair of second-place finishes in 2013.
Pit gates will open Saturday, March 30
at 8 a.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 10:30 a.m. until
Grandstand gates will open Saturday,
March 30 at noon and a mandatory drivers’ meeting is scheduled to start at 12:15
Qualifying time trials to set the
starting grids for the day of racing will roll off at 12:45
Admission will be $10 for adults and
children under the age of six will be admitted free with a paid
For more information visit the track's website or
phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.