South Boston Speedway News
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour to invade SoBo on April 13 to compete ‘under the lights’
Apr 3, 2013 - updated Apr 3rd, 2013 7:54pm
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SouthBoston, VA. --
America’s Hometown Track will sit
silent this weekend; however, that will all change on Saturday, April 13 when
the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour invades the historic four-tenths mile
for the running of the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour 150 racing
The event, which will also feature a pair of 75-lap
races for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car
Division will be the first “under the lights” at South Boston Speedway in
The exciting three-race program will roar to life at
In addition to the action-packed racing featured in
the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and the NASCAR Whelen All American Late
Model Stock Car Division, the newest class of honorees for the Virginia
Motorsports Hall of Fame will be inducted during a pre-race
When the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock
Car Division competitors hit the track on April 13, the star-studded field will
have its eye focused on points leader Lee Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen
All American Series national champion.
Pulliam has won three of the four Late Model Stock
Car Division races at America’s Hometown Track this season and has bested fields
that have featured the region’s most competitive performers. Among those who
have challenged Pulliam for victories this season are former NASCAR Whelen All
American Series national champions Philip Morris and Peyton
An additional fan attraction slated for April 13 will
be the famous XL-1 (Experimental Lincoln Number One), which is owned by former
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owner Ray Evernham. The car, which is one of the
most famous in NASCAR Modified history, will be on display at South Boston
Speedway on April 13.
Grandstand gates will open on April 13 at 4 p.m.
Qualifying time trials for the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car
Division will begin at 4:15 p.m. and will be followed by time trials for the
NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour competitors.
Prior to the start of green-flag racing action at 7
p.m., a trackside Fan Appreciation Session will be held at 6
Earlier in the day, registration for the NASCAR
Whelen Southern Modified Tour will begin at 8:30 a.m. Registration for the
NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division will begin at 11:30
Practice is set to begin at 1 p.m. and conclude at 3
Advance tickets for the NASCAR Whelen Southern
Modified Tour 150 racing program are on sale and priced at $10 each for adults.
Advance ticket sales will continue through 5 p.m. on Friday, April
Adult general admission tickets will be priced at $15
on race day. Children, ages six and under, 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.