South Boston Speedway News
Five races on tap Saturday at SoBo as part of Mobil 1 presents NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150
Apr 19, 2013 - updated Apr 19th, 2013 4:24pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
It’s time to fire up
the engines once again at America’s Hometown Track.
South Boston Speedway will roar back
into action this weekend with the running of the Mobil 1 presents NASCAR Whelen
Late Model 150 racing program on Saturday, April
Five events are scheduled for the
evening of NASCAR short track racing action. The first race of the night will
get the green flag at 7 p.m.
The featured attraction of the evening
will be a 150-lap battle for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late
Model Stock Car Division.
Lee Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen
All American Series national champion, has secured four victories and two
runner-up finishes in his first six races of the season and sits atop the Late
Model Stock Car Division standings at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt
Pulliam posted a victory and a runner-up
finish last weekend in twin 75-lap racing action for the NASCAR Whelen All
American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Other drivers who have visited Victory
Lane in 2013 in the Late Model Stock Car Division include C.E. Falk and Deac
McCaskill, who posted his triumph last weekend.
Pulliam leads former multi-time NASCAR
Whelen All-American Series national champion Philip Morris in the chase for the
Falk is third in the standings and
trails Morris by just one point. Bobby McCarty is fourth and is only five points
Other events scheduled as part of the
Mobil 1 presents NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program Saturday night
include races for the Limited Sportsman Division and the Pure Stock Division,
along with twin battles for the Modified Division.
Danny Willis Jr. leads the Limited
Sportsman Division standings. He has secured two wins and a second-place finish
in his three events this season.
Garrett Bunch is second in the
standings, but only holds a four-point lead over a third-place tie between Joey
Throckmorton and Mark Simpson. One-time winner Blake Stallings is fifth and
trails the third-place tie by only five points.
In the Budweiser Pure Stock Division,
Joe Allred has scored two wins and a runner-up finish in the opening three
events of the campaign to grab an 18-point lead over Randy Hupp in the chase for
the division title.
Stuart Crews is third in the standings,
eight points behind Hupp, and six ahead of fourth-place Austin Milam. Eric Crews
rounds out the top five in the standings. He is just four points behind
Pit gates will open Saturday at 1 p.m.
and practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30
Grandstand gates will open Saturday at 5
p.m. and qualifying time trials to set the starting grids for the day of racing
will roll off at 5:30 p.m.
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.