South Boston Speedway News
National champ Pulliam hopes to continue his winning ways at SoBo in CenturyLink Late Model 150
Apr 30, 2013 - updated Apr 30th, 2013 12:17pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam will continue his bid
for a second national championship and the 2013 South Boston Speedway
championship Saturday night at America’s Hometown
Racing action will return to the
historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval Saturday, May 4 with the running of the
CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing
Five events will be featured as part of
Saturday’s night of racing at South Boston Speedway. The first event of the
night will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
Highlighting the night of racing will be
a 150-lap battle for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model
Stock Car Division.
Pulliam has scored five wins in his
seven starts this season at America’s Hometown Track, and he owns a pair of
His consistent start to the 2013 season
has vaulted him to the top of the standings in the chase for the 2013 South
Boston Speedway championship.
Bobby McCarty is second in the
championship chase. Former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series national
champion Philip Morris is third in the point standings and is only four points
C.E. Falkis fourth in the standings. The
one-time winner is seven points behind Morris and only three points ahead of
fifth-place Dustin Storm.
Also scheduled as part of the
CenturyLink NASCAR Whelen Late Model 150 racing program on May 4 will be a pair
of races for the competitors in the Limited Sportsman Division. The Budweiser
Pure Stock Division and the Modified Division will also be in action Saturday
In the Limited Sportsman Division,
three-time winner Danny Willis has opened a 47-point advantage in his quest for
the 2013 division championship.
Garrett Bunch is second in the Limited
Sportsman Division standings. He is six points ahead of third-place Mark Simpson
and seven points ahead of fourth-place Blake
Randy Hupp has grabbed the lead in the
Budweiser Pure Stock Division standings. Hupp is six points ahead of a
second-place tie between multi-time winner Joe Allred and Stuart
Tanner Rumberg has the early lead in the
Modified Division standings. Rumberg is eight points ahead of second-place Chris
Johnson and nine points ahead of third-place Mike
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.