South Boston Speedway News
Pulliam Sweeps LMSC Twinbill at SBS
May 12, 2013 - updated May 12th, 2013 12:54pm
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South Boston, Va….. Lee
Pulliam continued to add to his win total at South Boston Speedway Saturday
night by sweeping the NASCAR Whelen Late Model Twin 75’s
Pulliam, the reigning NASCAR Whelen All American Series national
champion, had things all his way, edging Bruce Anderson of South Boston, Va. by
1.856 seconds in scoring a flag-to-flag win in the first race.
Oakley of Rougemont, N.C., Peyton Sellers of Danville, Va. and Dustin Storm of
Huntingtown, Md. rounded out the top five finishers in the first
drawing for an inverted start, Pulliam started fifth in the nightcap, but needed
only 28 laps to work his way to the front, passing pole starter Austin Thaxton
of Cluster Springs, Va. to take the lead.
Once in front, Pulliam was not seriously threatened, and drove away
to a win over Sellers, with Bobby McCarty of Summerfield, N.C., Shayne Lockhart
of Richmond, Va. and Thaxton completing the top five finishers.
Pulliam’s margin of victory over Sellers was 1.485 seconds.
Wins PASS Super Late Model 150
Kenseth, son of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Matt Kenseth, drove to victory
in Saturday night’s Pro All Star Series (PASS) South Super Late Model 150
Kenseth, of Mooresville, N.C., took the lead on lap 135 when race
leader Trey Mitchell spun his tires on a restart and then held off Kyle Grissom
of Concord, N.C. in a nine-lap dash to the finish that followed the last of the
race’s 10 caution periods to secure the win. His margin of victory was 1.145
With the win, Kenseth became the series’ fifth different winner in
as many races.
Fogleman of Durham, N.C., Preston Peltier of Harrisburg, N.C. and Kyle Moon of
Mooresville, N.C. rounded out the top five finishers.
Four different drivers led the race, with the lead swapping hands
nine times. Trevor Noles of Charlotte, N.C. led the most laps, leading the field
for 69 circuits. Mitchell led 50 laps of the race that went for 150 green-flag
Wins Legends Cars Race
Beattie of Concord, N.C. took the lead from Kevin Yeatts of Powhatan, Va. after
the halfway point of the race and went on to win the 25-lap race for Legends
Cars that rounded out the night’s four-race program.
Austin Reed of Bakersfield, Cal. was the runner-up with Yeatts
finishing third and Brandon McKenzie of Asheboro, N.C. finishing fourth.
At South Boston Speedway
racing action will return to South Boston Speedway Saturday night, May 25, when
it hosts the 7 p.m. running of the Bojangles NASCAR Late Model 150 racing
150-lap race for the drivers and teams of the NASCAR Whelen All American Series
Late Model Stock Car Division will headline the five-race program. The night’s
schedule also includes a race for the Limited Sportsman Division, twin races for
the Pure Stock Division and a race for the regional touring Legendary Ford
Flatheads Racing Association
gates will open and registration will start at 1 p.m. Practice will run from 3
p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time
trials will begin at 5:30 p.m. The first race of the night will get the green
flag at 7 p.m.
admission is $10 with kids ages six and under admitted free.
information about the Bojangles 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.