South Boston Speedway News
NASCAR Whelen Night Late Model 150 slated Saturday, June 15 at South Boston Speedway
Jun 12, 2013 - updated Jun 12th, 2013 1:49pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
SouthBoston, VA --
The historic four-tenths mile
asphalt oval at South Boston Speedway will roar back into action on Saturday,
June 15, for the running of the Whelen Night NASCAR Late Model 150 racing
Four races are scheduled as part of the action on
June 15. The first race of the night will get the green flag at 7
In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, South
Boston Speedway will be honoring all fathers this weekend with a special ticket
rate of $5 for all dads. All fathers will be admitted for $5 for Saturday’s
Highlighting the evening will be a 150-lap battle for
the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car
Other events featured as part of the Whelen Night
event include twin races for the Limited Sportsman Division competitors and a
shootout for the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock
Lee Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen All American
Series national champion and the current leader in the chase for the 2013
national crown, is atop the title standings in the quest for the NASCAR Whelen
All American Late Model Stock Car championship at South Boston
At America’s Hometown Track this season, Pulliam has
sped to eight victories to open a comfortable lead atop the division standings.
Bobby McCarty is second in the standings and is 38 points ahead of third-place
Former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All American Series
national champion Philip Morris and Austin Thaxton are currently deadlocked in
fourth place in the title standings.
Danny Willis Jr. will carry a sizable advantage in
the championship standings into the June 15 twin races for the Limited Sportsman
Division. Garrett Bunch is second to Willis in the championship standings for
the division, but is only eight points ahead of third-place Michael
Blake Stallings is in fourth place in the Limited
Sportsman Division. He is 10 points behind Maresca, and only one point ahead of
fifth-place Tommy Peregoy.
The chase for the championship in the Budweiser Pure
Stock Division is intense. The top five drivers are separated by only eight
Joe Allred III is currently in first place; however,
he only leads second-place Stuart Crews by four points.
Nathan Crews, who claimed two wins in his last outing
at South Boston Speedway, is third in the standings. He is just one point out of
second place and only one point ahead of fourth-place Austin Milam. Randy Hupp
rounds out the top five; however he is just two points behind Milam and eight
behind division-leading Allred.
Pit gates will open Saturday, June 15 at 1 p.m. and
practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30
Grandstand gates will open Saturday, June 15 at 5
p.m. and qualifying time trials to set the starting lineups for the night of
racing will get cranked up at 5:30 p.m.
Admission will be $10 for adults. Children under the
age of six will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For more information, visit the track’s website at
www.southbostonspeedway.com or phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at