NASCAR Whelen All-American Series News
Bounty hunters will be out in force Saturday night during SVHEC NASCAR Late Model 150 at SoBo
Jul 19, 2013 - updated Jul 19th, 2013 11:35pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
South Boston, Va. --
Speedway will return to action Saturday night with the running of the SVHEC
NASCAR Late Model 150 racing program.
Four action-packed races are scheduled
Saturday night at America’s Hometown Track, with the first event of the evening
scheduled to crank up at 7 p.m.
Highlighting the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model
150 racing program will be a 150-lap battle for the competitors in the NASCAR
Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Also scheduled Saturday night are a
Limited Sportsman Division clash and a pair of races for the drivers in the
Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
When the NASCAR Whelen All American Late
Model Stock Car Division drivers hit the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval
Saturday night, the challengers will all be trying to defeat current division
leader Lee Pulliam.
Pulliam has reeled off 10 triumphs thus
far this season at South Boston Speedway and has grabbed a commanding cushion in
his bid to claim the Late Model Stock Car crown at the
Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen All
American Series national champion, is also the current leader in this year’s
national title standings.
Pulliam owns a 10-point lead over Deac
McCaskill, hoping his bid is secure for a second straight national
On Saturday night, there will be a $500
bounty on Pulliam during the SVHEC NASCAR Late Model 150 racing
South Boston Speedway General Manager
Cathy Rice announced the $500 bounty this week. Any driver who can score a
victory over Pulliam can collect the bounty.
Rice noted that Pulliam, who has posted
16 overall wins this season, must still be competing at the end of the race for
a driver to claim the bounty, and she added that Pulliam can also claim the
bounty if he elects to start from the rear of the field and attempt to work his
way to the front to score his 11th victory of the campaign on the historic
four-tenths mile asphalt oval.
Bobby McCarty is in second place in the
NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division standings at South
Boston Speedway. He is 26 points ahead of former multi-time NASCAR Whelen All
American Series national champion Philip Morris.
Austin Thaxton is in the fourth-place
spot in the standings. He is only two points ahead of fifth-place Dustin
In the Limited Sportsman Division ranks,
Danny Willis has surged to the top of the standings. Garrett Bunch is second and
he is 15 points ahead of third-place Tommy Peregoy. Blake Stallings is fourth in
the standings and a one-point edge over fifth-place Michael
Joe Allred has opened an 18-point
cushion over second-place Stuart Crews in the battle for the championship in the
Budweiser Pure Stock Division.
Austin Milam is third in the standings,
14 points behind Crews and 14 points ahead of fourth-place Randy
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.