South Boston Speedway News
$2,000 bounty Saturday when NASCAR Whelen Late Models battle at South Boston
Aug 15, 2013 - updated Aug 15th, 2013 4:36pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
South Boston, Va. --
PASS Super Late Models to battle in
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. — Lee Pulliam keeps
winning at South Boston Speedway and the bounty keeps
Pulliam, the defending NASCAR Whelen All
American Series national champion, and the rest of the talented NASCAR Whelen
All American Late Model Stock Car Division competitors at America’s Hometown
Track will be back in action this weekend and sharing the spotlight with the
touring PASS Super Late Model Series on Saturday, Aug.
The exciting night of racing, which will
get cranked up at 7 p.m., will feature the PASS Super Late Model Series in a
150-lap shootout, twin 75-lap races for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All
American Series Late Model Stock Car Division and a battle for the touring
When the NASCAR Whelen All American
Series Late Model Stock Car Division drivers hit the four-tenths mile asphalt
oval Saturday for the first of two 75-lap races, the competitors will be trying
to snap Pulliam’s dominance in the division and they’ll be trying to collect a
whopping $2,000 bounty.
Originally, South Boston Speedway
General Manager Cathy Rice announced that a $500 bounty would be awarded to
driver who could score a victory over Pulliam. Pulliam has won all three races
since that time. Therefore, the bounty has grown to
Rice noted earlier that Pulliam 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 14th
victory of the campaign.
Saturday will mark the second visit by
the PASS Super Late Model Series to South Boston Speedway this season. The first
event for the series at America’s Hometown Track was held on May
Ross Kenseth, son of NASCAR Sprint Cup
Series driver Matt Kenseth, claimed a victory in the 150-lap battle on May 11.
He swiped the lead on lap 135 and then held off Kyle Grissom down the stretch to
make it to Victory Lane. Jay Fogleman, Preston Peltier and Kyle Moon rounded out
the top five finishers.
The May 11 PASS Super Late Model Series
event at the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval featured four different race
leaders, with the lead changing hands nine times. Trevor Noles led 69 laps and
Trey Mitchell rode out front for 50 laps.
Grandstand gates will open Saturday,
Aug. 17 at 4:30 p.m. Qualifying time trials will also begin at 4:30 p.m.
Practice for the competing divisions will be held Saturday from 2 p.m. until 4
Prior to green flag racing action at 7
p.m., a Fan Appreciation Session will be held trackside from 5:45 p.m. until
6:45 p.m. to enable fans to visit with their favorite
Advance tickets for Saturday’s PASS
Super Late Model 150 racing program are currently on sale and priced at just $10
each for adults. Advance tickets can be purchased at the South Boston Speedway
office through 5 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 16. Adult admission on Saturday will be
$15. Children, ages six and under, 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.