South Boston Speedway News
Pulliam, Falk Split Twin 75's at SBS
Sep 1, 2013 - updated Sep 1st, 2013 10:44pm
Web posted by Tim Chandler
South Boston, Va. --
NASCAR Whelen All
American Series national points leader Lee Pulliam of Semora, N.C. all but
secured his second NASCAR Whelen All American Series national title by winning
the first of Saturday night’s pair of 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Series
Late Model Stock Car Division races at South Boston Speedway.
The win in the
first race ran Pulliam’s win streak at South Boston Speedway to 10 races in a
row and gives him 15 victories for the season at the .4-mile oval.
C.E. Falk III
of Virginia Beach, Va. won the second 75-lap NASCAR Whelen All American Series
Late Model Stock Car Division race that was part of Saturday night’s Italian
Delight Family Restaurant presents Charles Anderson Lawn Care Night racing
started eighth in the second race after a drawing for an inverted start among
the top finishers of the first race and finished seventh.
In winning the
first race, Pulliam again avoided the contingent of bounty hunters that were
seeking the $2,500 bounty track officials had posted for any driver that could
beat Pulliam in the night’s first 75-lap race.
Cathy Rice had stipulated that Pulliam must be on the track running at the end
of the race in order for the bounty to be collected. Pulliam could have won the
bounty himself had he elected to start at the rear of the field and had won the
Campbell of Asheboro, N.C. almost pulled off the win in the first race as he and
Pulliam swapped the lead four times before Pulliam took the lead for good with
11 laps to go. The South Boston Speedway points leader pulled away in the last
10 laps of the race and finished 2.231 seconds ahead of Campbell. Peyton Sellers
of Danville, Va., Josh Oakley of Rougemont, N.C. and Bruce Anderson of South
Boston, Va. rounded out the top five finishers in the 23-car field.
of Charlotte, N.C. was the runner-up to Falk in the nightcap, finishing 3.596
seconds behind the winner. Frank Deiny Jr. of Ashland, Va., Bobby McCarty of
Summerfield, N.C. and Ronald Hill of Rougemont, N.C. rounded out the top five
Wins PASS Super Late Model Race
of Mooresville, N.C. won his second PASS Super Late Model Series race in as many
tries at South Boston Speedway in 2013 with a win Saturday night in a 100-lap
led a race high 84 laps, passed Jared Irvan of Midland, N.C. on lap 93 and led
the rest of the way, with Irvan finishing second ahead of Brandon McReynolds of
of Easley, S.C. was fourth, followed by Kyle Grissom of Concord, N.C. and points
leader Jay Fogleman of Durham, N.C.
The race was
delayed 10 times by caution flags.
Maresca wins Limited
of Hannawa Falls, N.Y. won his second Limited Sportsmanship race of the season,
but Danny Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs unofficially clinched his second Limited
Sportsman Division points title with a runner-up finish in
the 50-lap race Saturday night.
qualified on the pole and led for the first 45 laps until Maresca passed him
with four laps remaining and held on for the win,
Throckmorton of South Boston, Va. finished third, Garrett Bunch of Front Royal,
Va. finished fourth and Blake Stallings of Danville, Va. rounded out the
top-five finishers. The race took 17 minutes to complete and was interrupted
only once by a caution.
Autry sweeps Pure Stock
Greg Autry of South Boston, Va. ran his win total in the Budweiser Pure Stock
Division to three with a sweep of two 20-lap races Saturday night, but Joe
Allred III of Scottsburg, Va. clinched his third Pure Stock points title with
second- and third-place finishes in the two races.
qualified on the pole for race one and led for all but two laps, winning by
1.293 seconds over Allred, with Stuart Crews of Long Island, Va. Johnny Layne of
Crystal Hill, Va. and Eric Crews of Long Island, Va. rounding out the top-five
finishers in a race that took 10 minutes to complete and had one caution
fifth in race two after a five-car inversion, but passed
race leader Stuart Crews on lap12 and led the rest of the way, beating Crews to
the finish line by .0655 seconds.
finished third, with Layne and Eric Crews rounding out the top-five finishers.
The race took seven minutes to complete and was caution-free.
Crigger wins 10-lap
Hornet exhibition race
of Lexington, N.C. won a 10-lap exhibition race for the Hornet Division, a new
division comprised of stock four-cylinder racecars.
Division will be a new NASCAR racing division at South Boston Speedway in
of Pocono, Pa., finished second, and Gary Dillard finished third in the
Next Race At South
returns to South Boston Speedway on Saturday night, September 14, when the track
hosts its final NASCAR racing event of the season, the GCR presents Spaulding
Equipment Company NASCAR Championship Night 150.
presents Spaulding Equipment Company NASCAR Championship Night racing program
will start at 7 p.m. and will be headlined by a 150-lap race for the drivers and
teams in the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division.
The five-race card will also include a race for the Limited Sportsman Division
and races for the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, the Modified Division and the
competitors of the regional touring Legendary Ford Flatheads Racing
Pit 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
admission is $10 with kids ages six and under admitted free.
For additional information about the
GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Company NASCAR Championship Night 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.