Race Added At South Boston

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 4 2000) - Officials for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing have announced that the Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring competitors will visit the .400-mile South Boston (Va) Speedway on Friday night,...

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 4 2000) - Officials for the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing have announced that the Goody's Dash Series, NASCAR Touring competitors will visit the .400-mile South Boston (Va) Speedway on Friday night, June 9th.

The series will run a 125-lap event as a prelude to the NASCAR Busch Series, Grand National Division event run on Saturday, June 9th. This will be the first time that the series has visited South Boston since 1989 when Robert Pressley won. Other winners at South Boston have included Hut Stricklin, the late Rob Moroso, Dean Combs and Danny McClain. "We are excited about returning to South Boston Speedway with the Goody's

Dash Series," stated Tom Deery. "The series has a tradition of fantastic events at the speedway and we feel that this event will provide fans with a thrilling opening to a full weekend of racing in Virginia."

Gates open for the 125-lap event at 10:00 a. m. Practice will be from 1:00 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Bud Pole Qualifying will take place at 5:00 p.m. with the 125-lap event taking the green at 7:30 p.m.

Nine NASCAR Touring Series blanket the United States, bringing special events to many NASCAR Weekly Racing Series tracks and some NASCAR superspeedways and road courses. NASCAR Touring Series are extremely popular with fans and competitors. NASCAR Touring Series can provide a competitor with an entire career, or they can provide valuable experience to competitors moving through the NASCAR ranks. Corporate sponsors make significant contributions to NASCAR Touring Series point funds. These sponsors include Anheuser-Busch, Featherlite, Goody's Headache Powders, Raybestos Brakes, RE/MAX International, Inc., Slim Jim and R. J. Reynolds brand, Winston.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Robert Pressley