NASCAR points races conclude Saturday when SoBo hosts SunTrust Bank Night SOUTH BOSTON, VA. -- The NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series points races will officially come to a close Saturday night, Sept. 4, at South Boston Speedway when the track hosts...
NASCAR points races conclude Saturday when SoBo hosts SunTrust Bank Night
SOUTH BOSTON, VA. -- The NASCAR Dodge Weekly Series points races will officially come to a close Saturday night, Sept. 4, at South Boston Speedway when the track hosts the SunTrust Bank Night race program.
The first race of the evening will get the green flag at 7 p.m.
A total of six races will be run during the event, highlighted by twin 110-lap races for the drivers in the Pepsi Late Model Stock Car Division.
Timothy Peters, a four-time winner and consistent top-five performer this season, has already locked up the Pepsi Late Model crown, however, the battle for second through fourth place in the final standings is still up for grabs.
Eddie Johnson currently owns the second-place spot. Johnson is 48 points ahead of third-place Scott Worley, while Woody Howard sits in fourth place, just six points behind Worley.
Also hitting the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval for twin races Saturday night will be the Barkhouser Limited Sportsman Division drivers. Twin 50-lap races are planned for the Limited Sportsman competitors.
Jonathan Bailey is the current points leader in the Barkhouser Limited Sportsman ranks by 34 points over Jonathan Cash.
Rounding out the night of racing action will be 30-lap events for the drivers in the Applebee's Pure Stock Division and the touring Virginia-Carolina Ford Focus Midget Series presented by Virginia Army National Guard.
In the Pure Stock Division, Tommy Wooldridge has already locked up the season's points championship.
As part of SunTrust Bank Night race program Saturday, senior citizens will be honored with a buy one, get one free ticket special.
Pit gates will open Saturday at 1 p.m. and practice for all divisions will be held from 2:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get the green flag at 5 p.m. as well.
Adult admission for the race will be $8 up to 6:30 p.m. and $10 after that. Youth, ages 10-15, will be admitted for $5 and children under the age of 10 will be admitted free with a paid adult.
For more information, visit the speedway's website at www.southbostonspeedway.com of phone the track at (434) 572-4947 or toll free at 1-877-440-1540.