SBS Returns To Action For Dad’s Night Out

Published 12:20 pm Tuesday, June 16, 2015

SOUTH BOSTON — South Boston Speedway will return to action on Saturday, June 20, with a special Father’s Day weekend NASCAR Whelen All American Series racing program.

The Whelen Night NASCAR Late Model 100 program will get cranked up at 7 p.m. and will feature six action-packed races on the historic four-tenths mile asphalt oval.

To celebrate Father’s Day Weekend, South Boston Speedway has also titled the June 20 event as Dad’s Night Out. All dads will be admitted for the reduced price.

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The featured attraction of the night will be a 100-lap event for the competitors in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.

The drivers in the Limited Sportsman Division and the Modified Division will also be in action in 50-lap races, while the Budweiser Pure Stock Division competitors will battle it out in a pair of twin events.

The Budweiser Hornets Division will also be in action on June 20.

Former South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division champion Matt Bowling has jumped to the top of the 2015 standings.

Bowling is a one-time winner at America’s Hometown Track this season.

Two-time NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion Lee Pulliam, a four-time winner this season at South Boston Speedway, sits second in the standings. He trails Bowling by 17 points.

Austin Thaxton is third in the Late Model Stock Car standings and is followed in the top five by Bobby McCarty in fourth and Juan Garcia in fifth.

Danny Willis Jr., who is looking for his third consecutive Limited Sportsman Division championship, is currently leading the way in 2015 by 29 points over Trey Crews.

Joey Throckmorton is just two points behind Crews in the battle for the Limited Sportsman Division crown.

Mike Rudy has grabbed a 12-point lead over Matt Slye in the chase for the Modified Division championship.

Jimmy Humblet sits in third place and only trails Slye by one point.

When the Budweiser Pure Stock Division drivers hit the asphalt for their twin events on June 20, Greg Autry will carry a 25-point lead over Stuart Crews in the championship chase with him. D.J. Moser is in third place and only trails Crews by five points.

Eric Winslow leads the way in the Hornets Division. He is 10 points ahead of second-place Kenny Mills and 17 points ahead of third-place Kirstin Simmons.

Registration and pit gates will open on June 20 at 2 p.m. with practice for all division scheduled from 3:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get cranked up at 5:30 p.m.