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PASS Super Late Models return

The PASS (Pro All Stars Series) Super Late Model series will make the first of its two visits of the season to South Boston Speedway Saturday night.

Saturday night’s action, which starts at 7 p.m., will feature the PASS Super Late Models in a 150-lap race. South Boston Speedway’s Limited Sportsman Division competitors will be featured in twin 25-lap races. Also slated is a race for South Boston Speedway’s Pure Stock Division and a Legends Cars race.

PASS South points leader Tyler Church and championship contenders Cole Timm and Jared Irvan are among the drivers pre-entered for Saturday night’s 150-lap Supr Late Model race.

Brandon Setzer, who has a third place finish at Ace Speedway and a second place run at Southern National Speedway, is expected to be on hand. Jared Fryar had a strong showing at Ace Speedway as did Tate Fogleman and Clete Caywood, who finished fourth at South Boston last August. 

Harrison Burton, the 13-year-old son of South Boston native and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Burton, will be here to compete in his first-ever South Boston Speedway race. Tanner Rumburg, who has competed at South Boston Speedway in the Modified Division, is also expected to compete in Saturday’s race.

Trey Crews of Halifax, a two-time winner, leads the battle for the South Boston Speedway Limited Sportsman Division championship. He holds a 20-point lead over second-place Tommy Peregoy. Daryn Cockram sits third in the standings, and is only two points behind Peregoy and three points ahead of Danny Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs, who has one victory this season.

Greg Autry of South Boston, who has three wins this season in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, holds a 15-point lead in the race for the division championship. Bruce Mayo of Halifax is second in the standings and Johnny Layne rounds out the top three in the standings.

Registration and pit gates will open on Saturday at noon. Practice for all divisions will be held from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m.

Grandstand gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and qualifying time trials will begin at 4:45 p.m. A Fan Appreciation session will be held from 6 p.m. until 6:45 p.m., with the first race getting the green flag at 7 p.m. 

Advance tickets for the PASS Super Late Model 150 racing program can be purchased through 5 p.m. on Friday.