- Last Updated on 08:07 AM 09/11/13
- BY Tim Chandler/South Boston Speedway
The final chapter in the 2013 racing season at South Boston Speedway will be played out Saturday night when America’s Hometown Track hosts the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Night 150 racing program.
The 2013 track champions at South Boston Speedway will be crowned in the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Night 150, which will feature five action-packed races.
The first of the five events scheduled Saturday night will get cranked up at 7 p.m.
The featured attraction of the night will be a 150-lap race for the drivers in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division.
Defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series national champion Lee Pulliam has already locked up the 2013 Late Model Stock Car Division championship at America’s Hometown Track.
Pulliam has posted 15 victories at South Boston Speedway this season and has 26 overall victories for the campaign.
The chase for second place in the NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division at America’s Hometown Track is quite close, however, as second-place Bobby McCarty of Summerfield, N.C. leads third-place Austin Thaxton of Cluster Springs by only four points.
Bruce Anderson of South Boston is fourth in the standings, and is only 10 points ahead of fifth-place Ronald Hill of Rougemont, N.C.
Also scheduled on Saturday is a race for the Limited Sportsman Division, a clash for the drivers in the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, a battle for the Modified Division and an event for the competitors in the touring Legendary Flathead Ford Racing Association.
Danny Willis Jr. of Cluster Springs has locked up the championship in the Limited Sportsman Division as he holds a 101-point lead.; however, there is a tight battle for second in the standings between Garrett Bunch of Front Royal, Michael Maresca of Hannawa Falls, N.Y.and Blake Stallings of Danville.
Bunch is currently second. He leads Maresca by only five points. Stallings is fourth in the standings and only trails Maresca by seven points.
In the Budweiser Pure Stock Division, Joe Allred III of Scottsburg owns a comfortable 43-point lead over Stuart Crews of Long Island in the chase for the championship but has not officially clinched the title. Austin Milam is third in the standings and Randy Hupp is fourth.
Pit registration for the GCR presents Spaulding Equipment Night 150 racing program will begin at 1 p.m. on Saturday. Practice for all divisions will be held from 3 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and qualifying time trials will get underway at 5:30 p.m.
Grandstand gates will open at 5 p.m. and the first race of the night will start at 7 p.m.