Driver tackles both a labor-intensive career and hobby at raceway
Andrew Amos has made a lot of progress this season and is starting to hit his stride as South Boston Speedway nears the midpoint of its 2021 season with the June 12 running of the Halifax Insurance NASCAR Late Model Twin 75s racing program.
Peyton Sellers admitted he didn’t have the best car, but it was good enough to deliver a win in the 100-lap NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division race that headlined Saturday night’s Southside Disposal Memorial Day Weekend Showdown at South Boston Speedway.
With a newer car and more experience under his belt Brent Younger has put himself into a good position in the Limited Sportsman Division point standings heading into Saturday night’s Southside Disposal Memorial Day Weekend Showdown at South Boston Speedway.
South Boston Speedway will kick off a special Celebrate America Campaign beginning with Saturday night’s Southside Disposal Memorial Day Weekend Showdown and ending with the July 3 Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort racing program.
A pair of veteran drivers, 2019 NASCAR national runner-up Mike Looney of Catawba and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competitor Timothy Peters of Danville split wins in the twin 75-lap NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division races that headlined Saturday night…
Every racer seeks perfection. So far this season, South Boston Speedway Budweiser Pure Stock Division competitor Nathan Crews is very close to being perfect.
A pair of teenagers ruled the night in the 100-lap NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division race that headlined Saturday night’s SoBo Livestreaming Night at the Races Presented by SoBoSpeedway.tv racing program.
Some new faces are emerging among the frontrunners in the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division at South Boston Speedway this season. Among them is Stuart Crews.
Johnny Layne has been racing at South Boston Speedway for almost a decade, and the Nathalie driver has a pair of track championships to show for his efforts.
Peyton Sellers has now won four of five Late Model stock car races at South Boston Speedway this season, including a pair of 75-lap twin races, the most recent coming Saturday.
Good results can do a lot for a young racer’s confidence. That is true for 16-year-old Jacob Borst, a rookie competing in the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division at South Boston Speedway.
Ryan Preece held off pole-sitter Chuck Hossfield and Burt Myers to take home a win in Saturday’s 99-lap SMART Modified Tour race at South Boston Speedway, a race including a field of 23 cars and was marred by nine cautions, including one red flag stoppage.
With the help of NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton, of South Boston, God’s Pit Crew is teaming up with Martinsville Speedway and Mercy Crossing to host a Farmers to Families Food Box giveaway Wednesday.
The last time Bobby Labonte competed at South Boston Speedway was in 1991, the year he won the NASCAR Busch Grand National Series championship. Now, 20 years later, he will return to competition at South Boston Speedway on Saturday, this time competing on the SMART (Southern Modified Auto Ra…
Defending South Boston Speedway NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Division champion Peyton Sellers recorded a pair of runner-up finishes in the Late Model Stock Car Division twinbill that opened the 2019 season at South Boston Speedway.
When the green flag waves on Saturday afternoon to kick off the 2021 racing season at South Boston Speedway a new 2021 Toyota Camry from Danville Toyota will be leading the field.
Trey Crews says he will have to miss the first two events of the season at South Boston Speedway. That could take him out of the picture in terms of the track’s NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car Division title, but success can be measured another way – in wins.
Steven Layne came very close to winning the 2019 Budweiser Hornets Division championship at South Boston Speedway. He scored a division-leading four wins in his 12 starts, had nine Top Five finishes and did not finish outside of the Top 10 in any race. At the end of the season he trailed div…
One thing was abundantly clear during Saturday’s open practice day at South Boston Speedway — competitors are genuinely excited about getting back to racing following a year the track closed because of the pandemic.
Due to the limited capacities specified in Northam’s announcement, the number of tickets to South Boston Speedway’s March 20 season-opening race will be limited.
After a solid 2019 season in which he finished fifth in the Limited Sportsman Division standings at South Boston Speedway, Kenny Daniel is looking to make more of an impact in 2021.
As an outside linebacker for the North Carolina A&T State University football team Courtney Edmonds knows what it is like to compete on a big stage in key college football games. This past Sunday Edmonds was set to compete on one of the biggest national stages in sports as the jackman fo…
South Boston resident Jeb Burton and his younger cousin Harrison Burton started off the season on a strong note by finishing in the top five of the season opening race at Daytona International Speedway.
South Boston Speedway officials are launching a new website for the speedway, a website with a modern look designed for ease of navigation and optimized for compatibility for viewing with any device.
Jeb Burton grew up racing go karts and watching his dad Ward race in the NASCAR Cup Series and hoped that he too could one day follow in his father’s footsteps.
Following a successful running of the event in 2019, the SCCA National Championship Runoffs are returning to Virginia International Raceway for the 2022 and 2023 seasons, SCCA Vice President and Chief Operations Officer Eric Prill announced during Wednesday evening’s virtual SCCA Road Racing…
A young husband-wife team with wide-ranging experience in NASCAR racing has joined the South Boston Speedway staff to help lead the track into the future.
Finances have always played a key role in racing, especially for the weekly short-track racers. That is why South Boston Speedway officials have worked hard over the years to make racing more affordable for competitors, and, at the same time, keep the competition on a level playing field and…
Over the last two or three years Tony Housman has wanted to try his hand at racing at South Boston Speedway. Unfortunately, his plans to race at “America’s Hometown Track” did not fully materialize.
Christmas is right around the corner. So is the end of what has been a truly challenging year for everyone in 2020 and the start of what everyone hopes will be a much brighter and better new year in 2021.
Martinsville Speedway held its 26th annual Christmas Toy Drive to benefit the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County on Friday, Dec. 4. Thanks to the tremendous support of the community and partners the Christmas Toy Drive raised $12,350 along with hundreds of toys to be distributed …
Due to several challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway announced on Wednesday that after the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14, they will stay in Daytona and run the Daytona Road Course the following weekend.
The largest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car Race in the nation will return to Martinsville Speedway in 2021 with the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 taking place on Saturday, Sept. 25.
This season has been a tough one for Scott Phillips. The Halifax resident had looked forward to racing in the Pure Stock Division at South Boston Speedway in 2020 only to see the COVID-19 pandemic crush that hope.
NASCAR has announced the 2021 schedule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, which will mirror many of the historic changes in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule that was announced in September.
South Boston Speedway has released its tentative 2021 season schedule that features 13 events including three special events, two of them touring series events.