For much of the past eight months or so, a bologna burger has been the food of choice for many South Boston Speedway competitors, but Thursday, with engines and wrenches quiet, turkey will be the main course.
After a solid year of new, cost-saving rules in the Limited Sportsman Division, South Boston Speedway officials are encouraged by the growth and competitiveness in the class in 2019 and excited about the 2020 season.
It would have been understandable if Josh Berry had shown some sign of frustration following the 125-lap CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car race of Saturday’s autosbynelson.com 250 at South Boston Speedway.
The Burton family, Jeb Burton and Harrison Burton, had a big night Saturday night in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
With an intense, emotion-filled charge, former South Boston Speedway regular Bobby McCarty won the CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car championship in Saturday’s autosbynelson.com 250 at South Boston Speedway.
Twenty-six-year-old Sam Hunt and 19-year-old Colin Garrett of Elmo, the youngest owner-driver duo in NASCAR, will bring a crowd-funded NASCAR Xfinity Series team to the sport.
MARTINSVILLE — In an extraordinarily wild NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race that saw four of six playoff drivers have major issues, 19-year-old Todd Gilliland muscled his way past Ross Chastain on Lap 191 and held on to win for the first time in 446 career starts.
Racing fans looking for more action before the cold of winter sets in can find plenty of it when the CARS Tour rolls into South Boston Speedway Saturday, Nov. 2, for the autosbynelson.com 250.
Jeb Burton will make his second start with Niece Motorsports in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.
For Andrew Aquilante, winning Saturday’s GT-2 race at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton in the SCCA Runoffs and taking the national championship in the class was the perfect culmination of a project started several months ago.
A full slate of action is in store the rest of the week at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton as the best-of-the-best among the country’s top Sports Car Club of America competitors compete for national championship honors in the 56th Annual SCCA Runoffs.
South Boston Speedway released its 2020 schedule Saturday, a schedule that features 14 race dates and will kick off with a visit from the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour.
Josh Berry was in contention to win last year’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, only to see his hopes dashed by an accident in the closing laps.
Sports Car Club of America’s top race drivers will converge on VIRginia International Raceway October 6-13 for over a week’s worth of winner-take-all sports car road racing in the SCCA Runoff.
Californian Thomas Merrill won Saturday’s 100-mile Trans Am TA2 powered by AEM race at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton, but it was Harrison Burton who was the star of the race.
Veteran road racer Boris Said says VIRginia International Raceway at Alton is one of his favorite tracks. The way he dominated Saturday’s 100-mile Trans Am race at the Halifax County road course showed it.
Jeb Burton of Halifax and amateur driver Debbie Cloud teamed up to capture a third-place finish in Saturday’s SVRA Vintage Race of Champions Charity Pro-Am race presented by Chopard Watch at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton.
VIRginia International Raceway at Alton is hosting its annual SVRA Heacock Classic Gold Cup Weekend Friday through Sunday, a weekend that will feature the best in vintage racing as well as racing in the Trans-Am Championship presented by Pirelli.
Racing fans, whether they enjoy the nostalgia of vintage racing or the throaty thunder of modern high-power, high horsepower GT cars, will have plenty to enjoy this weekend as VIRginia International Raceway at Alton hosts its annual SVRA Heacock Classic Gold Cup Weekend Friday through Sunday.
Southlake, TX – Indy car champion Al Unser, Jr. announced he is entering Saturday’s Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s (SVRA) Vintage Race of Champions (VROC) Charity Pro-Am presented by Chopard Watch at VIRginia International Raceway.
SPEEDWAY, Ind. – Jeb Burton knows that every time he hops in the side window of the No. 8 JR Motorsports Chevrolet, he’s got to make it count.
Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) have announced six top contenders for its Vintage Race of Champions (VROC) Charity Pro-Am presented by Chopard Watch championship have filed entries for the next race on Sept. 21 at VIRginia International Raceway.
VIRginia International Raceway is welcoming back veteran racing stars to its iconic course for the SVRA Vintage Race of Champions Charity Pro-Am Race, taking place during the annual Heacock Classic Gold Cup Historic Races weekend, Sept. 19-22.
Peyton Sellers wasn’t in much of a celebratory mood Saturday night after having won his fifth career South Boston Speedway NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division championship and tying the late NASCAR Modified and Late Model Sportsman legend Ray Hendrick of Richmond …
It is championship week, the week that drivers in every division at South Boston Speedway have been racing toward since the season began back in the early spring.
Two NASCAR champions — Todd Bodine and Johnny Benson — have filed entries for Sportscar Vintage Racing Association’s (SVRA) Vintage Race of Champions (VROC) Charity Pro-Am presented by Chopard Watch at VIRginia International Raceway.
Jeroen Bleekemolen is one of the world’s more accomplished racers. He has won the 24 Hours of LeMans, twice won the Twelve Hours of Sebring and is one of the top stars in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship series.
Sometimes being different is good. Being different paid off for Mercedes-AMG GT 3 drivers Ben Keating and Jeroen Bleekemolen as they won the GT Daytona class in Sunday's Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton.
Porsche driver Patrick Pilet called Sunday "a perfect day" for he and teammate Nick Tandy in the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton.
Lee Pulliam scored his fourth straight victory in Saturday night’s NASCAR Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway, but it took some late-race dramatics for the Alton resident to pick up his sixth win of the season at the .4-mile oval.
Dramatic finishes are not uncommon in Michelin Pilot Challenge series races at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton, but throw in some rain, a series of late full-course cautions, just over two minutes and a one-lap dash to decide the winner, and you have every ingredient for a drama-pack…
If there was an award for the driver traveling the most distance to get to Saturday night’s NASCAR Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway, Jeroen Bleekemulen would be the hands-down winner.
After a tough first half of the season, Ford Chip Ganassi Racing drivers Ryan Briscoe and Richard Westbrook have the hot hand in the GT Le Mans class of the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship series.
The country and the world’s premier professional road racers will take to the track Friday at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton as action kicks off for the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship event weekend.
Time is beginning to run out in the championship chases in the IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship series, and GT Le Mans category leader Earl Bamber says Sunday’s Michelin GT Challenge at Alton’s VIRginia International Raceway will be a big race for him and teammate Laurens Vanthoor.
For the second and final time in the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, the GT Le Mans (GTLM) and GT Daytona (GTD) classes step into the spotlight for two hours and 40 minutes of action on the 3.27-mile VIRginia International Raceway circuit.
There are many interesting little known behind-the scenes stories among the drivers and team owners that compete in IMSA. One of those belongs to IMSA Lamborghini Super Trofeo North America Series driver Ron Atapattu, who will compete in the series this weekend at VIRginia International Race…
Performance Tech Motorsports is enroute to VIRginia International Raceway at Alton for the second to last IMSA Prototype Challenge race of the 2019 season.
VIRginia International Raceway at Alton will host a number of the country’s and the world’s top road racers and teams this weekend in the track’s biggest event of the season, the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech Sportscar Championship event.
Before the 2019 season began, South Boston Speedway announced several new engine options for the Limited Sportsman Division to make the division more affordable and competitive.
Mark Keesee Jr. and Daniel Shelton don’t get many headlines, but they are the type of racers who make the sport go around every week at short tracks across America.
It is a rare circumstance that brothers competing against each other in the same division at a speedway all win.
Don’t get the wrong idea about Jacob Borst. Sure, he’s just 15, and he’s winning races at one of the toughest weekly tracks in the country. Sure, he’s got a beautiful race car that’s wicked fast week-in and week-out.