With Threat of Bad Weather, South Boston Moves Races To Sept. 17

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (September 2, 2016) – With an uncertain weather forecast for the next 24 hours, South Boston Speedway Officials has postponed Saturday night’s racing activities. All of Saturday’s scheduled races will be held Saturday, September 17.

Hard rain from the tropical storm that is moving up the Eastern Seaboard isn’t expected to hit the South Boston area until after midnight tonight and continue into the morning. With the unpredictable movement of the storm and keeping in mind how hard those east of South Boston may get hit, track officials felt it best to make the early decision.

The Late Model twin 75-lap races and the 50-lap Limited races have been added to an already exciting lineup of racing onSeptember 17 that includes a 30-lap Budweiser Pure Stock race and a 15-lap Budweiser Hornet race. Champions will be crowned in all four divisions on that night.

In addition, the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will be featured in a 150-lap event.

There will be a total of 405 laps of racing.

Advance adult general admission tickets are priced at $10 and may be purchased at the South Boston Speedway office until5 p.m. on Friday, September 16. Adult general admission tickets will be $15 each at the gate on race day. Youth ages 7-12 will be admitted for $5. Kids ages six and under will be admitted free with a paying adult.

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