South Boston, VA.......Austin Thaxton of South Boston scored his first win of the season Saturday night, slipping past Mike Jones on lap 46 following a restart and fending off a late bid from Trey Crews to win the Halifax Insurance Presents Whelen NASCAR Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway. The win, Thaxton's 10th career […]

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South Boston, VA- Austin Thaxton found himself in the right place at the right time and came away with his first win of the season in Saturday night's Aqua Pros 100 NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division race at South Boston Speedway.   In earning his first victory of the season […]

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Peyton Sellers and Austin Thaxton scored victories in South Boston Speedway's twin-75 Late Model Stock features Saturday night, but it was an incident involving the two drivers and Bobby McCarty in teh closing laps of the first race that set the stage for the evening.   McCarty started on the pole for the first Late Model […]

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Bobby McCarty proved patience is a virtue at South Boston Speedway Saturday night, biding his time until the moment was right to pounce for the victory in the Late Model Stock 100-lap feature at the historic Virginia short track.   McCarty started second in the race, qualifying just behind track championship leader Peyton Sellers. Sellers […]

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South Boston Speedway Late Model Stock regular Austin Thaxton made his first start in a Super Late Model this past weekend during the ARCA/CRA Super Series portion of SpeedFest 2017 at Watermelon Capital Speedway . The start came after what Thaxton describes as a “funny encounter” during a Pro All-Stars Series race weekend at […]

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Exciting times are approaching at South Boston Speedway as a new season is on the horizon. The 2017 season marks the 60th anniversary of the legendary 4/10-mile Southern Virginia short track. 2017 also ushers in a new era as the track has undergone a repave over the winter, the first at the track since […]

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While Mother Nature failed to cooperate at a few short track racing events this past weekend, she didn't completely wipe out the list of events held throughout the United States.  Many short tracks survived the weather forecasts and as a result provided some exciting and dramatic action for short track racing fans.   To get […]

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South Boston, VA -- Austin Thaxton fended off last-lap challenges from defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Lee Pulliam of Alton, Virginia and former NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion Peyton Sellers of Danville, Virginia to win Saturday’s NASCAR Late Model 100 at South Boston Speedway.   Thaxton grabbed the lead on […]

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It was a strange start to the 2016 season.   When the dust had settled on the season opener at South Boston Speedway , all the former National Champions in the field were spun out and torn up at the end of the first of two 100-lap Late Model Stock Car races Saturday night.   […]

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