Due to restrictions in Phase 3 of the re-opening plan for the Commonwealth of Virginia and implications to the speedway’s insurance coverage, South Boston Speedway officials have no choice but to cancel Saturday night’s Thunder Road Harley-Davidson Presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort Late Model Twin 100s racing program and post-race fireworks show. Track officials […]

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South Boston, Va…..The long wait is coming to an end.   South Boston Speedway officials announced Wednesday that the track will open its 2020 season on Saturday night, June 27, with its biggest and most colorful show of the year, the Thunder Road Harley-Davidson Presented by Grand Atlantic Ocean Resort Late Model Twin 100s.   […]

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During this week's edition of "Wayback Wednesday," we spoke about Butch Lindley and his success in the 1980’s.  But Butch wasn't the only Lindley who found success behind the wheel of a race car.  Today, we flashback to the Speed51 archives to a day when Bob Dillner inked a story about Butch's son, Mardy Lindley. […]

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Amid the mass wave of cancellations of large public events nationwide in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener originally scheduled for March 21 at South Boston Speedway in Virginia. was added to that ever-growing list late this week. For the time being, the event has been postponed […]

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The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season opener scheduled for Saturday, March 21 at South Boston Speedway (VA) has been postponed. The announcement comes as a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic that is forcing the postponement, suspension or cancelation of many sporting events throughout the United States.   A make up date for the event […]

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The historic South Boston Speedway proved to be a challenge for Western Super Series presented by J2Racing.parts drivers Tuesday night.  At the end of the night, it was a driver from the state of Maine prevailing in a last-lap thriller to score the win at the virtual .4-mile Virginia short track.   After escaping heat […]

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Rising to the challenge is what separates a top-notch driver from the rest of the pack. Whether it’s dominating a race, going on a winning streak or sealing a win with a late-race pass, drivers slowly rise to the top of the field and make a name for themselves.   That’s why the FK Rod […]

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