This weekend marks the third and final time this season the PASS South super late model series makes their way to “America’s Hometown Track”; South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Virginia. The first trip in March was marred by rain after a Friday afternoon practice session, followed by a June 9th event that saw young Landon Cling, driving for Brad Keselowski Racing, pick up his first career super late model win. This weekend’s Southern Virginia 150 has all the potential to produce another first time series winner, but more importantly it could be one of the final times championship contenders race against one another with minimal outside influx as the season schedule hits the fall months of 2012.
The series last outing at Orange County Speedway really shook the championship points battle up a bit as current leader Kyle Grissom scored his third win of 2012, while Brandon Ward, who has been Grissom’s main challenger this season, failed to finish due to a mechanical issues. Ward’s DNF dropped him from second to fifth in the standings, and put veteran Jay Fogleman in the runner-up spot fourteen points behind Grissom. The saving grace for the rest of the field might be the fact that the 4/10th mile flat track didn’t produce one of Grissom’s best finishes this season as he barely squeaked a top ten finish (9th) in June.
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