Garnett wins Hornets Division race

Published 3:45 pm Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Todd Garnett, of Drakes Branch, took the lead from Kevin Currin, of Chase City, on the fifth lap and won Saturday’s 15-lap Budweiser Hornets Division race in his second year racing.

Kenny Mills, of Alton, finished second, with Drew Dawson, of Nathalie, Currin and Justin Dawson, of Nathalie, completing the top five finishers.

George Brunnhoelzl III picked up his second win of the season on the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Saturday afternoon, winning the South Boston 150 at South Boston Speedway.

Next Race At South Boston Speedway

An action-filled seven-race card will be featured when NASCAR racing returns to South Boston Speedway Saturday night with the NASCAR Late Model 100 racing program.

A 100-lap race for the NASCAR Whelen All American Series Late Model Stock Car Division competitors headlines the seven-race card that includes twin 25-lap Limited Sportsman Division races and twin 15-lap Pure Stock Division races.

Fans will also see a 50-lap Modified race and a 15-lap Hornets Division race.

Registration opens at 2:30 p.m., pit gates open at 3 p.m. and practice will start at 4 p.m.

Grandstand gates open at 5:30 p.m., qualifying starts at 6 p.m. and the first race gets the green flag at 7 p.m.

Adult general admission tickets are $10 each, with youth ages 7-12 admitted for $5 and kids ages 6 and under being admitted free with a paid adult present.

For additional information about the NASCAR Late Model 100 racing program or any other events at South Boston Speedway, visit the speedway’s website at or telephone the speedway at (434) 572-4947 or 1-877-440-1540.