Joe Chandler, Author at The Charlotte Gazette

Jordaine Penick

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

‘Practice makes perfect: Jordaine Penick eyes chance at Victory Lane

She’s taking aim this year at the checkered flag. Sixteen-year-old Jordaine Penick, a sophomore at Randolph-Henry High, has already done a lot in the racing ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Monday, March 18, 2024 8:00 am

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Speedway sets $20,000 ‘King of the Modifieds’ race

It’s an instant crown jewel event for Modified racing in America. The Pace-O-Matic King of the Modifieds will pay a minimum of $20,000 to the ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Saturday, March 2, 2024 10:05 am

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Speedway makes a change for Late Model Series

South Boston Speedway and Hoosier Racing Tire, two leaders in short-track asphalt racing, are forging new ground together with South Boston Speedway becoming the first ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Friday, February 2, 2024 5:24 pm

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Double features set for Late Models

Double feature nights provide double the racing excitement for fans and South Boston Speedway has seven double feature nights scheduled for its Sentara Health Late ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Friday, January 19, 2024 3:11 pm

South Boston Speedway

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

2023 season marked a number of firsts at speedway

Carter Langley entered the 2023 season at South Boston Speedway with modest goals. When the season ended Langley had far exceeded his initial goals, earning ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Friday, December 8, 2023 4:04 pm

Southside Boston Speedway 2024 season

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Speedway announces updates to 2024 season

South Boston Speedway officials have announced updates to the track’s 2024 season schedule including a special event to kick off the season. The speedway’s Saturday ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Saturday, December 2, 2023 7:58 am

Johnny Layne

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Championship brought relief, accomplishment for Johnny Layne

There is no doubt that Johnny Layne felt a huge sense of accomplishment and relief when he won the 2023 season championship in South Boston ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Friday, November 24, 2023 3:32 pm

Speedway banquet

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Champions, award winners honored at Speedway banquet

It was two months ago that 18-year-old Carter Langley took the checkered flag to win the 2023 season’s final points race for the Sentara Health ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Thursday, November 16, 2023 5:44 pm

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

Speedway gets new senior director

Jenny Morris, a former administrative assistant at South Boston Speedway who brings with her an extensive background in auto racing, has been named Senior Director, ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Saturday, November 4, 2023 11:26 am

Andy Jankowiak

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY

SMART Modified results ruled unofficial, ruling set for Tuesday

Taking advantage of two caution flags in the final five laps, Andy Jankowiak surged past 15-year-old Carson Loftin of Clemmons, North Carolina on the final ... Read more

by Joe Chandler, Friday, October 20, 2023 11:34 am

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