South Boston Speedway reveals 2023 season schedule; Other special events will be announced at a later time

South Boston Speedway has revealed its 2023 season schedule of NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series events, a list of 12 event dates for the four regular NASCAR racing divisions and including three special events.

Chase Brushers, general manager of South Boston Speedway, said additional special events and promotions will be announced after details are finalized.

“The 2022 season was great as we celebrated the 65th race of the trackThe tenth Anniversary, brought back Highway to Prime Time TV, hosted the SRX Series, had an epic 4th of July race to start the late Virginia Triple Crown model and so much more, said Chase Brashear, general manager of South Boston Motorcycles. “We look forward to continuing this momentum into the 2023 season and cannot thank our fans, racing teams, sponsors and other stakeholders enough to make the 2022 season a huge success. The 2023 season will be another stellar year of racing, and we are providing the bulk of the 2023 schedule now. We still have Several other special events and promotions that we are working on for the upcoming season, and will be announced throughout the slack.”

The highway will open the 2023 NASCAR racing season on Saturday afternoon, March 18, one week after the annual Open Practice/Media Day event, scheduled for Saturday, March 11.

The season opener on March 18 at South Boston Speedway will include four NASCAR Regular Highway Racing Divisions, the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Auto Division, the Budweiser Limited Sportsman Division, the Southside Disposal Pure Stock Division, and the Virginia State Police. Hornets Division.

The second event on the 2023 schedule for South Boston Speedway is the first of three special events on the schedule. This event is scheduled for April Fools’ Day, Saturday afternoon, April 1 and features the powerful open-wheeled cars of the modified SMART Tour. The NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car division was also shown on that date, which will be the last of the afternoon racing events early in the season. Other departments participating in this event will be announced later.

The jewel in the crown is set at South Boston Speedway ahead of the July 4th Late Model Car Division event, the Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200, Virginia Late Model Triple Crown Series starting race, Saturday night, July 1.

Track Limited Sports teams, the Pure Stock and Hornets will also be working on that night. A fan festival and training day was scheduled the day before Friday, June 30.

“This year’s event featured one of the most exciting and exciting finishes that fans have seen at South Boston Speedway in many years, and we expect the 2023 event to be just as exciting,” Brachers said. “We also had a lot of fun with Fan Fest that followed the training day, and we look forward to hosting that again in 2023.”

The third special event shown on the schedule is the South Boston 270 on Saturday evening, August 19th. Details surrounding the event, which will include the Late Model Stock Car and Limited Sportsman divisions, will be announced at a later date.

The first night race of the 2023 season is scheduled to begin in South Boston on Saturday night, April 22nd. All four divisions of NASCAR’s regular races on the track will be running that night.

The track will conclude the 2023 season of the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series points racing with Championship Night on Saturday night, September 2, with an event featuring the four NASCAR racing divisions at the track.

The latest news and updates for fans and competitors can be found on the Speedway website, southbostonspeedway.comAnd through the path’s social media channels. Information can also be obtained by calling the Highway at 434-572-4947 or toll-free at 1-877-440 1540 during normal business hours.

SOUTH BOSTON SPEEDWAY TEMPORARY 2023 SCHEDULE
(start times in parentheses):

  • Saturday 11 March Open Workout/Information Day (10am-5pm)
  • Saturday, March 18 – Season Opening – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Late Model Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (2 p.m.)
  • Saturday, April 1 – Fool’s Rush 291 – SMART Open-Wheel Modifications, Late Stock Model Car, Other Sections (Start time to be announced)
  • Saturday, April 22 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Model Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday May 6 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday May 13 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday, June 3 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday 17 JuneIntroduction to late 200’s, Budweiser Sports Limited, Southside Determination of Pure Stock, Hornets for Virginia State Police (7 p.m.)
  • Friday 30 JuneThunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 Training Day & Fan Fest
  • Saturday July 1 – Thunder Road Harley-Davidson 200 / Virginia Late Model Triple Crown Kickoff – Late Stock Car 200, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets PLUS Fireworks (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday, July 15 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Saturday August 5 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Race Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)
  • Sat Aug 19 – South Boston 270 – Late Model Car, Budweiser Limited Sport, Other Divisions Fuck (7pm)
  • Saturday, September 2 – NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series Championship Night – Late Stock Car, Budweiser Limited Sportsman, Southside Disposal Pure Stock, Virginia State Police HEAT Hornets (7 p.m.)

### Note – Boldface Special Events

Other events for 2023 will be announced later

SBS PR

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