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Virginia Late Model Triple Crown celebrates tenth season

DAYTONA Ocean side, Fla. (June 22, 2023) – As NASCAR remembers its 75th Commemoration season, it's returning to its foundations with the NASCAR Advance Car Parts Week by week Series to commend the most renowned series of races in Late Model Stock Vehicle dashing as the tenth time of the Virginia Late Model Triple Crown opens up Saturday, July 1, at South Boston Speedway.

First altercation 2012, the Virginia Late Model Triple Crown highlights three renowned short tracks – South Boston Speedway, Langley Speedway, and Martinsville Speedway. The series opens on Saturday, July 1, at South Boston with the Thunder Street Harley-Davidson 200, trailed by the Hampton Intensity 200 at Langley on July 22. Everything wraps up at with the ValleyStar Credit Association 300 at Martinsville on September 23.

“The Virginia Triple Crown includes the biggest three NASCAR Late Model Stock Vehicle races, and we are so eager to get it started off here at South Boston Speedway on July 1,” said South Boston Head supervisor Pursue Brashears. “The Triple Crown ceaselessly gets the most elite Late Model Stock dashing together to contend straight on across three distinct tracks and puts this discipline of hustling on an enormous stage. For South Boston Speedway explicitly, our Triple Crown race is generally our biggest occasion by a long shot and is vital to our office and local area.”

Corey Heim prevailed upon the 2022 challenge at South Boston Jacob Borst as the two crashed toward the end goal in an emotional rush to the completion.

The reason of the Virginia Triple Crown is basic – the driver with the best typical wrap up during the three races acquires the payout. The victor gets $7,000, while runner up gets $2,000 and third acquires $1,000.

Peyton Venders is the prevailing Virginia Triple Crown champion and a four-time victor of the title, having likewise won in 2013, 2014 and 2018. Lee Pulliam is the just other multi-time champ of the Virginia Triple Crown, winning it in 2015 and 2019.

“Winning the Triple Crown is a that thing for me, being a Virginia local, it implies you're beating the most elite in your home state,” said Venders. “Over the course of the last years, this has drawn in drivers from everywhere, and it is a seriously big deal to have the option to address Virginia, contending in the Virginia Triple Crown. These are three exceptionally interesting tracks as you go from banked black-top at South Boston to the level, low-hold track at Langley, to the high-slowing down cement of Martinsville.”Mike Looney (87) leads during the ValleyStar Credit Association 300 at Martinsville Speedway on September 24, 2022. (Photograph: Adam Fenwick/NASCAR)
Langley's fifteenth yearly Hampton Intensity makes up the second leg of the Virginia Triple Crown, which was won last year by Jared Fryer. In his third endeavor at the race, Fryer was the tenth different driver to come out on top in the race in the past 10 occasions.

“Witnessing this extraordinary occasion overshadow into its tenth running is all we might have longed for back when Mud, Cathy [Rice, from South Boston Speedway] and I at first discussed fostering the Virginia Triple Crown,” said Langley Speedway Proprietor Bill Mullis. “With the backing of an extraordinary Late Model establishment in Virginia and encompassing states, this series has become inseparable from Late Model rivalry in the district. The fan support that has developed behind these three incredible races has made awesome acknowledgment for the drivers and tracks. For this help from the dashing local area and fans, we are extremely grateful and pleased to be essential for the Virginia Triple Crown.”
Martinsville's ValleyStar Credit Association 300 wraps up the Virginia Triple Crown with a fall standoff under the lights. First held in 1985, the occasion is the greatest, most extravagant and most renowned Late Model Stock Vehicle race of the year. Venders is the protecting champ of the occasion, procuring his most memorable success in the occasion in his fifteenth endeavor.

“The Virginia Triple Crown has turned into the title to win in the Late Model people group and it's so vital to have this stage to grandstand the gifted drivers who are hustling at short tracks the nation over,” said Martinsville Speedway President Dirt Campbell. “We have three noteworthy tracks facilitating the best three Late Model Stock Races of the time, and the dashing conveys consistently for the fans. The arrangement guarantees it will all boil down to the finale, and the development over each of the three races will make the ValleyStar Credit Association 300 considerably more energizing as we crown the hero in September.”

The three races at South Boston on July 1, Langley on July 22, and Martinsville on September 23 will be streamed live on FloRacing.

Tickets for the opener of the Virginia Triple Crown at South Boston might be bought at southbostonspeedway.com. Tickets for the second leg of the series at Langley are accessible at langley-speedway.com. For passes to the finale at Martinsville, fans can go to martinsvillespeedway.com.

Fans can remain associated with NASCAR Advance Vehicle Parts Week after week Series activity, including Virginia Late Model Triple Crown refreshes, at nascar.com/roots.

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