Support classes get spotlight at Langley

Published 10:02 pm Friday, June 18, 2010

HAMPTON – Support divisions take a turn in the spotlight this Saturday as Langley Speedway continues its 2010 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series campaign.

Saturday’s lineup includes: B&C Seafood Modifieds (50 laps); Pepsi Grand Stocks (40 laps); Langley Fan Club Super Streets (40 laps); Standard Welding Pro Sixes (30 laps); Rhonnda Claiborne, Realtor HRKC Pro Winged Champ Karts (20 laps); and, Virginia Mini Cups (20 laps).

Front gates open at 1 p.m. and afternoon practice gets rolling at 2. After a 4:15 drivers meeting, time trials begin at 4:30. Pre-race ceremonies start at 6:45 and the Mini Cups kick off the evening’s feature program shortly after 7.

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Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, 6-12. “Little Race Fans” (under 6) are admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Military personnel (active-duty or retired, with ID) and senior citizens (60+, with ID) receive a $2 discount off the adult ticket price.

Last Saturday’s “Rock Star 265,” to benefit 10-year-old cancer patient Madison Arnot, raised nearly $10,000 in donations and pledges.

A longtime member of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, Langley Speedway is a .395-mile, slightly-banked oval. The track is located at 11 Dale Lemonds Dr., off North Armistead Ave., in Hampton.

To learn more about Langley Speedway, fans may call the Speedway office at (757) 865-RACE or consult the track’s Web site –