All News: SoBo

Sobo Goes All “Survivor” On XCAL

April 1st, 2014 by

It was certainly an interesting week for XCAL. This time we were at South Boston, located in Virginia, just sixty miles east of that oval racing mecca: Martinsville. Taking the green flag for 250 laps was our pole sitter Aaron Hillibush, with a lot of competitive drivers, including Mark Arthur, Richard Hollyday and Brock Colson … Read the Rest »

Kudlick Survives SoBo

February 25th, 2014 by

The NASCAR Late Model Tour made its fourth stop of the season at South Boston Speedway — aka SoBo, a .4 mile oval with twelve degrees of banking that offers loads of tight door-to-door action. The online race of the week was stacked with great competitors and claimed a 2054 Strength of Field and … Read the Rest »

Chaos Produces Dramatic Finish at SoBo

December 2nd, 2013 by

The NASCAR Late Model Series took on South Boston Speedway or Week 5 of the series.  Nestled just off highway 360 in South Boston, Virginia, this .4 mile oval turns into a gladiator arena for the sim-racers in the Late Model series.  Survival is the key to success at “SoBo” where many sim-racers fought … Read the Rest »

Majeski Makes Late Model Return in Dominating Fashion

September 4th, 2013 by

Like USA International Raceway, Oran Park and scores of other great tracks, Lanier National Speedway has closed its doors and joined the list of mothballed or demolished race tracks.  As with USA and Oran Park, sim-racers continue to have the opportunity to graze the walls and bang doors with their competitors at Lanier thanks to … Read the Rest »

Proving Ground

April 7th, 2013 by

Week Nine of the NASCAR Late Model Series took to the tarmac of South Boston Speedway. The track was originally built as a dirt track before being converted to a .357 mile paved track in 1962. Finally in 1994 the track took to its current 0.4 mile configuration. The four turns with 12 degrees … Read the Rest »

Terrorizing the Monster

March 29th, 2013 by

In Week Eight of the NASCAR Late Model Series gave sim-racers the opportunity to take to the high banks of Dover International Speedway.  The “Monster Mile” as it is commonly called is quite obviously one mile in length. Dover has four corners with banking of 24 degrees and even the straights include nine degrees … Read the Rest »

McKinney Takes SoBo

December 22nd, 2011 by

For Week 7 of the Street Stock Series, top sim racers traveled to the famous SoBo (South BostonSpeedway ). In total, 832 racers took to the track at least one time during the week at the famous Virginia short track. Weekly High Strength of Field Last week’s high Strength of Field race had an … Read the Rest »

Hubbell Makes History

August 16th, 2011 by

The second week of the 2011 Season 2 brought the NASCAR Late Model Series to “America’s Hometown Track,” South Boston Speedway. SoBo as many call it is a 4/10 mile long bullring located in southern Virginia. In real life the track hosts a weekly show of NASCAR Late Model Stock Car races that keep … Read the Rest »

Greer Dominates Lanier Late Models

August 9th, 2011 by

The NASCAR Late Model Series took to the pavement in Braselton, Georgia last week to start 2011 Season 3 at the 0.375 mile Lanier National Speedway.  One of the tracks included in iRacing’s base subscription package, Lanier is a favorite among rookies and loved by the pros as well, witness the fact that close … Read the Rest »

Layden Tops South Boston

August 9th, 2011 by

The Street Stock Series traveled to South Boston, Virginia to the famed 0.4 mile “SoBo” oval to start Season Three of 2011. This week brought new faces to the top of the series points standings as sim racers look to dethrone back-to-back champion Nick Ottinger (Carolina). Weekly High Strength of Field Josh Wronkowski (Florida) … Read the Rest »