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  Mother Nature Finally Wins at Southside Speedway

Midlothian, VA, June 5, 2009 – After threatening all season long to rain out “The Toughest Short Track in the South”, Mother Nature finally cancels racing at Southside Speedway. The Modified Division, which hasn’t run since April was anxious to make there way back to the track for a Triple 30 feature. The Grand Stock drivers were ready for their endurance race of the season with 100 laps around the track. The races scheduled for this evening will be rescheduled over the next couple of weeks.

The racing action will return to Southside Speedway next Friday night June 12th at 7:30. Currently scheduled for next Friday will be an endurance driven 150 laps for the Late Model Division as the feature event. The gates will open at normal time of 6:00 with qualifying to start at 6:30. Check www.SouthsideSpeedway.com for the most current information regarding racing and other events at Southside Speedway.

Southside Speedway will continue to present exciting events throughout its historic 50th Anniversary Season. Visit www.SouthsideSpeedway.com for updates on this and other events.

About Southside Speedway- Southside Speedway, “The Toughest Short Track in the South,” was established in 1959 by J.M. Wilkinson and currently owned by his daughters, Sue Clements and Mrs. Patsy Stargardt. The track is proud to remain Chesterfield County’s favorite family-friendly entertainment venue. The .33 mile oval track features races from 6 different divisions. During the historic 2009 season, April 10th through September 4th, the speedway will host Thursday and Friday Night races, featuring the Late Model and Modified divisions. Southside Speedway will also present the Grand Stock, U-Car, Street Stock and Champ Kart’s divisions. The track is available for corporate functions, birthday parties, and other private events. Please see SouthsideSpeedway.com for schedule and additional information.

Thank you for your attendance and participation. If you have any questions please contact Rand Cournow at (804) 339-2693 or marketing@southsidespeedway.com