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  • • 2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 7: Martin Truex Jr.
    Martin Truex Jr. started the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season hopeful after back-to-back runner-up finishes in the championship standings, preceded by winning the 2017 Cup championship. But with new crew chief James Small atop the No. 19 pit box, Truex didn’t perform as well in the COVID-19-affected 2020 season. He won at Martinsville Speedway but …...2021
  • North American Motor Car, Sierra Delta to sponsor Danny Bohn's On Point Motorsports Truck effort
    • North American Motor Car, Sierra Delta to sponsor Danny Bohn's On Point Motorsports Truck effort
    On Point Motorsports announced today that North American Motor Car is returning as a primary sponsor of the No. 30 Toyota Tundra with driver Danny Bohn for the 2021 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season. North American Motor Car sponsored ten races last season, highlighted by Bohn‘s top-10 finish at Martinsville Speedway in the […]...2021
  • • NASCAR: Kevin Harvick quietly surpassed a Richard Petty mark in 2020
    Lost in the midst of Kevin Harvick’s shocking NASCAR Cup Series playoff elimination was the fact that he surpassed Richard Petty in one statistical category and is now within striking distance of the record. The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 finale at Martinsville Speedway generally won’t bring back positive memories for Kevin Harvick, […] NASCAR: Kevin Harvick quietly surpas...2021
  • • Matt Tifft's seizures caused by epilepsy
    [Matt] Tifft, whose NASCAR driving career was sidelined after an Oct. 2019 seizure at Martinsville Speedway, needs a ride to work because he‘s not allowed to drive. The co-owner of Live Fast Motorsports must go six months without a seizure before he can seek to drive again in North Carolina. It‘s only been about 10 […]...2021
  • • DieCast Kings to Serve as Primary Sponsor for Jeremy Clements in Multiple Races in 2021
    Diecast Kings is set to sponsor Jeremy Clements’ No. 51 Chevrolet for multiple races during the 2021 NASCAR Xfinity Series season. The partnership will begin on Friday, April 9 at Martinsville Speedway. It will be the series’ second race at the track since 2006. Diecast Kings Is Ecstatic to Announce a Multi Race Deal With […]...2021
  • • Thursday Morning Thunder, Vol. 01: Was Dirt Racing Lucky or Good in 2020?
    Our own Matt McLaughlin said it best back in June when he was called into sub on my (and his) former Thinkin’ Out Loud column. No one was yelling at me, and no one threw a punch, but NASCAR’s actions that month had me evaluating what my future held. What started at Martinsville Speedway was …...2020
  • • NASCAR announces XFINITY Dash 4 Cash, Truck Series' Triple Truck Challenge races
    The 2021 schedule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Triple Truck Challenge events has been released by NASCAR. NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash Schedule Martinsville Speedway — Friday, April 9 Talladega Superspeedway — Saturday, April 24 Darlington Raceway — Saturday, May 8 Dover International Speedway — […]...2020
  • • Keen Parts to Sponsor BJ McLeod for Multiple Cup Races
    Keen Parts, under the CorvetteParts.net banner, will come aboard the No. 78 Ford of BJ McLeod for multiple NASCAR Cup Series races in 2021, Live Fast Motorsports announced Dec. 10. Keen Parts will debut at Martinsville Speedway in April; its other events are yet to be announced. The company has previously partnered with BJ McLeod …...2020
  • Keen Parts sponsoring Live Fast Motorsports in 2021
    • Keen Parts sponsoring Live Fast Motorsports in 2021
    Live Fast Motorsports announces today that Keen Parts, under the CorvetteParts.net umbrella, will sponsor the No. 78 Ford Mustang in multiple NASCAR Cup Series races during the 2021 season. CorvetteParts.net will make its first appearance on the car at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, April 10. Their additional races will be announced at a later date. […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup Series: Driver lineup changes from 2020 to 2021
    Here is a list of the changes in the NASCAR Cup Series driver lineup among the teams from the 2020 season to the 2021 season thus far. Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott capped off the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season by winning the final two races at Martinsville Speedway and Phoenix Raceway to secure his first […] NASCAR Cup Series: Driver lineup changes from 2020 to 2021 - Beyond the ...2020

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  • • NASCAR officials deem no competition penalty warranted after Martinsville review
    NASCAR officials said Monday that no penalty would be issued to the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing team after a review of a late-race situation in Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Playoff event at Martinsville Speedway. Scott Miller, NASCAR senior vice president of competition, told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Monday morning that officials would review a […]...2020
  • NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 grid set
    • NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 grid set
    Regular season champion Kevin Harvick ended his title hopes in a dramatic last-lap crash at Martinsville Speedway.Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Kurt Busch were also eliminated.Here's a look at the four title contenders:DriverTeam ManufacturerWinsBest ResultDenny HamlinJoe Gibbs RacingToyota72nd (2010)Brad ...Keep reading...2020
  • • Rick Ware Racing Assessed L1 Penalty After Martinsville, 2 Other Teams Fined
    Rick Ware Racing has incurred an L1 penalty following infractions at Martinsville Speedway on June 10. After failing pre-race inspection five times with its No. 51 entry for driver Joey Gase, NASCAR has docked the team 10 owner points, reducing its total to 35 points, but keeping the No. 51 entry in the 38th spot. … The post Rick Ware Racing Assessed L1 Penalty After Martinsville, 2 Other Te...2020
  • • NASCAR issues L1, lug-nut penalties after Martinsville
    NASCAR officials handed down an L1-level penalty and a pair of lug-nut penalties following Wednesday night's Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 for the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway. RELATED: Official Martinsville race results Alan Gustafson, crew chief for the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team of Chase Elliott, and Adam Stevens, crew chief for the […]...2020
  • • Martinsville post-race penalties announced
    NASCAR officials handed down an L1-level penalty and a pair of lug-nut penalties following Wednesday night‘s Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 for the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway. Alan Gustafson, crew chief for the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports team of Chase Elliott, and Adam Stevens, crew chief for the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing […]...2020
  • • Martin Truex Jr. Wins Under the Lights at Martinsville Speedway
    In a race where all Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas encountered issues, Martin Truex Jr. was the stable’s lone driver to overcome a setback and win at Martinsville Speedway Wednesday night (June 10). Truex raced his way back from a penalty after the stage one caution and took advantage of some lapped traffic to take the … The post Martin Truex Jr. Wins Under the Lights at Martinsville Speedwa...2020
  • • NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. overcomes penalty to win at Martinsville
    Martin Truex Jr. secured his first victory of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season at Martinsville Speedway in the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. became the seventh different winner through the first 11 races of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season by overcoming a penalty and dominating the third […] NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. overcomes penalty to win at ...2020
  • • NASCAR postpones next race, eyes return without spectators
    NASCAR has postponed the May 9 race at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia, which is under a stay-at-home order into June. NASCAR suspended its season four events into the year when sports shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic. It listed Martinsville as its first race to resume but acknowledged Friday it will not be able to hold the event....2020
  • • NASCAR suspends May 9 race at Martinsville
    NASCAR has suspended its May 9 race at Martinsville Speedway and did not give an indication on when the season will resume....2020
  • • NASCAR suspends races, eyes Martinsville in May
    NASCAR has suspended its season with plans to return to the track at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia on May 9....2020

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  • • NSCS: Denny Hamlin Holds Off Brad Keselowski for Martinsville Sprint Cup Win
    Courtesy of NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va. — With Brad Keselowski beating a tattoo into his rear bumper, and with his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding sideways as it approached the checkered flag, Denny Hamlin held on to his car and held off Keselowski to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. In winning his first race of the season, his fifth at the ....2015

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Martinsville Speedway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Up to Speed: 2020 Is Another Black Mark Against The NASCAR Playoffs
    As usual, Martinsville Speedway provided no shortage of entertainment.  Sunday’s race, the penultimate event of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, offered up plenty of close quarters short track racing.  It also featured a tighter battle among the playoff drivers than most fans would have foreseen, given the points among the drivers.  But the biggest … The post Up to Speed: 2020 Is Another B...2020
  • American Dream Leasing and Financing sponsoring Chad Finchum at Martinsville
    • American Dream Leasing and Financing sponsoring Chad Finchum at Martinsville
    American Dream Leasing and Financing, Inc will be the Primary Sponsor on Chad Finchum‘s #61 Xfinity Series entry this weekend at Martinsville Speedway.  American Dream Leasing and Finance is a premier leasing company that offers flexible leasing and financing options for any new or used vehicle.  American Dream Leasing and Financing Inc. also has a commercial […]...2020
  • • NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500
    Yeehaw! It’s time for NASCAR Cup Series drivers to strap in their saddles and drive 550 horses (er, horsepower) at Texas Motor Speedway. Get your NASCAR DraftKings rosters ready for Sunday’s (Oct. 25) second race in the Round of 8. Just three races remain in the 2020 season: Texas, Martinsville Speedway and the Championship  4 … The post NASCAR DraftKings Forecast: 2020 Autotrader EchoPark A...2020
  • • Buttafuoco/Castro take wins in final preseason Pro League race
    Virtual Martinsville Speedway hosted the third and final race of the eNASCAR Heat Pro League preseason. Competitors from the PS4 and Xbox One divisions took part in twin 80-lap sprint races with the NASCAR Truck Series at the half-mile paperclip. It was their final opportunity to showcase their talents to teams ahead of the Season 2 draft.PS4The first race kicked off with Cody Giles out ...Keep re...2020
  • • Debate: What race are you looking forward to the most?
    The 2020 NASCAR Cup Series schedule will offer a variety of changes that are set to spice up the action and create fan interest. Drivers will race under the lights for the first time at Martinsville Speedway in May, Daytona International Speedway is home to the regular-season finale in August and Bristol...2020
  • • NASCAR Fans Love the Game, but hate the Player
    Sunday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway brought us an exciting finish which we have come to expect from a short track. Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr waged a fantastic battle in the closing. In fact, the last 40 laps or so on Sunday was arguably among the best racing we have witnessed all season. Then, to close it out, we saw Truex pass Logano for the lead with just over a lap to go and Logano ...2018
  • • NASCAR Truck: Timothy Peters back for Martinsville Speedway
    Timothy Peters will return to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series competition in his home state of Virginia to drive for RBR Enterprises in the Alpha Energy Solutions 250 on March 24 at Martinsville Speedway. It’ll be Peters’ first Truck Series start of 2018 in the series’ fourth race of the season. “I’m very thankful for the call I got from Ricky (Benton, team owner) when he offered me the chance t...2018
  • • Paperclip problem: Martinsville tough place to begin Chase Round of 8
    2016
  • • Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon set to race for final time together at Martinsville
    The numbers speak for themselves: Seven NASCAR Premier Series championships, 96 poles, 142 race victories, 512 top fives and 37,755 laps led between Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart.And it’s all about to come to an end.In all likelihood, Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway will be the last time Gordon and Stewart race each other in NASCAR’s top division and it will probably be Go...2016
  • • Kyle Busch can drive anything fast, including teammate's VW Beetle
    The classics never go out of style.And for young drivers in the NASCAR  XFINITY Series, nothing's quite as a classic as an old-school Volkswagen Beetle from the halcyon days of hippies, flower power, tie-dye t-shirts and acid rock.Bubba Wallace has a vintage VW, and so does Daniel Suarez. There's just something about old Beetles that will always be cool.Suarez let his Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyl...2016

Martinsville Speedway stats and results

  • • 2021 NASCAR Preseason Power Rankings, No. 7: Martin Truex Jr.
    Martin Truex Jr. started the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season hopeful after back-to-back runner-up finishes in the championship standings, preceded by winning the 2017 Cup championship. But with new crew chief James Small atop the No. 19 pit box, Truex didn’t perform as well in the COVID-19-affected 2020 season. He won at Martinsville Speedway but …...2021
  • • Fire on Fridays: How Will Success Be Judged in This Era of NASCAR?
    The era of a good points day is officially over. Has been for awhile now. Points do matter. After all, if Kevin Harvick gains more than the one stage point at Texas Motor Speedway and Martinsville Speedway than he did, odds are he’s Championship 4 bound in the NASCAR Cup Series this year. But he didn’t, … The post Fire on Fridays: How Will Success Be Judged in This Era of NASCAR?...2020
  • • NASCAR announces verdict after Martinsville controversy
    NASCAR will not be penalizing anybody over the “team orders” used late in the Martinsville Speedway playoff race which ultimately played into Denny Hamlin’s hands. In the closing laps of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Martinsville Speedway, it was a three-way battle for two Championship 4 spots on points. Team […] NASCAR announces verdict after ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Using bipartisanship to crown a champion
    The latest NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway has refueled the points system/playoff debate, thanks to Kevin Harvick missing the Championship 4. It’s the same typical debate between NASCAR fans young and old. “It makes consistency matter, especially when it comes to the round of 8”, younger fans say. “If the top teams in […] NASCAR: Using bipartisanship t...2020
  • • Up to Speed: 2020 Is Another Black Mark Against The NASCAR Playoffs
    As usual, Martinsville Speedway provided no shortage of entertainment.  Sunday’s race, the penultimate event of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, offered up plenty of close quarters short track racing.  It also featured a tighter battle among the playoff drivers than most fans would have foreseen, given the points among the drivers.  But the biggest … The post Up to Speed: 2020 Is Another B...2020
  • • NASCAR: Chase Elliott ends Hendrick, Chevrolet droughts
    Chase Elliott’s berth in the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 at Phoenix Raceway ended lengthy droughts for both Hendrick Motorsports and Chevrolet. In the closing laps of Sunday’s round of 8 finale at Martinsville Speedway, it was evident that while he entered the race with a possibility to advance on points, Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase […] NASCAR: Chase Elliott ends ...2020
  • • Denny Hamlin Squeaks Into Championship Round at Martinsville
    Despite seven wins so far in 2020, Denny Hamlin rode the playoff cutline for most of the NASCAR Cup Series’ Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway. With just a couple points separating him and Kevin Harvick, Hamlin found his way into the championship round at Phoenix Raceway after a last-lap incident involving the No. 4. Hamlin … The post Denny Hamlin Squeaks Into Championship Round at M...2020
  • • ADVANCING through the NASCAR Playoffs: Championship 4 set
    Four drivers were eliminated from the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs after Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway, as the postseason field was trimmed for the final time from eight drivers to four. Read on for a full update on the standings and results. MORE: Unofficial results Eliminated drivers — Kevin Harvick, No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Martinsville results, standings – Chase Elliott clinches
    Chase Elliott won the final race of the round of 8 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, the Xfinity 500 at Martinsville Speedway to clinch his first career Championship 4 berth. Hendrick Motorsports’ Chase Elliott entered the third and final race of the round of 8 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs at […] NASCAR: Martinsville results, standings – Chase Elliott clinches - B...2020
  • • Harrison Burton Wins at Martinsville as Xfinity Championship 4 Field is Set
    New week, new track, same result for Harrison Burton. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver earned his fourth victory of the season in the series’ return to Martinsville Speedway, the first time the Xfinity Series has competed at The Paperclip since 2006. "What's up dad? That was pretty awesome." Another cool father-son moment between @HBurtonRacing and … The post Harrison Burton Win...2020

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  • • 5 Points to Ponder: A Champions Edition
    A Worthy Champion Huge congratulations to Chase Elliott on his first Cup championship, matching a feat his father Bill achieved all the way back in 1988. Chase’s dominant, nerveless, winning performances at both Martinsville Speedway and Phoenix Raceway these past two weeks, all with the incessant pressure of the playoff format, showed he is a … The post 5 Points to Ponder: A Champions Editi...2020
  • • Thursday NASCAR Cup Championship 4 Notebook
    Joey Logano enters NASCAR Cup Series Championship 4 race brimming with confidence Chase Elliott may have the illusory “momentum” — thanks to his 11th-hour victory at Martinsville Speedway — but Joey Logano considers himself the favorite to win a second NASCAR Cup Series title in Sunday‘s Season Finale 500 at Phoenix Raceway (3 p.m. ET […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Stat Sheet: Championship Favorites Squander Big Playoff Gaps at Martinsville
    Martinsville Speedway has been hyped from the moment it became the cutoff race NASCAR’s Round of 8 in all three national touring series. Beginning in 2020, the track determined the Championship 4 for Phoenix Raceway’s season finale. But could the paperclip-shaped oval live up to those lofty expectations? The answer we got was yes, three … The post NASCAR Stat Sheet: Championship ...2020
  • • Harrison Burton Wins at Martinsville as Xfinity Championship 4 Field is Set
    2020
  • • The Frontstretch 5: Memorable NASCAR Playoff Moments
    1. Joey, Wall. Wall, Joey. Who can forget Matt Kenseth intentionally wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway in 2015? This favorite moment of mine was all set because Logano, who was right in the thick of the championship hunt, drew the irk of Kenseth from a previous incident at Kansas Speedway, which took out the … The post The Frontstretch 5: Memorable NASCAR Playoff Moments appeared...2020
  • • Truex ends 2020 winless skid with victory at Martinsville
    Martin Truex Jr. cruised down the stretch and won his first NASCAR Cup race of the season on Wednesday night in the first race under the lights at Martinsville Speedway. Truex, the 2017 Cup champion, has been one of NASCAR's biggest winners over the last three years, but failed to find victory lane for Joe Gibbs Racing over the first 10 races of this season. Truex won the Martinsville grandfathe...2020
  • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    • AJ Allmendinger to be on standby for Austin Dillon
    Andy Petree, the VP of Competition for Richard Childress Racing, announced on Monday night’s NASCAR Race Hub on FS1 that A.J. Allmendinger will be on standby for Austin Dillon at Martinsville Speedway on Wednesday. Dillon and his wife Whitney are expecting their first child.  ...2020
  • • NASCAR’s top 5 moments from Martinsville Speedway
    From Matt Kenseth's revenge against Joey Logano, to Jeff Gordon's first win without Ray Evernham, here are NASCAR's top-five moments from Martinsville Speedway....2020
  • Logano to lead a gaggle of Fords at NASCAR’s shortest track
    • Logano to lead a gaggle of Fords at NASCAR’s shortest track
    Brad Keselowski has earned his second grandfather clock with a dominating victory at Martinsville Speedway...2019
  • • How Does Joey Logano Stack up at Homestead?
    Joey Logano will compete for a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Logano qualified for the Championship 4 by winning at Martinsville Speedway. Logano’s 2019 season has been solid scoring two wins, 12 top-fives, 25 top-10’s, and one pole. Logano has led 854 laps this season and has an average finish of 10.9. Logano has had a strong season, but how does...2018

Top Martinsville Speedway news

  • • Connect Live: Fans can vote now on RaceDay questions
    Get in on the conversation! Fans can vote now on RaceDay questions prior to the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway via Connect Live....2016
  • • Patrick's run ties her for most career top-10 finishes by female
    Danica Patrick finishes seventh in Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, just one spot off her career best. It's also the fifth top-10 finish of her NASCAR Sprint Cup career, tying Janet Guthrie for most top-10 finishes by a female in NASCAR history....2015
  • • Gordon picks perfect time to claim another Martinsville clock
    Jeff Gordon may have to alter his list of favorite wins in his storied career after claiming victory No. 9 at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • JR Motorsports breaking new ground with Martinsville truck race
    JR Motorsports -- co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and sister Kelley Earnhardt Miller -- begins its new venture into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series with Saturday's Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • NASCAR penalizes Matt Kenseth for actions against Joey Logano at Martinsville
    NASCAR is expected to hit Matt Kenseth with penalties on Tuesday afternoon for deliberately wrecking Joey Logano in the closing laps on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.   Kenseth, frustrated over a series of incidents with Logano and his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski, drilled Logano into the wall on Lap 454 of the 500-lap race at Martinsville. At the time of the incident, Logano was leading...2015
  • • NASCAR penalizes Matt Kenseth for actions against Joey Logano at Martinsville
    Matt Kenseth, frustrated over a series of incidents with Joey Logano and his Team Penske teammate Brad Keselowski, drilled Logano into the wall on Lap 454 of Sunday's 500-lap race at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • Martinsville magic: Jeff Gordon wins to punch Chase ticket for Homestead
    It's official: Jeff Gordon will be one of four drivers who race for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Gordon, in the final four races of his storied career, passed AJ Allmendinger with 22 laps to go to win Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway, the first race of the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Martinsville was the first of three ra...2015
  • • Top 31 Moments: No. 8 -- Dale Jr. gets a grandfather clock
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored a hugely emotional victory in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway in October, holding off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon to win for the first time at the Virginia short track....2014
  • • Mad Matt: Kenseth exacts revenge by wrecking leader Joey Logano at Martinsville
    Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota, crashes Joey Logano, driver of the No, 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, during the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Nov. 1, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia.  Their feud had been boiling over since the Contender Round race at Kansas Speedway, and Sunday at Martinsville Speedway Matt Kenseth finally got his revenge on Joey L...2015
  • • Mad Matt: Kenseth exacts revenge by wrecking leader Joey Logano at Martinsville
    Joe Gibbs Racing's Matt Kenseth got his revenge on rival Joey Logano Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, wrecking the Team Penske driver as he was leading Sunday's Chase race at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • Kyle Busch fan gets shocking surprise while stuck in traffic
    After he wins the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, Kyle Busch encounters a loyal fan while stuck in traffic leaving the track. Her priceless reaction was caught on Twitter by Samantha Busch, Kyle's wife....2016
  • • Kyle Busch returns to racing ... as best he can
    While Denny Hamlin won Sunday's STP 400 and Joe Gibbs Racing had three of the top five finishers at Martinsville Speedway, sidelined JGR driver Kyle Busch continues to prepare for his eventual return to the team....2015
  • • Mission accomplished: Chase Elliott qualifies for his first Sprint Cup race
    Chase Elliott survives some nasty weather and the challenging layout of Martinsville Speedway to qualify for his first Sprint Cup race this Sunday. Elliott had to go fast or go home....2015
  • • Will Chase Elliott come flying out of the gate in Sprint Cup debut?
    For Chase Elliott, the future begins Sunday at Martinsville Speedway....2015

Martinsville Speedway fantasy rankings and news

  • • NASCAR at Martinsville: Odds, fantasy advice, prediction, sleepers, drivers to watch for First Data 500
    Kyle Busch is in first in the NASCAR playoff standings and loves Martinsville Speedway....2018
  • NASCAR at Martinsville: Odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch
    • NASCAR at Martinsville: Odds, key stats, prediction, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch
    Betting favorites and fantasy sleepers for Sunday's First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2017
  • Martinsville Fantasy Racing Preview
    • Martinsville Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2017
  • • Martinsville Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2017
  • • Martinsville Fantasy Racing Preview
    Detailed driver notes and statistics to help set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2016
  • • Martinsville Fantasy Racing Preview
    To assist in making your fantasy racing picks, MRN.com's Jeff Wackerlin takes a look at some notes and statistics for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2016
  • • Driver Handicaps: Martinsville
    MRN.com's detailed notes and statistics to help you set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • Fantasy Fast Trax: Martinsville Madness
    Photo credit: HHP/Tim Parks Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa October 28, 2015 Martinsville Speedway – Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 Here is a look ahead to the action on the track in both DraftKings and Yahoo fantasy formats. DraftKings drivers to target Photo credit: HHP, Rusty Jarrett Joey Logano, #22: Logano is on a roll. Why would that momentum carry over to Martinsv...2015
  • • Driver Handicaps: Martinsville
    MRN.com's detailed notes and statistics to help you set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2015
  • • Driver Handicaps: Martinsville
    MRN.com's detailed notes and statistics to help you set your fantasy racing lineup for Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway....2014

Martinsville Speedway schedule, game

  • • NASCAR: Kevin Harvick quietly surpassed a Richard Petty mark in 2020
    2021
  • • NASCAR announces XFINITY Dash 4 Cash, Truck Series' Triple Truck Challenge races
    2020
  • • NASCAR Cup Series: Driver lineup changes from 2020 to 2021
    2020
  • • 5 Points to Ponder: A Champions Edition
    2020
  • • Winston Kelley calls his final race for MRN at Phoenix Raceway
    Winston Kelley, a fixture on Motor Racing Network broadcasts for over 30 years, will call his last race in a full-time capacity in Sunday‘s NASCAR Cup Series Season Finale at Phoenix Raceway. Kelley joined MRN in the late 80s as a production assistant before making his first on-air appearance in 1988 at Martinsville Speedway. He […]...2020
  • • Winston Kelly calls his final race for MRN at Phoenix Raceway
    Winston Kelley, a fixture on Motor Racing Network broadcasts for over 30 years, will call his last race in a full-time capacity in Sunday‘s NASCAR Cup Series Season Finale at Phoenix Raceway. Kelley joined MRN in the late 80s as a production assistant before making his first on-air appearance in 1988 at Martinsville Speedway. He […]...2020
  • • Fire on Fridays: How Will Success Be Judged in This Era of NASCAR?
    2020
  • • Did You Notice?: Martinsville Brought Chaotic Season to a Head
    Did You Notice? … As if the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season (and 2020 as a whole) hadn’t been chaotic enough and there wasn’t enough around the corner with the season finale at Phoenix Raceway, Sunday’s (Nov. 1) race at Martinsville Speedway injected a dose of adrenaline into the season and its playoffs. Let’s start … The post Did You Notice?: Martinsville Brought...2020
  • • Justin Allgaier Takes Xfinity Pole at Phoenix
    When the NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers race for the championship at Phoenix Raceway, Justin Allgaier will lead the way. Allgaier won the pole after finishing second last week at Martinsville Speedway. The three other drivers vying for the title, Chase Briscoe, Austin Cindric and Justin Haley, will lineup second-fourth, respectively. Martinsville winner Harrison Burton rounds … The post Justi...2020
  • • The Underdog House: Ty Dillon Survives Spooky Weekend at Martinsville
    Top Dog Ty Dillon was the highest-finishing NASCAR Cup Series underdog in Sunday’s (Nov. 1) Xfinity 500. Adorned with a “GEICOween” paint scheme, Dillon drove the No. 13 Chevrolet to 16th after starting 25th. Dillon had an up and down day in Germain Racing’s final trip to Martinsville Speedway. An ill-handling car prevented him from … The post The Underdog House: Ty D...2020

Martinsville Speedway rumors, scandals

  • • NASCAR: Kevin Harvick quietly surpassed a Richard Petty mark in 2020
    2021
  • • Is Mark Martin playing role in Roush, Kenseth reunion?
    during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 6, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding Matt Kenseth’s return to NASCAR racing, courtesy of his former NASCAR boss, Jack Roush. In case you haven’t heard, reports have Kenseth sharing the seat in the No. 6 RFR Ford with Trevor Bayne for the remainder of the season. ...2018
  • • Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano returning to scene of the crime
    Last year, Matt Kenseth and Joey Logano were in the midst of a fierce rivalry that reared its ugly head at Martinsville Speedway.As many will recall, Logano spun Kenseth to win at Kansas Speedway, which resulted in Kenseth being eliminated from Chase contention.A week later at Martinsville, Kenseth was having a strong run when Logano’s Team Penske teammate, Brad Keselowski, slid up into No. 20 Joe...2016
  • • Kyle Busch fan gets shocking surprise while stuck in traffic
    2016
  • • Kyle Busch fan gets shocking surprise while stuck in traffic
    If you're a die-hard Kyle Busch fan, what's the only thing better than going to Martinsville Speedway and watching your hero sweep the weekend?The answer: Meeting him on the way out of the track.Thanks to Kyle's wife Samantha for this epic Tweet:...2016
  • • Opinion: Logano-Kenseth crash shows that controversy sells tickets
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  • • David Gilliland speaks out about getting targeted by Danica Patrick
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  • • NASCAR set to argue Kenseth's action altered outcome of race
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  • • Fit the crime: NASCAR has to choose which penalty model to follow
    So, what sort of penalty should NASCAR impose on Matt Kenseth for deliberately wrecking Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday?Well, the sanctioning body has a couple of precedents from which to choose.At Phoenix International Raceway in the penultimate race of the 2012 season, Jeff Gordon intentionally wrecked Clint Bowyer in an incident that had eerie similarities to the Kenseth-Logano s...2015
  • • Fit the crime: NASCAR has to choose which penalty model to follow
    When it comes to how they will deal with Matt Kenseth's actions Sunday at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR has two very different examples to fall back on....2015

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