Fantasy Picks: Who to pick and Who not to pick for the Martinsville Speedway 2015 STP 500

The first short track race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is upon us as the 66th annual running of the STP 500 will take place Sunday in Martinsville, Virginia at the historic Martinsville Speedway. Kurt Busch enters the race weekend as the defending winner of the STP 500 as his lone win […]

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NASCAR Issues Behavioral Penalties To Five Crew Members For Violations At Auto Club Speedway

From NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 25, 2015) — NASCAR has issued Behavioral Penalties to five crew members for their actions during pre-race March 21 at Auto Club Speedway. The crew members were working for the No. 8 NASCAR XFINITY Series team when the violations occurred.   The crew members violated the following […]

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No. 33 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Rules Violations At Auto Club Speedway

From NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 25, 2015) — The No. 33 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered during opening day inspection March 20 at Auto Club Speedway.   This infraction is a P4 level penalty and violates the following Sections in […]

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Bowyer Ready To Put Martinsville Education To Good Use

From Martinsville Speedway  Clint Bowyer chuckles when asked about his first trip to Martinsville Speedway and replies in his usual candid manner. “I hated it when I first came here. There is no other way to describe it: I sucked,” Bowyer told a gathering of media at Martinsville Speedway Tuesday, just three days before the […]

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Statement from Brian France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO, on J.D. Gibbs

From NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 25, 2015) – “All members of the NASCAR and France family extend our thoughts and prayers to J.D. Gibbs and his loved ones. We’ve all watched J.D. grow up within our community, and he always has represented himself, his family, the entire Joe Gibbs Racing organization and […]

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Lilly Diabetes Renews Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 Race Sponsorship at Bristol Motor Speedway

From Bristol Motor Speedway  Bristol Motor Speedway officials announce a multiyear sponsorship renewal with Lilly Diabetes for the April 18 NASCAR XFINITY Series race, now known as the Drive to Stop Diabetes 300. Paired with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Pitt Lite 125, the event kicks off a Saturday racing doubleheader with a sponsorship that […]

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Robertson family will serve in honorary positions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 scheduled for April 11 at Texas Motor Speedway

From Texas Motor Speedway  FORT WORTH, Texas (March 24, 2015) – Seven members of the Robertson family will serve in honorary positions for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 scheduled for April 11 at Texas Motor Speedway. From the pace car to the flag stand, the family will play an integral role in […]

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Hendrick, Gordon, Elliott to be honored by Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame

From Hendrick Motorsports  CONCORD, N.C. – In a little more than two weeks, Hendrick Motorsports Owner Rick Hendrick and drivers Jeff Gordon and Chase Elliott will add another honor to their resumes. The Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame will honor all three on April 9 at its annual gala in The Speedway Club’s Grand Ballroom […]

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Sprint Cup debut arrives Sunday for Chase Elliott

From Hendrick Motorsports  CONCORD, N.C. – Martinsville Speedway is one of the most exciting tracks on the Sprint Cup Series circuit. It also just so happens to be the one where Hendrick Motorsports has seen the most success – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s 2014 win was the organization’s 22nd at the track. And it’s where Chase […]

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Longtime Photographer Wray Honored By Martinsville Speedway

From Martinsville Speedway  The first year Mike Wray shot photos at Martinsville Speedway, Cale Yarborough and Richard Petty visited victory lane, the Beatles were still a band and Lyndon Johnson was in the White House. Since those first races in 1968 the recently-retired Martinsville Bulletin photographer shot more than 340 feature races at Martinsville Speedway […]

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