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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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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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Martinsville Speedway, Grand Home Furnishings Renew Clock Deal

From Martinsville Speedway  Martinsville Speedway and Grand Home Furnishings, two companies with long and storied histories and deep Virginia roots, are continuing their long-standing relationship. Roanoke-based Grand Home Furnishings, which has long been the source of the iconic grandfather clock winner’s trophy, has extended its status as the official provider of the grandfather clocks. Martinsville […]

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Truck Rookies Get Some Martinsville Seat Time

From Martinsville Speedway  Martinsville Speedway isn’t the type of race track that is kind to rookies. It’s technical. It’s physical. And it can be frustrating. That’s why three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookies were at the historic speedway Tuesday, trying to get the best possible understanding of the .526-mile oval before they return in […]

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Martinsville Speedway 2015 STP 500 Flyover To Be Conducted By Bandit Flight Team

From Martinsville Speedway  Race fans will be in for a show before the green flag is dropped for the STP 500 as the Bandit Flight Team will conduct a six-plane flyover prior to the race on March 29 at Martinsville Speedway. The Bandit Flight Team is a group of pilots committed to preserving and honoring […]

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$10 Will Hold Your Seat For Martinsville Speedway Goody’s 500

From Martinsville Speedway  There are many reasons to purchase tickets for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 early, but the biggest incentive may cost. For as little as $10 down, you can lock in your seats for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 on October 26. This offer is good through April 15. Ticket prices for the seventh race […]

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It’s Martinsville Madness Time With STP 500

From Martinsville Speedway  Put the basketballs away. It’s time for Martinsville Madness. The NASCAR Sprint Cup world descends on Martinsville Speedway this week for the STP 500 and a dose of racing madness that only the exciting half-mile can offer. NASCAR hall-of-famer and seven-time Martinsville Speedway winner Rusty Wallace may have described the excitement and […]

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Alpha Energy Solutions New Pole Day Sponsor For Martinsville Speedway

From Martinsville Speedway  Alpha Energy Solutions, Inc. will sponsor pole day at Martinsville Speedway for the STP 500 weekend track president Clay Campbell announced Friday. Alpha Energy Solutions Pole Day is scheduled for Friday, March 28 when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will qualify for the STP 500. Alpha Energy Solutions, based in Louisville, […]

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Annett, Gaulding Get Up To Speed In Martinsville Speedway Test

From Martinsville Speedway  Two drivers who had never turned a lap at Martinsville Speedway felt a lot better when they left the tough half-mile oval late Wednesday afternoon. “Zero. Absolutely zero,” is how rookie driver Grey Gaulding described his Martinsville experience before a half-day test session. The 16-year-old Gaulding will be making his NASCAR Camping […]

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