Martinsville, Virginia


Martinsville Speedway Names Tim Southers Director of Communications

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell added a new member to its staff Thursday. Tim Southers joined the Martinsville Speedway staff as the Director of Communications.

Southers joins the speedway staff from Motorsport Network and 704Games, where he served as NASCAR Public Relations Manager for almost three years. Previously, Tim worked at NASCAR in the Public Relations and Integrated Marketing Communication Departments for all of NASCAR’s touring series.

“I’m very excited that we are able to bring Tim on our team,” Campbell said. “His experience and knowledge in the industry brings a new energy to our staff."

“I’ve known Tim for quite some time now and his passion for the sport is unparalleled. I know that he is going to carry that passion in continuing to grow and build Martinsville for many years to come.”

Tim, originally from Hickory, North Carolina, will be relocating to Martinsville with his wife, Amy, and daughter, Kadee.

On October 5, the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series will be in action with NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300. The race pays $32,000 to the winner and will be the final race for the Virginia Triple Crown.

On the weekend of October 25-27, the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series will both be in action for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 and the First Data 500, respectively. Both races are part of NASCAR’s Playoffs, where the winners can lock in a spot for the Championship races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 877.RACE.TIX or online at