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Local Teens Participate in DRIVE SMART Event at Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday November 6, 2019

Students from four Martinsville-area high schools participated in interactive activities


Martin Truex Jr. Clinches Spot in Championship Four with Win

Monday October 28, 2019

Truex dominated First Data 500


Todd Gilliland Survives NASCAR Overtime to Score First Win

Saturday October 26, 2019

Denny Hamlin scores Virginia Lottery Pole 


Martinsville Speedway Hauler Parade Set for Friday Night

Friday October 25, 2019

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series transporters will travel down US 220 South and into the track starting at 7:30 p.m.


Emotions, action run high during Martinsville playoff races

Thursday October 24, 2019

Expect drama throughout the weekend for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 and First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway.


Denny Hamlin: Martinsville Is Going To Be Very Pivotal

Monday October 21, 2019

First Data 500 Victory can lock Virginia native into Championship 4.


Austin Hill One of the Championship Favorites This Season

Friday October 18, 2019

Georgia driver ready to add a Martinsville Speedway win to his resume.


Odds Favor Another First-time Winner for NASCAR Hall of Fame 200

Wednesday October 16, 2019

The last five odd-numbered years have produced first Martinsville win for drivers.


Matt McCall Uses Driving Background to Setup Car for Kurt Busch

Tuesday October 15, 2019

Crew chief for Chip Ganassi Racing uses racing background to help
prepare race-winning cars for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver.


Breast Cancer survivors enjoy day at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 10, 2019

Team Chevy drivers Kurt Busch and William Byron spend time with survivors, talk racing at Martinsville in annual event to raise awareness during month of October.


Josh Berry Leads Record-Setting ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Qualifying Session

Monday October 7, 2019

JR Motorsports driver is one of seven drivers to break track record in qualifying


Peyton Sellers Ready for Opportunity Martinsville Speedway Provides

Thursday October 3, 2019

Veteran Late Model Driver Wants to Win ValleyStar Credit Union 300 and Triple Crown.



Motor Racing Network To Broadcast ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Flag-To-Flag

Tuesday October 1, 2019

The ‘Voice’ of NASCAR Returns to Broadcast Late Model Racing’s Biggest Event.


Fall Into Fun in MHC

Friday September 27, 2019

A Season of Fun 


Looney Stands Tall in Testing for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300

Friday September 27, 2019

Craig Moore is second on the speed chart as 80 cars took the track for practice before next week’s race.


VanDyke Hopes New Car, New Format Holds the Key to Winning the ValleyStar Credit Union 300

Thursday September 26, 2019

Testing more pivotal with Top 20 locked in during qualifying.


Joey Logano: Martinsville Was a ‘Must-Win’ Race

Tuesday September 24, 2019

First Data 500 Victory Gave ’18 Champ Huge Boost Toward Title.


Five Drivers Will Highlight Pre-Race Experience at Martinsville Speedway During First Data 500 Weekend

Thursday September 19, 2019

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will take part in Question-and-answer sessions prior to the First Data 500.


Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell Statement On the Passing of Mike Stefanik

Monday September 16, 2019

The following is a statement from Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell on the passing of nine-time NASCAR champion Mike Stefanik, who won five times at the speedway.


Martinsville Speedway Ticket Office Now Open Saturdays

Thursday September 12, 2019

Ticket Window To Remain Open Six Days a Week Until the First Data 500 to Assist Fans.


NASCAR Playoff Field Chock Full of Martinsville Winners

Monday September 9, 2019

Eight of 2019 championship hopefuls have visited Victory Lane at legendary speedway.


The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 is Less Than One Month Away

Friday September 6, 2019

Racers all over the region are preparing to head to Martinsville. Qualifying on the drivers minds with the Top 20 locked in.


Martinsville Speedway Names Tim Southers Director of Communications

Thursday September 5, 2019

Southers Owns More Than 20 Years of Motorsports Industry Experience.


Martinsville Speedway, Richard Childress Racing and Childress Vineyards Team Up to Say Cheers to the Years

Thursday August 29, 2019

New Martinsville Ticket Package to Provide Fans with RCR Museum and Childress Vineyards Discounts.


Martinsville Speedway Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Thursday August 29, 2019

Governor Ralph Northam announced that Martinsville Speedway received $25,000 from the Virginia Tourism Corporation (VTC) Marketing Leverage Grant Fund program.



Shared History: Martinsville Speedway, Wood Brothers Racing Have Time-Honored Relationship

Thursday August 22, 2019

Oct. 27 First Data 500 Will Serve As Showcase For New Glenn Wood Tower. Autograph Session With Eddie Wood, Len Wood On Oct. 27. Special Ticket Offer For Glenn Wood Tower.


NASCAR Hall of Fame Announced as Title Sponsor For Oct. 26 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Race at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday August 15, 2019

NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 is 2nd Race in NASCAR Playoffs’ ‘Round of 6’.


Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers Eager for Upcoming Events at Martinsville Speedway

Friday August 2, 2019

Goodyear Tire Test Affording Early Prep for Oct. 27 First Data 500. Drivers Already Anticipating 2020 NASCAR Cup Series Night Race.


Sellers Remains Atop Virginia Late Model Triple Crown Standings

Tuesday July 23, 2019

Pulliam and Peters are on his heels, with only the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 remaining.


Sellers Claims First Leg of Virginia Late Model Triple Crown

Tuesday July 2, 2019

Next leg of Triple Crown will be the Hampton Heat at Langley Speedway on July 20.


50 Years of Love in Martinsville – Henry County, VA

Tuesday June 11, 2019

VisitMartinsville is celebrating 50 Years of Love in Martinsville-Henry County with the Virginia Tourism Corporation.


NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Returns to Martinsville Speedway in 2020

Tuesday May 28, 2019

Modified Tour, which was a fixture at Martinsville for decades, will run the Maxpro Window Films 200 as part of the spring race weekend.


Virginia Triple Crown To Pay For First, Second and Third

Tuesday May 7, 2019

The $10,000 bonus will be distributed $7,000, $2,000 and $1,000 among drivers with the best average finishing positions at South Boston, Langley and Martinsville.


Bands Set for Celebration 2019 at Martinsville Speedway

Friday May 3, 2019

The Worx and Chairmen of the Board will both provide the music at the annual July 4 event.


Youth 17-And-Under Admitted Free to ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday April 30, 2019

NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race will be held on October 5.


Lowest Ticket Prices of the Year for First Data 500

Tuesday April 16, 2019

Tickets for the NASCAR Playoff race at Martinsville start at $40 through May 20.


NASCAR Xfinity Series To Return To Martinsville in 2020

Wednesday April 3, 2019

The race will be a part of a triple-header weekend in the NASCAR Playoffs.


Martinsville Speedway To Host NASCAR Cup Series Night Race in 2020

Tuesday March 26, 2019

The Fall, 2020 race will move to the penultimate race in the NASCAR Playoffs.


Brad Keselowski Dominant in STP 500 Victory at Martinsville Speedway

Monday March 25, 2019

Team Penske ace scores second career victory at historic half-mile.


Myatt Snider Speaks With High School Students About Safe Driving

Friday March 22, 2019

ThorSport Racing driver’s visit was part of Who’s Your Driver’s safe driving campaign.


TrüNorth GlobalTM Partners with Martinsville Speedway For TrüNorth Global 250

Thursday March 21, 2019

Leading transportation finance and commercial asset protection company will serve as entitlement partner for Saturday’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series race.


Erik Jones Set to Return to Place of National Touring Series Debut

Tuesday March 19, 2019

Jones will make his 200th career National Touring Series start at Martinsville on Sunday.


Grant Enfinger’s Ready To Claim A Clock

Monday March 18, 2019

NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series points leader feels he’s learned from past mistakes.

 


50 Things to LOVE in MHC!

Friday March 15, 2019

We composed a list of 50 great things to LOVE about MHC.


Transcription of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers’ Thoughts on New Rules Package at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday March 14, 2019

Rookies, veterans alike weigh in on expected effects, or lack thereof, of aerodynamic and engine rules changes on racing in the STP 500.


Martinsville Speedway 101

Wednesday March 13, 2019

New to Martinsville Speedway? Here's some tips to help during your race experience.


Martinsville Speedway To Bring Back Free FanFest on Saturday Night

Wednesday March 13, 2019

In addition, recording artist Maggie Baugh will perform in the Display Lot on Sunday Morning.


Jimmie Johnson, Bubba Wallace Round Out Pre Race Experience at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday March 12, 2019

Pair will take part in question-and-answer sessions prior to the STP 500.


Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Paul Menard Join Pre Race Experience at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday March 7, 2019

Pair will take part in question-and-answer sessions prior to the STP 500.


Friday Is For The Kids (and Adults too) at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday March 5, 2019

Friday of the STP 500 weekend includes Truck Series practice, an autograph session and the Hauler Parade – all for free.


Clint Bowyer and Ryan Preece Join Pre Race Experience at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday February 28, 2019

Pair will take part in question-and-answer sessions prior to the STP 500.


Martinsville Speedway To Recognize Multi-Generational Fan Families During STP 500 Pre Race Experience

Wednesday February 27, 2019

Families who have a grandparent, parent and child in attendance will be able to receive hats, front stretch access and more on race morning.https://www.visitmartinsville.com/events/details/id/18594/stp-500-at-martinsville-speedway


Short-Track Star Ryan Preece Eager for Return to Martinsville

Thursday February 21, 2019

Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year Contender aiming to add to his lengthy list of accomplishments at short-tracks with Cup win at Martinsville.


Martinsville Speedway Removes Age Restriction on SkyDeck

Thursday February 7, 2019

Guests of all ages are now able to enjoy one-of-a-kind NASCAR viewing experience.


Martinsville Speedway to Open Ticket Office on Saturdays Beginning Saturday, February 16

Thursday February 7, 2019

Guests will be able to walk in the grandstands and pick their seat and walk out with tickets in hand.


Erik Jones Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Pre Race Experience

Thursday January 24, 2019

Driver of the No. 20 will take part in a moderated question-and-answer session prior to the STP 500.


Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell Statement on the Passing of Glen Wood

Friday January 18, 2019

Wood, a NASCAR Hall of Fame member from Stuart, passed away on Jan. 18, 2019 at the age of 93.


Spring Save the Date

Wednesday January 9, 2019

Be sure to mark these Save the Dates on your calendar for an amazing Spring in 2019. 


Austin Dillon Already Looking Toward STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday January 8, 2019

Driver of the No. 3 has a grandfather clock trophy on his mind.


Martinsville Speedway Riding Wave Of Momentum Into 2019

Friday December 21, 2018

Memorable moments in 2018 have staff excited for all three race weekends.


Date Set for 2019 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday December 19, 2018

NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race will be held on October 5, 2019.


Martinsville Speedway Expands Reserved South Lot Camping

Friday December 14, 2018

Speedway adds 23 South Lot Camping spots that will accommodate large motorhomes up to 45 feet.


24th Annual Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Raised More Than $17,000 and 300 Toys for Children in Need

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Toy Drive benefits Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County and served more than 500 children.


“The Half Mile of Mayhem” – A Fitting Nickname for Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday December 12, 2018

Mayhem returns March 22-24, 2019 for the STP 500.


Martinsville Speedway’s Annual Christmas Toy Drive Scheduled for December 8

Friday November 16, 2018

All proceeds benefit Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County.


Tickets On Sale For STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday November 6, 2018

Tickets start at $40 and payment plans are available for as little as $10 down.


Joey Logano Wins First Data 500

Monday October 29, 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship hopeful scores first career Martinsville Cup Series win, locks No. 22 team into Championship 4.


Bubba Wallace Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Pre Race Experience

Tuesday October 23, 2018

The driver of the famous No. 43 will take part in a moderated question-and-answer session prior to Sunday’s First Data 500.


Martinsville Speedway Grandfather Clock Stands Out Among Trophies

Monday October 22, 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers want to add the unique trophy to their collection.


Playoff Drivers Confident Heading Into Texas Roadhouse 200

Monday October 22, 2018

The winner of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race could be the first to clinch a spot in the Championship Race.


From Moonshine to Motorsports

Thursday October 18, 2018

 Discover the history of how stock car racing began and trace the story from stills to pit stalls.


Martinsville Speedway Ticket Office Open Every Day Through October 28

Thursday October 18, 2018

In addition, Martinsville Speedway Campgrounds open this Saturday.


Martinsville Speedway 101

Wednesday October 17, 2018

New to Martinsville Speedway? Here's some tips to help during your race experience.


Virginia is for Racing Lovers To Sponsor Martinsville Speedway’s SkyDeck

Tuesday October 16, 2018

Virginia is for Racing Lovers SkyDeck Experience includes access to exclusive area above Turn One and Two suites, live music, lounge seating, food and beverages and more.


Martinsville Speedway Hauler Parade Set For Return On Friday, October 26

Friday October 12, 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series transporters will travel down US 220 South and into the track.


Chase Elliott Headlines Group Set to Join the First Data 500 Pre Race Experience at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 11, 2018

Hendrick Motorsports championship contender, Matt DiBenedetto, Cole Whitt and Hermie Sadler added to star-studded event already slated to include Kyle Busch and William Byron.


Flipping the Switch: Martinsville’s Lights Made Big Impression in Final Hour of 2017 First Data 500

Tuesday October 9, 2018

The LED system will again be on for the final stages of the critical Round of 8 Playoff race.


C.E. Falk III Wins ValleyStar Credit Union 300

Sunday September 30, 2018

Veteran racer claims first Martinsville win after 13 attempts.




ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Will Be Streamed Live on FansChoice.tv

Thursday September 20, 2018

 Feature race will also be carried nationally on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90.



ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Test Day Postponed Due To Hurricane Florence

Thursday September 13, 2018

Thursday, September 27 will now serve as test day for nation’s best Late Model Stock Car teams.



September's Bassett Highway 57 Cruise In

Friday August 31, 2018

Bassett Highway 57 Cruise In to be held Saturday, September 15.


Dead Heat Atop Virginia Late Model Triple Crown Standings Heading Into Martinsville

Wednesday August 29, 2018

Philip Morris and Peyton Sellers are tied for first with one race remaining.


Clint Bowyer Wins the STP 500

Monday March 26, 2018

His 1st win at Martinsville 



New to Martinsville Speedway? We Can Help!

Friday March 23, 2018

Let us Help You




Make 2018 Your Martinsville Speedway Year!

Wednesday March 7, 2018

Experience the mayhem for yourself! 


Martinsville Speedway Unveils New Reserved Camping Area

Tuesday February 27, 2018

Limited Number of Spots 



Austin Dillon Can't Get Enough' of Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday February 21, 2018

STP 500 Weekend March 23-25


Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog To Be Sold At Daytona 500

Tuesday February 13, 2018

As a result of winning Americrown’s Hot Dog Playoff


Martinsville Speedway Races Voted By Fans As Top Two of 2017

Thursday January 4, 2018

First Data 500 and STP 500 take top spots in Jeff Gluck’s “Was It A Good Race Poll.”


Mayhem returns to Martinsville for STP 500 on March 25, 2018

Tuesday November 21, 2017

Riding a wave of momentum, the Speedway is already gearing up for a banner year.


Kyle Busch Survives, Wins First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway

Monday October 30, 2017

Secures spot in Championship race


In Addition to Event-Record Crowd, More than 18,000 People Streamed Motor Racing Network’s Coverage of ValleyStar Credit Union 300

Thursday September 28, 2017

MRN made race broadcast available on MRN.com and the MRN mobile app.


Fall Fun in Martinsville-Henry County

Saturday August 19, 2017

From beer and wine tastings to a Reptile Day Festival and theatre shows, there is a fall event for everyone to enjoy in MHC!


After 70 years, Martinsville Speedway Adds Lights

Friday March 3, 2017

Celebrating 70 years


Denny Hamlin Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience

Friday February 17, 2017

For Q&A Session before STP 500


Martinsville Speedway Announces Date of First Night Race

Saturday January 14, 2017

ValleyStar Credit Union 300 is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017


First Light Poles at Martinsville Speedway Installed

Wednesday December 21, 2016

Light Up Martinsville Project scheduled for completion by the end of January.


Martinsville Speedway Debuts New Logo for 70th Anniversary

Wednesday December 14, 2016

Historic track will brand itself “The Original” celebrating its status as the only track remaining from NASCAR’s first season.


Martinsville Speedway to Give Grandfather Clock Trophy to One Lucky Ticket Holder

Tuesday December 6, 2016

Fans purchasing tickets to the STP 500 will be entered into the Fans 500 Grandfather Clock Contest


Martinsville Speedway Already Planning Historic 2017

Wednesday November 9, 2016

Lights, Night Racing and the 70th Anniversary are all on tap for the only track remaining from NASCAR’s original schedule.


Actress Tricia Helfer To Give Fire Engines Command at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 27, 2016
Actress Tricia Helfer To Give Fire Engines Command at Martinsville Speedway

Star of FOX drama “Lucifer” and NASCAR fan to say most famous words in motorsports.



Racing College of Virginia is revving up for open house

Wednesday October 19, 2016

Friday, October 28th 


Martinsville Speedway Announces First Race Under the LED Lights

Sunday October 16, 2016
Martinsville Speedway Announces First Race Under the LED Lights

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced at the drivers’ meeting when the first race with the new lights will be. 


Drivers Have Something To Prove in the ValleyStar Credit Union 300

Friday October 7, 2016

Despite past national championships and Martinsville Speedway wins, the fire still burns for Pulliam and Morris.


ValleyStar Credit Union 300 to Have New Format in 2016

Friday September 23, 2016

At the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, teams will stop at lap 100 for fuel only and again at lap 175 for tires and adjustments.


Martinsville Speedway Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant

Wednesday September 21, 2016

Speedway receives $50,000 grant from the Virginia Tourism Corporation


Kyle Busch Joins Martinsville’s Green Flag Experience Lineup

Friday August 26, 2016

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion 


Truck Series Drivers Look Forward To Martinsville

Thursday August 18, 2016

Martinsville marks the final short-track race of the season for the series.


Kasey Kahne Joins Green Flag Experience at Martinsville

Friday August 5, 2016

Mtn Dew and Hendrick Motorsports Driver to Take Part in Q&A.


Third Annual Touch-A-Truck Set For Saturday, August 6

Monday August 1, 2016

Get up-close and personal with all sorts of vehicles


Gatlin Brothers To Headline Celebration 2016

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Iconic Country Music Trio


Martinsville Speedway Once Again Played Host to MHS After-Prom

Sunday May 8, 2016

The Prom Ended, The Fun Didn't 


Living Legends in Southern Virginia

Tuesday May 3, 2016

Stories from the racing career of Brice “Spider” Stultz


Bassett HWY 57 Cruise-Ins Scheduled

Monday April 25, 2016

In Downtown Bassett 


Will the Easter Bunny Visit the Martinsville Speedway?

Saturday March 26, 2016

More than 100 campers arrive a week prior to the STP 500 Race Weekend. Will the Easter Bunny make a special appearance? 


Racing College of Virginia to Host Open House

Wednesday March 23, 2016

On April 1st 


The Lure of Martinsville Speedway

Monday March 7, 2016

Guest Post by Brooks Taylor


Now THIS Is A Suite Deal!

Wednesday March 2, 2016

Don't miss this deal 


Alpha Energy Solutions To Sponsor Both Martinsville Speedway Truck Series Races

Saturday January 23, 2016

Three-year agreement with Alpha Energy Solutions


NASCAR Legend Rusty Wallace Speaks at MHC Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting

Thursday January 21, 2016

Wallace returned to Martinsville 


Martinsville Speedway Promotes 2016 Season With "It's Time"

Wednesday January 6, 2016

Martinsville Speedway, being known for clocks, uses the phrase "It's Time" to promote this race season. 


16 in '16

Thursday December 31, 2015

16 great reasons to visit MHC in 2016 


Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Raises More Than $10,000

Sunday December 13, 2015

The 19th Annual Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive raises more than $10,000 and more than 300 toys for Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County.


Speedway President Clay Campbell Receives Award

Thursday December 3, 2015

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell honored in Las Vegas today as the 2015 NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award recipient 


Martinsville Speedway Gears Up for 15th Annual Christmas Toy Drive

Monday November 30, 2015

Come drive the Martinsville Speedway with a donation to help a child in need.


Martinsville Resident Heading to Homestead to Fight for a Championship

Thursday November 19, 2015

Martinsville resident, Brendon Shreve, is heading to Homestead-Miami for Smithfield Whole Hog Challenge.


Martinsville Speedway Already Gearing Up For 2016

Thursday November 5, 2015

The STP 500 weekend is April 1-3, 2016


Jeff Gordon Wins Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway

Monday November 2, 2015

Gordon clinches a spot in the Championship Round of the Chase 


Goody’s® Launches New Fan Contest, ‘Ride with Dale Jr’ at the 2015 Goody's® Headache Relief Shot® 500

Sunday November 1, 2015

Two New Goody’s® Products Also Introduced for the First Time to Fans at the Martinsville Speedway 


Matt Crafton Wins Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway

Saturday October 31, 2015

Matt Crafton survived three late-race restarts in the last fifteen laps to win the Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway.


Richard Petty Named Co-Grand Marshal of Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500

Friday October 30, 2015

Richard Petty is named Co-Grand Marshal for Sunday's Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500.


"Fast Food" with Steve Post

Thursday October 29, 2015

A bucket list of MHC area dining establishments not to miss!


American Cancer Society Honorary Starter at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 29, 2015

American Cancer Society to Represent Millions of Cancer Survivors as Honorary Starter at Martinsville Speedway


For Keselowski Being a Team Owner Is All About The Future

Wednesday October 28, 2015

Keselowski talks winning at Martinsville 


Holman Says Patience Vital For Good Run At Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday October 28, 2015

Holman is ready for the Kroger 200 


Martinsville Speedway’s a Family Affair for the Kenseths

Wednesday October 28, 2015

Matt & Ross Kenseth are ready for Martinsville Speedway 


After Bristol Heartbreak, Martinsville Next Up For Holman, Henderson Motorsports

Thursday October 22, 2015

Holman has his sights set on the Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway 


Patience Is Key at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 22, 2015

Driver says patience is key at Martinsville Speedway 


Hemric Reads to Students

Wednesday October 21, 2015

Daniel Hemric Stops By Martinsville to Read to Albert Harris Elementary Students


Advances in Technology Keep Busch's Martinsville Strategy Ever Changing

Tuesday October 20, 2015

Kurt Busch says rear grip has taken the place of saving brakes, when it comes to being in contention at Martinsville



Peters Ready For Hometown Track in ValleyStar Credit Union 300 At Martinsville Speedway

Thursday October 8, 2015

Timothy Peters looking forward to  Sunday's ValleyStar Credit Union 300 


Clint Bowyer Races Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell

Wednesday October 7, 2015

Clint Bowyer and Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell go side-by-side at Rush Hour Karting, outside of Raleigh, in advance of the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway on November 1.


ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Postponed Until Sunday, October 11

Thursday October 1, 2015

ValleyStar Credit Union 300 postponed for inclement weather and state of emergency


Bowling Looking for ValleyStar 300 Win

Monday September 28, 2015

Ridgeway Native Matt Bowling Looks for First Martinsville Win


Timothy Peters Will Attempt Unusual Double

Wednesday September 23, 2015

Trucks In Vegas On Saturday, Late Models In Martinsville On Sunday


Martinsville Speedway Receives Virginia Tourism Corporation Grant for Tourism Marketing

Tuesday September 22, 2015

Marketing Leverage Program to aide the Martinsville Speedway


Martinsville Speedway Ticket Office Open on Saturdays

Monday September 21, 2015

Stop by even on Saturdays to pick out your seats


Paul Menard Visits Uptown Martinsville

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Martinsville-Henry County welcomed Menard


Martinsville Speedway Offers Jimmie Johnson Martinsville Ticket Package

Wednesday September 16, 2015

Perfect for Johnson fans and STEM education enthusiasts


ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Purse Totals $100,000

Tuesday September 15, 2015

There's lots of money to be won at this year's ValleyStar Credit Union 300


Paul Menard To Parade Through Uptown Martinsville on Tuesday

Sunday September 13, 2015

Menard in Martinsville


ValleyStar Credit Union Donates $25,000 to Racing College of Virginia

Thursday September 10, 2015

ValleyStar Supports Racing College of Virginia


Clint Bowyer Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Bowyer fans, don't miss this opportunity


Martinsville Speedway: The Place for the Chase

Wednesday August 12, 2015

An exciting treat for your small business or group


Kurt Busch Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience

Wednesday August 5, 2015

Kurt Busch will join Jeff Gordon for pre-race Q&A


Martinsville Speedway Offers Fans a Jeff Gordon Ticket Package

Wednesday July 29, 2015

Jeff Gordon fans this offer is for you


Higher Achievement Richmond Tours Southern Virginia

Thursday July 23, 2015

47 guests from Richmond toured Danville and Martinsville-Henry County


Higher Achievement: Richmond Makes Stop at Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday July 22, 2015

Martinsville Speedway offers life lessons from NASCAR's Diversity Programs


Speedway's Smith Honored by Martinsville and Henry County

Tuesday July 14, 2015

Mike Smith will be missed in the MHC Community


Jeff Gordon Scheduled for Green Flag Experience Prior to Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Jeff Gordon to make appearance at the Green Flag Experience for November Race at Martinsville.


Speedway Second in Top-10 Poll

Monday June 8, 2015

Martinsville Speedway Moves To Second In Top-10 NASCAR Track Poll


Summer Events Not to Miss

Thursday June 4, 2015

Start making your MHC summer plans



Tyler Reddick's Ready for Kroger 250 Truck Race

Thursday March 26, 2015

Tyler Reddick is back and ready to race in the Kroger 250 truck race


Martinsville Speedway Honors Mike Wray

Tuesday March 24, 2015

Martinsville Speedway Honors Longtime Martinsville Bulletin Photographer Mike Wray


Bowyer Ready for Martinsville Win

Tuesday March 24, 2015

With Learning Curve Behind Him, Bowyer Ready for Martinsville Win


U.S. Army Herald Trumpet Band to Perform Anthem before STP 500

Monday March 23, 2015

U.S. Army Herald Trumpet Band to Perform Anthem before STP 500


Camping At Martinsville Speedway Spring Ritual for Many Race Fans

Saturday March 21, 2015

 It is a springtime ritual for Timothy Forest, Catherine Taylor and David Laing: Make the 50-mile drive south from Roanoke and set up their tents in a far corner of the Martinsville Speedway campground.

 They were extra-excited Saturday morning. They were the first tent-campers to claim a spot for the STP 500 race week. They were unloading their van and unpacking gear minutes after the campground opened at 8 a.m.

 “We put up the tents today and come back on Thursday and stay until Monday,” said Forest. “We would love to stay the whole week, but we’ve got work and children. We might try to squeeze out a little early and get back down here though.”

 Taylor, known as ‘Cat’ by her friends, was doing most of construction work Saturday morning while her boyfriend Forest, Laing and Scrappy, a chubby part-Chihuahua, part-something else pup, watched.

 “They don’t know how to put them up,” Taylor said, preferring to do the work herself than put up with the help of Forest and Laing.

 The trio of campers is part of a larger group that will return to the site on Thursday to officially begin their race week leading up to next Sunday’s STP 500. There will be at least six, one who has been coming for 13 years, Taylor said.

 The four-night Martinsville stay is a highlight of the year for the group, which has a menu planned that includes barbecue ribs, steak, hot dogs, hamburgers and cold beverages.

 “We mingle with people. We play cornhole and horseshoes Way down there is a spot that has karaoke,” said Laing, pointing to a location about a quarter-mile away. “And I love karaoke. I have the best time over there with those folks.

 “You wouldn’t believe the people from all over the country I’ve met and they invite me in like they have known me forever.”

 Angela and Dean Pruitt arrived early on Saturday also, setting up their camper for the 13th consecutive year. They live barely 25 miles away in Danbury, N.C., but stay in the Martinsville Speedway campground for both races every year.

 “Why do we do it? Oh my God, I love it,” said Angela. “It’s my sport and the campground is my place.”

 The Pruitts have spent an entire week in the campground in past years, but returned home to Danbury Saturday for three days of work before the fun begins.

 “There’s a group I’ve know the entire time we’ve been coming. We don’t camp side-by-side. We’re up on the hill and they’re over in the hollow,” said Angela. “But we all play cornhole together, walk laps in the campground, dance, sing karaoke and pull for Junior.”

 General admission campsites in the Martinsville Speedway campground are available. Cost for the week is just $100.

Advanced ticket prices for the STP 500 start at $45.

Ticket prices increase Monday.

Tickets to the Virginia Lottery Pole Day on March 27, the Kroger 250 Camping World Truck Series race on March 28 and the STP 500 Sprint Cup Series race on March 29 can be purchased by calling 877.RACE.TIX or online at www.martinsvillespeedway.com.


Harvick Has Momentum as Headed to Martinsville

Friday March 20, 2015

Harvick Has Momentum and More on His Side Headed to Martinsville


Great Seats at Great Prices Still Available for STP 500

Friday March 13, 2015

The STP 500 race weekend is two weeks away


Jimmie Johnson Jogs With Students

Thursday March 12, 2015

Jimmie Johnson Jogs A Lap Around Martinsville Speedway With Students


NASCAR’s King in Speedway’s Green Flag Experience

Wednesday March 4, 2015

NASCAR’s King to Take Part in Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience


Bandit Flight Team to Take Part in STP 500 Pre-Race Ceremonies

Tuesday February 24, 2015

Bandit Flight Team to Take Part in STP 500 Pre-Race Ceremonies


ValleyStar Credit Union 300: New Name For Late Model Race

Friday February 6, 2015

Great Sponsor, Great Fun


Students from Italy and Carlisle School Tour Area

Friday February 6, 2015

Italian exchange students and local students tour Martinsville-Henry County


Move Over Dale Jr. and Make Some Room for Jimmie Johnson

Tuesday February 3, 2015

Johnson joins Dale Jr. in the Green Flag Experience


Chase Elliott Will Debut at Speedway in STP 500

Friday January 30, 2015

Chase Elliott To Make Sprint Cup Debut At Martinsville Speedway In STP 500


Speedway President Clay Campbell On Gordon's Last Full Season

Thursday January 22, 2015

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell On Jeff Gordon's Last Full Season


Green Flag Experience Ticket Holders Get To Hear From Dale Jr.

Tuesday January 20, 2015

The Green Flag Experience to Include Dale Jr.


My Martinsville℠ Program Will Reward Martinsville Speedway’s Most Loyal Fans

Tuesday January 6, 2015

My Martinsville℠ Program Will Reward Martinsville Speedway’s Most Loyal Fans


Martinsville Speedway Begins Construction Of New Restrooms

Friday December 12, 2014
Martinsville Speedway Begins Construction Of New Restrooms

Martinsville Speedway Begins Construction Of New Restrooms


Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Offers Something For All Kids

Tuesday December 9, 2014

Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Offers Something For Kids Of All Ages


Win a Foodie Getaway Package

Tuesday November 25, 2014

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Ryan Newman's Chase Inspires Martinsville High Football Team

Thursday November 13, 2014

When Ryan Newman visited Martinsville High School as part of NASCAR’s Chase Across America tour, he found himself 16th in points and an underdog in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Ten weeks later, Newman now finds himself as one of four drivers in the Championship Round, with a chance to win the title Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

The school’s football team is now using Newman as inspiration, as they too find themselves in an underdog role heading into the state playoffs.

“Where he is winless and was still able to get to the Championship Round is a big deal for us,” said Bulldogs center Harrison Toole. “We have one win. Nobody’s expecting us to go anywhere in this tournament, but yet, if we tried hard and play our best we still have a possibility of winning the championship.

Much like Newman, the Bulldogs enter the tournament as a 16th seed. Their first round game Friday night is against Giles County, the defending state champion and a team that has won 25 straight games.

“We’re taking him (Newman) and using it as an ‘anything can happen, anything’s possible,’” said Nigel Preston, the team’s nose guard. “It doesn’t matter about winning. What matters is effort and how well you play.”

Kicker Emily Martin, who beat Newman in the kicking portion of the Punt, Pass and Kick contest during his visit, said that Newman played a role in the team getting to the playoffs.

“The fact that he was the underdog and we are the underdog, we can compare ourselves to him,” she said. “We used him as inspiration to get to the playoffs, to play hard and to get the points that we needed to get there.”

While a football game only lasts four quarters, the players will take what they learned from Newman and apply it to life off the gridiron, as well.

“It goes along with life too,” Toole said. “Because if you try hard and give it your best you have a chance to go far and be the best you can, in life.”

Newman will return to Martinsville Speedway March 27-29, 2015 for the STP 500 weekend. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 877.RACE.TIX or visiting www.martinsvillespeedway.com.

 

(Photo: Ryan Newman talks with members of the Martinsville High School football team, during his September visit. Credit: Ken Childs)


Goody's Expands Partnership with Earnhardt Jr.

Sunday October 26, 2014

Goody's Expands Partnership with Earnhardt Jr.


Earnhardt Captures First Martinsville Speedway Win

Sunday October 26, 2014

Earnhardt Holds Off Gordon To Capture First Martinsville Speedway Win


Wallace Delivers Memorable Kroger 200 Victory

Saturday October 25, 2014

http://www.visitmartinsville.com/events/details/id/5670/goody-s-headache-relief-shot-500Wallace Delivers Memorable Kroger 200 Victory In Special Tribute Truck


Hamlin's Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville

Thursday October 23, 2014

Hamlin's Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville


Edwards Hopes To Avoid Drama and Win at Martinsville

Wednesday October 22, 2014

Edwards Hopes To Avoid Drama and Win at Martinsville


Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge

Tuesday October 21, 2014

Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge


Speedway Home Away From Home For California Couple

Saturday October 18, 2014

Martinsville Speedway Home Away From Home For California Couple


NASCAR Drivers Still Pine for a Martinsville Clock

Friday October 17, 2014

Fifty Years Later, NASCAR Drivers Still Pine for a Martinsville Clock


NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Named Grand Marshal

Thursday October 16, 2014

NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Named Grand Marshal at Martinsville


Miesha Tate Will Wave Green Flag at Martinsville

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Mixed Martial Arts Star Miesha Tate Will Wave Green Flag at Martinsville


Wallace, Scott Speak To Students

Wednesday October 15, 2014

Wallace, Scott Urge Students To Work Hard In School And In Life


Tar Heels Performing Anthem at Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday October 14, 2014

The Marching Tar Heels Set To Perform National Anthem at Martinsville Speedway


Mears Grows Fond of Martinsville

Tuesday October 14, 2014

After Rough Beginning, Mears Grows Fond of Martinsville


Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Martinsville Speedway

Friday October 10, 2014

Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Martinsville Speedway


Larson Leans on McMurray at Martinsville

Thursday October 9, 2014

Larson Leans on McMurray at Martinsville


Bowyer Loves The History, Tradition Of Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday October 8, 2014

Bowyer Loves The History, Tradition Of Martinsville Speedway


Experience Fall With The Family At Martinsville Speedway

Monday October 6, 2014

Experience Fall With The Family At Martinsville Speedway


Defending MDCU 300 Champ Lemons Putting Pressure on Himself

Thursday September 25, 2014

The pressure and anticipation for the MDCU 300 builds


McMurray Shows Off Planes, But Has Martinsville Speedway On His Mind

Tuesday September 23, 2014

McMurray Shows Off Planes, But Has Martinsville Speedway On His Mind


Kyle Larson Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience Lineup

Thursday September 18, 2014

Kyle Larson Joins Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience Lineup


Hall-Of-Fame Inductee Wendell Scott To Be Honored At Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday September 17, 2014

Hall-Of-Fame Inductee Wendell Scott To Be Honored At Martinsville Speedway


Ryan Newman Gets Enthusiastic Chase Send-Off In Martinsville

Thursday September 11, 2014

Ryan Newman Gets Enthusiastic Chase Send-Off In Martinsville


Martinsville Speedway Extends Ticket Hours Beginning Saturday

Thursday September 11, 2014

 Martinsville Speedway Extends Ticket Hours Beginning Saturday


Earnhardt Jr. Wants His Own Martinsville Speedway Grandfather Clock

Wednesday September 3, 2014

Jr. looks to add grandfather clock trophy to his collection


Earnhardt Jr. Loves Racing At Martinsville Speedway And The Results Prove It

Wednesday August 27, 2014

Earnhardt Jr. Loves Racing At Martinsville Speedway And The Results Prove It


Despite Martinsville Success, Testing Critical To Gordon, Johnson

Wednesday August 27, 2014

Despite Martinsville Success, Testing Critical To Gordon, Johnson


Changes Announced For MDCU 300 Qualifying, Race-Day Format

Friday August 22, 2014

Changes Announced For MDCU 300 Qualifying, Race-Day Format


Fans Can See Earnhardt Jr. Up Close

Monday August 18, 2014

Q&A Session +Seat for $88


Harvick Added to the Green Flag Experience

Tuesday August 12, 2014

Harvick to join pre-race fun prior to the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500


Down Syndrome Rally Makes Successful Stop At Martinsville

Monday June 16, 2014

Down Syndrome Rally For Research Makes Successful Stop At Martinsville


Hamlin Has Eyes On Goody's 500 At Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday June 10, 2014

Hamlin Has Eyes On Goody's 500 At Martinsville Speedway


Get to MHC and Get Outdoors

Monday June 2, 2014

Outdoor fun for June


Martinsville Speedway Joins Fun At Hendrick Motorsports Fan Fest

Monday May 19, 2014

Martinsville Speedway To Join The Fun At Hendrick Motorsports Fan Fest


Celebration 2014 at Martinsville Speedway Will Offer More Fun

Friday May 16, 2014

More rides, more music, more entertainment


Reserve Your Seat For Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Now

Wednesday April 2, 2014

$10 Will Hold You Seat For Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 At Martinsville Speedway


29th Army Band to Perform National Anthem at STP 500

Wednesday March 26, 2014

29th Army Band Set To Perform The National Anthem For The STP 500


Kurt Busch Hopes For Martinsville Speedway Revival With New Team

Wednesday March 26, 2014

Kurt Busch Hopes For Martinsville Speedway Revival With New Team


Fun Away From The Track

Monday March 24, 2014

More fun outside the speedway


Martinsville Madness With STP 500 Weekend

Saturday March 22, 2014

It’s Time For Some Martinsville Madness With STP 500 Weekend


Alpha Energy Sponsors Pole Day at Martinsville Speedway

Friday March 21, 2014

Alpha Energy Solutions to Sponsor Pole Day


Annett, Gaulding Testing at Martinsville Speedway

Thursday March 20, 2014

The two give it a first time try at Martinsville Speedway


Warbirds to Perform Flyover at Martinsville Speedway

Wednesday March 19, 2014

The Warbirds will offer an encore performance for the STP 500


Dale Jr. Added to Party Plaza Lineup

Wednesday March 19, 2014

Jr. fans be sure to get your tickets to the Party Plaza


PHCC Rebrands Motorsports Program

Friday March 14, 2014

PHCC Rebrands Motorsports Program


Kenseth Hoping Recent Martinsville Success Leads To Solid STP 500 Finish

Thursday March 13, 2014

Kenseth Hoping Recent Martinsville Success Leads To Solid STP 500 Finish


Jeb Burton, ThorSport Back Together For Kroger 250

Thursday March 6, 2014

Jeb Burton, ThorSport Back Together For Kroger 250 At Martinsville Speedway


UNC Football Coach Honorary Pace Car Driver

Tuesday March 4, 2014

UNC Football Coach Larry Fedora Honorary Pace Car Driver For STP 500


Grand Marshals Named For STP 500 At Martinsville Speedway

Thursday February 27, 2014

Petty, Inman Reunited As Grand Marshals Of STP 500 At Martinsville Speedway


Martinsville Speedway Party Plaza Adds Hall-of-Famers Petty and Inman

Thursday February 27, 2014

Martinsville Speedway Party Plaza Adds Hall-of-Famers Petty and Inman


Drivers Scheduled For Party Plaza Prior To STP 500

Monday February 17, 2014

Kahne, Kenseth Scheduled For Martinsville Party Plaza Prior To STP 500


Martinsville Speedway Offers Great Prices For STP 500

Thursday February 6, 2014

Martinsville Speedway Offers Great Family, Youth Prices For STP 500


Chase Changes Should Make Martinsville Speedway More Exciting Than Ever

Thursday January 30, 2014

Chase Changes Should Make Martinsville Speedway More Exciting Than Ever


STP 500 Soon Roaring Into Martinsville Speedway

Friday January 24, 2014

STP 500 Sprint Cup Race At Martinsville Speedway Roaring Into View


Clay Campbell, Ken Schrader Join Forces For Daytona, Talladega ARCA Races

Tuesday January 21, 2014

Campbell to drive two superspeedway events in the 2014 ARCA Racing Series


The King Speaks About Martinsville Speedway

Tuesday January 7, 2014

The King Says Martinsville Speedway Awesome Place To Watch A Race


Purchase STP 500 Tickets For Christmas Without Mall Madness

Wednesday December 11, 2013

Purchase STP 500 Tickets For Christmas Without Battling Mall Madness