Articles tagged ‘Martinsville (Va.) Speedway’

Oct 07

Timothy Peters Ready For Hometown Track, Friendly Crowd In ValleyStar Credit Union 300 At Martinsville

2014 NCWTS Driver Timothy Peters (Red Horse Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 7, 2015) – Timothy Peters is always pumped when he heads to a race at Martinsville Speedway. It’s his home track and he’s always been solid on the historic half-mile oval. As he prepares for Sunday’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville, he’s more confident than ever. He’s recorded three consecutive top-four finishes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series including a second Saturday night in Las Vegas. And he is very comfortable with the Toyota Camry he will drive in Sunday’s huge Late Model Stock race which pays $25,000 to the winner. “The way we’ve finished in our Red Horse Tundra the last three races gives us a lot of momentum for Talladega in a couple ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Pierce Earns Second Opportunity With MB Motorsports

Bobby Pierce, driver of the #63 RPM Services Inc./Roofix Inc. Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the 21 Means 21 Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 3rd Annual 1-800-Car-Cash Mud Summer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 22, 2015 in Rossburg, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Bobby Pierce, the dirt track phenomenon that turned heads with a superb runner-up performance on the dirt at Eldora Speedway in July for MB Motorsports will soon make his return to the NASCAR Camping World ... FULL STORY »

ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway Postponed Until Sunday, October 11

ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 1, 2015) – With the Governor of Virginia declaring a state of emergency for Virginia due to the heavy rain predicted for the weekend, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway has been postponed until Sunday, ... FULL STORY »

Shane Lee Hopes to Bring Home a Grandfather Clock

Shane Lee Shane Lee, No. 00 LeeBoy Ford Fusion ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway Race Preview Series: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Driver: Shane Lee Car: No. 00 LeeBoy Ford Track: Martinsville Speedway (0.526-mile oval) Race: ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Distance: 200 Laps / 105.2-Miles In the ... FULL STORY »

Brooks Taylor Named Martinsville Speedway’s Director of Public Relations

Martinsville Speedway Logo Brooks Taylor has been named Director of Public Relations at Martinsville Speedway, Track President Clay Campbell announced today. Taylor, who previously served as the tracks Manager of Communications, will oversee the track’s external communications. “I’m very pleased that Brooks is ... FULL STORY »

Timothy Peters Will Attempt Unusual Double

#wherestimothy? Campaign Trucks In Las Vegas On Saturday, Late Models In Martinsville On Sunday MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 23, 2015) – Timothy Peters plans on covering almost 5,000 miles and hopefully another 500 or so laps next weekend. He’s attempting the Las Vegas-Martinsville double ... FULL STORY »

ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Purse Totals $100,000

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Sept. 14, 2015) – The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on October 4 at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race, will have a total purse of $100,000 Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell ... FULL STORY »

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ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Late Model Stock Car Race To Have New Format
Posted 08.24.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Aug. 24, 2015) – NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on October 4 at Martinsville Speedway, will have a new format in 2015. After years of stopping the feature race at half-way and again with 10 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Gray Gaulding and Krispy Kreme Join Kyle Busch Motorsports for Three Races in 2015
Posted 07.30.15
MOORESVILLE, N.C. - (July 30, 2015) Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today 17-year-old NASCAR Next alumnus Gray Gaulding will pilot the No. 54 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Toyota Tundra for three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events in 2015. Gaulding's first race will be on the road course at Canadian Tire ...FULL STORY »
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50,000 Pounds of Documents Collected for Shredding At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 05.18.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (May 18, 2015) – More than 500 people turned out to Martinsville Speedway Monday with boxes, bags, crates and even a trailer or two filled with personal documents to be professionally shredded. By day’s end, more than 50,000 pounds of paper had been collected. WSLS Channel 10, ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Probably Next Year Says Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 05.08.15
KANSAS CITY – “It will probably be next year.” Any hopes of seeing Dale Earnhardt Jr. compete in a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race this season won’t happen according to NASCAR’s most popular driver. During his media availability Friday morning at Kansas Speedway, Earnhardt said that he doesn’t plan to compete ...FULL STORY »
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Brad Keselowski Racing Enjoys Sizzling Start to 2015 Season
Posted 04.02.15
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 2, 2015) - The start of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season couldn't get much better for Brad Keselowski Racing. The organization has racked up two wins in the first three races. Draw-Tite Ford F-150 driver Tyler Reddick scored his first ...FULL STORY »
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Kyle Larson Released From Hospital; Awaits Doctors Clearance For NASCAR Return
Posted 03.31.15
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson was released from Carolina’s Medical Center (CMC) Monday night following a series of tests and observations that occurred after he fainted at his merchandise hauler Saturday at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway Larson, 22, completed his final tests Tuesday and according to a release issued by ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver John Hunter Nemechek poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Gear Trouble Slows John Hunter Nemechek At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.31.15
NEMCO Motorsports was within striking distance of a top finishing slot before a bout of bad luck struck at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway this weekend. A broken rear-end gear relegated John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 8 SWM International Inc. Chevrolet Silverado team to a 29th-place finish in the Kroger 250 ...FULL STORY »
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Brandon Jones Battles Back to Top-15 Finish at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.30.15
Event: Kroger 250 Date: March 28, 2015 Venue: Martinsville Speedway Brandon Jones Martinsville Speedway Start – Sixth (6th) Finish – 15th Laps Led – 0 No. 33 Owner Points Position – Seventh (7th) Brandon Jones, driver of the No. 33 MasterForce Chevrolet earned a 15th-place result in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville (Va.) ...FULL STORY »
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Spencer Gallagher Endures the Martinsville Battle to Finish 14th
Posted 03.30.15
Event: Kroger 250 Date: March 28, 2015 Venue: Martinsville Speedway Spencer Gallagher Martinsville Speedway Start – 18th Finish – 14th Laps Led – 0 Driver Points Position – 8th (Tie) The second trip to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway for Spencer Gallagher, driver of the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet, in the NASCAR Camping World Truck ...FULL STORY »

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