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Articles tagged ‘Martinsville (Va.) Speedway’

Sep 24
Wednesday

Defending MDCU 300 Champ Tommy Lemons Jr. Putting Pressure On Himself

MDCU 300 Event Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Sept. 24, 2014) – As the defending champion of the biggest NASCAR Late Model Stock race in the nation, the only pressure Tommy Lemons Jr. felt Wednesday came from within. The Troy, N.C., driver was consistently among the fastest 20 drivers during the morning test session for the MDCU 300, set for Oct. 5, and believed he had more speed in his car. Before he had a chance to find that extra speed though, rain showers wiped out the afternoon session. Lemons made a mad dash to victory in last year’s MDCU 300, taking advantage of a late-race multi-car melee to beat Dillon Bassett to the checkered flag on a green-white-checkered restart. “I feel like there is ... FULL STORY »

Peyton Sellers Hopes To Build On Success With MDCU 300 Victory

MDCU 300 Event Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Sept. 9, 2014) – Peyton Sellers has won just about everything there is to win in Late Model Stock Car racing. About the only thing missing from the 2005 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion’s resume is a ... FULL STORY »

Braeden Havens looks to run Martinsville Speedway late model event

Braeden Havens MEDICAL LAKE, Wash. (September 2, 2014)- Every driver dreams of racing at some of racing’s most respected facilities at some point in their career. For 2011 Inland Northwest Super Stock Association champion, Braeden Havens, being offered a chance to compete ... FULL STORY »

MDCU To Sponsor Nation’s Biggest NASCAR Late Model Race At Martinsville Speedway

MDCU 300 Event Logo "Late Model Teams Will Be Chasing Big Bucks, Bigger Prestige In MDCU 300" MARTINSVILLE, Va. (July 15, 2014) – Two of the region’s most respected and consumer-oriented businesses, Martinsville Speedway and Martinsville DuPont Credit Union (MDCU), have joined forces for NASCAR’s ... FULL STORY »

Did Sunday’s race mark a fundamental change in racing at Martinsville?

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with champagne after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 30, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Parity at Martinsville? What an alien concept! And what a dichotomy we saw in Sunday's STP 500. The sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the season produced a track-record 33 lead changes, even though Jimmie Johnson, the current master of Martinsville, ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton fights back at Martinsville; Still in top-10 in points

No. 13 VAMP / VaporBrands International Inc. Toyota Tundra MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) -- Jeb Burton had perhaps the most frustrating weekend of his career at his home track, Martinsville Speedway, but both Burton and his ThorSport Racing crew showed great resolve to make up two laps in ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter shares point lead after Martinsville fourth

No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Toyota Tundra MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter was frustrated after a paint-swapping battle Sunday resulted in a fourth-place finish for his No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff / Curb Records Toyota Tundra in the Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World ... FULL STORY »



No. 20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Gray Gaulding’s Debut gets Turned Around late in the Kroger 250
Posted 03.31.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 2 of 22 - March 29, 2014 Driver: Gray Gaulding Truck: No. 20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet Silverado Driver's Point Standings: 30th (-57) Owner's Point Standings: 18th (-36) Track: Martinsville Speedway Race: Kroger 250 Distance: 250 Laps/ 131.5 Miles Kernersville, NC (March 31st, ...FULL STORY »
Germán Quiroga
Germán Quiroga Scores Second Top-10 Finish of the Season in a Thrilling Martinsville Speedway Race
Posted 03.31.14
Germán Quiroga rolled off eighth in the No. 77 NET10 Wireless Toyota Tundra for the Kroger 250 after Saturday's qualifying was cancelled due to rain and the field was set per the NASCAR rule book. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers were able to participate in both practice sessions ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Timothy Peters Finishes Sixth at Martinsville Speedway; Retains NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Points Lead
Posted 03.31.14
Hometown favorite, Timothy Peters and the No. 7 Parts Plus Toyota Tundra team started the rain-delayed Kroger 250 from the third position and remained a fixture near the front of the field at Martinsville Speedway until the final restart, when he was shuffled back to finish sixth. Inclement weather throughout ...FULL STORY »
Brian Ickler (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Brian Ickler Perseveres at Martinsville Speedway to Bring Home a Top-10 Finish
Posted 03.31.14
Brian Ickler started the postponed Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway from the seventh position on Sunday evening, and battled in the closing laps to finish 10th in the second race on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. The 36-truck field took the green flag on Sunday following the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher’s Debut At Martinsville Speedway Cut Short
Posted 03.31.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (March 31, 2014) – Making his 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut, Spencer Gallagher, driver of the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado for GMS Racing, finished in the 32nd position in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Gallagher ran consistently inside the top-25 and was ...FULL STORY »
Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Martinsville Shuffle Relegates Joey Coulter To 17th-Place Finish
Posted 03.31.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (March 31, 2014) – Joey Coulter, driver of the No. 21 Alamo Rent A Car Chevrolet Silverado for GMS Racing, finished in the 17th position in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Coulter ran competitively inside the top-15 for the majority of the evening before a ...FULL STORY »
No. 30 Rheem Comfort Products Chevrolet Silverado
Ron Hornaday Jr. Finishes Ninth in Rain-Delayed Race at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.31.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (March 31, 2014) - Ron Hornaday Jr. finished ninth for Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday evening after rain on Saturday forced the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race to be pushed after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The veteran driver started ...FULL STORY »
No. 33 Exide Chevrolet Silverado
Brandon Jones Brings Home 15th Place Result at Martinsville
Posted 03.31.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (March 31, 2014) - Brandon Jones was able to bring home the No. 33 Exide Chevrolet Silverado in the 15th position in the rain-delayed Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway. The 15th-place finish is a career best for the 17-year-old in just his fourth-career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ...FULL STORY »
No. 31 ALS Association Chevrolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images)
Ben Kennedy Brings Home Impressive Third-Place Finish at Martinsville in ‘Overtime’
Posted 03.31.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (March 31, 2014) - Ben Kennedy posted an impressive third-place finish at Martinsville Speedway, bettering his career-best finish of fourth in his strong Martinsville debut last fall. After laying down the fifth and 15th-fastest lap times in the first and final practice sessions, respectively, Kennedy secured a ...FULL STORY »


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