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NASCAR on Fox’s Mike Joy Finds Great Joy At Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (December 18, 2013) – Mike Joy was raised on racing in the Northeast, where the powerful open-wheel Modified racers were king. But the Modified promised-land was Martinsville Speedway and Joy’s first trip chasing those cars south to the historic half-mile began a lifetime love affair with the track. It was the spring of 1973. Joy and a couple of his young buddies, all with empty pockets, hatched a plan for a road trip to Martinsville. “We were so broke in 1973, nobody had a car that could make the trip,” recalled Joy, the lead announcer for NASCAR on FOX, who was in Martinsville Tuesday night as the keynote speaker for the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. “We rented a car from ... FULL STORY »

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Martinsville (Va.) Speedway
NASCAR on Fox’s Mike Joy Finds Great Joy At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 12.18.13
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (December 18, 2013) – Mike Joy was raised on racing in the Northeast, where the powerful open-wheel Modified racers were king. But the Modified promised-land was Martinsville Speedway and Joy’s first trip chasing those cars south to the historic half-mile began a lifetime love affair with the track. It ...FULL STORY »


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