Articles tagged ‘Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300’

Oct 07

Tommy Lemons Jr. Overcomes Adversity to Win Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300

Tommy Lemons Jr. Wins Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 At Martinsville Speedway TROY, NC (October 7, 2013) – Tommy Lemons Jr. scored the biggest win of his racing career and the biggest win of the Late Model Stock Car racing season in Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300, leading only two laps en route to the victory. “Nothing tops winning this race,” said Lemons. “There's nothing that could express how important this win is. I've been coming here since 2003. Last year was the first time since 2006 that we didn't make the race. We had bad luck. We had a good car last week, didn't change anything, came back and it was still fast. We left something off the table for qualifying and still ended ... FULL STORY »

On-Track Chaos at Martinsville Leaves Ben Rhodes Frustrated

Ben Rhodes LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 7th, 2013) – Louisville, Kentucky, native and NASCAR Next driver Ben Rhodes headed to Martinsville Speedway with optimism and excitement to race his No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Ford with Hawk-McCall Motorsports in the “Virginia is for ... FULL STORY »

Tommy Lemons Has A Sweet Day At Martinsville Speedway With Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 300 Win

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 6, 2013) – The third time is supposed to be the charm, but for Tommy Lemons Jr., it was the 10th time. Lemons drove to the biggest victory of his career Sunday, winning the Virginia is ... FULL STORY »

Chad Finchum Fastest in Martinsville Qualifying

No. 19 Texas Roadhouse Ford Fusion RIDGEWAY, VA :: Chad Finchum recorded the fastest lap in qualifying on Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. His 20.596 second lap put him on the pole for the first of four heat races that will set the field ... FULL STORY »

Young Tennessee Driver Turns In Best Time For Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 5, 2013) – A quick lap early in the final practice session of the day Saturday earned 19-year-old Chad Finchum top qualifying honors for Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 NASCAR Late Model Stock race ... FULL STORY »

Late Model Teams Invade Martinsville Speedway For Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 300

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 4, 2013) – The first engine has not been cranked and the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 is already living up to its reputation as the biggest NASCAR Late Model Stock car race in the ... FULL STORY »

Hometown Driver Trey Jarrell Makes First Start at Martinsville Speedway

Trey Jarrell "Jarrell Looks to Deliver for Hometown Sponsor" Martinsville, Va. (October 4, 2013)- At 16, Trey Jarrell knows the future holds several significant milestones for his promising racing career. But for now, nothing tops his track debut at the Martinsville ... FULL STORY »

Trey Marcham
Trey Marcham to Attempt First Martinsville Race
Posted 10.04.13
Oklahoma City, OK (October 3, 2013) – Trey Marcham had a fast car in testing and is anticipating a strong performance in Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 at Martinsville Speedway. Marcham’s goal is to get up to the front and stay there. “The car was pretty good ...FULL STORY »
Tommy Lemons Jr.
Tommy Lemons Jr. Greets Martinsville With High Expectations
Posted 10.04.13
TROY, NC :: Tommy Lemons Jr. enters Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 with five wins on the 2013 season. Now, he will chase his sixth win of the season looking to bring home a grandfather clock and $25,000. Lemons had a fast car in testing last Wednesday and ...FULL STORY »
Martinsville (Va.) Speedway
Annabeth Barnes Aiming For First Martinsville Speedway Start This Weekend
Posted 10.03.13
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 3, 2013) – Proper etiquette puts ladies first. This isn’t always the case in stock car racing, but Annabeth Barnes is hoping to change that and prove that ladies can once again find their way to the front. Barnes is racing this weekend in the Virginia is for ...FULL STORY »
Bobby McCarty
Bobby McCarty Anticipates Top-10 Performance at Martinsville
Posted 10.03.13
SUMMERFIELD, NC :: Late Model rookie Bobby McCarty is hoping to make his first trip to Martinsville Speedway a successful one in Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300. McCarty feels he has a good chance to finish inside the top-10 with a little luck. “We are ready,” McCarty ...FULL STORY »
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Jake Keaton Rides Wave of Momentum to Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.03.13
Barboursville, WV (October 2, 2013) – Jake Keaton enters Sunday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 fresh off a victory at Franklin County Speedway. The victory, Keaton’s third of the season, gives Keaton extra confidence entering the race as he hopes to accomplish his goals of making the race ...FULL STORY »
Ben Rhodes
Ben Rhodes Looking for Redemption in Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.02.13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (October 2nd, 2013) – In October 2012, Louisville, Kentucky, native Ben Rhodes entered his first “Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300” NASCAR Whelen All-American Series event at Martinsville Speedway (VA). With 80 drivers on hand for the event, Rhodes, in his first season of Late Model Stock ...FULL STORY »
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Joey Mooch Racing for a Cause at the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300
Posted 10.02.13
Mooresville, NC (October 1, 2013) - In a year that has seen many new tracks, cars and experiences, 16-year-old Joey Mucciacciaro has had an unforgettable year. Heading to Martinsville Speedway to race his way into the "Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300" this weekend, "Mooch" and the No. 2 ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Wilson
Ryan Wilson Plans to Take Home Grandfather Clock in Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300
Posted 10.02.13
Randleman, NC (October 1, 2013) – Ryan Wilson is hoping to improve on last year’s top-five finish in the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300. This year, Wilson wants to take a $25,000 check and a grandfather clock back to Randleman, North Carolina as he looks to win Sunday’s ...FULL STORY »
Ronnie Bassett Jr.
Ronnie Bassett Jr. Sets Focus on Martinsville Grandfather Clock
Posted 10.01.13
October 1, 2013 – In his second visit to Martinsville Speedway for the prestigious Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300, 17 year old Ronnie Bassett Jr. enters looking for redemption and ready to return his No. 04 Butler Trailer / Rheem / Rex Younger Galleries Ford to victory lane. With ...FULL STORY »

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