Josh Berry showed himself to be a gambling man Saturday night at Hickory Motor Speedway.   After recording fast time in qualifying for the Fall Brawl, Berry gave up the pole position and started from the rear of the field for the chance at an additional $1,000 bonus.  Ultimately, the gamble paid off as the […]

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“It’s Martinsville.”   If you were in the pits at Martinsville Speedway’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 Late Model Stock Car race this weekend, it’s a guarantee that you heard someone say those two words. Any time anything crazy happened, someone would look at someone else, smile, and say, “It’s Martinsville.”   Those two words were […]

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As Mike Looney was driving his truck and trailer to Martinsville Speedway in 2016 he caught himself day dreaming.  He was thinking about the possibility of taking home a grandfather clock and winning the biggest Late Model Stock Car race in the country.  Little did he know, his dream was about to become reality. […]

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Philip Morris received a phone call Wednesday afternoon that he's been waiting for all summer long.  When Morris answered his phone, NASCAR Executive Vice President Steve O'Donnell was on the other end to congratulate him on his record-tying fifth NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Championship.   After a 23-win season competing in Late Model Stock […]

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Martinsville, Va. – NASCAR’s best Late Model Stock Car teams will have a new element of strategy in the 2018 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway on September 29.   This year, teams will have options when it comes to putting on new tires that will add to the drama of NASCAR’s biggest, richest […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va.  – With local and state officials declaring States-of-Emergency throughout the Mid-Atlantic region ahead of Hurricane Florence, Martinsville Speedway has rescheduled Test Day for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 for Thursday, September 27.   While the weather may not impact Martinsville Speedway directly, many of the teams and drivers that will compete in the […]

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As a young child Peyton Sellers sat in the grandstands at South Boston Speedway and watched David Blankenship dominate the Late Model scene at his home track.  Blankenship won seven track titles during his career, a feat which some felt would never be challenged.   Fast forward to 2018 and Sellers remembered those days on […]

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Short track racing is not only about doing everything possible to have the best car, but having the timing to make the winning move when available.  That move came for Layne Riggs shortly after halfway in Sunday night’s fourth annual Labor Day Classic at Carteret County Speedway .   Fast qualifier Michael Tilley accelerated out […]

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