Anyone you ask will say the same thing about Peyton Sellers: the Late Model Stock Car powerhouse from Danville, Virginia is one of the most accomplished racers of this generation, and of all-time in the Commonwealth State.  However, the one achievement missing from his resume is a victory the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville […]

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Last year’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway (VA) was a dream come true for veteran driver Mike Looney.  After years of trying, Looney took home the coveted Grandfather Clock in Late Model Stock Car racing’s most illustrious event, the Martinsville 300.   Now, a year later, Looney looks to join an elite list […]

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Ryan Millington is an emerging name in the Late Model Stock Car scene, already making big strides in only his second year of competition at Hickory Motor Speedway (NC). Millington, the current points leader at the "Birthplace of the NASCAR Stars," is looking strong after the first handful of race weekends at the historic short […]

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In this edition of By the Numbers on Speed51.com, our resident "Stat Boy" Elgin Traylor takes a look at this weekend's Valley Star 300 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.   2: In years past the top two drivers lock in through time trials and sit out the heat races on Sunday.  Who will be those […]

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There's plenty of big Short Track races happening all over the country. Whether it's on dirt or asphalt, a Late Model or a Modified, it's all happening this weekend. We did our best to narrow the list down to the 10 best for you in this week's 10 to Attend.   1. Valley Star 300, […]

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The nation's premier Late Model Stock Car event takes place this weekend at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia.  While the pit area is expected to be full of drivers hoping to win the grandfather clock, we narrowed the list down to 10 drivers to keep an eye on during the big race on Sunday.   Lee […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway on October 16 will have a new format in 2016, Track President Clay Campbell announced today.   The 200 lap feature race will include two competition cautions, one at lap 100 and one at lap 175. During the first stop, cars will be lined up […]

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It’s an annual rite of passage in the racing world.  The mid-summer heat churns the racing barometer and once the fall winds cool the temperatures, it’s a feeding frenzy of some of the biggest races in America.  Speed51.com will once again be the pulse of all the major end-of-the-season short track events in the country […]

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Fans attending the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 will have a new option when it comes to seating for NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious Late Model Stock Car Race on October 16.   This year, for the first time ever, fans will have the opportunity to watch the race from Club 47, […]

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As a race car driver, it’s hard not to get excited when the calendar reads July and you've already recorded 12 wins on the season.  For some drivers 12 wins is a career accomplishment, but for Ross “Boo Boo” Dalton this is 2016 and he’s enjoying every minute of his successful Limited Late Model season.   […]

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