Martinsville Speedway announced Wednesday multiple changes to this year’s ValleyStar 300.  In addition to an increased winner’s purse to $32,000, changes to the race format were also made.  The top 20 cars in qualifying will be locked into the main event via single-car qualifying, compared to just the front row in recent years.  Also announced […]

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Big changes to the most prestigious Late Model Stock Car race in the country were revealed Wednesday morning during a press conference at Martinsville Speedway.  Track President Clay Campbell announced that the 2019 ValleyStar 300 will now pay $32,000 to win, an increase of $7,000 compared to previous years.  Additionally, changes to the race and […]

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Martinsville Speedway hosted a press conference Wednesday morning regarding the 2019 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. Speed51 offered a free video stream of the press conference.   CLICK HERE TO WATCH   When: · Wednesday – June 12, 2019 – 11 a.m.   Who: · Clay Campbell - Martinsville Speedway […]

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What a weekend it was. Mayhem at Martinsville, second dates with the cow, history for the Dirt Princess and another big check for "Big Money Matt." If you missed any of it, just keep reading because we'll get you up to date with our Top 10 stories from the weekend.   1. Mayhem-Filled Martinsville 300 […]

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The biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year will take place Saturday evening under the lights at Martinsville Speedway .  We take a look at the race in this edition of "By the Numbers" on Speed51.com.   0: It's hard to believe but no current NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion from the […]

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Picking the winners of big short track races throughout the country is a tradition that our staff at Speed51.com has enjoyed for many years. With the biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year being held this weekend at Martinsville Speedway , we decided to challenge our staff once again.   This week we asked […]

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1) ValleyStar 300 at Martinsville Speedway  – The biggest Late Model Stock Car race of the year is finally upon us. A Grandfather clock is on the line, as well as a big check and bragging rights for a whole year. A big crowd, plenty of sold hot dogs, and sparks flying under the lights […]

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For the first time ever, drivers raced around Martinsville Speedway under the LED lights Thursday night.  Nearly 90 Late Model Stock Car teams arrived at “The Paperclip” to test for next Saturday’s ValleyStar 300.  This year, testing was more important than ever.   With this year being the first ValleyStar 300 under the lights, Test […]

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