andon Pembelton’s name may have flown under the radar on a ValleyStar Credit Union 300 entry list that included former NASCAR National Champions, multiple Martinsville grandfather clock owners and touring champions alike.   That will no longer be the case. 16-year-old Landon Pembelton became the youngest winner in ValleyStar Credit Union 300 history, taking the […]

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he crown jewel of the Late Model Stock Car world, the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, takes place Saturday night.  Ahead of the marquee event, here are 10 Things to Know about the Martinsville 300.   1 – The Late Model Stock drivers of the Southeast would like to thank JR Motorsports driver […]

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he heavy hitters of the Late Model Stock Car world convene at Martinsville Speedway for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 each year.  However, it was a driver making his first trip to the famed short track claiming the pole for Saturday’s race.   Daniel Silvestri clocked in at 19.775 seconds Friday night, taking fast-time in […]

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tephen Nasse’s ValleyStar Credit Union 300 debut will have to wait at least one more year.   The Super Late Model star from Pinellas Park, Florida made his first trip to the marquee Late Model Stock Car event, but a mechanical issue forced he and the Fat Head Racing team to withdraw from competition.   […]

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hen teams unloaded at Martinsville Speedway for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, Billy Martin Racing had a surprise for everyone.   Along with the team’s signature white and blue No. 87, piloted by 2016 Martinsville 300 winner Mike Looney, they brought out a white No. 87 with red lettering, including the name “Philip Morris” above […]

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The SMART Modified Tour will invade Motor Mile Raceway in Pulaski, Virginia on October 2nd with a familiar name sponsoring the race and a familiar name making his return to competition.   Senator Bill Stanley, through his law firm, The Stanley Law Group, will sponsor the race that will be known as the Stanley Law […]

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or decades, Martinsville Speedway has gladly opened its gates to grassroots racers and weekend warriors, competing on the same famed half-mile that has hosted the NASCAR Cup Series since its inaugural season in 1949.  After the COVID-19 pandemic led to the cancellation of the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 in 2020, the Late Model Stock stars […]

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For the first time in two years, the nation’s best NASCAR Late Model Stock Car competitors return to Martinsville Speedway for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on Sept. 24-25. The stars will all be out to compete in the nation’s biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race after last year’s race […]

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ome familiar with the inner workings of the points system for the NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series National Championship claim Peyton Sellers has sewn up this year’s top honors.   Sellers is not quite so comfortable clearing a spot for the trophy in his cabinet just yet, especially with racing still on the horizon […]

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Jamaica, Virginia – The current Hoosier tire shortage has forced officials at Virginia Motor Speedway and FASTRAK Racing to cancel this weekend’s Prelude to the World Championship event. After exhausting all avenues available to get enough FT200 and FT400 compounds to cover the number of cars expected to contend for the $3000 top prize, the […]

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