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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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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Mooresville, NC -- History will be made on Saturday, November 23, 2019 when the CARS Response Energy Tour hosts its first ever event on a road course at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia. The Late Model Stock Car event, around the 12 turn course, will be a non-points race to close out the 2019 calendar […]

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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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Mason Diaz hasn’t been behind the wheel of a race car much this season. Graduating High School, serving as Assistant GM at Southern National Motorsports Park and getting ready to go to college at Old Dominion University kept Diaz busy this year but he’s ready to make his NASCAR Xfinity Series debut at Richmond Raceway […]

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Buckle up: Racing is returning to Motor Mile Speedway in 2019.   The New River Valley short track will soon be unveiling its 2019 calendar of events, which will feature a 10-date race schedule in addition to its slate of anticipated special events.   Alongside the Late Model headliners, support divisions competing next season include […]

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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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Small things can come up at the end of a racing season that can derail a quest for a championship. Late Model Stock Car veteran Philip Morris knows that all too well, therefore a two-hour rain delay and flat tire on his race car trailer were just part of the day during Saturday's season finale […]

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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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