Jan 26, 2017
Martinsville Speedway Tests New LED Lighting System
The spotlight, or spotlights to be more specific, shined on Martinsville Speedway Wednesday night, as four of the track’s new LED light towers were powered on. The lights, located along the backstretch of the half-mile racetrack, gave engineers and track staff the first glimpse of what the “Light Up Martinsville” project will look like when complete.
Jan 20, 2017
Earles’ Contributions to NASCAR Recognized by NASCAR Hall of Fame
Pioneer, as defined by Merriam-Webster, is “a person who begins or helps develop something new and prepares the way for others to follow.” When it comes to NASCAR and stock car racing Martinsville Speedway Founder H. Clay Earles certainly fits the bill.
Seventy years after building the half-mile race track Earles’ work will be recognized forever, as he is the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s 2017 Landmark Award recipient, an award given for “outstanding contributions to NASCAR.”
Jan 17, 2017
Martinsville Speedway Announces Date of First Night Race
Mark the calendar. History will happen on September 23, as Martinsville Speedway will host the first race under the track’s new LED lighting system.