As part of NASCAR’s announcement of the 2022 NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule, Martinsville Speedway will host two Xfinity Series races on April 8 and Oct. 29, 2022 and a Camping World Truck Series race on April 7, 2022. Martinsville will host two Cup Series race weekends on April 7-9, 2022 and Oct. 29-30, 2022.
“For our 75th anniversary season, NASCAR competition will continue to be as fierce as ever with the Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series returning to Martinsville Speedway,” said Clay Campbell, Martinsville Speedway President. “With all three NASCAR premier series under the lights in the spring and fourth consecutive season of hosting penultimate races for Cup and Xfinity Series, the road to a championship will continue to go through Martinsville.”
In the spring, Martinsville will host its first-ever consecutive three race weekend of night races with all three premier series featuring the Camping World Truck Series on Thursday, April 7, 2022, Xfinity Series on Friday, April 8, 2022 and the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 Cup Series race on Saturday, April 9, 2022. The track has hosted spring Xfinity Series races in 1982-1994 and 2021.
Racing Virginia will be active in the month of April as the Commonwealth will host two Cup Series race weekends in the same month for the second consecutive season as Richmond Raceway will host a race on April 3, 2022. Martinsville and Richmond have hosted back-to-back race weekends five times with the first time being in the spring of 1955.
Martinsville will host the penultimate races of the Xfinity Series and Cup Series for the fourth consecutive season featuring the Xfinity Series Playoffs on Saturday, Oct. 29 and the Xfinity 500 Cup Series Playoff race on Sunday, Oct. 30. In short track battles that can only happen at Martinsville, the races will set the field for the Xfinity and Cup Series championships the following week at Phoenix Raceway.
Start times and television networks for the Cup Series, Xfinity Series and Camping World Truck Series will be announced at a later date.
2022 NASCAR race tickets are available for purchase via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at martinsvillespeedway.com.
2021 NASCAR Season
NASCAR returns this fall as Martinsville Speedway hosts the penultimate races of the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series seasons on Oct. 30-31. On Saturday, Oct. 30, Martinsville will host a doubleheader with the United Rentals 200 Camping World Truck Series Playoff race at 1:00 p.m. and the Dead On Tools 250 Xfinity Series Playoff race at 6:00 p.m. The Cup Series’ Championship 4 will be set in the Xfinity 500 on Sunday, Oct. 31 at 2:00 p.m.
NASCAR race tickets are available for purchase via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at martinsvillespeedway.com.
About Martinsville Speedway
Founded by H. Clay Earles in 1947, Martinsville Speedway is the only NASCAR track to host NASCAR Cup Series races every year since its inception in 1949. At .526 miles in length, the track annually hosts two NASCAR race weekends featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, along with NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series races in the fall. Martinsville Speedway also annually hosts the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, the nation’s biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. For more information about Martinsville Speedway, visit martinsvillespeedway.com.
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