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Martinsville Speedway & Dead On Tools Renew Partnership on Entitlement of Penultimate NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff Race, Dead On Tools 250 on Oct. 29

Martinsville Speedway and Dead On Tools have struck a renewal on the entitlement for the penultimate NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race on Saturday, Oct. 29. Dead On Tools will continue as the Official Hand Tool and Tool Belt of Martinsville Speedway for its 75th Anniversary season. The official name of the Xfinity Series Playoff race will remain the Dead On Tools 250.

“Martinsville Speedway is known as one of the most challenging tracks in NASCAR, so we are proud to continue our partnership with a tough, innovative brand in Dead On Tools,” said Clay Campbell, Martinsville Speedway President. “As we celebrate the track’s 75th anniversary, we look forward to once again hosting the fierce action of the penultimate race of the NASCAR Xfinity Series season in the Dead On Tools 250.”

As part of Martinsville Speedway’s 75th Anniversary season, the track will host the penultimate race of the Xfinity Series Playoffs for the third consecutive season on Saturday, Oct. 29. The Dead On Tools 250 will be another historic battle to set the field for the Xfinity Series Championship the following week at Phoenix Raceway.

“We are extremely excited to welcome fans back to Martinsville Speedway for the second running of the Dead On Tools 250,” said Brian Ranallo, Marketing Manager, Dead On Tools. “Last year was a huge success – action-filled and we loved connecting with the fans. Martinsville is a great fit for us, and we look forward to getting back on property to keep the party rolling at the end of the season!”

To download the Dead On Tools 250 logo, click here.

Dead On Tools has expanded its partnership with NASCAR to become an entitlement partner at Darlington Raceway for the Dead On Tools 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m. Dead On Tools is also the Official Hand Tool and Tool Belt of Darlington Raceway.

At the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum on Sunday, Feb. 6, the culmination of a two-day celebration of speed inside the historic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Dead On Tools will have a presence. The brand will have signage at the historic venue and impact the local community by donating a limited number of exclusive tickets to a local charity. Tickets for both days are available for purchase at www.nascar.com/lacoliseum. Access to the NASCAR Fan Fest, offering interactive opportunities for fans of all ages, is included with all ticket purchases.

Dead On Tools is one of the world’s fastest-growing brands of hardware and storage gear today. From its humble beginnings, Dead On Tools has grown to be a household name within the trade. If you enter any job site, chances are you will find Dead On Tools. Their cornerstone products, such as their investment cast hammers, helped build the way for the brand.

Today, Dead On Tools still carries its namesake hand tools, but has focused intently on mastering professional tool belts and other styles of gear. The latest installation of tool belts includes serious upgrades like the professional suspension system and belt that boasts a maximum width of 52″ around. Additional hand tools started development like the Exhumer nail puller series and the ever-popular Annihilator wrecking bars. These innovations have helped keep Dead On Tools at the front of the pack.

Dead On Tools has been expanding its brand, promoting the Made To Live Out Loud campaign. The brand understands that hard work is an empowering lifestyle that should be celebrated. Dead On Tools has partnered with organizations like NASCAR to help show that Dead On Tools “Lives Life Out Loud.” To learn more about Dead On Tools and its best-in-class products, visit deadontools.com.

2022 NASCAR Season

As part of its 75th Anniversary season, Martinsville Speedway will host its first-ever consecutive three race weekend of night races with all three premier series on April 7-9, featuring the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Thursday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m., NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr. competing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 400 Cup Series race on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.

In the fall, Martinsville will host the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale on Thursday, Oct. 27 and penultimate races with the Dead On Tools 250 Xfinity Series Playoff race on Saturday, Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m. and Xfinity 500 Cup Series race on Sunday, Oct. 30 at 2:00 p.m. In short track battles that can only happen at Martinsville, the fall races will crown the Whelen Modified Tour champion and set the field for the Xfinity and Cup Series championships the following week at Phoenix Raceway.

NASCAR tickets are available for purchase today via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at martinsvillespeedway.com.

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About Dead On Tools

Dead On Tools: A collision of serious tool using professionals and a lifestyle lived out loud. Dead On Tools sets the highest standard for precision tools and work gear products in the industry today, representing innovation and quality that was born from actual users in the trade. Dead On Tools is headquartered in the Midwest and distributes professional tools and work gear products throughout North America. For more information, visit deadontools.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 Camping World Truck Series races. 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.


The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).