Longjohn Silvers 200 Mvs

Long John Silver’s Returns as Entitlement Partner for NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Race at Martinsville Speedway

Drivers will battle it out on the historic half-mile in the Long John Silver’s 200


MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 5, 2024) – Martinsville Speedway and Long John Silver’s have extended their partnership for the 2024 spring NASCAR race weekend, with the popular fast-food chain returning to the historic short track.


The Long John Silver’s 200 will be the first race of the triple-header weekend at Martinsville Speedway, with drivers in the CRAFTSMAN Truck Series taking to the track on Friday, April 5.


“Having a first-time partner return to Martinsville Speedway, especially one as notable as Long John Silver’s, is a testament to how amazing our fans are and how special this place can be,” said Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell. “We’re proud to have the Long John Silver’s 200 back at Martinsville for our spring race weekend and we look forward to showing them a good time, with some incredible racing once again.”


Long John Silver’s has a longstanding history, celebrating over 50 years of service. The seafood chain first started in Lexington, Kentucky, in 1969 and now spans across the entire country from sea to sea, including a location right down the road in Martinsville, Va.


“We are proud to once again partner with the Martinsville Speedway, the community, and NASCAR fans everywhere for the Long John Silver’s 200” said Nate Fowler, President of Long John Silver’s.  “Martinsville is an exciting venue with deep roots and loyal fans.  This race is a tribute to all our customers, employees, and brand partners.  We are looking forward to another great race weekend.”


The Long John Silver’s 200 kicks off a weekend of racing at Martinsville Speedway, as drivers from the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series prepare for battle around the famed short track on Friday, April 5.


The excitement continues Saturday, April 6 with the NASCAR Xfinity Series race, followed by Sunday’s Cook Out 400 featuring a special celebration for Hendrick Motorsport’s 40th anniversary.


Fans can purchase tickets for the upcoming race weekend at Martinsville Speedway, featuring the Long John Silver’s 200, are available for purchase via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at www.martinsvillespeedway.com.


Fans can stay connected to Martinsville Speedway on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the NASCAR Tracks App.


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 CRAFTSMAN 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.


About NASCAR  

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 sanctions races in three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR CRAFTSMAN Truck Series™), four international series (NASCAR Brasil Sprint Race, NASCAR Mexico Series, NASCAR Pinty’s Series (Canada), NASCAR Whelen Euro Series), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour) and a local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly 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 annually in 12 countries and more than 30 U.S. states. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).   


About Long John Silver’s  

Long John Silver’s was founded in 1969 and has grown into the nation’s largest quick-service seafood chain. With restaurants nationwide and delivery available from sea to mouth-watering sea, Long John Silver’s continues building on a belief that the unique seafood experience from the coasts should be accessible to all. Learn more atwww.ljsilvers.com or join the conversation via social media on Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram.