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Sep 16, 2020

Martinsville Speedway & NASCAR Hall of Fame Renew Entitlement for NASCAR Hall of Fame 200

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Martinsville Speedway (Martinsville) and the NASCAR Hall of Fame announce a renewal of the entitlement for the penultimate race of the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series race at The Short Track on Friday, Oct. 30. The name of the race will be the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 for the second consecutive season.

“The NASCAR Hall of Fame celebrates the history of our great sport, so it is fitting to have their name return on one of the most competitive races of the season at Martinsville Speedway,” said Martinsville President Clay Campbell. “We look forward to making history together with the NASCAR Hall of Fame on the penultimate race of the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series in the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200.”

“It is an honor for us to be the entitlement sponsor once again this year for the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200,” said Winston Kelley, Executive Director of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “With roots dating back to NASCAR’s inception, Martinsville Speedway is a perfect fit as a partner for us. Sponsoring the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series also serves as a fitting reminder that the NASCAR Hall of Fame honors the history and heritage of all aspects of the NASCAR legacy.”

The NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 will start the NASCAR Playoffs Weekend at Martinsville on Friday, Oct. 30 at 8 p.m. ET, which will be the first the series has run at night at The Short Track. The penultimate race of the Gander Trucks season will set the final four drivers competing for the series title over NASCAR Championship Weekend at Phoenix Raceway on Nov. 6-8.

To download the NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 logo, click here.

The NASCAR Hall of Fame 200 will be televised nationally on FS1 and broadcast on MRN and its network of nationwide affiliates, in addition to SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

The NASCAR Hall of Fame, located in uptown Charlotte, N.C., celebrates the history, heritage and heroes of the sport. From NASCAR’s roots in moonshine to history-making moments in recent seasons, the NASCAR Hall of Fame brings to life the NASCAR experience from its beginnings to present day. The exhibits and interactive experiences are ever-changing as there is always something new to explore.

Today, the NASCAR Hall of Fame reopened to the public for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began. To learn more and plan a trip to the NASCAR Hall of Fame, visit nascarhall.com.

Martinsville 2020 Season
Martinsville Speedway will host NASCAR’s penultimate playoff races for the first time. On Sunday, Nov. 1 at 2 p.m. ET, the Xfinity 500 will set the field for the NASCAR Cup Series Championship. The NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race will get underway on Saturday, Oct. 31 at 3:30 p.m. ET.
The fall NASCAR races at Martinsville will be televised nationally with the Cup Series and Xfinity Series on NBC. The races will also air on MRN and its network of nationwide affiliates, in addition to SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

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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 Short 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.

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 consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series and three international 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, Americrown Service 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’).

About the NASCAR Hall of Fame
Located in Uptown Charlotte, North Carolina, the NASCAR Hall of Fame is an interactive, entertainment attraction honoring the history and heritage of NASCAR. The high-tech venue, designed to educate and entertain race fans and non-fans alike, includes artifacts, hands-on exhibits, a 278-person state-of-the-art theater, Hall of Honor, Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant, NASCAR Hall of Fame Gear Shop and NASCAR Productions-operated broadcast studio. Opened on May 11, 2010, the NASCAR Hall of Fame is owned by the City of Charlotte, licensed by NASCAR and operated by the Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority. For more information, visit nascarhall.com.

Media Contacts:
Brent S. Gambill, Director, Track Communications, Mid-Atlantic Region, NASCAR
bgambill@nascar.com; 804-228-7645

Lauren Hawk, Public Relations Manager, Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA)
lauren.hawk@crva.com; 704-414-4184

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