What You Need To Know As A First Time Visitor
History: H. Clay Earles built Martinsville Speedway in 1947 as a dirt track before the formation of NASCAR. For more history of the track click HERE.
NASCAR heads back to THE Short Track for the first NASCAR Cup Series night race, the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500, on May 9, 2020.
Tickets: Tickets for the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 are on sale NOW. Friday are general admission events and Saturday is reserved seating.
Maps: Check out our facility maps to familiarize yourself with Martinsville Speedway before your arrival.
Must See or Do
Souvenir Vendor Displays: Visit our Souvenir Vendor and Exhibit Pavilion for featured Martinsville Speedway items as well as other NASCAR apparel and merchandise.
Pre Race Experience: Add to your race day excitement from the time you arrive at the track through Driver Introductions with the Pre-Race Experience on Saturday of the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500.
All Access Gold Pit Pass: Add the All Access Gold Pit Pass to your order and visit the frontstretch pit area Saturday afternoon. You will also be allowed to watch pre-race driver intros and awards from the track.
What You Need to Know
Parking: Parking on Martinsville Speedway's property is free. Click here to see our Parking Overview map.
Coolers: You are allowed to bring in ONE soft sided bag or cooler, no larger than 14"x14"x14". For our complete Carry-In Policy Click Here.
Fan Care: Fully staffed and supported by SOVAH Hospital of Martinsville-Henry County, the SOVAH Hospital Fan Care is located inthe display lot adjacent to the Turn 4 gate. Fan Care is provided for minor ailments that you encounter while on property. Always remember to call 911 in the case of an emergency.
First Aid: If the need for first aid arises while you are on track property there are first aid stations and ambulances located across from Security, under the frontstretch grandstand, and behind the Clay Earles Tower. Please stop a team member patrolling the grandstands or notify a law enforcement officer if you need assistance.
Guest Information Center: Get Information about the day's track activities, guest amenities, access disabled assistance carts, and directions to various ares of the track in these centers. They are located in the Disabled Guests parking lot, and the Raceway Ministries tent. Click Here for a facility map.
Arrive Early: We recommend arriving early at the track. The gates open at 3 p.m. and there is plenty to do before the green flag drops.
Earplugs: They are an essential item to bring with you to the track during the weekend, especially if you have children in your party.
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