Media Credentials – Media Credentials

Media Credentials

Please follow the guidelines below when requesting credentials:


  • All requests must be made on company letterhead and signed by the editor or staff person in charge of making the assignment. Requests must be made in a timely manner. Requests must be made by letter. NO TELEPHONE, FAXED OR E-MAIL REQUESTS ACCEPTED.

Credential letters should be mailed to:

Brent Gambill
Martinsville Speedway
P.O. Box 3311
Martinsville, VA 24115

  • We will not honor late requests.
  • To receive a credential, the person must be an employee of the assigning media and covered by worker’s compensation while performing duties at the event. Proof of workman’s compensation coverage may be requested. Please do not request credentials for part-time or free-lance personnel.
  • Please list each person by name when requesting credentials. We understand you may need to make staffing changes before the event and will work with you to make those changes.

Please specify your needs which may include any or all of the below:

  • Press Box – for deadline media only.
  • Infield Media Center – working media center for deadline media only.
  • Photo Center
  • Victory Lane (one per paper)
  • Roof Access for Photographers (one per paper)
  • Parking


  • Anyone receiving credentials must sign in to release Martinsville Speedway from any liability for personal injury or property damage suffered while on the speedway property.


  • Sign-in and credential pickup will be at the Credential Office from 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday of race weekend and on Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Please do not come to the speedway’s main office for credentials. The credential office is located adjacent to the main entrance to the speedway, near the large speedway sign.
  • You must have your confirmation letter to pick-up credentials.
  • Photo identification is required.
  • No one except the person listed on the credential can use or sign for the credential.

We appreciate your cooperation in following these guidelines. We hope to make Martinsville Speedway your best experience in racing.