Denny Hamlin Posts Solid Showing at Martinsville, Earns Third Third-Place Finish of 2021

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer Denny Hamlin again showed he will be a championship contender this season on Sunday at Martinsville.  Hamlin had the lead late but with the continuous pressure by eventual race winner Martin Truex Jr. and lapped traffic, he didn’t have enough to hold onto the lead. “That’s just the cards we […]

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Reddick rebounds for top-10 finish at Martinsville

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – Despite dropping to the rear for unapproved adjustments, Tyler Reddick clawed his way back into the top-10 at Martinsville Speedway. Reddick spent the first two Stages climbing through the field. In the second Stage, he edged closer and closer to the top-10. Two cautions at the end […]

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Martin Truex Jr. Makes Late Pass on Denny Hamlin for Third Career Martinsville Victory

By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service MARTINSVILLE, Va.: Martin Truex Jr. passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin on Lap 485 of Sunday’s rain-delayed Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway and pulled away to win for the third time in his last four starts at the .526-mile short track. The victory was Truex’s […]

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Josh Berry claims first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Martinsville

April 11, 2021 By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service Josh Berry had to wait nearly two days for the Sunday conclusion of the Cook Out 250 at Martinsville Speedway, but it was a worthwhile delay for the late model ace. Driving for JR Motorsports car owners Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Berry took […]

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Weather forces conclusion of Cup Series Blue Emu 500 to Sunday

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – For the second time in two days, Mother Nature bested NASCAR as persistent rain forced the postponement of the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 after 42 laps. Denny Hamlin leads. The race will resume on Sunday at 4:00 p.m. ET on FS1. NASCAR attempted to dry […]

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Xfinity Cook Out 250 postponed after 91 laps by weather, resumes Sunday

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer MARTINSVILLE, VA – After 91 laps of the Cook Out 250, a persistent rain storm combined with lightning forced NASCAR to postpone the remainder of the NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash event. The Cook Out 250 will continue at 12:00 p.m. ET on Sunday, April 11. Brandon Jones leads […]

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Taylor Gray Injured in Non-Racing Related Car Accident; In Stable Condition

By Christian Koelle, Staff Writer ARCA Menards Series driver Taylor Gray has been hospitalized following a single-car accident Wednesday Night (April 7th). According to the release from David Gilliland Racing, the accident occurred in Statesville, North Carolina, and was non-racing related.  Following the accident, Gray’s condition was listed as stable.  He was slated to make […]

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