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PHOTOS: 2016 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 At Martinsville Speedway

PHOTOS: 2016 ValleyStar Credit Union 300 At Martinsville Speedway

by October 17, 2016 0 comments

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Mike Looney outran Lee Pulliam and 40 other NASCAR Whelen All-American Series drivers to win the prestigious ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday.

The win marked the first at Martinsville Speedway for Looney and his team owner, Billy Martin. In the closing laps, Looney in the No. 87 A-1 Heating and Cooling Ford went head-to-head with Pulliam in the No. 5 Kiker Tree Service Chevrolet for the race lead. Looney was able to stay out in front and capture the victory, along with the $25,000 purse and grandfather clock.

Hunter Thomas, as well as Wayne Thomas and Kyle Tretow were at the track covering the race. Check out the incredible photos that they captured throughout the afternoon.

Hunter Thomas
Hunter Thomas is a journalist who grew up in Darlington, S.C. His first motorsports-based endeavor was working as the Public Relations Director at Dillon Motor Speedway in Dillon, S.C., and his journalism start came while he was freelancing at his hometown newspaper, the News & Press while in college.

Hunter has been working within the NASCAR industry since 2010, and throughout the years, he has done everything from PR/Marketing for drivers and teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, to working at Rockingham Speedway. As a journalist, Hunter has covered everything from regional short tracks to NASCAR, ARCA Racing Series, World of Outlaws, Red Bull Global Rallycross, NHRA and much more.

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