Tag "STP 500"

PHOTOS: 2017 STP 500 At Martinsville Speedway

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Brad Keselowski passed Kyle Busch in the closing laps of Sunday’s STP 500 to win his first-career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The win was the first for Ford Performance at the speedway

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Brad Keselowski Wins The STP 500; Earns First Martinsville Grandfather Clock As A Driver

RIDGEWAY, Va. – As the laps ticked away in Sunday’s STP 500, Brad Keselowski wore down Kyle Busch en route to his first-ever win at Martinsville Speedway. Keselowski made the race winning pass with just 43 laps to go. The

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Martinsville Speedway Tests New LED Lighting System

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – The spotlight, or spotlights to be more specific, shined on Martinsville Speedway Wednesday night, as four of the track’s new LED light towers were powered on. The lights, located along the backstretch of the half-mile racetrack, gave

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AJ Allmendinger Captures Strong Second Place Finish In STP 500

RIDGEWAY, Va. – AJ Allmendinger scored his second top-10 finish of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season after finishing runner-up in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Allmendinger, driver of JTG Daugherty Racing’s No. 47 Kroger Coffee-Mate Chevrolet has

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Brian Vickers Draws Inspiration from Ricky Hendrick for Top-10

Drawing inspiration from his late best friend, Ricky Hendrick, Brian Vickers fought his way to a seventh-place finish in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday. Driving in place for the injured Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Janssen/Arnie’s

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Richard Childress Racing Place All Three Cars in Top-10 at Martinsville

Richard Childress Racing accomplished a feat that it hadn’t achieved in a year-and-a-half on Sunday in the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway – place all three of its full-time cars in the top-10 of a race. Austin Dillon led the way for

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Kyle Busch Wins His Second Grandfather Clock Following Martinsville Sweep

RIDEGWAY, Va. – Kyle Busch held off AJ Allmendinger in the closing laps of the STP 500 on Sunday to become the first driver to sweep a NASCAR national series weekend at Martinsville Speedway. The win marks Busch’s first win

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Kasey Kahne, Kyle Larson Lead Saturday STP 500 Practices

Kasey Kahne and Kyle Larson respectively paced each practice session for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday. Kahne led the morning session with a lap of 19.710 seconds over Ryan Newman, who turned in a lap time of

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Joey Logano Wins Third Consecutive Pole At Martinsville Speedway

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Joey Logano ran a lap of 19.513 seconds at 97.043 mph to capture the pole on Friday afternoon for Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The last time the Team Penske driver was at Martinsville Speedway, he

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Trevor Bayne Crashes In Opening Practice At Martinsville Speedway

RIDGEWAY, Va. – Trevor Bayne was forced to a back-up car after making hard contact with the Turn 1 wall in the closing minutes of the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice on Friday at Martinsville Speedway. The driver of

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Richard Childress Racing’s No. 31 Team Charged with P5 Penalty

Photo credit: Wayne Thomas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After confiscating tires from Sprint Cup teams at Auto Club Speedway and Martinsville Speedway following rumors of tire tampering by teams for their benefit, NASCAR has levied a P5 penalty against Richard Childress Racing’s

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My Brain on NASCAR: Sweet as Honey

Photo Credit: Tyler Goodson By: Cathy Elliott Twitter: @cathyelliott The opportunity to talk about my favorite incident of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season so far passed me by when Joey Logano won his first-ever Daytona 500 on Feb. 22.

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PHOTOS: 2015 STP 500 At Martinsville Speedway

Hunter and Wayne Thomas, along with Tyler Goodson were at Martinsville Speedway this past weekend covering the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Check out the photos Wayne Thomas and Tyler Goodson took during the STP

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Denny Hamlin Back In Victory Lane At Martinsville Speedway With STP 500 Win

Photo Credit: Wayne Thomas By: Hunter Thomas Twitter: @HunterThomas08 RIDGEWAY, Va. – Denny Hamlin held on to earn his fifth victory at Martinsville Speedway in the STP 500 on Sunday afternoon. Hamlin led 91 laps en route to his 25th

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