Martinsville Speedway Is A Complete Sellout Of The Xfinity 500by Press Release October 30, 2022 0 comments
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway announces a complete sellout for the Xfinity 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race. As part of the track’s 75th anniversary season, the Xfinity 500 is sold out in the grandstands, suites, camping and pre-race experience. Premium hospitality experiences in The Brake Pad and SkyDeck are also sold out. This is the first Xfinity 500 sellout since 2006.
“As we celebrate our 75th anniversary season, we are proud to share that our loyal fans have sold out the Xfinity 500,” said Clay Campbell, Martinsville Speedway President. “We are overwhelmingly grateful for race fans coming out to support the NASCAR Playoffs at Martinsville Speedway. As one of the most competitive races and tracks on the Cup Series schedule, the fireworks on and off the track will be on display before a capacity crowd today.”
The Xfinity 500 sellout marks the eighth Cup Series sellout this season. Other 2022 sellouts include The DAYTONA 500 at Daytona International Speedway, Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Cook Out Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway and Cup Series races at Watkins-Glen International, Worldwide Technology Raceway, and Phoenix Raceway’s spring Cup Series race and next weekend’s Cup Series Championship race.
The green flag for the penultimate race of the Cup Series Playoffs in the Xfinity 500 waves today at 2:08 p.m. The race will be broadcast on NBC, MRN Radio and SiriusXM Radio.
For fans looking to buy or sell reserved seats for the Xfinity 500, visit the Official Ticket Marketplace of NASCAR, SeatGeek. For more about information on Xfinity 500 tickets on SeatGeek, visit here.
2023 NASCAR Season
As part of NASCAR’s 75th anniversary season, Martinsville will host all three NASCAR national series on April 14-16, 2023, featuring the CRAFTSMAN Truck Series on Friday, April 14, 2023, Xfinity Series on Saturday, April 15, 2023, and the Cup Series on Sunday, April 16, 2023.
The ValleyStar Credit Union 300, the nation’s biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race, will return for an evening of intense competition next fall.
Martinsville will host the NASCAR Playoff Race Weekend on Oct. 26-29, 2023, featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season finale on Thursday, Oct. 26, 2023 and the penultimate races of the Xfinity Series in the Dead On Tools 250 on Saturday, Oct. 28, 2023 and the Cup Series in the Xfinity 500 on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2023. In intense short track battles that can only happen at Martinsville, the Xfinity and Cup Playoff races will set the field for the NASCAR Championships the following week at Phoenix Raceway.
2023 NASCAR tickets are available for purchase via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at martinsvillespeedway.com. Fans can view the full 2023 NASCAR schedule and purchase tickets at www.nascar.com/2023schedule.
About Martinsville Speedway
Founded by H. Clay Earles in 1947, Martinsville Speedway is the only NASCAR track to host NASCAR Cup Series races every year since its inception in 1949. At .526 miles in length, the track annually hosts two NASCAR race weekends featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, along with NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in the fall. Martinsville Speedway also annually hosts the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, the nation’s biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. For more information about Martinsville Speedway, visit martinsvillespeedway.com.
The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).
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