The racing world will be watching Martinsville this weekend during the TUMS Fast Relief 500 race.
And whether you're headed to the track or just around Martinsville and Henry County, you'll probably have an eye on the traffic.
The Virginia Department of Transportation is asking locals to be patient and if they do plan do get on the roads drive carefully.
Thousands of race fans will be flocking to the track this weekend.
Virginia Department of Transportation crews set up cones Friday blocking off turning lanes to help traffic flow.
They also turned on temporary message boards warning drivers of delays.
The signs are all around the track ushering drivers to designated parking lots.
A new addition this year is an access road.
This road is only open on race weekends.
It provides a direct connection to the Speedway from Route 58 in both the east and west bound lanes.
Area police will also be watching traffic on race day.
VDOT is encouraging race fans to arrive early and expect extra heavy traffic.