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WDBJ7 ReporterThe fiery crash that hurt nearly 30 NASCAR fans over the weekend has people all across the country thinking safety. Could it happen at other tracks like the Martinsville Speedway? When high speeds are involved, anything can happen. Cars go up to 200...
The spring race at Martinsville Speedway has a new sponsor. Martinsville Speedway announced that the spring NASCAR Sprint Cup race will be sponsored by STP, and be called the STP Gas Booster 500. Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell made...
Sports DirectorThe first Saturday of Speed Weeks was good for Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell and Kevin Harvick in the Sprint Unlimited. It all made for an exciting day of racing at the Daytona International Speedway. Clay Campbell got a pre-race...
WDBJ7 Sports ReporterMartinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell qualified 24th Friday at Daytona International Speedway for Saturday’s ARCA Lucas Oil 200. Several drivers from Canada, two from France, and another from Venezuela made up a diverse field of ARCA...
Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell took the track to turn some practice laps Thursday in preparation for Saturday's ARCA race. Campbell has been involved in NASCAR since he worked at the Martinsville Speedway as a kid. He knows the history...
WDBJ7 ReporterThursday was Media Day at Daytona International Speedway for all the drivers competing in the Cup Series, Nationwide Series, and the Truck Series. And as you can imagine, the topics ran the gamut. Media day at the World Center of Racing coincided...
NASCAR says it has found a way to dry its tracks faster. The organization introduced the Air Titan drying system on Tuesday, and says it will significantly decrease the time for rain delays. The Air Titan will be used during the Sprint Unlimited on...
NASCAR president Mike Helton says the Daytona 500 will start Monday night at 7 p.m. Heavy rain soaked Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, forcing NASCAR to postpone the event for the first time in its 54-year history. The 500-mile race initially...
Tags: Tony Stewart, Daytona 500, NASCAR, Auto Racing, Danica Patrick
Former Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton is getting back behind the wheel in NASCAR. He's bringing his son along, too. Burton signed with Hillman Racing and will drive in next month's season opening Truck Series race at Daytona International Speedway....
Tags: Daytona 500, NASCAR, Auto Racing
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A blind man will drive a car during a public demonstration at Daytona International Speedway in Florida. The Saturday demonstration of nonvisual technologies is a part of the pre-race activities leading up to the Rolex 24...
ATLANTA (AP) -- Just two months after Jimmie Johnson won his fifth straight NASCAR title, it's time to start those engines at Daytona International Speedway. About 40 teams are expected at the high-banked trioval for three days of testing that begins...
Tags: Jamie McMurray, Daytona 500, NASCAR, Auto Racing, Human Interest
Daytona International Speedway plans to slash its grandstand seating by 31%, to 101,000 seats from 146,000, as part of a renovation of the track that's expected to cost up to $400 million. The overhaul would include removing the grandstands on the 2.5-...
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