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Three big stories: Martinsville

What’s not to love about Martinsville? Sunday wrapped up a wet, but chaotic race weekend in victory lane at Martinsville Speedway, NASCAR’s last charter track. Between Martin Truex Jr. developing into a short track racing ace, Denny Hamlin reminding everybody of his Martinsville prowess and the inconsistencies of NASCAR on rain delays, here’s what I consider the three […] READ MORE

Cup Series race preview: Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500

The NASCAR Cup Series competes at the first paved short track of the 2021 season, Saturday. The historic Martinsville Speedway hosts the Blue Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500. Martinsville is one of the most challenging tracks on the Cup Series schedule, thanks to its paperclip design, low banking and curbs at the apron of the […] READ MORE

Whelen Modified Tour 2021 Season Preview

NASCAR’s oldest and most unique division returns, Thursday, at Martinsville Speedway. 2021 marks the 73rd year of the Whelen Modified Tour. Justin Bonsignore is the defending series champion. He won three of the nine races last season and ended the year with a 2.7 average finish. He defeated Jon McKennedy by 40 points. Doug Coby finished […] READ MORE

NASCAR Cup Series: Manufacturers Revealing Next Gen Cars on May 5

The long, drawn-out wait is almost over. NASCAR announced, Wednesday, that manufacturers will show off their seventh-generation Cup Series cars, May 5, at Charlotte, North Carolina. The “Next Gen” car was originally slated to debut this season. However, the COVID-19 pandemic postponed NASCAR and the manufactures’ work on the new car. Instead of rushing the […] READ MORE

The White Zone: A day on Bristol dirt

FOX Sports pushed for dirt on the 2021 NASCAR schedule. It marketed dirt at Daytona 500 levels, week after week. Not even the buildup to the inaugural race on the ROVAL compares to the buildup to dirt. Finally, the day arrived, but rain pushed it back a day. Monday brought clear blue skies over Bristol […] READ MORE

Bristol Cup race postponed to Monday

The rain won. NASCAR postponed Sunday’s Food City Dirt Race for the NASCAR Cup Series to Monday at 4 p.m. FOX will carry the TV broadcast and PRN and SiriusXM will carry the radio broadcast. It follows the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pinty’s Truck Race on Dirt, which runs Monday at noon. FS1 will […] READ MORE