FLOYD, VA :: Ricky Gillespie isn't one of the more well known drivers in the Late Model Stock Car ranks but this weekend he's hoping to leave an impression on the fans at Martinsville Speedway. Gillespie has won at every level of racing he has competed in including Late Models...
After enduring several years of bad luck in the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway, it seemed that 2018 would finally be the year that Late Model veteran Josh Berry would take home a grandfather clock. After starting the race in the fourth position, Berry established himself as...
Very few people wanted to win at Martinsville more than Barry Nelson – the owner of the car piloted to victory lane by Timothy Peters in the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 on Saturday night. Nelson is a long-time resident in Martinsville, Virginia who owns multiple car dealerships and has sponsored...
Jeff Oakley upset Late Model Stock Car racing’s elite competition in qualifying for the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 at Martinsville Speedway on Friday night. Oakley, who races predominantly at Dominion Raceway in Thornburg, Virginia, qualified with a 20.392 second lap, scoring the pole.  Oakley will lead the field to the green flag on...
Story by: Corey Latham ~ corey@RACE22.com Ridgeway, VA(October 2, 2012) -- So we all know about the changes to the "Virginia Is For Racing Lovers 300" this year, Lord knows we have heard countless people whine about it while others rave about it. Well let's break it down and show...
RIDGEWAY, VA :: With the MDCU 300 only eight days away, we take a look back at last year’s MDCU 300 with this repost of this (totally fictional) Facebook driver’s conversation we ran last year following the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300. Last year’s race saw Tommy Lemons, Jr....
For approximately 20 minutes, it seemed that no one, not even NASCAR, knew who won the 2018 ValleyStar Credit Union 300. After two green-white-checkered attempts that knocked out several contenders for the victory, Super Late Model rookie Corey Heim found himself alongside Late Model veteran CE Falk III on the...

Keep Your Eyes On…

RIDGEWAY, VA :: You know who the major players will be in this weekend’s MDCU 300 at Martinsville Speedway.  We all know that Lee Pulliam, Philip Morris, Dennis Setzer, Davin Scites and Timothy Peters should be key players. However what most people don’t know is who the next man up...
RIDGEWAY, VA :: Jeff Gordon took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 21 laps to go and never looked back on his way to his 88th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.  The win was the eighth of Gordon’s career at Martinsville Speedway. “It’s hard to top what it feels...
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ValleyStar 300 Set for October 5th

The race, which is the biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race in the country will once again...