In fading sunlight, in the second race of a Sunday doubleheader at Martinsville Speedway, Matt Crafton beat polesitter Darrell Wallace Jr. to the finish line to win the Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event under yellow because of a last-lap accident. Continue reading
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Darrell Wallace Jr returns to Martinsville Speedway after making history last October by becoming the second African-American to win a NASCAR national series event – and the first in 50 years. And now, the 21-year-old looks to make more history at the .526-mile track.
After his win in October, Wallace celebrated with family members of the Wendell Scott family, who live in nearby Danville. Scott was the first African-American driver to win a national series event, in 1963. Wallace also comes to Martinsville looking to improve his place in the standings after getting collected in a mid-race accident at Daytona. Continue reading
Timothy Peters and his Red Horse Racing team are one of several teams testing at Martinsville Speedway this week, March 18 and 19, in preparation for the Kroger 250. Peters has one win at the track in 16 starts with his lone victory coming in 2009 – his first season for owner Tom DeLoach. Peters also has one career pole at the .526-mile track in October 2012. While this might be just another race for several drivers, competing at one of NASCAR’s oldest tracks has special meaning for drivers like Peters. Continue reading
Custer Set To Make Series Debut At Martinsville
NASCAR K&N Pro Series East regular Cole Custer is attempting to make his first start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday, Mar. 29.
He is arriving in Martinsville on a hot streak after winning the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West event at Phoenix International Raceway on Feb. 27. In Phoenix, Custer edged truck series regular Brennan Newberry for his third series victory. Continue reading