Sights & Sounds: Martinsville Speedway

Break out the fall jackets, grab yourself a hot dog, it’s race day at Martinsville Speedway!

The seventh round of the Chase heads to the paperclip for 500 laps of short track action. If Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race is any indication of things to come, Sunday’s race is sure to be wild. 

11:30 a.m. ET — As the teams go to work in the garage, drivers are making appearances at both hospitality areas, tweet-ups and the infield media center. 

Richard Childress Racing’s Jeff Burton and Penske Racing’s Joey Logano braved the chilly weather to visit with fans during the tweet-up held outside the track. 

After his victory in Saturday’s Camping World Truck Series race, Darrell Wallace Jr. was joined by Wendell Scott’s family to discuss the historic day.

Talladega winner Jamie McMurray joined the NASCAR RaceDay crew to talk about getting back to victory lane and his outlook for Sunday’s race. 

No need to wait for lunch to enjoy a Martinsville hot dog or two, or three. No telling how many of these bad boys will be consumed today. 

Speaking of hot dogs, check out this video of Martinsville Speedway bringing the famous pink dogs to the Hendrick Motorsports shop. 

12:45 p.m. ET — There’s just something special about Martinsville. NASCAR’s oldest track, the speedway seeps history at every corner. 

There are some cool trophies in NASCAR, and then there’s the Martinsville grandfather clock. 

1:40 p.m. ET — The anthem has been played, the flyover has taken place, it’s time to go short-track racing at Martinsville! Follow along with live timing and scoring and updates all day long on FOX Sports’ RaceTrax: http://foxs.pt/1g536fR

Teams are busy getting their cars ready for a tough 500 miles at Martinsville Speedway. 


Jeff Burton and Joey Logano hang out with fans at the Martinsville tweet-up.

Wendell Scott Jr., Darrell Wallace Jr. and Franklin Scott discuss Darrell’s historic win.