Sights & Sounds: Chasing the wet weather at Martinsville Speedway

Published Nov. 1, 2015 9:45 a.m. ET

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The opening race of the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup is slated to kick off at Martinsville Speedway, but wet weather is hitting the short track Sunday morning. 

Despite the rain, teams are still busy at work putting the final touches on their cars. 

Each driver in the field is battling to take home one of the most unique trophies in all of sports, the coveted grandfather clock. 

Drivers are going through their typical pre-race routines, meeting with fans, sponsors and hospitality guests at the track. 

Modified legend Jerry Cook will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in January 2016, but he spent the morning with Front Row Motorsports' David Gilliland. Gilliland's No. 38 Ford features a special paint scheme honoring Cook's career. 

While the wet weather continues to hit the track, the competitors filed in for the weekly driver-crew chief meeting. 


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