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Information for the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300

Information for the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300

What do you get when you pack 100 of the best?

Late Model Stock Car drivers NASCAR has to offer into the infield of Martinsville Speedway? Excitement bordering on mayhem … or as it is officially known: the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300.

It is the biggest, richest, most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock car race in the country. The winner takes home $25,000, a grandfather clock and probably most importantly, bragging rights for a year.

Tickets are $25 for adults; Youth 12 and under are FREE.

Virginia is for Racing Lovers Schedule
Friday, October 4
12:00 p.m.: Registration and haulers enter; selection and mounting of practice tires only.

Saturday, October 5
6:00 a.m.: Garage and registration opens
6:15 a.m.: Mandatory crew chief and/or team representative meeting
6:30 a.m.: Inspection begins
9:00 a.m.: Fan gates open
10:00 a.m.: Transponder pick-up at the NASCAR hauler
11:00 a.m.: Track services meeting, Infield Care Center
1:00 p.m.: Practice begins (time approximate)
4:00 p.m.: Qualifying practice

Sunday, October 6
8:00 a.m.: Garage opens
9:00 a.m.: Fan gates open
10:00 a.m.: Mandatory driver/crew chief/spotter meeting
10:30 a.m.: Drivers autograph session on front stretch
11:00 a.m.: Track services meeting, Infield Care Center
11:00 a.m.: Cars on line
12:00 p.m.: Four 20-lap qualifying races to determine starting positions 1 thru 32 with top 8 in each heat race advancing followed by a 20-lap last-chance race with top 10 advancing to feature.

Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 Preliminary Entry List

(Preliminary and partial entry list for Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300. Entry list will be updated daily as entries are received.)

02 Austin Thaxton, South Boston, VA Fallen Trucking Toyota
02 Matt Waltz, Newport News, VA Waltz Engineered Sales Chevrolet
03 Brenden Queen, Chesapeake, VA C&R Hughes Farms Chevrolet
04 Bugs Hairfield, Chesterfield, VA * R.F. Roberts Painting Chevrolet
07 Trey Marcham, Newcastle, OK R.D. Marcham Energy Chevrolet
0 Alex Malycke, Purcellville, VA Beats by Dr. Dre Dodge
2 Matt Waltz, Newport News, VA Waltz Engineered Sales Chevrolet
2 Dennis Setzer, Newton, NC # Long Ford
2 Myatt Snider, Charlotte, NC Myattsnider.com Chevrolet
2 Dennis Holdren, Roanoke, VA Blue Ridge Color Co. Chevrolet
3 Adam Long, Pounding Mill, VA Tru-Line Pipeline Chevrolet
4 Hunter Deavers, Huntersville, NC Pear Mount Farm Toyota
4 Stassi MacLean, Sterling, VA Beats by Dr. Dre Dodge
5 Brandon Dean, Kiker Tree Service Chevrolet
6 Will Gallaher, Mooresville, NC Chevrolet
6 Bobby McCarty, Summerfield, NC Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet
7 Dude Gibbs, Yorktown, VA Xtreme Racing Products Chevrolet
7 Ashley Huffman, Hickory, NC Smokey's Inc. Ford
7 Tony Keen, Martinsville, VA Toyota
8 Thomas Scott, Mebane, NC Scott and Wattington, PA Chevrolet
8 David Garbo Jr., Forest City, NC Garbo Lobster Chevrolet
10 Jake Keaton, Culloden, WV Keaton's Collision Center Chevrolet
12 Ryan Wilson, Randleman, NC Southern Parmacy Toyota
12 Paul Wark, Winston-Salem, NC Bib's Downtown Chevrolet
14 Trey Jarrell, Martinsville, VA VMI Keydet Club Toyota
16 Mack Little III, Kernersville, NC NC One Call Dial 811 Chevrolet
16 R.D. Smith, Burlington, NC Smith Rentals Ford
17 Bryan Reedy, Ashburn, VA Mobility Plus Wood's Towing Toyota
17 Timothy Peters, Danville, VA # AutosbyNelson.com Toyota
18 David Roberts, Simpsonville, SC Pacific Equipment Ford
22 Scott Lancaster, Christiansburg, VA Chevrolet
22 Ryan Stiltner, Grundy, VA Patriot Mining Chevrolet
25 Derrick Lancaster, Christiansburg, VA Total Car Care Chevrolet
26 Philip Morris, Ruckersville, VA # Clarence's Steakhouse Chevrolet
27 Mike Chambers, Timberlake, NC Piedmont Racing Expo Chevrolet
29 Robert Bruce, Fredricksburg, VA Verve Energy Drink Chevrolet
30 Chad Ball, Wytheville, VA Oakwood Hydraualics Chevrolet
34 Giles Thornton, Whitefish, MT Sears Contracting Ford
40 Brodie Kostecki, Perth, Austrailia Arcoplate K9 Companions Ford
40 C.E. Falk III, Virginia Beach, VA Hampton Roads Toyota Dealers Toyota
41 Wesley Falk, Virginia Beach, VA Avalon Fishing Pier Toyota
50 Jamey Caudill, Four Oaks, NC # Atlantic Resources Chevrolet
51 Ray Terczak, Stafford, VA Dulles Jet Center Ford
58 Daniel Moss, Danville, VA AutoVilla Chevrolet
73 Bruce Anderson, South Boston, VA PHCC Motorsports Chevrolet
77 Nick Smith, Hampton, VA Bluewater Yacht Sales Chevrolet
80 Blake Jones, Sevierville, TN Blakes Jones Racing Center Chevrolet
81 Patrick Coleman, Greensboro, NC Aimfree Chevrolet
88 Robert Tyler, Gainesville, GA Puryear Race Parts Chevrolet
90 Terry Carroll, Williamsburg, VA Carroll's Automotive Ford
91 Justin Carroll, Lanexa, VA Carroll's Automotive Ford
98 B.J. Mackey, Rock Hill, SC Barber Automotive Ford
99 Peyton Sellers, Danville, VA Danville Toyota Toyota

Former Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 Winner

  • Former Martinsville race winner
    Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 Competitors Info
    Team members DO NOT have to have NASCAR license, but ALL DRIVERS MUST HAVE NASCAR LICENSE.
    Drivers MUST have NASCAR license with them when they sign in, NO EXCEPTIONS.
    Race weekend pit pass is $50.
    Registration will open be open from noon to 5 p.m. on Friday, October 4. It will open at 6 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. On Sunday, Oct. 6, registration will open at 8 a.m. Registration will be at the main ticket office.
    On Friday, Hauler drivers need to move to the front of the line to sign in so they can enter the infield. They must pay when they sign in.
    No one under the age of 14 will be allowed in the pit area.
    Youth ages 14-18 must have a valid NASCAR license or a minor’s release.
    A parent must sign the release during the registration process. No faxed or mailed releases. Minor’s release completed on test day is good for race weekend if all dates are completed.
    NASCAR licenses will be available for purchase.
    Technical Notes:

Ford crate engine location will be the same as the GM (Chevy) location; the #1 spark plug on the right side in line with the upper ball joint.

GM crate engine will be allowed the beehive valve spring update package.

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