STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway Tickets
STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway Schedule
The STP Gas Booster, held annually at Martinsville Speedway, was first run in 1950 and has long been one of the most exciting events on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. The race has been one of the most popular auto races in the country since it was first held and continues to grow in popularity every year. Every March several of the top NASCAR racers on the planet make their way to Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia to take part in the STP Gas Booster 500 and every one of them has the goal of leaving with the first place trophy and nothing less will suffice.
The 2019 STP Gas Booster 500 will be held on March 24th with the event scheduled to start at 2:00 PM. Many of the most die hard NASCAR fans in the world will be finding their way to Ridgeway, Virginia to take part in one of the most thrilling races of the whole NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. There is not a better way to enjoy a weekend than a trip to Virginia with a visit to Martinsville Speedway for the STP Gas Booster 500 serving as the highlight of your weekend. NASCAR races are events that can really only be best appreciated in person and when you are there in the grandstands rooting for your favorite driver at the STP Gas Booster 500 you will be wrapped up in all of the excitement of one of the biggest and best races of the NASCAR season. Be sure to buy your tickets for the STP Gas Booster 500 from StubHub immediately and begin making your plans to be in Ridgeway in March today.
STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway History
The STP Gas Booster 500 has been a fan favorite since the Fifties and has been an integral part of the NASCAR circuit for years. The event has undergone several name changes, previously being known as the Virginia 500, the Sovran Bank 500, the DirecTV 500, the Advance Auto Parts 500, the Goody's Fast Relief 500, and more. The STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville covers 263 miles which the drivers complete by racing 500 laps. Many of the biggest names in the history of NASCAR have been victorious at the STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway and even more have merely taken part in the historic event. If you are looking to catch one of the top races of the year and possibly be part of NASCAR history the STP Gas Booster 500 is for you.
Although many race fans are content to watch a big time race at home on their flat screen laying down on their couch, there is really no comparison to actually being in the stands for a major NASCAR race. From the barbecuing and tailgating leading up to the race with the flags of the spectators' favorite teams and drivers proudly flying outside of the race track to the moment you set foot into the speedway you know that there is a whole new level of excitement when you actually watch a race in person. The smell of the gasoline, the roars of the engines, and the screeching tires as they hit a turn all make for an experience that borderlines on sensory overload and makes NASCAR one of the most popular sports in the United States. Be sure to be there in Lincoln for the STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway to be part of an event you will never forget.
STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
The STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway has been a big part of the NASCAR circuit for years and each year it becomes more popular and bigger. Held at Martinsville Speedway each year, a crisp March day in Virginia begins to overflow with adrenaline and horsepower as the top drivers in NASCAR show up in the city to battle it out for one of the most highly regarded prizes of the circuit, the STP Gas Booster 500. Sure, fame and money are doled out to the winners of the race, but many drivers are doing it for their team and compete out of pride. The winner of the Sprint Cup Series is determined by total finishing positions as well as total laps led during races, so each race, and indeed each lap, is of utmost importance to the proud racers looking to finish the season at the top of their sport. Each and every event in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is full of fierce competition, roaring engines, and neck breaking speed.
Richard Petty, who has won the race 9 times, is the most successful driver at the STP Gas Booster 500 so far, while Darrel Waltrip and Rusty Wallace have each won it 5 times. The most recent winner at the STP Gas Booster 500 was Kurt Busch and you can be sure that all of the drivers will be gunning for him during this year's race.
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