STP Gas Booster 500 at Martinsville Speedway Tickets
Event: STP Gas Booster 500
Racing Series: Nascar Cup Series
Race Location: Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Va.
Track Length: 0.526 miles
2019 Winner: Brad Keselowski
Most Wins at Track: Richard Petty
STP Gas Booster 500 TicketsThe STP Gas Booster 500 is held at Martinsville Speedway every year on Mother's Day weekend. Since 1950, this race has captured stock car fans. Over the decades, the track's unique design and NASCAR's personalities have helped the race grow in popularity. The half-mile-long short-track features long and narrow straightaways and tight corners, making passing extremely difficult. The track is a true test of driver skill. NASCAR legends like Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty and Darrell Waltrip used this track as a launching pad for their legacies. Today, drivers like Kurt Busch, Jimmie Johnson, Alex Bowman and Trevor Bayne attempt to secure their own legacy. Martinsville Speedway is in Ridgeway, Va., which is near the North Carolina border. The track is a short drive from Raleigh, Charlotte, Greensboro, and Richmond. The STP Gas Booster 500 is within a day's drive of the Carolinas, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia. Grab your STP Gas Booster 500 tickets from StubHub today.
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How big is Martinsville Speedway?Martinsville Speedway recently decreased capacity, which created a more intimate atmosphere. Currently, Martinsville Speedway has seating for 44,000 fans and is designed so that every fan is close to the action. The seating is limited compared to tracks like Talladega or Atlanta, but fans are guaranteed an incredible race day experience.
What events happen at the STP Gas Booster 500?The STP Gas Booster 500 is the main event, but there are other events throughout the race weekend. Before the race, there is the fan experience. At the fan experience, drivers will be signing autographs and taking questions. Additionally, fans can watch driver introductions from the track. Fans who are attending for the whole weekend may enjoy watching qualifying and practice. At these events, you can watch race teams tune their cars to ensure top performance. Also, there is a Whelen Modified series race the night before the STP Gas Booster 500 known as the MaxPro Window Films 200. This race features NASCAR's younger talent. The drivers you see in the MaxPro Window Films 200 are hoping to impress Cup series teams. You'll have plenty to do during the race weekend.
Which drivers should I watch for at the STP Gas Booster 500?Martinsville Speedway produces chaotic racing, which gives every driver a chance of performing well. In the current NASCAR field, a couple of the best drivers at this track are Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick. Other veterans like Kyle Busch, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman have been inconsistent but run well occasionally. Finally, the younger drivers like Ryan Blaney, Chase Elliot and Austin Dillon are hoping to make their mark in the series. Every driver has something at stake, and Martinsville is a great venue for this drama to play out.
How does this race impact the Cup series championship?The NASCAR cup series is the top series in NASCAR. The regular season consists of 26 regular-season races, followed by a 10-race playoff. Winning a NASCAR cup series championship is a major achievement, and fans follow the points standings throughout the season. The STP Gas Booster 500 takes place in the first half of the season, so most drivers will still be in contention for the playoffs. Additionally, the winner of this race automatically qualifies for the playoffs.
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