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Up To Speed: Martinsville Win Part of Bigger Picture for Kyle Busch

(Photo: Mike Neff)

It was pretty obvious Kyle Busch was going to win a race eventually this season. The reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion’s worst finish in the first four races of the season was fourth. A 25th-place finish at Fontana was not indicative of his day considering he would finish in the …

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Brian Vickers Happy to Be Back in Contention After Rough Road

Zach Catanzareti

Brian Vickers captured a strong seventh-place result in Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway after showing stellar pace all weekend long at the Virginia short track. Following the opening six races of the Sprint Cup Series season, Vickers, subbing for an injured Tony Stewart, now has four starts in the …

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Kyle Busch Dominates Toward Martinsville Win

(Photo: Zach Catanzareti)

Kyle Busch took his first victory at Martinsville Speedway in dominating fashion, leading a race-high 351 laps in Sunday’s STP 500. Holding off AJ Allmendinger in the final 11-lap run, Busch scored his 35th career Sprint Cup Series win and first of 2016. “To be able to finally put it all …

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Casey Mears Hoping Martinsville Will Be a Turning Point

(Photo: John Harrelson/NKP)

There’s an hour to kill before final Sprint Cup practice at Martinsville Speedway during a breezy Saturday spring afternoon. Teams are putting the finishing touches on their machines, hustling inside the garage before hitting the track one more time before Sunday’s STP 500.  In the No. 13 Cup hauler, crew chief …

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