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Martinsville 300 Late Model Test Day set for September 26

The only test session for the Martinsville 300 will take place next Thursday …

Martinsville Speedway

The test day for the annual Late Model Stock Car race at Martinsville has been set.

The six-hour practice session will take place on Thursday night, September 26 at the historic Virginia half-mile. The session is scheduled to begin at 4:00 p.m. and will run through 10:00 p.m. under the lights in advance of the third Late Model Stock night race.

The race itself is scheduled for October 4-5 with the race itself taking place that Saturday night. C.E. Falk III is the defending race winner. The race will feature a record purse in 2019, with the winner taking home $32,000 with an overall field purse of $110,000. The race will air live on FansChoice.TV and the Motor Racing Network.

A new event format will see single car time trials replace group qualifying, a mandatory 50 lap to go competition caution and unlimited attempts at a green-white-checkered finish.

READ MORE: Breaking down Martinsville 300 changes | Race will allow duplicate numbers again

The complete schedule for the test session can be found below.

Thursday, September 26th – Open Practice

10:00am – 5:00pm: Registration

12:00pm – Haulers Enter

2:00 – 2:30pm: Media Availability (Media Center)

4:00 PM – 10:00 PM: Practice

Additional Details

  • Can purchase NASCAR License at practice.
  • No fee for the car for practice.
  • ALL DRIVERS must have a NASCAR License.
  • Pit Passes are $30 each. Must be 14 or older to buy a pit pass. If they are 14 to 18 years of age, and do not have a license, must fill out a minor’s release form and a parent MUST be present to sign that form.
  • NO ONE under 13 allowed in the infield.
  • Any questions on rules need to be directed to Lynn Carroll at (540) 312-2720.
  • Grandstands will be open for no charge.
  • We are not registering for the race weekend pit passes until race weekend.

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Matt Weaver is the owner and founder of Short Track Scene. Weaver grew up in the sport, having raced himself before becoming a reporter in college at the University of South Alabama. He is also the associate motorsports editor of Autoweek Magazine and its website, which allows him to cover the highest levels of the sport.

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