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Burton’s Martinsville Speedway career had humble beginning


MARTINSVILLE — Jeff Burton has long called Martinsville Speedway his home track, and it’s no surprise. The Sprint Cup star’s roots run deep at the historic Virginia track, and not just because it is less than an hour from his hometown.

NASCAR Trucks at VIR? Perhaps one day

VIRginia International Raceway at Alton will be making history Aug. 23-24 when the track stages its first NASCAR-sanctioned stock car racing event - The Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race.

PASS Super Late Models return to SBS

South Boston Speedway is readying for a return visit Saturday night by the PASS Super Late Model Series. The visit will be the second and final one planned at America’s Hometown Track in the 2013 campaign. 

NASCAR K&N drivers excited about VIR debut

Alton — A writer asked six of the drivers that will be competing in the Aug. 24 Biscuitville 125 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at VIRginia International who will win the race during yesterday’s VIR Media Day event.

Pulliam takes big step in national title chase

Lee Pulliam took a big step toward the NASCAR Whelen All American Series national championship Saturday night by topping Deac McCaskill, his chief rival for the national title, and 23 other drivers in a sweep of the Gazette-Virginian Late Model Twin 75’s at South Boston Speedway.

Willis gets key victory in Limited Sportsman

While other contenders faltered, Danny Willis Jr. took a step toward his second Limited Sportsman Division title Saturday night with a win in the 50-lap race at South Boston Speedway.

Big bounty up for grabs at Gazette-Virginian race

The talented field of NASCAR Whelen All American Late Model Stock Car Division competitors will have their eyes on a big prize Saturday night at South Boston Speedway. 

Bounty grows to $1,000 for Gazette race

After defending NASCAR Whelen All American Series National Champion and South Boston Speedway points leader Lee Pulliam thwarted all of the bounty hunters at the last event, South Boston Speedway officials are upping the ante.

Pulliam pulls off win in scramble

Sweat-soaked Lee Pulliam twice bent over the railing of the podium in South Boston Speedway’s Victory Lane during post-race ceremonies to grab a swallow of a cold drink and try to force some air into his lungs.

SBS puts bounty on Pulliam

The hunt begins Saturday night at South Boston Speedway — bounty hunting, that is.