The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 marks the 2nd night race hosted by Martinsville Speedway in Cup Series history. Saturday’s Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 will be the first race of the season season at “The Paperclip”. The .5-mile oval located in Martinsville, Virginia has a unique racing surface with asphalt on the straightaways and concrete in the turns. With only 12 degrees of banking in the turns and 0 degrees of banking on the straightaways, drivers face a unique challenge at this track. Hall of Fame driver, Richard Petty is known as one of the most successful drivers at this track, with 67 starts and 15 wins. The track first opened in 1947, the Cup Series held its inaugural race in 49′ and Red Byron won.
Martinsville Speedway is .526 miles (.8 km) long and a 263-mile race that requires 500 laps to complete.
Saturday, April 10th
The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 will be at 7:30 PM ET.
The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 start time is 7:30 p.m. ET Saturday, April 10th. FS1 will broadcast the race with radio coverage from MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.
The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 is a 263-mile-long NASCAR Cup Series motor race held at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia.
The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 is 263 miles, equating to 423.25 kilometres.
The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 was first run in 1950.
Richard Petty is the owner with most Martinsville wins, with 15 wins total.
Richard Petty holds the record for most driver victories, with 15 wins total in 67 starts.