Martinsville Speedway Announces Addition of LED Lights

MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Martinsville Speedway track president Clay Campbell remembers the tipping point well. Watching from outside Turn 4 as Jeff Gordon led the final laps of last November’s rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series playoff race practically by candlelight, Campbell knew big changes were needed.

“It looked like a rock concert with people taking pictures with their phones and the (auxiliary) lights in the grandstand,” Campbell said. “I knew then that being in the Chase, such a critical point in the season, and thinking what would’ve happened if we hadn’t finished that race? We don’t want to be in that position, so there’s our reason.”

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