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Saturday March 28, 2015
  • Race results: Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway
  • Joey Logano made a dramatic pass on a green-white-checkered restart to take the lead from Matt Crafton and Erik Jones at Martinsville Speedway to score his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, becoming the 26th driver to win in all three of NASCAR's national touring series. 

  • Logano uses restart to win truck race at Martinsville
  • MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Joey Logano passed Matt Crafton entering the first turn to start a two-lap sprint to the finish and won an exciting NASCAR truck race at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

  • Fantastic finish: Logano outduels Crafton, others to win Truck race
  • Joey Logano passes Matt Crafton on a green-white-checkered restart to win the first Camping World Truck Series race of his career at Martinsville Speedway. Logano has now won races in all three of NASCAR's top touring series.

  • NASCAR racer Kyle Larson taken to hospital after fainting
  • MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) Chip Ganassi Racing officials say Kyle Larson has been taken to a hospital as a precaution after fainting during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday.

  • Kyle Larson faints at autograph session, taken to hospital
  • Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, faints at an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway on Saturday and is taken to a local hospital for further evaluation. A team official tells FOXSports.com that Larson is still expected to race in Sunday's STP 500.

  • Gordon, Earnhardt among the winners and fans of Martinsville
  • MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) If Jeff Gordon ever decides to race again after his 2015 retirement tour is finished, it would likely be at Martinsville Speedway, a track where the four-time champion has had great success.

  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. discusses JR Motorsports' Truck Series venture
  • NASCAR Trucks: Dale Earnhardt Jr. talks about JR Motorsports making the move to the truck series with Cole Custer.

  • Final practice speeds: Kurt Busch tops the charts at Martinsville
  • Kurt Busch leads a charge of Chevrolets in the final practice for Sunday's STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The defending race winner bests Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Ryan Newman and Kasey Kahne in the Happy Hour session at the short track.

  • Jeff Gordon reveals track where he's most likely to race after 2015
  • Jeff Gordon offers clue on where he might race beyond 2015 -- if, in fact, he actually does.

  • Keeping the faith: Others at JGR need to step up, and will
  • Others at Joe Gibbs Racing need to step up in the wake of J.D. Gibbs' medical treatment for symptoms impacting areas of brain function. Jeff Hammond says that he has complete faith that they will.

    Superspeedways


    Daytona_Intl_Speedway (54K) Superspeedways are oval racetracks that are greater than two miles in length. The two most famous superspeedways are the Daytona International Speedway and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. In 1988 after a few horrific crashes at both Daytona and Talladega NASCAR introduced the restrictor plate for each of the respected tracks. The reduced power affects not only the maximum speed reached by the cars but the time it takes them to achieve their full speed as well, which can be nearly one full lap of the track. The racing seen at superspeedways today is extremely tight; often in rows of three or four cars wide, and sometimes even 5 wide on the straightaways throughout most of the field, as the tracks are wide enough to permit such racing. Today The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series runs on 6 Superspeedway Race Tracks. Follow the links below to learn more about each Superspeedway race track.

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