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NASCAR Fans travel from 22 hours away to see Martinsville race

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People from near and far are already packing into the Martinsville Speedway.

Two couples traveled 22 hours from Quebec, Canada just to see the race.

Another group made a 13 hour trip from Ontario, Canada.

"People we meet say you came that far? And we say why not?" Nathan Howie, NASCAR fan from Ontario, Canada says.

Doug Franklin has been to the NASCAR race in Martinsville 12 years in a row.

'It's been cold. We've had hail on the weekends, rainy, good weather, but every year is worth it," NASCAR fan Doug Franklin says.

Many of the fans told us they are praying for good weather this weekend!

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