NASCAR postpones Martinsville’s May race

New date will be announced at a later time


MARTINSVILLE, Va. – NASCAR action at Martinsville Speedway is being pushed back.

The Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 race weekend scheduled for May 8-9 has been postponed.

The Friday announcement did not reveal a new weekend for the race.

“We want to thank all of our dedicated fans who were set to join us during our May race weekend and our first NASCAR Cup Series race under the lights,” said Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell. “The well-being and safety of our patrons, NASCAR stakeholders, employees and our community continues to be our number one priority. We appreciate your patience and understanding during these challenging times and we look forward to having everyone back in the near future to help us make history once again at Martinsville Speedway.”

Martinsville Speedway will continue to work closely with NASCAR officials on a rescheduled race date, while maintaining contact with local and federal health officials for the latest information on the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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