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Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville, Virginia


Martinsville Speedway - Track Information

Length .526 mile; oval
Banking
Turns- 12 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(540) 956-3151

Route 68 North to US 220 North. Track is located just south of Martinsville, Virginia.

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Jeff's History At Martinsville

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
October 30, 2016 10 6 Ran as high as 4th. Lost grip/balance in final 100 laps.
November 1, 2015 5 1 In memory of Karsyn Bratch
March 29, 2015 4 9 Pit road speeding penalty w 30 laps to go.
October 26, 2014 13 2 Mid-race pit road penalty. Outside line hindered late race restarts.
March 30, 2014 5 13 Early race damage. Battle for track position.
October 27, 2013 9 1 Passed Matt Kenseth with less than 35 to go. Career win #88
April 7, 2013 6 3 Great on longer runs. Caution with 50 to go hindered progress.
October 28, 2012 11 7 Led 91 laps. Faded on late race restarts on the outside line.
April 1, 2012 9 14 Led 329 laps. Damaged in turn 1 melee on gwc restart.
October 30, 2011 10 3 Caught up in early incident, pit road penalty. Rebounded in second half to lead 100+ laps.
April 3, 2011 21 5 Led with 135 to go. Caught on pit road during late race caution. Rallied for a top-5.
October 24, 2010 11 20 Running 13th and wrecked by Kurt Busch with 120 laps to go.
March 28, 2010 11 3 Inherited lead with 9 to go. On final GWC restart, lost lead in turn two after bump from Matt Kenseth.
October 25, 2009 2 5 Led early, handling issues in mid-stages. Rallied late for a top-5.
March 29, 2009 1 4 Led 147 laps. Battled tight handling later in the day.
October 19, 2008 8 4 Good early in runs, tight on longer runs.
March 30, 2008 1 2 Early collision sent him to 33rd. Rallied back but couldn't overcome Denny Hamlin's 2-tire strategy.
October 21, 2007 1 3 Lost the handle on long runs. Jimmie Johnson passed with 50 to go.
April 1, 2007 3 2 Denied a victory by Jimmie Johnson.
October 22, 2006 2 5 Strong under cloudy skies, car was loose when the sun came out later in the day.
April 2, 2006 8 2 Overcame flat tire to challenge with 50 to go. Spun tires on final restart with 3 to go.
October 23, 2005 15 1 Ran in the top-5 for the balance of the day. Stayed out during a late caution for track position. Held off Tony Stewart to win.
April 10, 2005 16 1 Lost 3 laps early in the race due to a wheel problem. Rallied back to take the lead with 35 to go. Held off Kasey Kahne for the win.
October 24, 2004 15 9 In memory of Ricky, John, Kimberly, Jennifer, Jeff, Randy, Joe, Scott, Dick, and Liz. Always in our hearts.
April 18, 2004 1 6 Led early, was running second when he hit a piece of concrete torn up from the track and damaged the right front. Rallied back from 23rd to salvage 6th.
October 19, 2003 1 1 Led the most laps. Stayed on the track during a series of late race cautions for track position rather than fresh tires. Worked out just fine as he easily held off the pack.
April 13, 2003 1 1 Bump pass on Bobby Labonte with 14 laps to go to take the lead. Ran in the top-five for most of the day. Led 190 laps.
October 20, 2002 2 36 Running in the top-ten when contact with Jeff Burton sent Gordon into the backstretch wall. Lost three laps repairing suspension damage under the green flag.
April 14, 2002 1 23 Cut a tire and lost a lap. Lost the power steering before halfway. Made up a lap in the final 150 laps to move from 31st to 23rd.
October 15, 2001 3 9 Led laps early in the race. Battled a tight handling car in the late stages. Lost the track position game and was stuck in the lower half of the top ten in the final 100 laps.
April 8, 2001 1 12 Stayed out on worn tires to gain track position but lost eight positions in the final 60 laps.
October 1, 2000 5 5  
April 9, 2000 11 4 Mark Martin stays out during a late caution and holds off the pack.
October 3, 1999 5 1 First race with Brian Whitesell as crew chief. Gordon stays on the track during a late race caution period to take the lead. Holds off Dale Earnhardt to win.
April 18, 1999 9 3  
September 27, 1998 3 2 Titles are not won with victories, but with strong top 5 finishes.
April 19, 1998 3 8 Handling went away at the end.
September 28, 1997 11 4  
April 20, 1997 4 1 Spun by Jimmy Spencer in turn four. Recovers by doing a complete 360 and goes on to win. 
September 22, 1996 10 1 Dominant performance.
April 21, 1996 13 3  
September 24, 1995 1 7  
April 23, 1995 12 3 First career top 5 at Martinsville.
September 25, 1994 6 11 Contending for a title would require top 10's at Martinsville.
April 24, 1994 13 33  
September 26, 1993 25 11  
April 25, 1993 3 8  


Career Stats At Martinsville
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
47 9 29 38 7


Martinsville Breakdown
Average Start 7.4
Average Finish 6.9
Victories - 9 November 2015
October 2013
October 2005
April 2005
October 2003
April 2003
October 1999
April 1997
September 1996

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