NASCAR race results from Martinsville Speedway
Tonight, the NASCAR Cup Series makes their first start under the lights in Martinsville, Virginia. It’s a rare Wednesday night showing at Martinsville Speedway.
View 2020 Martisnville race results below.
A new Goodyear tire is making it’s debut. The softer tire will give more grip but it will also wear much quicker.
Aric Almirola and Ryan Blaney set the front row. 500 laps of short track racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 130 (1-130 / 500)
Green flag, Almirola drives it deep into turn one on the outside. Almirola is clear off turn two.
Lap 5, Austin Dillon has a flat right rear. Debris is all over the track and the caution is out.
Green, Almirola is clear on the inside lane.
Lap 20, Joey Logano is on the bumper of Aric Almirola for the race lead. Logano works to the inside. Almirola is hung out to dry as the outside lane isn’t moving at all, he falls to 6th as Logano takes the lead.
Lap 60, the competition caution is out. 17 cars remain on the lead lap. Joey Logano has nailed the setup as many struggle.
Green, Logano leads as Bowyer and Elliott battle for 2nd.
18 to go in stage one, Timmy Hill is stalled on the pit lane and the caution is out.
The leaders head to the pit lane. Corey Lajoie stays out. Bubba Wallace takes two tires and wins the race off pit road.
Pit Penalty: Ricky Stenhouse Jr has been caught speeding on the pit lane.
Green, Lajoie gets the jump as Bowyer gives the bumper to Wallace. Logano quickly works under LaJoie with four fresh tires to retake the lead.
Joey Logano takes the win in stage one at Martinsville Speedway!
Martinsville Results – Stage 1: 1. Joey Logano; 2. Clint Bowyer; 3. Jimmie Johnson; 4. Martin Truex Jr; 5. Bubba Wallace; 6. Chase Elliott; 7. Kurt Busch; 8. Kevin Harvick; 9. Matt DiBenedetto; 10. William Byron;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 130 (131-260 / 500)
Pit Penalty: Martin Truex Jr and Austin Dillon have been hit with a commitment cone violation.
Update on Bubba Wallace, he has a broken droop chain. That chain limits the travel of the rearend on pit stops. The chain allows teams to jack up the cars in one pump. With a broken chain, it takes three pumps of a jack. Wallace is in for a long night on pit road. He’s buried in the field for the restart.
Green flag on stage two, Logano leads as Bowyer holds 2nd.
Lap 201, Jimmie Johnson is running a diamond as he’s on the bumper of Logano for the lead. Johnson is attempting to get a run under Logano off the corner. He gets it, Jimmie Johnson leads.
17 to go in stage two, Jimmie Johnson leads Ryan Blaney by 1.8 seconds. Bubba Wallace has climbed back to 6th despite restarting deep in the field.
Jimmie Johnson cruises to the win in stage two at Martinsville Speedway!
15 cars are left on the lead lap. Martin Truex Jr is the only Toyota on the lead lap.
Martinsville Results – Stage 2: 1. Jimmie Johnson; 2. Ryan Blaney; 3. Joey Logano; 4. Alex Bowman; 5. Kevin Harvick; 6. Bubba Wallace; 7. William Byron; 8. Chase Elliott; 9. Kurt Busch; 10. Tyler Reddick;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 240 (261-500 / 500)
Green flag on stage three, Johnson and Blaney run even into turn one and off of turn two. After remain side by side for several laps, Blaney takes the lead on the outside lane.
Lap 284, Logano puts the bumper to Blaney off turn two and he gets loose. Logano drives it deep on the inside of Blaney for the lead into turn three. New leader, Joey Logano.
Lap 306, Blaney is back on the bumper of Logano for the lead. Logano pulls to the inside and lets Blaney go by on the outside, Blaney leads.
Lap 327, the caution is out as Erik Jones puts the bumper to David Starr and the caution is out.
Joey Logano wins the race to the pit exit. Keselowski is off in 2nd. Blaney is off 8th as the crew stumbled with the gun.
Green, Logano leads Keselowski off turn two.
Lap 350, Brad Keselowski is beating on the bumper of Joey Logano for the lead. Chase Elliott is right there with them.
Lap 353, Aric Almirola is on the pit road under green to change a battery.
Lap 357, Keslowski gets to the inside for the lead. Logano pinches him down and holds the lead.
Lap 365, Keselowski works to the inside of Logano as they race through lap traffic. He pins Logano behind the lap car of LaJoie and Keselowski takes the lead.
Lap 370, Martin Truex Jr is beating on the bumper of Keselowski for the race lead. Keselowski gets loose off the corner and Truex looks to the inside. Truex takes the lead.
Lap 397, Quin Houff is in the wall and the caution is out.
Truex wins the race off the pit lane. Austin Dillon has been helped from his car after he lost the crush panels on lap 1. There’s no relief driver available for Dillon.
Green, Truex leads Keselowski.
45 to go, Truex leads Blaney by 3 seconds.
15 to go, Truex leads Blaney by 4.5 seconds.
Martin Truex Jr wins at Martinsville Speedway!
View full Martinsville Speedway results below.
June 10, 2020
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Martin Truex Jr
2. Ryan Blaney
3. Brad Keselowski
4. Joey Logano
5. Chase Elliott
6. Alex Bowman
7. Matt DiBenedetto
8. William Byron
9. Kurt Busch
10. Jimmie Johnson
11. Bubba Wallace
12. Ryan Blaney
13. Chris Buescher
14. Michael McDowell
15. Kevin Harvick
16. Tyler Reddick
17. Clint Bowyer
18. Corey LaJoie
19. Kyle Busch
20. Erik Jones
21. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
22. Ty Dillon
23. Matt Kenseth
24. Denny Hamlin
25. John Hunter Nemechek
26. Ryan Preece
27. Daniel Suarez
28. Christopher Bell
29. Cole Custer
30. Brennan Poole
31. JJ Yeley
32. David Starr
33. Aric Almirola
34. Joey Gase
35. Quin Houff
36. Garrett Smithley
37. Austin Dillon
38. Reed Sorenson
39. Timmy Hill
NASCAR Cup Series
After: June 10 (Martinsville)