ValleyStar Credit Union 300 results from the late model stock race at Martinsville Speedway; $32,000 to win
Tonight, Late Model Stocks invade Martinsville Speedway. The half-mile paperclip is set to pay $32,000 to win with a $25 bonus for each lap led. It’s the famed ValleyStar Credit Union 300 in Martinsville, Virginia.
View Martinsville Speedway results below.
Bobby McCarty and Chase Burrow set the front row for the main event. 200 laps of late model racing are up next…
Green flag, McCarty is clear into turn one. Mike Looney works inside of Burrow as they run side by side for 2nd. Looney wins the battle for 2nd.
Lap 9, Tate Fogleman is up in the flames and he comes to a stop, caution.
Green, McCarty leads off turn two. Daniel Silvestri works inside of Looney to take 2nd away.
Lap 31, Trent Barns slows, caution.
Green, McCarty leads Silvestri off turn two. Looney slams the door to hold 3rd.
Lap 46, Looney works inside of Silvestri and he retakes 2nd.
Lap 47, Ty Majeski heads for the pit lane under green. He has a flat right front tire as the crew goes to work.
Lap 49, Thomas Scott has come to a stop, caution.
Green, McCarty and Silvestri run side by side for the lead. Multiple cars tangle deeper in the pack and the caution is back out.
Green, Looney drives it deep on the outside lane into turn one. He runs side by side with McCarty for the lead. After multiple laps of side by side racing, Looney finally clears him with an outside pass! Sellers also moves to the outside and he works by McCarty for 2nd.
Lap 71, Dillon Ward slows with a flat tire, caution.
Green, Looney and Sellers run side by side into turn one. They run side by side for a lap but Looney holds the lead as they return to turn one.
Stage 1 complete
Lap 101, the caution is out as stage one is complete. Mike Looney wins the $1,000 bonus.
The field hits the pit lane for tires and adjustments. The field is frozen as these are controlled pit stops.
Green flag, Looney leads off turn two.
Lap 132, Mike Wertz pits under green with an issue.
Lap 137, Kres VanDyke is in the wall, caution.
Green, Looney leads as Sellers and Carson Kvapil run side by side for 2nd. Four cars tangle behind them, caution.
Green, Looney and Kvapil run side by side for the lead. Looney drives it deep to the inside in turn three, Looney holds the lead. Sellers runs Kvapil up the hill and takes 2nd away.
Lap 155, Sellers works inside of Looney in the battle for the lead. They rub fenders as Looney holds the lead on the outside lane.
Stage 2 complete
Lap 175, Mike Loney wins stage two.
Most of the leaders stay out. It’s a 25 lap shootout to the finish as only green flag laps count.
Green, Looney clears Sellers off turn two. Sellers taps the bumper of Looney lightly into turn three. As they return to turn one, Sellers dives inside of Looney. They rub doors for a lap, Sellers to the lead!
17 to go, Kvapil leans on the rear bumper of Looney off turn four. Kvapil can’t work alongside as Looney holds 2nd. Looney is running a few feet off the inside curb, a very defensive line. Sellers is driving away from both of them.
9 to go, the caution is out as multiple cars spin deeper in the field!
Sellers and Looney both pick the inside lane. Kvapil jumps to the top and takes the outside front row for the restart.
Green, Looney gets sideways at the launch and makes contact with Burrow on his outside. They keep it rolling and run three wide for 3rd into turn one! Back at the front, Sellers clears Kvapil.
4 to go, caution for debris.
Green, Sellers and Kvapil run even into turn one. Kvapil runs wide off turn two and he chops in behind the bumper of Sellers to hold 2nd. Kvapil leans on the rear bumper of Sellers into turn three but Sellers holds him off.
Payton Sellers wins at Martinsville Speedway!
September 24, 2022
ValleyStar Credit Union 300
The following includes all on-track action:
Qualifying : 1. Bobby McCarty (19.748); 2. Chase Burrow (19.758); 3. Mike Looney (19.831); 4. Daniel Silvestri (19.887); 5. Corey Heim (19.888); 6. Doug Barnes Jr; 7. Stacy Puryear; 8. Landon Pembelton; 9. Brendan Queen; 10. Jacob Borst;
11. Kres VanDyke; 12. Matt Cox; 13. Kaden Honeycutt; 14. Austin Somero; 15. Ryan Wilson; 16. Craig Moore; 17. Jared Fryar; 18. Ryan Matthews; 19. Carson Kvapil; 20. Ty Majeski;
21. Riley Gentry; 22. Mark Wertz; 23. Timothy Peters; 24. Kyle Dudley; 25. Katie Hettinger; 26. Trevor Ward; 27. Peyton Sellers; 28. Dustin Rumley; 29. Trent Barnes; 30. Dexter Canipe;
31. Thomas Scott; 32. Ryan Millington; 33. Kyle Barnes; 34. Magnum Tate; 35. Mini Tyrrell; 36. Michael Faulk; 37. Blake Stallings; 38. Braden Rogers; 39. Carter Langley; 40. Jacob Heafner;
41. Tate Fogleman; 42. Bruce Anderson; 43. Chase Dixon; 44. Camden Gullie; 45. Jason Barnes; 46. Zack Clifton; 47. Jaiden Reyna; 48. John Goin; 49. Brandon Pierce; 50. Rajah Carruth;
51. Clark Houston; 52. Clay Jones; 53. Cole Bruce; 54. Adam Murray; 55. Ross Dalton; 56. Conner Mosack; 57. Justin Carroll; 58. Jake Crum; 59. Steve Zacharias; 60. Derrick Lancaster;
61. Mike Darne; 62. Nik Williams; 63. Austin Thaxton; 64. Jimmy Mullins; 65. Riley Neal; 66. Travis Truett; 67. Brad Housewright; 68. Jason Myers; 69. Tommy Neal; 70. Colby Stottlemyer;
71. Shane Canipe; 72. Cory Dunn; 73. Chris Elliott; 74. Jamie Byrd; 75. Tristen Barnes; 76. Terry Carroll; 77. Jonathan Worley; 78. Daryn Cochran; 79. Jessica Cann; 80. Sam Yarbrough;
81. Andrew Grady; 82. Connor Jones; 83. Dylan Ward; 84. Jonathan Shafer; 85. Mason Diaz; 86. Connor Hall; 87. Jason York; 88. Parker Eatmon; 89. Davey Callihan; 90. Eddy Johnson; 91. Jamie York;
Heat 1 (25 Laps – Top 10 Advance) : 1. Bobby McCarty
Heat 2 (25 Laps – Top 10 Advance) : 1. Chase Burrow
Heat 3 (25 Laps – Top 10 Advance) : 1. Mike Looney
Heat 4 (25 Laps – Top 10 Advance) : 1. Daniel Silvestri
1. Peyton Sellers
2. Carson Kvapil
3. Jacob Heafner
4. Mike Looney
5. Kaden Honeycutt
6. Chase Burrow
7. Daniel Silvestri
8. Timothy Peters
9. Corey Heim
10. Jonathan Shafer
11. Jared Fryar
12. Connor Hall
13. Bobby McCarty
14. Matt Cox
15. Carter Langley
16. Ryan Matthews
17. Mason Diaz
18. Doug Barnes Jr.
19. Brenden Queen
20. Dexter Canipe
21. Braden Rogers
22. Davey Callihan
23. Kyle Barnes
24. Austin Somero
25. Camden Gullie
26. Thomas Scott
27. Landon Pembelton
28. Trevor Ward
29. Craig Moore
30. Dylan Ward
31. Mark Wertz
32. Jake Crum
33. Ryan Wilson
34. Mini Tyrrell
35. Kres VanDyke
36. Kyle Dudley
37. Ty Majeski
38. Trent Barnes
39. Dustin Rumley
40. Tate Fogleman