Finances have always played a key role in racing, especially for the weekly short-track racers. That is why South Boston Speedway officials have worked hard over the years to make racing more affordable for competitors, and, at the same time, keep the competition on a level playing field and…

Christmas is right around the corner. So is the end of what has been a truly challenging year for everyone in 2020 and the start of what everyone hopes will be a much brighter and better new year in 2021.

Martinsville Speedway held its 26th annual Christmas Toy Drive to benefit the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County on Friday, Dec. 4. Thanks to the tremendous support of the community and partners the Christmas Toy Drive raised $12,350 along with hundreds of toys to be distributed …

Due to several challenges as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASCAR and Daytona International Speedway announced on Wednesday that after the 63rd running of the Daytona 500 on Feb. 14, they will stay in Daytona and run the Daytona Road Course the following weekend.

This season has been a tough one for Scott Phillips. The Halifax resident had looked forward to racing in the Pure Stock Division at South Boston Speedway in 2020 only to see the COVID-19 pandemic crush that hope.

NASCAR has announced the 2021 schedule for the NASCAR Xfinity Series, which will mirror many of the historic changes in the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule that was announced in September.

Five individuals from four states received a big thrill last week as former NASCAR Cup Series star and Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton and his son, NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Truck Series competitor Jeb Burton, treated them to high-speed laps around South Boston Speedway.

A rain-soaked Charlotte Motor Speedway was the site of one of the most unique races in recent memory on Saturday afternoon when drivers had to put on rain tires and windshield wipers to compete in the Drive for the Cure 250.

The 2020 racing season has not been the season Blake Stallings or anybody else envisioned. Stallings, who competes out of the R&S Race Cars stable, was looking forward to a full season of racing that included racing at South Boston Speedway, but has competed in only six races this season.

South Boston Speedway officials announced this week that the 250 Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour event scheduled for Sept. 19 at “America’s Hometown Track” has been canceled.

Late Model Stock Car Division driver John Moore says when it comes to racing the 2020 season has been difficult because he has not been able to race at South Boston Speedway this season and had only a couple of opportunities to race at a track near his home due to restrictions resulting from…

There was a joke among people in South Boston that if you wanted to find Joe Chandler he would be either at the offices of the Gazette-Virginian newspaper, at a high school sporting event, his home or at South Boston Speedway.

As you all can see, this past weekend was spent at VIR for their Michelin GT Challenge and many other races that took place over the course of the weekend. This was my first time covering anything at VIR, and it was a great experience. A special thanks goes out to Joe Chandler the long time …

Brandon Gdovic is a Yorktown resident, and the first road course he ever raced on in his career was at VIRginia International Raceway, so when Gdovic crossed the start/finish line in first place on Sunday in the second race of the weekend in the Lamborghini Super Trofeo Pro Class, the win me…

Bill Auberlen squeezed out the GT Daytona class win Saturday in the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at VIRginia International Raceway at Alton, scoring 61st career win in IMSA and becoming the IMSA’s all-time winningest driver.

ALTON — Corvette Racing kept its winning streak alive Saturday with Antonio Garcia taking the victory in the Michelin GT Challenge at VIRginia International Raceway in Alton.

WeatherTech Racing drivers Cooper MacNeil of Hinsdale, Illionis, and Toni Vilander of Kankaanpää, Finland are heading to Virginia International Raceway for the IMSA WeatherTech Championship Michelin GT Challenge this weekend.

South Boston Speedway officials remain optimistic there will be some racing at “America’s Hometown Track” in 2020, but due to the lack of remaining weekends in the season and current COVID-19 restrictions no track championships will be awarded this season.

A race that ended with Kyle Busch winning on the track, only to fail post-race inspection, saw Austin Cindric win his third NASCAR Xfinity Series race in a row, and Jeb and Harrison Burton finished in the Top 10.

There is no doubt Cory Dunn would love to be in the midst of a competitive season at South Boston Speedway. Unfortunately, all Dunn and all of the drivers and race teams have been able to do at South Boston Speedway thus far this year is test.