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Racing News: Limited Fans for NASCAR Races at Martinsville, Richmond

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Martinsville Speedway and Richmond Raceway have announced that
they will host a limited amount of fans in the grandstands when
NASCAR visits in 2021.

Limited Fans for NASCAR Races at Martinsville, Richmond

A pair of speedways in Virginia have announced that they will host a limited amount of fans in the grandstands when NASCAR visits in 2021. Martinsville Speedway will allow a reduced number of fans throughout its first-ever three-race weekend of night races, April 8–10. The half-mile short track is set to host the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 200 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race on Thursday, April 8, followed by the Cook Out 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race on Friday, April 9, and the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 500 NASCAR Cup Series race on Saturday, April 10.

Richmond Raceway, celebrating its 75th anniversary, will also host a reduced number of fans for the Toyota Spring Race Weekend, April 17-18. The short track will host the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday, April 17, followed by the Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Cup Series race on Sunday, April 18. It will be the first time the track has hosted fans in 18 months. For more information, visit martinsvillespeedway.com and richmondraceway.com.

Formula Americas Announces Two Key Members

Formula Americas Super GP has added two key hires. Ian Brown has been appointed as the chief engineer, while C.M. Land will serve as technical director/crew chief for the championship series. The Formula Americas Super GP Championship presented by Pirelli is a professional, arrive and drive, open-wheel competition with visits to Palm Beach International Raceway, Homestead-Miami Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Road America.

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