Get ready for some short track "beatin’ and bangin’" as the Sprint Cup Series barges into Martinsville Speedway for this weekend’s Tums Fast Relief 500.  The half-mile paperclip-shaped track has a long and storied history of doling out vigorous spankings to both rookies and veterans alike. Check out the videos we’ve collected after the jump.

2006 track-blocker

1957 convertible race

Crash starts at 1:25. Great clip even if there isn’t any sound.

Rudd and Schrader mash each other 1990

Crash footage starts around the :35 mark.

Ricky Rudd gets spun 2007

Red-flag truck crash 2007

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