MARTINSVILLE’S ‘GREEN’ TRACK SURFACE

Sunday’s postponement of the Martinsville Cup race brought about a "green" track for teams to contend with. This term is coined from the condition of rain washing away tire rubber buildup from a speedway’s surface.Any paved racetrack is susceptible to the same conditions that affect highways and streets we drive our personal vehicles on. That includes the weather. And this year’s Daytona 500 pothole was a perfect example of that.At Martinsville, or any track that has ...

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