Carved into the south-central Virginia mountains in 1946, Martinsville Speedway is the oldest on the NASCAR circuit. Shaped like a paper clip, some describe it as two drag strips with short turns. Check the gallery right here, then make a Pilgrimage to the mecca that is Martinsville.

Martinsville Speedway

In the fall of 1992, fans turned out to see Martinsville's winningest racer, Richard Petty, make his final start on the half-mile oval.