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Media Credential Applications for Spring NASCAR Races at the Mid-Atlantic Region Tracks Open

Media credential applications for NASCAR’s Mid-Atlantic Region tracks, Darlington Raceway, Martinsville Speedway and Richmond Raceway, are available for submission on NASCARmedia.com and each of the track’s websites. If you have not set up an account on NASCARmedia.com, please go to the website and register for an account.

Media can also apply directly by clicking on the following links for Darlington Raceway, Martinsville Speedway and Richmond Raceway. Spring media credential applications are also available on each tracks’ website at darlingtonraceway.com/credentials, martinsvillespeedway.com/credentials and richmondraceway.com/credentials. Spring credential deadlines for each race weekend is two Friday’s before race week, which is Friday, March 18th for Richmond, Friday, March 25th for Martinsville and Friday, April 22nd for Darlington.

For 2022, there are individual media credential applications for each NASCAR-owned track’s race weekend. If you are filling out the form for multiple applications at your organization, make sure to include a unique email and mobile phone number for each application.

A received application is not a guarantee of access as all applications will be thoroughly vetted. Approved media will receive an email confirmation by Tuesday of race week of your status. All credentials, parking passes and stickers can be picked up at the racetrack credential office during race week. No credentials, parking passes or stickers will be mailed.

Mid-Atlantic Region summer and fall NASCAR race weekend applications, including the ValleyStar Credit Union 300 NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race at Martinsville Speedway, will be open later this year.

To view open media credential applications for upcoming NASCAR race weekends, visit NASCARmedia.com or click here.

2022 NASCAR Spring Season

For the first time since 1997, NASCAR will make its first stop in the Commonwealth of Virginia at Richmond Raceway for the Toyota Spring Race Weekend on April 1-3, featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour on Friday, April 1, the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race on Saturday, April 2 at 1:30 p.m. and the 67th annual Toyota Owners 400 Cup Series race on Sunday, April 3 at 3:30 p.m.

NASCAR tickets are available for purchase today via phone at 866-455-7223 or online at richmondraceway.com. Stay connected to Richmond Raceway on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the all-new NASCAR Tracks App.

As part of its 75th Anniversary season, Martinsville Speedway will host its first-ever consecutive three race weekend of night races with all three premier series on April 7-9, featuring the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Thursday, April 7 at 8:00 p.m., NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt Jr. competing in the Call 811 Before You Dig 250 Powered by Call811.com NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race on Friday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m. and the Blue-Emu Maximum Pain Relief 400 Cup Series race on Saturday, April 9 at 7:30 p.m.

NASCAR tickets are available for purchase today via phone at 877-RACE-TIX or online at martinsvillespeedway.com. Stay connected to Martinsville Speedway on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the all-new NASCAR Tracks App

Darlington Raceway will host the Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR on May 6-8, featuring all three national series with the Dead On Tools 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on Friday, May 6 at 7:30 p.m., Mahindra ROXOR 200 NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, May 7 at 1:30 p.m. and NASCAR Cup Series on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 8 at 3:30 p.m.

NASCAR tickets are available for purchase via phone at 866-459-7223 or online at darlingtonraceway.com. Stay connected to Darlington Raceway on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and the all-new NASCAR Tracks App.

About Darlington Raceway

Darlington Raceway, nicknamed The Lady in Black and the track Too Tough To Tame, is home to the award-winning Official Throwback Weekend of NASCAR and annually hosts two NASCAR Cup Series race weekends, along with the NASCAR Xfinity Series and/or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Opening in 1950, Darlington Raceway is “A NASCAR Tradition” and NASCAR’s original superspeedway with its famed 1.366-mile egg-shaped oval, challenging the sports best in one of the most iconic NASCAR races, the Southern 500®. For more information about Darlington Raceway, visit darlingtonraceway.com.

About Martinsville Speedway

Founded by H. Clay Earles in 1947, Martinsville Speedway is the only NASCAR track to host NASCAR Cup Series races every year since its inception in 1949. At .526 miles in length, the track annually hosts two NASCAR race weekends featuring the NASCAR Cup Series, along with NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in the fall. Martinsville Speedway also annually hosts the ValleyStar Credit Union 300, the nation’s biggest, richest and most prestigious NASCAR Late Model Stock Car race. For more information about Martinsville Speedway, visit martinsvillespeedway.com.


The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the sanctioning body for the No. 1 form of motorsports in the United States and owner of 16 of the nation’s major motorsports entertainment facilities. NASCAR consists of three national series (NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series™), four regional series (ARCA Menards Series, ARCA Menards Series East & West and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour), one local grassroots series (NASCAR Advance Auto Parts Weekly Series) and three international series (NASCAR Pinty’s Series, NASCAR Peak Mexico Series, NASCAR Whelen Euro Series). The International Motor Sports Association™ (IMSA®) governs the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship™, the premier U.S. sports car series. NASCAR also owns Motor Racing Network, Racing Electronics, and ONE DAYTONA. Based in Daytona Beach, Florida, with offices in eight cities across North America, NASCAR sanctions more than 1,200 races in more than 30 U.S. states, Canada, Mexico and Europe. For more information visit www.NASCAR.com and www.IMSA.com, and follow NASCAR on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat (‘NASCAR’).

About Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway is America’s Premier Short Track annually hosting two NASCAR race weekends, featuring the NASCAR Cup Series and either the NASCAR Xfinity Series or NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, on the iconic ¾-mile D-shaped oval. Richmond Raceway is a regional leader for events including sports, live music and consumer trade shows. The Richmond Raceway Complex hosts more than 200 live events over 280 event days annually including concerts with top national recording artists at Virginia Credit Union LIVE!, the region’s only covered amphitheater. For more information, visit richmondraceway.com, richmondracewaycomplex.com, or vaculive.com.