WHERE: .526-mile oval at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Va.
WHEN: Television coverage starts at noon Sunday; race starts at 12:30 p.m.
BROADCAST: TelevisionNBC-Ch. 26; RadioMotor Racing Network
DISTANCE: 500 laps
2001 WINNER: Ricky Craven
NOTES: The key to Martinsville, which is shaped like a paperclip, is brakes. It's important to use enough of the car in the first 400 laps to remain in contention, but have enough brakes and fenders remaining to make a charge in the final 100 laps.
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