Martinsville Makes Improvements for Handicapped Fans

Martinsville, VA---Martinsville Speedway is making several improvements for handicapped race fans. A new handicapped section has been added in turns one and two, and golf carts will be dedicated to carrying handicapped individuals ...

Martinsville Makes Improvements for Handicapped Fans

Martinsville, VA---Martinsville Speedway is making several improvements for handicapped race fans. A new handicapped section has been added in turns one and two, and golf carts will be dedicated to carrying handicapped individuals from the handicapped parking lots to the grandstands. The new handicapped section will be at the top of the concrete bleacher sections in turns one and two just in front of the new Old Dominion Tower. The speedway will sell tickets for wheelchairs patrons and a chair seat beside the wheelchair for anyone accompanying a handicapped fan. Tickets in the new handicapped section will be $50 each and are now on sale for the Goody's Body Pain 500 on Sunday, April 9. In the past, the Henry County Baptist Association has provided golf cart rides if requested. Now the speedway will have golf carts dedicated to rides for the handicapped. "We hope the changes make for an even better experience for fans who need those services," said Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell. "Our business is about creating memories and we want everyone to have the best experience possible. "The new section provides a excellent view of the track and the top qualifier's pit areas," said Campbell. Handicapped seating is now available in the Bill France Tower, in turn four, and around turns one and two. Tickets for handicapped seating in the Bill France Tower are $65 and in turn four tickets are $50. The racing action gets underway at Martinsville Speedway in the Goody's Body Pain 500/NAPA 250 weekend with Craftsman Truck Series time trials at 1:40 p.m. on Friday, April 7 followed by Bud Pole qualifying for the Winston Cup Series at 3 p.m. The NAPA 250 Craftsman Truck race starts at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 8 and tickets are $30 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. The Goody's Body Pain 500 begins at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 9 and great seats are still available for the race in the Clay Earles, Bill France and Old Dominion Towers. For tickets call toll-free at 1-877-RACE-TIX. Tickets for Martinsville Speedway's family section for parents with children ages 6-12 go on sale race morning at 7:30. Adult tickets in the family section are $40 and children ages 6-12 get in for $5. For more information on the Goody's Body Pain 500 go to www.martinsvillespeedway.com.

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