Drivers Get Ready for Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300 at Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville, VA - It wasn't race day at the Martinsville Speedway Wednesdsay, but the track was still buzzing with sound with several cars on it.

On Wednesday the Speedway was getting ready for the Virginia is for Racing Lovers 300.

It's their huge Late Model Stock Car race scheduled for October 6th.

There were 90 drivers were at the track all day for the annual test session. The rain did prevent them from being on the track the whole time. Teams were busy working on their cars while waiting for the rainy weather to stop.

"A lot of great cars up here," said driver Timothy Peters. "The best late model stock car drivers in the world are at this race because it's the most prestigious. Anytime you can come and get laps on the track, it makes you better."

The race starts next Sunday at noon.