Expect beating, banging at Martinsville

April 11, 2002
By Rupen Fofaria
At Texas Motor Speedway, the fear was of the unknown. At Martinsville Speedway, the fear is of the inevitable. That's what makes the latter one of the most trying tracks for Winston Cup drivers to attempt to tame.

Unlike last week, when concerns about speeds being way too fast at Texas were thrown out the window during the opening minutes of a rather casual race, no one doubts that Martinsville will provide its usual paint-scraping, mind-joggling bumpy scream around her stressful half-mile ...

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