Suárez 12th in Martinsville


Pitstop Issues on the Virginia Short Track Hinder No. 99’s Victory Chances

Date: October 30th, 2022

Event: XFINITY 500 (Round 35 of 36)

Series: NASCAR Cup Series

Location: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval)

Format: 500 laps, broken into three stages (130 laps/130 laps/240 laps)

Start/Finish: 7th / 12th (running, completed 500 of 500 laps)

Point Standing: 9th


  • Trackhouse Racing driver Daniel Suárez finished 12th in Sunday’s 500-lap NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
  • Suárez was eliminated from the playoffs before the Round of 8, but moved to ninth in points with Sunday’s performance.
  • Both he and Ross Chastain are guaranteed to score their best ever career points finishes in 2022.
  • Suárez started seventh Sunday on the flat half-mile track at Martinsville. He finished 10th in each of the first two stages that ran caution free.
  • Suárez climbed as high as sixth and looked to be in contention for the victory but fell back after a bad pit stop with 100 laps to go.
  • Championship weekend in Phoenix begins Friday with one hour of practice, followed by qualifying Saturday and the race on Sunday.
  • NBC will televise Sunday’s Championship Race at 3 p.m. ET


Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 99 Worldwide Express Chevrolet Camaro for Trackhouse Racing:

“I am so happy for Ross and everyone at Trackhouse Racing. That was one of the coolest things I have ever seen. We had a good Worldwide Express Chevrolet today until we had issues there at the end. We have had a great car the last few weeks. We will keep working and get better. Very proud of everyone at Trackhouse Racing today.”