Suárez 28th in Martinsville


No. 99 Battles Handling Issues on the Virginia Short Track

Date: October 31st, 2021

Event: XFINITY 500 (Round 35 of 36)

Series: NASCAR Cup Series

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

Format: 501 laps, broken into three stages (130 laps/130 laps/241 laps)

Start/Finish: 20th / 28nd (running, completed 498 of 501 laps)

Point Standing: 25th


  • Daniel Suárez finished 28th in Sunday’s 500-lap NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.
  • Suárez is 25th in the season standings after 35 of 36 races.
  • Suárez started 20th Sunday and reported handling issues early.
  • He dropped off the lead lap and fell to 30th by end of the first stage.
  • Suárez finished 28th in the second stage, two laps behind the leaders.
  • The Trackhouse team kept making changes to the car and Suárez climbed to 28th by the end of the race.
  • The Cup Series will return to action Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway for the final race of the 2021 season. NBC will televise Sunday’s race at 3 p.m. EDT.


Daniel Suárez, driver of the No. 99 Good Sam Chevrolet Camaro for Trackhouse Racing:

“That was a tough race for us. We tried everything, but we couldn’t get the front of the car to turn like we needed it to turn. We will keep working and be better in Phoenix.”