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FYI WIRZ: 6 Views by NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Martinsville

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes off a break for Easter weekend by heading into Martinsville Speedway, the track that has been on the NASCAR schedule since its first sanctioned race on July 4, 1948. The current leader in points, Dale Earnhardt Jr., had much to say about the unique paperclip configuration of the .526-mile racetrack with 12-degree banking. Earnhardt, along with 42 top NSCS drivers, will get the green flag for the STP Gas Booster 500 at 1:00 p.m. April 7. All expect fast short-track action. Fans in the 65,000 seats in Ridgeway, Va., and those watching on Fox this Sunday, might want to check out Earnhardt's select thoughts about the fabled paperclip track. While on recent a NASCAR teleconference, Earnhardt covered many subjec...

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