Approximately 40 drivers took to the 2.5-mile tri-oval on the first day of a two-day ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards test session in advance of the 52nd annual Lucas Oil 200 presented by MAV TV American Real on Saturday, Feb. 14, part of Budweiser Speedweeks 2015.
Fastest on the first day of testing was Patrick Staropoli in a Ford at 188.344 mph followed by eight-time Lucas Oil 200 champion Bobby Gerhart at 187.196 and Leilani Munter at 187.188. For complete times, visit www.arcaracing.com
Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell, who finished third in the 2014 Lucas Oil 200, was seventh fastest in the afternoon session at 185.962 in a Ken Schrader Racing Chevrolet.
ARCA testing concludes on Saturday.