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Food box distribution event to be held Wednesday at Martinsville Speedway

RIDGEWAY, VA – Martinsville Speedway, God’s Pit Crew and Mercy Crossing are partnering to distribute Farmers to Families food boxes on Wednesday.


Jeb Burton, a native of South Boston and driver of the number 10 for Kaulig Racing in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, will join to support the event, which will run from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.


“We are proud to partner with God’s Pit Crew and Mercy Crossing to support our residents in Martinsville and Henry County,” said track President Clay Campbell. “God’s Pit Crew is a Virginia organization that has had a positive impact in the lives of families in need across the nation since 1999. We look forward to welcoming one of our own, Virginia native and NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Jeb Burton, to join us to give back to our community.”


There will be 2,400 food boxes distributed to residents of Martinsville and Henry County.


The food boxes will contain 30 pounds of fresh produce, meats, dairy products and Propel flavored water.


Participants will enter on Industrial Park Road, turn right on Clover Road and follow signs to the distribution sites.


“We are excited to partner with Martinsville Speedway and Jeb Burton to help provide our neighbors in Martinsville and Henry County with Farmers to Families food boxes,” said Randy Johnson, founder and president of God’s Pit Crew. “With COVID-19 impacting everyone in the past year, God’s Pit Crew is honored and blessed to be able to help provide families with this food assistance.”


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