1988 was the year and October marks the month when my friend invited me to go to my first NASCAR race at Rockingham. From that point on I was too cheap to buy race tickets. Within a year I was covering NASCAR for the Nestle- Danville newsletter. At the time we had drivers Chuck Bown and Jeff Gordon in the Busch Grand National Series.
Later I did photography for Winston Cup Scene and Speedway Scene magazines. At the same time I was working for WBTM and we started the show NASCAR Profile. We decided the show would work better on WAKG and renamed the show NASCAR Noise.
Be listening Saturdays at 11:07am, 12:07pm and 1:07pm, I’ll give you the “insider information” you want to know about track conditions, driver’s abilities at particular speedways, how weather affects the race and more! Plus, I mix in interviews with some of NASCAR’s best drivers.
(Danville, Va.) – Smoke from an elevator pump forced the evacuation of three floors of Heritage Towers early Saturday morning. Danville Firefighters were called to the retirement complex on South Ridge Street about 7:15 a.m. The Danville
(Pittsylvania County, Va.) — The Pittsylvania County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an alleged social media threat that was alleged to be against Tunstall High School Thursday. Deputies and investigators — along with the Pittsylvania School administrations —
(Pittsylvania County, Va.) — Tunstall High School was placed on a “Code Orange” lockdown around noon Thursday, according to the Chatham Star Tribune. The paper quotes Dr. Lillian Holland, Assistant Superintendent of Pittsylvania County Schools. Holland said
(Pittsylvania County, Va.) — Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the possible sighting of Antone Lemont Hamlett, the man sought for a stabbing in Halifax County earlier this week. On Wednesday, a man matching Hamlett’s description was spotted in
(Danville, Va.) — The Danville Courthouse is open for business this morning. The building had been closed for two days because of a power outage caused by an equipment failure. Emergency generators provided power to part of
(Pittsylvania County, Va.) — A 17-year-old charged in the arson-related death of his mother has pleaded not guilty to murder. Jacob Gene Tharpe of Dry Fork faces charges of first-degree murder and arson. 62-year-old Bernadette Marie Nesbitt
(Halifax County, Va.) — Three people were injured in a fiery crash on Route 501 in Halifax County Wednesday afternoon when a logging truck collided with a Dodge Durango. State Police say the accident happened about 3:15
(Martinsville, Va.) – High school seniors in the Martinsville area are getting an early Christmas present. Spring graduates in Martinsville and Henry County will be given free tuition to attend Patrick Henry Community College, thanks to the
(Richmond, Va.) (AP) — Provisional ballot counts in the exceptionally close Virginia House of Delegates races that could determine control of the chamber have ended with Republicans holding onto the lead in all three. The Stafford County
(Danville, Va.) — Power has been restored to all customers affected by a power outage that affected about 65 customers in downtown Danville Tuesday morning, with the exception of the courthouse and jail. Both continue to be
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Martinsville Speedway has installed lights. To celebrate, the track opened up for fans to drive a lap under the lights, Thursday, February 2nd. Host of NASCAR Noise, Barry Richmond, attended the festivities..
Barry Richmond, host of NASCAR Noise, is at the 2017 NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, NC: sponsored by Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Host of the award-winning “NASCAR Noise,” Barry Richmond, attended Media Day at Martinsville Speedway, Tuesday, October 20th.
Kevin Harvick was honored at the White House Tuesday, April 21st. Barry Richmond was honored to be an audience member during this special event.
Nascar Noise’s Barry Richmond attends press conferences and open forums before the 2015 NASCAR season kicks off!
Host of “NASCAR Noise,” Barry Richmond, went to Charlotte to experience Acceleration Weekend before the 2013 NASCAR season kicked off!
Barry gets behind the scenes at the tracks! He has the best inside scoop and interviews with your favorite drivers. If it’s going on in NASCAR, he knows!