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STP 500
STP 500 logo
Venue Martinsville Speedway
Sponsor STP
First race 1950
Distance 263 miles (423.257 km)
Laps 500
Previous
names
Unnamed (1950-1955)
Virginia 500 (1956-1981, 2001-2003)
Virginia 500 Sweepstakes (second 1961 race)
Virginia National Bank 500 (1982-1983)
Sovran Bank 500 (1984-1987)
Pannill Sweatshirts 500 (1988-1989)
Hanes Activewear 500 (1990)
Hanes 500 (1991-1995)
Goody's Headache Powder 500 (1996-1998)
Goody's Body Pain 500 (1999-2000)
Advance Auto Parts 500 (2004-2005)
DirecTV 500 (2006)
Goody's Cool Orange 500 (2007-2008)
Goody's Fast Pain Relief 500 (2009-2010)
Goody's Fast Relief 500 (2011-2012)
STP Gas Booster 500 (2013)

The STP 500 is a Monster Energy Cup Series race held annually at the Martinsville Speedway in the spring. It has been run since 1950 and is held in conjunction with an Camping World Truck Series race the preceding day. The race has been notably sponsored by Goody's Powder, which sponsored the event from 1996 to 2002, and again from 2007 to 2012. The race is the second oldest race in NASCAR, only to the fall race at the same track.

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