Zerex 150

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Zerex 150
Venue Martinsville Speedway
Sponsor Zerex Antifreeze
First race 1982
Last race 1990
Distance 78.9 miles (127.0 km)
Laps 150
Previous names Autumn 150 (1982-1983)
Nationwise 150 (1986-1987)
Advance Auto 150 (1988)
Zerex 150 (1989-1990)

The Zerex 150 was a NASCAR Busch Series stock car race held at Martinsville Speedway, in Martinsville, Virginia. It was first held during the inaugural season for the Busch Series in 1982, as well as 1983. It was removed from the schedule in 1984, but returned in 1986. It was removed permanently following the 1990 season. It was a third Busch Series race at Martinsville in the seasons it was held, scheduled after the Miller 500 held early in the season, and about one month prior to the Advance Auto 500, the final race of the season. With a distance of 150 laps, 78.9 miles (127.0 km), it was the shortest of Martinsville's three Busch races.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
1982 September 25 Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Racing Oldsmobile 150 78.75 (126.735) 79.607
1983 September 24 Sam Ard Thomas Brothers Racing Oldsmobile 150 78.75 (126.735) 59.848
1984

1985
Not held
1986 September 21 Tommy Houston Steve Arndt Buick 150 78.9 (126.977) 1:06:30 71.188
1987 September 26 Rick Mast A.G. Dillard Motorsports Pontiac 150 78.9 (126.977) 1:10:12 67.436
1988 September 24 Harry Gant Whitaker Racing Buick 150 78.9 (126.977) 1:14:29 63.558
1989 September 23 Tommy Houston Steve Arndt Buick 150 78.9 (126.977) 1:02:09 76.171
1990 September 22 Jeff Burton Sam Ard Buick 150 78.9 (126.977) 1:11:28 66.241

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