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Will 2013 mark the last ride for several veteran Sprint Cup drivers?

(Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR) Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway may be historic for more reasons than being the deciding race for this year’s Sprint Cup Series championship. Several big-name stars may be running their final Sprint Cup Series race this weekend. Now we know drivers can be as indecisive as the NFL’s Brett Favre when...
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November 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Mark Martin done driving: ‘time for me to open a new chapter’

Mark Martin won’t be competing in the Daytona 500 next season. Martin says next week’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be the last start of his career. “The garage is full of drivers who are on their game, and I’ve gotten all the good out of mine. I’ve squeezed every ounce of it out, and no one can say that I didn’t,” Martin said Friday, via NASCAR...
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November 09, 2013  |  Discuss

It’s official, Tony Stewart out for the rest of season. 54-year-old Mark Martin will take the wheel.

Tony Stewart is out for the rest of the cup season,he broke his leg in a sprint car accident and he underwent 2 surgical procedure to repair the broken bone. Stewart will turn his car over to good friend and great driver 54-year-old Mark Martin. Stewart is placing his car into very capable hands. Martin has years of experience and he is a proven winner. For Tony Stewart fans, this...
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August 20, 2013  |  1 Comment

Brian Vickers takes over seat of No. 55, as Martin moves to No. 14 for rest of season

Brian Vickers will take over the seat of the No. 55 Toyota for 12 of the remaining 13 races on the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule. Mark Martin who was scheduled to drive in some of the races will fill in as the driver of the No. 14 car of Stewart Hass Racing with Tony Stewart sidelined for the rest of the season. The move is unsurprising considering Vickers, who won at New Hampshire...
August 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson Wins The Daytona 500 As Danica Patrick Sets 3 Records In The 55th Running At Daytona

Jimmie Johnson shows that experience can beat a rookie anytime. He claimed his second Daytona 500 as he passed Patrick on the last lap of the race. Danica had a record-setting day on the race track. She was the first women to ever finish the race. She was the first women to ever lead a lap under the green flag and she was the first women to ever start the Daytona 500 from the pole...
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February 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Atlanta Motor Speedway Reinforces Pit Road After Incident at Michigan

Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) has beefed-up their safety barriers in similar areas of their pit road after the scary crash Mark Martin, driver of the No.55 Aaron’s Toyota had a few weeks ago at Michigan International Speedway. Martin slammed sideways impaling his car into the pit road infield entrance side wall. He fortunately walked away from the accident with no serious injuries...
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

MIS will work to fix pit road wall to make it safer

In yesterday’s Pure Michigan 400, Mark Martin, driver of the No.55 Aaron’s Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing ended up in a horrible crash that landed him impaled by the end of the pit road wall at Michigan International Speedway. (MIS) Martin had started on the pole for the race. Questions came up about the safety of the wall [...]
August 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Martin walks away from scary crash

Check out the video. NASCAR driver Mark Martin walked away after a frightening crash in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at the Michigan International Speedway. Martin was leading on lap 64 when Bobby Labonte spun off Turn 4. Martin and Kasey Kahne were caught up in the crash.
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Martin Fastest In First Texas Sprint Cup Practice, But Why Might That Be Bad News?

Fans get a glimpse of Mark Martin's Toyota during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 12, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR By: Toby Christie – Follow on Twitter @Tobalical Mark Martin has unloaded fast this week in Texas, and his Michael Waltrip Racing team continues to...
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April 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Testing confirms tandem drafting will still dominate Daytona

The only incident during Thursdays “Preseason Thunder” was the result of tandem drafting by Michael Waltrip Racing teammates Clint Bowyer and Mark Martin. With Bowyer in front his car went around off the front bumper of Martin. The action was not surprising as this has been the norm in NASCAR’s new age of racing at super speedways. It’s the comments of Bowyer that should...
January 12, 2012  |  Discuss
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