May 21st, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin finished a media session Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and walked only a few steps away before quickly turning around.
“I remember one more thing,” he said as a smile came across his face. He had just spent five minutes talking about Dick Trickle to the assembled NASCAR media.
But even after the session... Read More »
May 21st, 2013
Mark Martin Race Summary: No.55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Mark Martin finished 21st in Saturday night’s Sprint All Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Martin started eighth and ran mid-pack in the early going but any chance of a third All-Star Race victory dimmed when Ricky Stenhouse made contact with Martin after brushing the wall on lap 23. Martin spun through the front stretch grass... Read More »
May 14th, 2013
No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Mark Martin claimed his first NASCAR All Star race victory in 1998 and scored another in 2005. As the Michael Waltrip Racing driver prepares for his 24th All-Star Race -the most of any driver- he figures Saturday night will be a good time to hoist another trophy in victory lane at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Saturday night’s race will consist of 90 total... Read More »
May 13th, 2013
No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin finished 25th in Saturday’s 500-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 22nd and held his position in the early going. As the race proceeded, Martin reported the No. 55 turned too much in the corners making it difficult to drive on the narrow and crowded track. With only one caution in... Read More »
May 9th, 2013
MARK MARTIN No. 55 AARON’S DREAM MACHINE
LARRY PHILLIPS & HALL OF FAME
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver and future Hall of Famer Mark Martin doesn’t want to influence the 54-member voting panel that will convene May 22 to vote for the next five members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
But the 54-year-old Martin whose 40 victories is 17th on the... Read More »
May 7th, 2013
Michael Waltrip Summary: No. 55 Aaron’s/Alabama BCS National Championship Toyota driver Michael Waltrip finished fourth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started 14th but decided to ride in the back of the pack until rain started closing in on the track. Waltrip’s strategy helped him avoid the 13-car pile-up on lap 43. However,... Read More »
April 30th, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Michael Waltrip returns to the driver’s seat at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday in the Aaron’s 499 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. The two-time Daytona 500 champion’s No. 55 will carry a special paint scheme honoring the 2012 University of Alabama’s BCS National Championship football team. Waltrip will sport an Alabama firesuit and a specially... Read More »
April 29th, 2013
TALLADEGA, AL – Former Major League Baseball icon Chipper Jones, believed by many to be a future “first-ballot” Hall of Famer, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 5.
Jones, who played for the Atlanta Braves throughout his entire 19-year career and was a fan-favorite across the country, will give the most famous command in all... Read More »
April 29th, 2013
No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin finished 38th in Saturday’s 400-lap NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started tenth and raced there the first half of the race. Martin climbed as high as sixth near the halfway mark. Crew Chief Rodney Childers worked with Martin throughout the race to help the No. 55 turn better in... Read More »
April 23rd, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No.55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Driver Mark Martin will make his 55th Sprint Cup start at Richmond International Raceway Saturday night in the Toyota Owners 400. The 54-year-old future Hall of Famer won the pole for this race in 2012 and will likely be at the front of the field Saturday night. Martin’s No. 55 is 11th in owner points as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series holds its ninth... Read More »