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 »
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 »
April 22nd, 2013
No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Mark Martin finished ninth in Sunday’s 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver started eighth and ran in the top 10 in the early going. A two-tire stop moved Martin to second but the crew battled handling issues on the ultra-fast 1.5-mile oval. Contact with Greg Biffle at the Lap 85 mark dropped Martin from... Read More »
April 18th, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. – The events of this week’s attack on the Boston Marathon hit especially close to Michael Waltrip Racing founder and co-owner Michael Waltrip. As the only NASCAR Sprint Cup driver or car owner to have run the Boston Marathon, Waltrip will honor the victims of the marathon tragedy by running special door numbers on his three NASCAR Sprint... Read More »
April 16th, 2013
CORNELIUS, N.C. — If you are a fan of Mark Martin then now is your chance to meet the future Hall of Famer. In two of the next three weeks, the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver will spend several hours signing autographs.
Martin will join Michael Waltrip and Clint Bowyer at the grand opening of Clint Bowyer’s Autoplex in Emporia, Kan. 4-6 p.m. Thursday.
Martin then... Read More »