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Team: Stewart Haas Racing-14
Age / DOB:  (55) / 1/9/1959
Ht / Wt:  5'6" / 135

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The AAA Texas 500 will be Mark Martin’s 26th Sprint Cup start at Texas Motor Speedway.
He has a win, six top-threes, eight top-fives, 13 top-10s and has led a total of 208 laps in his Cup starts at Texas. His average start is 15.4, his average finish is 13.9 and he has a lap completion rate of 94.5 percent. Martin is one of only four Sprint Cup drivers who have made all 25 Sprint Cup starts at Texas, joining Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte and Jeff Burton. In his starts at Texas, he has driven for five team owners: Jack Roush (12 starts), Bobby Ginn (2 starts), Dale Earnhardt (2 starts), Rick Hendrick (6 starts) and Michael Waltrip (3 starts). He will drive the No. 14 for Stewart Haas Racing in Sunday's event. Wed, Oct 30, 2013 10:03:00 PM

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Mark Martin, owner of four Sprint Cup wins at Dover, leads all active Sprint Cup drivers in poles at Dover with five (Ryan Newman and Jeff Gordon have four poles apiece).

He leads the Cup Series in runner-up finishes at Dover with eight (Dale Earnhardt is second with five). He leads Series in top-five finishes at Dover with 24 (Dale Earnhardt is second with 19). He leads the Series in top-10 finishes at Dover with 33 (Richard Petty and Ricky Rudd are tied for second with 26 top-10s apiece).-True Speed Communication
Tue, Sep 24, 2013 09:58:00 PM

While two years removed from his last New Hampshire race, Mark Martin (14 Chevrolet) remains rock solid in the Granite State.

He is a 40-time Sprint Cup winner, the most recent of which came at New Hampshire on Sept. 20, 2009. He has two poles and nine top-fives and 14 top-10s in his 30 starts dating back to 1993 when the track first hosted the Sprint Cup Series. He has an average start of 15.3 and an average finish of 12.5. And through two decades of racing in NASCAR’s elite division at New Hampshire, Martin has completed all but 23 of the 8,863 laps available for a lap completion rate of 99.7 percent.-True Speed Communication
Wed, Sep 18, 2013 10:05:00 PM

Atlanta Motor Speedway is a track where Mark Martin (14 Chevrolet) has a rich history thanks to his 52 Sprint Cup starts.

The 54-year-old Martin is one of only a handful of drivers who have competed in every race run at the track since it was reconfigured to a 1.54-mile oval in 1997. Since first racing at Atlanta in the 1982 Coca-Cola 500, Martin has scored two wins (November 1991 and 1994), two poles, 14 top-five and 24 top-10s while completing nearly 15,000 laps. He’s competed in both the NASCAR Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series at Atlanta, scoring a trio of Nationwide wins in 10 series starts.-True Speed Communication
Wed, Aug 28, 2013 10:49:00 PM

Mark Martin will drive the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet Aug. 23-24 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway and in 11 other races.

The No. 14 driver Tony Stewart is out for the remainder of the 2013 season after suffering a broken right tibia and fibula in a sprint car crash Aug. 5 at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Martin is a NASCAR veteran with 40 wins, 56 poles, 271 top-fives, 452 top-10s and 12,879 laps led in 870 career Sprint Cup starts.-True Speed Communication
Mon, Aug 19, 2013 10:13:00 PM

Mark Martin wins the Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap award at Michigan International Speedway.

The award is given to the eligible driver (contingent on decal display) who clocks the fastest lap of the race. The No. 55 Toyota driver had an 27th place finish in the Sprint Cup Pure Michigan 400. Martin, who made only 16 of the 23 starts so far this season, is currently 29th in the 2013 Sprint Cup point standings.
Sun, Aug 18, 2013 07:47:00 PM

Mark Martin owns five victories in 55 starts at Michigan International Speedway.

He posted 18 top-five and 31 top-10 finishes while leading 965 laps. He became the oldest Michigan pole winner on Aug. 19, 2012 at - 53 years, 7 months, 10 days. The deepest in the field that a race winner has started at Michigan was 32nd, by Martin in the spring of 2009.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, Aug 13, 2013 07:18:00 PM

Mark Martin wins the Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap award at Pocono Raceway.

The award is given to the eligible driver (contingent on decal display) who clocks the fastest lap of the race. The No. 55 Toyota driver had an 18th place finish in the Sprint Cup GoBowling.com 400. Martin, who made only 15 of the 21 starts so far this season, is currently 29th in the 2013 Sprint Cup point standings.
Sun, Aug 4, 2013 07:43:00 PM

In 53 starts at Pocono Raceway, Mark Martin owns seven second-place finishes, 20 top-five finishes and three poles.

Pocono, Homestead, Indianapolis, Daytona and Kentucky are the only active tracks on the Sprint Cup circuit where Martin has not won.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Wed, Jul 31, 2013 07:50:00 PM

Mark Martin has finished in the top 11 in all but five of the 19 Brickyard races.

He’s finished second twice, posted six top-five finishes, led 67 laps and won the pole in 2009. Martin along with Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte and Jeff Burton are the only drivers who have raced in all 19 Sprint Cup races at Indianapolis. Only Jimmie Johnson (106.3) and Tony Stewart (102.8) own a higher driver rating at Indianapolis than Martin’s 102.5 rating. He owns a Series-high 1,067 Laps in the Top 15 (83.4%).-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 04:53:00 PM

In 54 starts at Michigan, Mark Martin owns five victories and 18 top-five finishes, led 965 laps and won two poles.

He won the pole for the August race and led every lap except during pit stop sequences. Unfortunately, that 200-lap race ended on lap 65 when slower cars collected his car in an accident that sent the No. 55 sliding into pit lane where he speared the end of pit wall. All the damage came behind the driver’s side door so Martin escaped uninjured but it ruined a bid to win his sixth race at the two-mile, D-shaped oval in Brooklyn, Mich.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 08:22:00 PM

Mark Martin doesn’t have a racing bucket list, but if he did Pocono Raceway might be at the top of the list.

His 20 top-five Pocono finishes are the most of any driver and he’s finished second at the Pennsylvania track seven times including last year’s near victory. At the June race, Martin made a daring pass on a restart to take the lead with just seven laps left. Joey Logano retook the top spot with three to go and beat Martin to the finish line by 0.997 seconds for the victory. The MWR team returns to the "Tricky Triangle" this weekend after finishing ninth last weekend in Dover.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, Jun 4, 2013 09:47:00 PM

In 56 starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Mark Martin owns four victories (600 race in 2002 and fall races in 1992,1995 & 2002) and 18 top-five finishes.

He’s led 1,185 laps and won poles at both races in 1991. Martin owns 40 Sprint Cup, 49 Nationwide and seven Camping World Truck Series victories. He’s led 12,856 laps in Sprint Cup competition. Martin has started 862 Sprint Cup races, 236 Nationwide races and 25 truck events. He also owns 13 IROC wins in 47 starts.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, May 21, 2013 11:12:00 AM

In 23 All-Star Races, Mark Martin owns two victories (1998 & 2005) and six top-five finishes.

Martin has led 66 laps and has never started on the pole. He ran in the Winston Open in 1988 &’89. His 24th All-Star Race will be the most of any driver.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Tue, May 14, 2013 11:13:00 PM

In 46 Sprint Cup starts at Darlington, Mark Martin owns two victories (1993 & 2011) and 17 top-five finishes.

He’s led 801 laps and won poles in 1989 & 1998. Martin owns 40 Sprint Cup, 49 Nationwide and seven Camping World Truck Series victories. He’s led 12,856 laps in Sprint Cup competition. He has started 862 Sprint Cup races, 236 Nationwide races and 25 truck events. He also owns 13 IROC wins in 47 starts. POLES: Martin owns five poles in 31 races with MWR. He is seventh on the all-time pole list with 56 poles including one in 2013 at Phoenix.-Michael Waltrip Racing
Thu, May 9, 2013 11:40:00 PM