Lowe's II: Eric Martin fatally injured

Eric Martin fatally injured at Lowe's Motor Speedway CONCORD NC (10-9-02) Eric Martin, 33, of Hixson, Tennessee, was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon during ARCA RE/MAX Series practice at Lowe's Motor Speedway. Martin died of massive...

Eric Martin fatally injured at Lowe's Motor Speedway

CONCORD NC (10-9-02) Eric Martin, 33, of Hixson, Tennessee, was fatally injured Wednesday afternoon during ARCA RE/MAX Series practice at Lowe's Motor Speedway.

Martin died of massive internal injuries.

Martin was involved in a two car accident with Bowling Green, Kentucky driver Deborah Renshaw in turn four at approximately 1:20 PM.

Martin, driving for Wayne Hixson, made 40 career ARCA RE/MAX Series starts in 2001 and 2002 with a career-best finish of 14th on the Springfield, Illinois dirt-mile in 2002. Martin finished a career-best 16th in ARCA RE/MAX Series driver points in 2001 driving for Hixson who also fields ARCA RE/MAX Series cars for Soddy Daisy, Tennessee veteran driver Ron Cox.

Martin has two children and his wife Tammy is in the U.S. Navy serving on the U.S.S. Gettysburg.

Renshaw was transported, conscious and alert, to Carolinas Medical Center - University where she is undergoing a CT scan and will be x-rayed for a possible ankle injury.

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Series ARCA
Drivers Ron Cox , Deborah Renshaw