Mark Martin career summary

MARK MARTIN Born: Batesville, Ark. Resides: Greensboro, N.C. D.O.B.: 1-9-59 Spouse: Arlene Children: Twins - Rachel and Heather = October 31, 1974 Stacey - January 29, 1978 Matthew Clyde - December 17, 1992 Drives ...

MARK MARTIN

Born: Batesville, Ark. Resides: Greensboro, N.C. D.O.B.: 1-9-59 Spouse: Arlene Children: Twins - Rachel and Heather = October 31, 1974 Stacey - January 29, 1978 Matthew Clyde - December 17, 1992

Drives Valvoline-sponsored Ford Thunderbirds owned by Jack Roush... Four-time ASA champion... Started Winston Cup in 1981, running five races (won two poles that season)... Finished second to Geoff Bodine for 1982 Winston Cup Rookie of the Year... Drove Winston Cup only occasionally between 1983 - '87... Came back for full season in 1988, posting one runner-up finish... 263 Winston Cup starts, 14 wins, 24 poles and $8,137,293 in career winnings (9th all-time)... First win came in 113th start, 1989 AC-Delco 500 at Rockingham after six second place finishes... First pole came in 3rd attempt, Busch Nashville 420 in July of '81... runner-up to Dale Earnhardt for 1990 Winston Cup title by just 26 points... Voted NMPA Driver of the Year in 1989... Won $1 million or more for six consecutive years... $1,628,906 in '94 winnings, finished 2nd in '94 Winston Cup standings... Closed '94 season with victory at Atlanta, second win of year.

Devoted body builder who watches his diet and stays on health kick.

WINSTON CUP VICTORIES: 1989 - Rockingham 1990 - Richmond Michigan North Wilkesboro 1991 - Atlanta 1992 - Martinsville Charlotte 1993 - Watkins Glen Michigan Bristol Darlington 1994 - Watkins Glen Atlanta

SOURCE: 1995 NASCAR Winston Cup Media Guide

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Mark Martin