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Joey Logano rewards car owner Roger Penske's faith in him with Daytona 500 victory

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Mark Martin saw something special in Joey Logano long before he was old enough to own a learner's permit. So when he was asked in 2005 who...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-23/joey-logano-rewards-car-ow
Older drivers might follow Jeff Gordon's lead

...added. "I knew I wasn't going to win races, but I didn't want to give up driving the race car."For years, Mark Martin talked about hanging up his helmet, only to keep coming back for more. Ricky Rudd walked away after the 2005 season...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-02-18/older-drivers-might-follow
Kyle Larson primed to be the next NASCAR star

...Ganassi organization felt that way.Chris Heroy, who worked with Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Mark Martin at Hendrick Motorsports, knew he was being paired with a rare talent when he moved to Ganassi to become Larson's crew...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-02-17/kyle-larson-primed-be-next-nascar
Mark Martin one of seven to be inducted to Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Retired NASCAR driver Mark Martin and former motocross star Ricky Carmichael are among the 2015 inductees into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America.The seven-member...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-23/mark-martin-one-seven-be-i
Sprint Cup drivers gear up for new season with Rolex 24 at Daytona

...Montoya are the only stock car-regulars with an overall victory, while Bill Elliott was a class winner in 1987 and Mark Martin won his class four times, including in 1995 when he drove with actor Paul Newman.If Allmendinger is going to add...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2015-01-21/sprint-cup-drivers-gear-ne
NASCAR has no answers for Kyle Busch's trucks domination

...to stay in business. For now, there's no way to fix it."When a Cup driver gets in and has a lot of success ? Mark Martin did that for a long time in the Nationwide ? and there's always that balance, but where we usually come out on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-07-09/nascar-has-no-answers-kyle
Fryer: Gordon content with second-place finish

...those are sentiments Gordon is hearing more frequently as he's become the elder statesman of the Sprint Cup Series.Mark Martin has called it a career, Jeff Burton is transitioning into a television job and Bobby Labonte no longer has a ride...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-06-23/fryer-gordon-content-secon
Brad Keselowski won't back down

...is the only way to guarantee a spot in the next round, so drivers are pushed to make aggressive moves. The days of Mark Martin-like gentlemen racing are gone, replaced by system that mirrors wrestling's Royal Rumble."It's emotion that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-11-05/brad-keselowski-wont-back-
Chase Elliot claims second consecutive Nationwide win

...Logano, 23, was dubbed the greatest thing since sliced bread as an up-and-coming young racer by NASCAR great Mark Martin. Those were big words to live up to and Logano said he was definitely too young to match that moniker when he first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-04-11/chase-elliot-claims-second
Dale Jarrett's emotional induction caps NASCAR Hall of Fame ceremonies

...championships, then the inaugural Busch Series title in 1982 and again in 1985.Ingram's mark of 31 Busch wins stood until Mark Martin beat it in 1997. All but two of Ingram's victories came on short tracks.Ingram told a story of winning the track...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nascar/2014-01-29/nascar-hall-fame-induction