Tommy Joe Martins is a former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver & a weekly racer at the historic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway. A graduate of the University of Mississippi, he's been a sports columnist for The Daily Mississippian, a radio host & a life-long NASCAR fan.
Tommy Joe Martins
Sprint Cup Recap — Brickyard 400
Ryan Newman has won the Daytona 500, but Sunday the Indiana native kissed the bricks at his home track, winning the Samuel Deeds 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A late race pit blunder by Jimmie Johnson’s crew cost the #48 a chance at another Brickyard title and opened the door for Newman, who held off Johnson during the closing laps to score the victory...
Sprint Cup Recap — Quicken Loans 400
In a role reversal from last week’s race in Pocono, Greg Biffle held off a late charge from Jimmie Johnson to take home the victory Sunday at the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. But, he got a little help. Johnson started 10th on the race’s final restart, and had been reeling Biffle in throughout that final run...
Sprint Cup Recap — Party in the Poconos 400
After a heartbreaking penalty last week robbed him of a win in Dover, Jimmie Johnson got his vengeance Sunday by winning the Party in the Poconos 400. Or did he? “It doesn’t make up for much,” Johnson said. “But, we know we’re a great race team...
Sprint Cup Recap — FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks
There’s a saying in racing: the last lap is the only lap that counts. Tony Stewart lived by that saying Sunday, leading only the last 3 laps of the 400 lap FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway en route to his first victory of the season...
Sprint Cup Recap — Kevin Harvick Wins Coca-Cola 600
Kevin Harvick outlasted the field to take his second win of the year in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Sunday.
Food City 500 Recap – Kahne Is A Contender
Contenders emerge early in the NASCAR season. Make no doubt about it, Kasey Kahne is a contender. After finishing second last week at Las Vegas, when it seemed as though he had the fastest car on the track, Kahne was able to avenge his runner up finish with a victory in Tennessee...
Kobalt 400 Recap 2013: Kenseth Prevails For Third Win
I think NASCAR is getting exactly what they wanted.
Subway Fresh Fit 500 Results: Edwards Makes a Statement
This wasn’t just a win for Carl Edwards. This was a statement.