NASCAR’S SEASON OF CONTRADICTIONS

I have been spending a lot of time thinking about Mark Martin. Normally I don’t make a habit of pondering the fortunes of 50-year-old men – not while we have the likes of Megan Fox to enjoy – but Martin’s success is worth thinking about. How is a guy who entered 2009 as the afterthought at Hendrick Motorsports now a contender for the title?Martin told us the answer. He is not trying to win a championship. And it is by NOT trying to win a championship that Martin has put h ...

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