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Roush 'Round the Track: Mark Martin on Martinsville

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On Thursdays during the season, Roush Racing's five Nextel Cup drivers will tell you what's unique about each week's track and what it takes to win. For more information on any of the Roush Racing drivers or teams or to join any of the Roush driver fan clubs, log onto RoushRacing.com.

Martinsville is a place that I hate to race with a passion, but the strange thing is that we've won there a couple of times. I love Pocono and yet I've never been able to win there so I guess it doesn't matter that much. The key to succeeding at Martinsville is to have a car that turns really good without getting loose. That can be much easier said than done. The other thing about Martinsville is that it can be really physically demanding. You can really leave there worn down. It's just been a real challenge for me because it really just doesn't fit my driving style.

Get complete results from Martin's two Martinsville wins:

  • April 9, 2000 | April 26, 1992


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