Saturday, April 30, 2005

Martin Wins With Mopar Muscle

Satellite View of Thunder Valley



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Hammer Falls on Carolina - Raceway Magazine News

Raceway Magazine News: "Hammer Falls on Carolina American Sprint Car Series ASCS Friday Night

Danny 'The Hammer' Martin Jr. paid a visit to North Carolina's Thunder
Valley and brought home his first American Sprint Car Series ASCS victory.
The sprint car ace from Sarasota, Florida ran a new Mopar power plant in a
new Schnee sprinter, as he swept through the heats and took the feature.
Tire man Dewey Mixon and Crew Chief/Owner Danny Martin Sr. had the car
perfectly set. The 2004 United Sprint Car Series' USCS Runner Up beat the
best of the American Sprint Car Series Southern Tour. The echoes from
victory lane are still rolling through the hills.

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was their first showing in Emmett Hahn's sprint car series for 2005. Haun,
founder and president of the American Sprint Car Series and co-promoter of
the extremely successful Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, received the 2004
Bobby Isaac Memorial Award at last year's Nextel Cup Series event at Lowes
Motor Speedway. ASCS Competitors will be glad to know 'The Hammer' plans on running the full USCS schedule."

Tuesday, April 19, 2005

Martin Shares O'Reilly USCS Carolina Thunder Point Lead - Motorsport.com: News channel

Motorsport.com: News channel: "Martin Shares O'Reilly USCS Carolina Thunder Point Lead

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL and Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL share the point lead in the O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Carolina Thunder Tour after the first two events held on April 15 at Riverside Speedway in Travelers Rest, SC and on April 16 at I-20 Speedway in Batesburg, SC. "

Monday, April 18, 2005

USCS: Points

GRAY AND ADAMS TOP OF O'REILLY USCS POINTS LIST WITH YOUNG GUNS MYERS AND MARTIN CLOSE BEHIND AS SERIES MOVES TO SWAINSBORO AND SAVANNAH

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - The defending and four-time O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series National Champion Terry Gray of Bartlett, TN moved to the top of the series National point standings, with a two point lead over 2000 O'Reilly USCS National Champion Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL.

While Gray and Adams raced their way to the top two spots of the O'Reilly USCS National point standings, a pair of SpeedMart Young Guns, 18-year-old Ryan Myers of Eldorado, OH and 19-year-old Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL, are right on the heels of the two veteran drivers.

Sunday, April 17, 2005

Hammer Does Double Time - Runner Up For Second Straight Night

Martin finished second in the Martin Structures, Inc. Schnee/ZRE for the second straight night. The 19-year-old Martin was also the SpeedMart Young Gun of the Race for drivers under the age of 25. Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL rallied from the eighth starting spot to finish third in the Goodson Farms Shaw/Ott and earn the Huggins Cams Hard Charger of the Race Award, and the K&N Filters Third-Place Award. Adams also bagged the six-lap Air Flow Research Power Dash. Curt Michael of Ocean View, DE took his first career O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series feature race win Saturday night in the 30-lap main event at I-20 Speedway.

Danny ''Sledge'' Hammer Martin, Sr. , Car Owner and Crew Chief and Dewey Mixon, Tire Engineer will take the Schnee, the ZRE, and The Hammer back for a double-header in Georgia next Friday and Saturday nights.

Saturday, April 16, 2005

SpeedMart Young Gun of the Race

Hammer is Runner Up at O'Reilly USCS Dirt Opener At Riverside

TRAVELERS REST, SC - Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL raced to his second O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series win of the season Friday night in the 30-lap feature race at Riverside Speedway driving the Goodson Farms Shaw/Ott. Adams passed early leader Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL on lap 17, and never looked back to the checkered flag.

Martin, who led the first 16 laps of the race, brought his Martin Structures, Inc. Schnee/ZRE home in the second spot. The 19-year-old also claimed the SpeedMart Young Gun of the Race Award, and the Outlaw Brakes Fast Brake of the Race Award for leading on lap five.

Top Five

1. Kenny Adams
2. Danny Martin Jr.
3. Terry Gray
4. Curt Michael
5. Kevin Welsh

Friday, April 15, 2005

Thunder Tour Returns to Swainsboro Raceway

WhoWon.com ... The Internet Source for Motorsports News and Information: "O'Reilly USCS Outlaw Thunder Tour returns to Swainsboro Raceway April 22

by Roby Helm

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- The O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour returns to Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, GA on Friday night, April 22 featuring, pound-for-pound the most powerful short track racing cars in the world. The O'Reilly USCS winged outlaw sprint cars weigh 1,300 pounds and are powered by 700 horsepower fuel-injected V-8 engines.



Danny 'The Hammer' Martin Jr. of Sarasota, Fla., will return to Swainsboro Raceway on Friday night, April 22, for O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series action. Martin posted an O'Reilly USCS win at the 4/10-mile clay oval in 2004. (Terry Caton Photo)

Leading the entry list will be Kenny Adams of Malabar, FL and Danny 'The Hammer' Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL, who both scored O'Reilly USCS wins at Swainsboro Raceway in 2004. Both Adams and Martin are in the top five of the O'Reilly USCS point standings, and the 'Malabar Missile' also won the season opener in March in Pensacola, FL."

Motorsport.com: News channel

Motorsport.com: News channel

PEACH STATE DOUBLE HEADER ON TAP FOR O'REILLY USCS IN SWAINSBORO, GA ON APRIL 22 AND OGLETHORPE SPEEDWAY PARK ON APRIL 23

FAYETTEVILLE, GA - The O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour will present a Peach State double-header with events at Swainsboro Raceway in Swainsboro, GA on April 22, and at Oglethorpe Speedway Park in Savannah, GA on April 23. The two races will also be the first for the O'Reilly USCS Southern Thunder regional tour.

Wednesday, April 13, 2005

Northern Invaders Travel to South Carolina to take on USCS Hot Shoes

WhoWon.com ... The Internet Source for Motorsports News and Information: "Northern invaders travel to South Carolina to take on O'Reilly USCS hot shoes

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. -- Four northern invaders are traveling to South Carolina to take on the top winged outlaw sprint car drivers in the Southeast this weekend when the O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour visits Riverside Speedway in Travelers Rest, SC this Friday night, and I-20 Speedway in Batesburg, SC on Saturday night."

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

USCS Points Chase for the Championship

WhoWon.com ... The Internet Source for Motorsports News and Information: "O'Reilly USCS dirt openers could shake up series points chase

by Roby Helm

FAYETTEVILLE, Ga. -- The O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Outlaw Thunder Tour will open its dirt track season this weekend at Riverside Speedway in Travelers Rest, SC on Friday night and I-20 Speedway in Batesburg, SC on Saturday night. After contesting the first five O'Reilly USCS events on asphalt, the change in surfaces could shake up the National point standings.

Danny "The Hammer" Martin of Sarasota, FL is put together one top five finish and three top ten efforts to ride fifth in the O'Reilly USCS National points after the first five asphalt races, 22 points behind Adams. The 18-year-old driver returns to the dirt surface this weekend after finishing second in the national points last season with five series wins, all on dirt."

Sunday, April 10, 2005

Another Top Ten Finish for Martin

Another Top Ten Finish for Danny Martin Jr. at South Georgia Motorsports Park and the Hammer of Sarasota, Florida moves to fifth in the O'Reilly USCS National point standings. Domination of the series is now underway as the USCS moves to the dirt tracks. For more details check: http://hammermartin.com

Saturday, April 09, 2005

Motorsport.com: News channel

Motorsport.com: News channel

"Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL is a 19-year-old title contender that finished second in last year's national championship point battle with five wins. Martin is looking forward to getting back on the clay where he had his most success last season. "

Friday, April 08, 2005

2005 Knoxville Nationals

National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

"Veteran and young-gun drivers have already entered the August 4-5 ASCS-sanctioned Knoxville 360 Nationals and the August 7 Brodix Tournament of Champions at the legendary Knoxville Raceway."

Motorsport.com: News channel

The Hammer on Motorsport.com: News channel

"Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL is a 19-year-old Speed Mart Young Gun that is looking to get his asphalt program in winning form. Martin was the 2004 O'Reilly USCS National Championship Runner-Up and had five wins last season on the dirt tracks. Martin is currently sixth in the O'Reilly USCS point standings. "

Thursday, April 07, 2005

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2005 Shaw Sprint Car Prototype

Asphalt Thunder in South Georgia

Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL will be looking for his first O'Reilly United Sprint Car Series Asphalt Thunder victory this Saturday night at South Georgia Motorsports Park in Cecil, GA driving the Martin Structures, Inc. Shaw/ZRE. The 19-year-old driver was the 2004 O'Reilly USCS National Championship Runner-Up. (Larry Sams Photo)

Tuesday, April 05, 2005

Top Ten - Motorsport.com: News channel

Hammer is in Top Ten: "Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL holds the sixth spot in points with one top five, and two top tens. Martin is also the Huggins Cams Hard Charger points leader. "

Monday, April 04, 2005

Hard Charger of the Race Award

Hammer overcame magneto problems during the preliminary events to finish seventh after starting 13th. Hammer earned the Huggins Cams Hard Charger of the Race Award.

Saturday, April 02, 2005

South Georgia Watch Out! Hammer will Drop on Georgia Again

Hammer Drops on Georgia
Google Search: "Danny Martin, Jr."

"USCS set for new venue at South Georgia Motorsports Park ... Last year's O'Reilly USCS national championship runner-up 18-year-old Danny Martin Jr. of Sarasota, FL" will be there.