Sunday, July 24, 2005
Special Occasion Means Martin Wins
COCHRAN, GA - Danny Martin, Sr. had a birthday this week, todayHammer's lovely girlfriend, Jen Scarbrough was celebrating herbirthday too. Team mascot, Tucker the Travelling Sprint Car Dog beganan early celebration of his birthday too. On special occasions, Martin wins races.
Martin delivered the goods this time by winning on the fast heavybanking at Cochran Speedway for the second year in a row. Last nightKenny Adams of Malabar, Florida won. Tonight Adams finished second.Martin, Jr., Martin Sr. and Tire Man, Dewey Mixon, took the Food GradeTransport / Martin Structures / eStateTrafficSchool.com Sprinter tovictory lane again in the Peach State.
This season's road to victory was strewn with 3 blown motors, 3 failedsteering boxes, and 3 broken rear ends. There are 24 races left inthe USCS season and mechanical demons have now been cast out. Hammerout braked other competitors coming from Row 4 to take the lead on lap25 of the 30 lapper. With a Heat Index of 107 degrees, competitors and carsfought the oppressive South Georgia heat.
In a rare showing, a Ford Powered 360 Sprint Car, piloted by Carolinashoe Johnny Bridges came home in third place.
Next the series will burn rubber on the Georgia asphalt at Senoia, Georgia.See http://www.senoiaspeedway.com/ for details.
See http://www.uscsracing.com/ for details on the only winged sprint carseries that does not discriminate on the basis of racing surface.
1. Danny "The Hammer" Martin, Jr.
2. Kenny Adams
3. Johnny Bridges