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 2013 — Auto Club 400 Preview
Sprint Cup teams have to make a number of adjustments this week as they head back to the west coast for the first and only race at Auto Club Speedway this season. They’re making their second cross-country trip in 3 weeks time, which is certainly no fun for the folks driving the haulers...
Sprint Cup 2013 — Food City 500 Preview
In all sports, I love conflict. I especially love it in NASCAR. And no place is prone to cause more conflict than Bristol Motor Speedway. I’ve been there. The atmosphere is unbelievable. It’s rare in this new NASCAR world full of mile-and-a-half tracks where most fans can only see portions of the racetrack that a spectator can get a full, unabridged view of a speedway...
Sprint Cup Preview: Subway Fresh Fit 500
Daytona is a magical place. During the final laps of the Daytona 500, we completely forget about the first 490 miles. And during this season’s Great American Race, the first 490 were pretty easy to forget.