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Mark Martin Is the NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year: Who’s Yours?

Earlier today, 50-year-old Mark Martin was announced as the winner of the 2009 NASCAR Illustrated Person of the Year Presented by Old Spice. Martin was given the honor for what was said to be his “exceptional talent and extraordinary class.” Martin will officially receive the award during a pre-race ceremony at next weekend’s Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Martin currently sits second in points behind teammate and points leader Jimmie Johnson with just two races remaining in the season. He’s won five times this year, has seven poles, 13 Top-Five finishes, and 20 Top-10s. Certainly a great season and great numbers to accompany his off-track personality that won him the award. Martin has always been a fan and driver favorite; i...

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