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Mark Martin’s Year? Call Me a Pessimist, But…

Look, I've been a Mark Martin fan for fifteen years. I have a framed poster in my room, a cross-section of his 1994 Valvoline Thunderbird, hats, T-shirts, and at least one die-cast of his from every year except last year. ($10 for a small Checkered Flag car? Bite me, DEI!)

I'm excited as any of you are about Mark's chances this year. Five wins - most in the series - with a well-played victory in the Chase opener at Loudon are a good sign. He's got fantastic chemistry with Alan Gustafson, his crew chief. He's drawing more attention than even Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, guys who have won it all before and made it look easy.

But in that fifteen years of fandom - and being born in 1990, the year when an idiot weld cost...

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