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9a Anthony Martin          Updated by Driver: 12/18/2013
Edited by Staff: 2/27/2018

 Driver Information
Hometown: Wilcox,NE
Birthdate: 1/29/82
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 160
Email Address: iwillflybyu@yahoo.com
Marital Status: Married - Jennifer
Employer: JD Lumber
Job: Yard Man
Year Started Racing: 2006
Total Years Racing: 7
Racing Hero: Ronnie Wallace - I watched him win a lot when I was growing up, he is always fun to watch, and he's still out there competing

 Car Information
Year/Make/Model: 2014 Big Daddy
Motor: Chevy 355
Owner: Anthony Martin
Crew Chief: Jennifer Martin
Crew: Moose, Theron Martin, John Potratz, Rick Maier.
Sponsors & Support: JD Lumber, Kevin Ericson, Dannull Engine Service, Holdrege Auto Parts, Alpha Heating & Air, Potratz Race Engines.

 Tracks & Series
Dawson County Raceway (NE) - Hobby Stock #9a
Lincoln County Raceway (NE) - Hobby Stock #9a

 Awards & Accomplishments
2006 - 7th in Track Points at Mid-Nebraska Speedway and also raced some at Red Cloud.

2007 - Won my very first heat race at Dawson County Raceway, also raced at Mid-Nebraska Speedway and Red Cloud.

2008 - Raced at Dawson County Raceway and Mid-Nebraska Speedway.

2009 - Sat out a season.

2010 - 3rd in Points at Dawson County Raceway and won my very first A Feature, also raced at Mid-Nebraska Speedway, McCool Junction, and I-80 Speedway, finishing around 8th in Nebraska State Points.

2011 - 4th in Points at Dawson County Raceway, 2nd in Track Points at Elmwood Park Speedway, also raced some at Mid-Nebraska Speedway, McCool Junction, and McCook Speedway, finishing around 7th in Nebraska State Points.

2012 - Hobby Stock Track Championship at Dawson County Raceway, McCook Speedway, and Elmwood Park Speedway, finished 14th in the Nation and 7th in Nebraska State Points, with 34 starts and 16 wins, also raced at RPM Speedway, Mid-Nebraska Speedway, and Lincoln County Raceway.

2013 - I tried the SportMod class for the first three nights of the season. I tore it up and broke a bunch of things so I traded it off for another Hobby Stock. We finished out the season at Lexington and ended up 4th in Track Points. I also raced at Doniphan a few nights and at US 30 in Columbus for a special.

 Career Summary
I Demolition Derbied 4-cylinders, old iron, and pickups in a span of about ten years. Then I became involved with the Hobby Stock class because we were tired of building a new Demolition Derby car every single year and thought that hopefully we could build one car and use it for more than one go around.
 Racing Goals
To have a good time, win, and to make more friends.
 Other Interesting Team Information
I've raced at Mid-Nebraska Speedway at Doniphan, Dawson County Raceway at Lexington, McCook Speedway, McCool Junction, I-80 Speedway, Elmwood Park Speedway at Norton, KS, RPM Speedway at Hays, KS, the Speed Bowl at Red Cloud, NE back in the day, and Lincoln County Raceway at North Platte. I enjoy going to the different tracks to compete against a number of great drivers and also to enjoy the different landscapes. I have always had orange and black on my race car and also on my Demolition Derby cars because Wilcox's school colors used to be orange and black when I went to high school there. My Demolition Derby number used to be 9ER (from a Chris Farley movie) so I switched it up since I was doing something different to 9A (A stands for Anthony). My wife doesn't like me racing because it takes up all of my time in the spring/summer/fall, but really she should be happy. I wouldn't have anything else to do but pick on her if I wasn't racing!

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