Mark Martin teases a special guest appearance


Mark Martin teased a trip to the FOX Sports booth.

A NASCAR Hall of Famer has teased a possible guest stint on the FOX Sports booth. Mark Martin, who has reached Victory Lane 40 times in the Cup Series, tweeted that he might visit the pits again after a brief appearance at Auto Club Speedway.

Martin turned heads with two different tweets on February 27. He first thanked the fans for all the kind words after his brief appearance in the cabin. He added that “I could do it again for a little longer”. Martin then responded to a YouTuber asking if he could join the stand for a full run, saying everyone should press FOX Sports.

If the Hall of Famer gets a guest spot in the booth, it won’t be in the next two weeks. FOX Sports has already confirmed that Danica Patrick will be the third-person roster for the Cup Series races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Phoenix Raceway.

Martin was all over the California track during race weekend. He met Ice Cube, posed for photos with Jeff Burton and many others, and visited the FOX Sports booth to discuss various topics. Martin also praised the Gen 7 cars and the way they test Cup Series drivers.

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“These guys, you’re going to have to give them a handful of the steering wheel today, and that’s what I like to see,” Martin told NASCAR Nation February 27. “It reminds me of those cars from the 80s. They were hard to drive back then. They are a challenge now, and they should be. That’s what NASCAR racing is.

There were several leads listed as potential options

When Martin said everyone should lobby on his behalf, many fans quickly jumped on board. They started tagging FOX Sports and asking the Hall of Famer to come into the booth with Mike Joy and Clint Bowyer.

Some of the Twitter users even listed their ideal tunes for Martin’s time in the booth. Martinsville Speedway was a popular choice given that the short track’s two races are among the best on the schedule due to the chaos that unfolds. Although FOX Sports only has one of the Martinsville races. NBC has the elimination race in October. Martin also has multiple Cup Series victories on short track, so he knows what it takes to succeed in high-pressure moments.

Another popular option was Darlington Raceway, the home of Throwback Weekend. This annual event features many stock cars with layouts paying homage to drivers of the past. Some competitors even take the opportunity to dress up in retro fire gear.

Another Special Guest Drew Rave Reviews

If Martin joins the pits while he was teasing, he will have some strong performances to follow. Busch Light Clash and Daytona 500 racer Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth both won praise from viewers for the insight they provided and the chemistry they displayed with Bowyer and Joy.

Kenseth, in particular, provided a different type of energy from Bowyer in the stand. He was calmer with a very dry sense of humour, which provided some balance throughout the race. Although Kenseth had some fun with viewers by calling out his old rival Joey Logano during a break.

“Petition to have Matt Kenseth in the pit every week. He’s fantastic. tweeted Racing America’s Matt Weaver. Many more took to social media and expressed a desire to have Kenseth in the pits for many more races on the schedule.

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