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Dave Blaney captures first NASCAR pole

ROCKINGHAM, N.C., Feb. 21 (UPI) -- Dave Blaney recorded his first career Winston Cup pole Friday and will start up front in Sunday's Subway 400 at North Carolina Speedway.

NASCAR Starting Grid

The starting grid for Sunday's NASCAR Subway 400 at North Carolina Speedway:
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Waltrip wins rain-shortened Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Michael Waltrip won the Daytona 500 for the second time in three years Sunday, grabbing the lead from Jimmie Johnson just before the race was halted by rain nin

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Martin is initial IROC winner

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- Mark Martin was able to get an assist from his NASCAR Winston Cup teammate Kurt Busch to win Friday's opening race of the International Race of Champions (IROC)

NASCAR Starting Grid

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13 (UPI) -- The starting grid for the NASCAR Daytona 500 at the Daytona International Speedway. Positions 1-2 were determined by qualifying speeds last Monday. Positions 3-

Inspection a slow process for NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 7 (UPI) -- With new templates designed to make the cars virtually identical, Friday's opening day of practice at Daytona International Speedway was one long waiting game.

New Jersey 102, Cleveland 88

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Kenyon Martin scored 28 points on his 25th birthday Monday night as the New Jersey Nets extended their season-high winning streak to seven games and matched the

Stewart wins NASCAR championship

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 17 (UPI) -- While Tony Stewart was able to celebrate winning the Winston Cup championship for the first time Sunday, Kurt Busch gave the sport a glimpse of the future by ca

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Tony Stewart goes after NASCAR crown

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart's path to the NASCAR Winston Cup championship has been much more difficult off the track than in the heat of battle.

Roush Racing loses Mark Martin appeal

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 16 (UPI) -- Roush Racing on Saturday lost its appeal to a penalty assessed to Mark Martin after the Nov. 3 NASCAR Winston Cup race at North Carolina Speedway.

Kurt Busch wins pole for season finale

HOMESTEAD, Fla., Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch continued his torrid pace in NASCAR Winston Cup racing Friday by winning the pole for Sunday's Ford 400.
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Mark Martin
Pole sitter Mark Martin waits for driver introductions before the Allstate 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2009 in Indianapolis. (UPI Photo/Ed Locke)

Mark Martin (born January 21, 1956)is an American cartoonist known for lighthearted humor and satire.

Martin's first major work in the 1980s was Gnatrat, a parody of Batman, featuring a rat who dresses as a gnat to fight crime. He went on to work on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles series, and created "20 Nude Dancers 20," a long-running humor strip featured in Comics Buyer's Guide.

As an editor, Martin created the anthology Hyena and briefly oversaw a humor section in Heavy Metal. He also edited the first edition of Scott McCloud's Understanding Comics.

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