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Matt Martin (born December 17, 1991) is an American racecar driver. He is the son of NASCAR driver Mark Martin.

Matt's career began in Quarter Midgets when he just was seven years old, and his racing experience also includes Bandoleros,[1] Legend cars, the Fastruck Series, and the FASCAR Pro Truck Series.

In 2003, Matt was signed to a driver development contract with the Ford Motor Company, making him the youngest member of the Ford racing family.

By 2004 at age 13, Martin had five wins in the FastKids division of the FASTRUCK Series, a series for youths ages 12 to 17.[2]

In 2005, he won two races while competing against drivers 10 to 20 years his senior in the FASCAR league. He raced the No. 66 Ford F-150 Truck. In the game NASCAR 06 which takes place in the year 2005, Matt Martin can be noticed as a fantasy driver for the Whelen Modified Tour.

In 2006, at 14 years of age, he ran a limited schedule in the southern tour of the ASA Late Model Series, as well as running in the FASCAR Pro Truck and Sportsman Series. He won a late model race at New Smyrna Speedway in Florida and finished third in the season points.[3]

During the 2007 season, Matt was moved over from the Ford Motor Company development program to Ginn Racing's development program; headed up by Mark Martin. Matt planned on running a late model schedule very similar to teammate Ricky Carmichael. Mark and Matt planned on working together throughout Mark's limited NEXTEL Cup schedule.

During a March 8, 2008 airing of Speed Channel's Trackside, Mark Martin (Matt's father) announced that his son Matt ended his racing career. Mark Martin stated his son wants to concentrate on his education but didn't rule out a possible return to racing.[4]


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