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Risk for Martin simply too high at Michigan

Updated: August 24, 2009, 1:08 PM ET
By Terry Blount | ESPN.com

(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Mark Martin (5) was a threat to win Sunday at Michigan ... until the fuel tank ran dry.

Risk versus reward. That's always the difficult choice in racing.

When Mark Martin won on fumes at Michigan in June, it was worth the risk. The victory was a huge reward, and it was early enough in the season to take a chance.

When he tried to milk the tank and make it to the end Sunday, the risk was far ...

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