Martin wins with Roush teammates in close pursuit
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Mark Martin is probably NASCAR's best known pessimist.
As Martin raced toward a victory Sunday at Kansas Speedway that would keep his slim championship hopes alive, he couldn't shake the feeling that something would keep him from Victory Lane.
"We got the lead in the first half of the race and just stayed out front and that's a formula for heartbreak in my world because, more often than not, something goes wrong," Martin said.
Not this time.
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