Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  By By Jeff Hammond  |  Last updated 8/20/13

CONCORD, NC - MAY 21: Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops/National Wild Turkey Federation Chevrolet, stands on the grid prior to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR)
So it became official on Monday with the Stewart-Haas Racing announcement that Tony Stewart is out for the rest of the season and will go through the rehabilitation of his broken right leg. The other news that came with that announcement is that veteran driver Mark Martin will run 12 of the remaining 13 races for SHR. Austin Dillon will take over the No. 14 duties at Talladega. A lot of people are wondering how hard of a challenge this will be for the teams and the new drivers. Honestly, I don't think it will be a challenge. The beauty of what Mark Martin has been doing these last few years with the part-time driving situation gives him the experience of jumping in and just racing. I think it will be an easy transition for Mark and, quite honestly, probably excites him to a certain degree to work with new folks and a new organization. It would be an understatement to say that Mark will bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table. My buddy Kenny Wallace said it the best...
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