Originally written on Sports-Glory  |  Last updated 11/11/14

Mark Martin won’t be competing in the Daytona 500 next season. Martin says next week’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway will be the last start of his career. “The garage is full of drivers who are on their game, and I’ve gotten all the good out of mine. I’ve squeezed every ounce of it out, and no one can say that I didn’t,” Martin said Friday, via NASCAR.com ”I worked really, really hard the last 10 years to continue to be a formidable opponent in the garage, and from time to time when stuff was right, I was able to do it. And I’m proud of that. But it’s time for me to open a new chapter and do some other things.” The 54-year-old Martin will finish the season in the No. 14 car of Tony Stewart, who’s recovering from broken bones in his right leg suffered in a sprint-car crash in August. Martin said he didn’t entertain any offers to drive next season, and that he and his wife Arlene have known for a while about his 

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