Tony Martin (racing driver)

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Tony Martin is a racing driver from Durban, South Africa. He won the Daytona 24 Hours in 1984 driving for Kreepy Krauly Racing, an all-South African team in a March 83G-Porsche. He shared the win with Sarel van der Merwe and Graham Duxbury.[1][2]

He was born to WWII veteran Ian Martin and his wife Iris Martin (née Momple), the second of two sons, the eldest being Glen.

He lives in Umhlanga Rocks in Kwa-Zulu Natal with his second wife. He continues to race, amongst other things, hand-made AC Cobra replicas which he hand crafts in South Africa under the brand name 'Backdraft Racing'.


  1. ^ Kleaning Up At Daytona: A trio of South Africans krauled mighty kwickly in the 24 Hours Archived October 26, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "24 Hours of Daytona Winners / Daytona 24h / Rolex 24 >>> MotorSports Etc". Retrieved 2016-09-03.