The Team

Team Manager-Dave Purcell

Dave has been involved with drag racing for nearly 50 years. As a former street racer, Dave took his passion for cars and turned it into a business appropriately  named Dave's Gaskets. Dave has been a true friend to the Martin's. He took the role as team manager in September 2017 in an effort to help Will with the preparation it takes to get ready for going racing. He is responsible for logistics, truck and trailer, and support equipment. 

Car Chief- Sean Barnes

Sean joined the  Martin team in 2017 with their nostalgia fuel car. The Martin's quickly took a liking to Sean's attention to detail and logical way of running a car. Sean has raced with some of the larger teams on the NHRA circuit in  Top Fuel. His role as car chief is to help assemble all motor parts, run the team once Will is strapped in, and ultimately execute the run plan that he and Will create.

Mario Campos

As a seasoned and traveled racer, Mario is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet. His love for the sport started with Steve Plueger where he cut his teeth in funny car racing. Mario has worked on everything from Top Fuel Funny Cars to Off Road trucks. He is always smiling and  is an asset to any team lucky enough to have him. He is a devoted father to his daughter Jessica who can be found at the races with him where she is always willing to jump in and help

Ric Bosch

As a diesel mechanic by trade, Ric brings a wealth of mechanical knowledge and experience with him to the team. As a veteran of the U.S. Army, he knows how to work in a team environment.  His love for drag racing, hot rods, and harley davidson's go back  35 plus years. Ric has been a silent supporter of the Martin's racing over the past few year and is now taking a more active role.

Jessica Campos

Jessica is no stranger to the race track. As the daughter of Mario Campos, Jessica has been learning the ropes of drag racing from a very young age. Helping teams such as Jeff Diehl, Steve Plueger, and more. Where Mario goes, Jessica is there with her work clothes on and a willingness to learn. She recently just graduated from Bonita High School and is getting ready to start her first semester of college.

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