Mark has followed the sport of NASCAR his entire life, and has been a dedicated NASCAR producer for more than a decade.
The history of NASCAR has been Mark's passion for years. He has an extraordinary knowledge of the sport. His expertise dates back to the 70's and 80's.
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Since 2002, Mark has been traveling for NASCAR Productions in numerous roles. He has worked with PR reps, drivers, sponsors, production crews and on-air talent for live broadcasts.
Mark has worked with Creative Directors on show concepts to writing, organizing, and editing features for broadcast. He has 15 years of Television production experience.
- NASCAR THIS MORNING *Field Producer(2001-2004)
- NASCAR RACEDAY * Field / Feature Producer(2005-2013)
- MY ALL-STAR WIN / DARRELL WALTRIP * Co-Producer(2009)
- ALL-STAR SPOTLIGHT 1995 * Producer(2007)
- NASCAR LIVE * Pit Producer(2012)
- NASCAR VICTORY LANE * Highlight / Pit Producer(2008-2013)
- NASCAR RACE HUB * Associate Producer(2014)
In 1999, Mark Traina was hired as a Production Assistant by NASCAR Productions and by 2002 he was already traveling to all 36 Sprint Cup races as an ENG Camera Operator. He moved up to Field Producer in 2003 and within a few years, Mark's commitment and reliability earned him a promotion to Feature Producer. Mark also introduced Rutledge Wood to "NASCAR RACEDAY" by producing and editing the first ever feature starring the rising entertainer. He has worked for FOX Sports 1 and NASCAR Productions in numerous roles, from Pit Producer to Corporate Producer. With a lengthy tenure on the road, Mark has experienced it all while working through the challenges of stress filled LIVE broadcasts with professional resolve.
With a successful track record behind the camera, Mark is experienced in editing and producing high-quality weekly features and elements for NASCAR RACEDAY. In 2007, he produced the 30-minute show "ALL STAR SPOTLIGHT 1995" and he co-produced "MY ALL STAR WIN - DARRELL WALTRIP" with Brian Goodwin, which aired on SPEED in may 2009.
Cale Yarborough won the Daytona 500 in a "show car" that was sitting at a local Hardee's just 6 days before the race. This Feature aired Feb 24th, 2013 on NASCAR RaceDay.
Todd Parrott opened up about his suspension from NASCAR, his drug use, and going through the "Road to Recovery Program". This Feature aired March 19th, 2014 on NASCAR RaceHub.
Dale Jr suffered a severe concussion at Kansas, then re-injured his head a few weeks later in Talladega. This Feature aired October 6th, 2013 on NASCAR RaceDay.
The tiny short track at Bristol Motor Speedway hosted two identical crashes which forced the track to make changes. This Feature aired March 17th, 2013 on NASCAR RaceDay.
10 years ago, Darlington hosted the Greatest Finish in NASCAR history. Kurt Busch and Ricky Craven re-live that moment. This Feature aired May 11th, 2013 on NASCAR RaceDay.