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Truex Jr. Focused on 2015 Following Season-Ending Race; Furniture Row Driver Finishes 17th in South Florida

Martin Truex Jr. ended the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Sunday with a 17th-place finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway.   Truex, who qualified 10th for the Ford EcoBoost 400, fought handling issues throughout the 267-lap race on the 1.5-mile oval.   His No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, suffered fender damage early, which made the car tight. The fender...

NNS: Earnhardt-Miller says JR Motorsports has been “Labor of Love” to become champions

For most eyes focused on JR Motorsports, the road to a championship with Chase Elliott began 12 months ago, when JRM was able to sign NAPA Auto Parts to a deal to sponsor Elliott. “This year having NAPA on board, really 12 months ago not really having anything together for Chase or this team, it’s kind of surreal to be here and be champions with an 18-year-old driver and a sponsor...
Via On Pit Road
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. Fights Back From Car Damage to Finish 12th in Arizona

Martin Truex Jr. came home with a 12th-place finish in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. But the Furniture Row Racing driver felt the final result could have been much better had it not been for an incident on Lap 213 of 312.   While running in the top-five, Truex’s left-rear fender took a hit by the No. 18 car (Kyle Busch) during a restart at...

Reaching Goals is the Focus for Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing

There’s nothing like seeing a goal come to fruition. Just ask Martin Truex Jr.   “Yes, we’re running better right now but more importantly we are on schedule with our recent goal,” said Truex. “When the Chase started we wanted to prove that we had the knowledge and talent to become a Chase contender in 2015. We knew the final 10 races would be a good barometer to start...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. to Conduct Public Autograph Session at Charlotte's Furniture Row

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet,  will conduct a public autograph session in Charlotte, Saturday, Oct 11 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET.   The special event will take place at Furniture Row's Oak Express store, located at 8215 Ikea Blvd (see directions below).   Fans attending the autograph session will be treated to free hot dogs...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Ward Sr. Comments, Martin Truex Jr., And Loads More News

Kevin Ward Sr. is out with comments on the death of his son.    Kevin Ward Sr said:  “Apparently, Tony Stewart was the only one driving out there who didn’t see him.”  Kevin Harvick crew chief Rodney Childers has been fined $25,000 due to unapproved weights.  Getting a warning was the #98 as they wound up adding or removing fuel in the garage area. The RTA has expanded...
Via The Pit Stop
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 2014 paint scheme

Martin Truex Jr. will suit up the season driving the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS. Truex Jr. is moving over from Michael Waltrip Racing and the No. 56 after spending the last four seasons with the team. Truex’s release from the team followed the fallout from Richmond, and NAPA’s decision to leave the sport. The No. 56 team is now a research and development team...
Via Tireball.com
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing announce multi-year contract

getty images It’s official. Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing formally announced on Friday that the two have entered into a multi-year contract beginning in 2014. Truex has been driving the No. 56 Toyota Camry at Michael Waltrip Racing but as the team downsizes from the fallout from Richmond it was recently announced that he would not return for next season. Enter Furniture...
Via Tireball.com
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. signs with Furniture Row Racing

Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. has signed with Furniture Racing to drive the No. 78 Chevrolet in 2014. According to sources the team and Truex agreed to terms on Wednesday night and a formal announcement is expected next Tuesday. Truex, a two time Nationwide Series Champion has spent the past four seasons driving the No. 56 NAPA Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. He has two wins in...
Via Tireball.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior: Manipulating NASCAR races is quite common

Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Dale Jr. (or even Junior if you will) said “this isn’t the first time it’s happened,” in reference to Michael Waltrip Racing trying to manipulate a race. “I don’t think we need to beat on Clint (Bowyer) and MWR too much because it’s been done before,” Dale Jr. said in Chicago at NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Media Day this afternoon. Dale Jr...
Via The Sports Bank
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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