Does the Lady Have a Mild Crush on Martin Truex Jr.?

It appears the Lady and Martin Truex Jr. have developed a special chemistry.   “I’d rather think of it as a mutual feeling of respect,” said Truex about the Lady in Black, the longtime nickname for the formidable Darlington Raceway, site of Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500.    But when taking a close look at Truex’s Sprint Cup career numbers at Darlington...

Heads Up Driving by Truex Jr. Avoids Early Incident; Finishes 18th in Texas

Martin Truex Jr. finished 18th in Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race. But if it hadn’t been for some savvy driving by the Furniture Row Racing pilot the result could have been much worse.   Thirteen laps into the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, Truex delicately maneuvered his No. 78 Chevrolet SS past the fiery No. 88 car of Dale Earnhardt Jr., who...

Martin Truex Jr. Shooting for More Texas Success

One of the better NASCAR venues for Martin Truex Jr. has been Texas Motor Speedway, site of Sunday's Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Series race.   Last year at the Texas spring event Truex nearly pulled off the win. He led 142 laps and was in the lead when the final caution came out for debris with 21 laps remaining.   Truex lost the lead to Kyle Busch coming off pit road and...

Dale Earnhardt Jr. leads points following Martinsville, Full Sprint Cup Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will leave Martinsville Speedway with the points lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Carl Edwards entered Martinsville with a 1 point lead over Dale Earnhardt Jr. Following 500 laps at Martinsville Speedway, Earnahrdt Jr. will leave with a 9 point lead over Matt Kenseth. WINNER: Kurt Busch wins at Martinsville Winners thus far this season include Kurt Busch...
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Martin Truex Jr. note And Sponsorship news

WESCO will sponsor the #3 car for the Saturday race at Phoenix. Whitetail Club will sponsor the #2 car for the Saturday race at Phoenix. Martin Truex Jr. becamer the first Daytona druver sincle 1973 to start second at the Daytona 500 and finish dead last.
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February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Truex blows engine, winds up last in Daytona 500

Martin Truex Jr. is the first driver out of the Daytona 500. Truex, who earned the outside pole for ''The Great American Race'' but had to start in the back of the field after wrecking in a qualifying race, blew his engine on lap 30. Truex was considered a strong contender for the season opener after he posted the second-fastest time in pole qualifying last Sunday...
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February 23, 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...
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...
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...
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...
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September 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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