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MARTIN TRUEX, JR. RUMORS

Truex Jr. Ready for No-Holds-Barred All-Star Weekend

Martin Truex Jr. said the non-points Sprint All-Star weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway comes with plenty of fun in a less stressful environment.   But in order for the Furniture Row Racing driver to qualify for a spot in Saturday night's main event at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he will have to win one of the two 20-lap segments in Friday night's Sprint Showdown or get voted...

Sam Hornish Jr. Struggling in Second-Chance Season

When Marcos Ambrose decided he was going to go back under and race in his native Australia, Richard Petty Motorsports had multiple candidates that were worthy of filling in the vacated seat. However, the seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion had one name in mind, Sam Hornish Jr. Hornish, who previously ran full-time in NASCAR’s top division from 2008 to 2010, was granted...

Kennedy and Zipadelli Raise $20,000 for Pediatric Cancer Awareness and Research

It all started with a tweet. Ben Kennedy, driver of the No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra, and crew chief Scott Zipadelli raised $20,000 for the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation last weekend at Kansas Speedway. This Wednesday, Kennedy and Zipadelli will attend the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Catwalk for a Cause and present the check.   Kennedy was in Kansas on April 21 to promote last...

NCWTS: Kennedy, Zipadelli Raise $20,000 for Pediatric Cancer Awareness

It all started with a tweet. Ben Kennedy, driver of the No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra, and crew chief Scott Zipadelli raised $20,000 for the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation last weekend at Kansas Speedway. This Wednesday, Kennedy and Zipadelli will attend the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Catwalk for a Cause and present the check. Kennedy was in Kansas on April 21 to promote last weekend’s...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kevin Manion to Crew Chief for Sam Hornish Jr.

Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Tuesday, May 5 that Kevin Manion will take over crew chief duties for Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team. Manion will be on the pit box beginning this weekend at Kansas Speedway. The Bolyston, Mass. native is a championship-wining crew chief, having won a pair of NASCAR XFINITY Championships with Martin Truex Jr. He...
Via Rubbings Racing
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Furious Tony Stewart rips Martin Truex Jr. in profanity-laced tirade

Tony Stewart has been heard using some particularly salty language as of late. Running poorly two weekends ago at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Stewart went off over his team's in-car radio about the Sprint Cup Series' 2015 rules package. "I hate this (expletive) rules package. It's a bunch of (expletive) (expletive)," the clearly frustrated driver said. The latest object of the three...
Via Fox Sports
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: After Rough 2014 Season, 2nd Place in Sprint Unlimited Solid Night for Martin Truex Jr.

Daytona Beach, Fla- The final 11 races of 2013 and all of 2014 was a period of time that Martin Truex Jr. wants to forget. After thinking he made the Chase with Michael Waltrip Racing in ’13, NASCAR deemed MWR cheated and took Truex out of the Chase. The fallout would be severe for Truex even … Continue reading NASCAR: After Rough 2014 Season, 2nd Place in Sprint Unlimited Solid...
Via Race Review Online
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Martin Truex Jr. Looks To Better Last Year’s Results

To say that Martin Truex Jr. didn’t have the 2014 year that he was looking for is a statement with certainty. However, towards the end of the year, he was turning 20-something finishes into top-20 finishes, which gives him a positive attitude into the year. “We were getting better and figuring things out and where we made our mistakes and where we went wrong, so to speak,”...
Via On Pit Road
February 04, 2015  |  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
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