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Down 2 Laps, Truex Jr. Charges to 14th-Place Finish

Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing took advantage of a break late in the race as the single car team dashed from two laps down to a 14th-place finish in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.   “The finish wasn’t what we wanted, but we made something good out of it,” said Truex.   Down two laps and positioned in the low to mid 20s, it appeared that...

Best RaceDay features: Martin Truex Jr. opens up about year of struggles

FOX Sports 1's NASCAR RaceDay pre-race show on Sunday had plenty to discuss as the Sprint Cup Series prepared for the first race of the Chase at Chicagoland Speedway. In a sit-down interview Martin Truex Jr. reflects on a year's worth of struggles going back to the 'Spingate' controversy and the medical issues facing his longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex.  The NASCAR...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. Finishes 25th in Richmond

Martin Truex Jr. finished 25th in Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway.   Truex, who qualified 29th, could not get his No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet untracked at the .75-mile oval.   And adding to Truex’s despair he was called for a pit-road speeding penalty, which cost him to go another lap down.   “There’s really...

After successful cancer surgery, Sherry Pollex is going home

Great news for Martin Truex Jr.'s longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex. Last week, Pollex made the announcement that she is battling ovarian cancer. After spending five days in the hospital, she Tweeted this Friday morning. Needless to say, the NASCAR community is standing behind her.  Pollex's passion in life is fighting pediatric cancer. To learn more about her work with...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex to have World Vision on No. 78 car at Brisol

When Martin Truex Jr. gets behind the wheel of his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway he may find himself a bit confused. Gone is the cars familiar flat black paint scheme. Replacing it are the shades of orange from World Vision. World Vision will be on the No. 78 car for the first of two races with a messages to NASCAR fans that ‘Clean...
27 days ago  |  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...
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August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. to miss Michigan qualifying/practice as girlfriend begins cancer treatment

Furniture Row Racing announced today that Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday’s practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway due to being with longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex as she begins treatment for ovarian cancer. Per the statement released by the team, “Sherry and Martin would like to thank the NASCAR community for all the well wishes. They have requested...
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August 13, 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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