One ripple in NASCAR manufacturer pond can have huge effect

How much can a change in team-manufacturer affiliation affect the balance of power in NASCAR?Plenty.If you don’t believe it, just look at the statistics from the just-completed NASCAR Premier Series season.In 2016, Toyotas won 16 Premier Series points races, to 12 for Chevrolet and eight for Ford. Toyota also won its first NASCAR Premier Series Manufacturers’ Championship this...
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3 days ago

Martin Truex Jr. tops Cup Series lap leaders in 2016

Martin Truex Jr. led 1,809 laps in 2016. Before this season, he never had led more than 600 in a year.
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3 days ago

Vote now: Which crown jewel NASCAR race is your favorite?

During the 2016 NASCAR Premier Series season, Martin Truex Jr. won two of the four crown jewel races on the schedule -- the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.And Truex could have made it three, but in the season-opening Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin beat him in a one of the most thrilling finishes of the year by a mere 0.010...
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4 days ago

Martin Truex Jr. looks to next season as 2016 goes up in flames

For much of the 2016 season, Martin Truex Jr. was the hottest driver in the NASCAR Premier Series.But he didn’t expect his season to go up in flames in the end.It literally did when the No. 78 Toyota he drives for Furniture Row Racing exploded into flames after being collected in a late-race, nine-car wreck in last Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Truex was...
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13 days ago

Season ends in flames for Martin Truex Jr.

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Shortly after a late-race restart Martin Truex Jr.’s season came to a burning end when his car exploded in a rage of flames as a result of...
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17 days ago

Martin Truex Jr. Ready to Play Chase Spoiler at Homestead

By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor HOMESTEAD, Fla. — If you told Martin Truex Jr. before the year started that he would rack up four wins and lead over 1,800 laps over the course of the 2016 season, I’m sure he would have taken that in a heart beat. Truex has racked up those exact numbers, which equal career-bests, yet he is still left bummed out. The Mayetta, New Jersey native...
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19 days ago

Five drivers to watch in Miami

The four title contenders and Martin Truex Jr. will be ones to keep an eye on Sunday.
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20 days ago

NASCAR official defends penalties to Jimmie Johnson, Martin Truex Jr.

Steve O'Donnell explains NASCAR's decision to penalize Jimmie Johnson and Martin Truex Jr. for pulling up to pit.
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24 days ago

Does the road to a Sprint Cup title go through Martin Truex Jr.?

Fresh off his second win of the Chase at Dover International Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway on a hot streak at just the right time.Truex's first of four wins so far this season came in the Coca-Cola 500 at the 1.5-mile track in May, a race where he dominated after leading 392 of 400 laps -- breaking an all-time NASCAR record for most miles led by a driver...
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October 05, 2016

Tony Stewart is hot during the dog days of August

Tony Stewart is continuing to stay hot, which is the normal state of affairs for the dog days of August.Stewart, the three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, is putting up strong numbers in this, his final full-time season as driver of the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet.Sunday at Watkins Glen International, Stewart finished a solid fifth in the Cheez-It 355, the second...
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August 08, 2016

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