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MARTIN TRUEX, JR. RUMORS

Truex Jr. Has Pragmatic Approach to Talladega

Will it be a morale booster or a morale buster?   That’s the $64,000 question for 43 of the best stock car drivers as they approach Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway.   For Martin Truex Jr., who has been on a mini roll since the Chase playoffs began five races ago, is hoping that it’s the former, but the Furniture Row Racing driver...

Truex Jr.’s Fast Race Car Battles Back from Adversity to Finish 14th

Martin Truex Jr. had another fast car but two unscheduled visits to pit road dropped him to a 14th-place finish in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.   Truex, who was coming off two top-10 finishes (7th at Dover and 4th at Kansas), ran a good part of the 334-lapper in the top 10, including a race-high of fourth.   "...

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...

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...

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...
Via Tireball.com
August 21, 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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