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Would Dale Jr. entertain short-term crew swap with No. 48 team?

When competing for a championship at NASCAR's highest level, every part of the team needs to be functioning at the most efficient and highest level. One of the biggest parts of that equation are the six crew members who go over the wall to pit the car. As the second round of the 2015 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup gets ready to kick off this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway,...
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Truex Jr. advances despite setback that had him starting dead last

Martin Truex Jr. moved on to the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, finishing 11th in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. Truex was initially supposed to start in ninth place, but was sent to the back of the pack after failing a pre-race inspection. He started in 43rd place. Solid charge for @MartinTruex_Jr, who started last. He's up to 8th. #NASCAR...
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Truex Jr., Furniture Row have big day in second Chase race

Martin Truex Jr. had a noteworthy Sunday, both on the race track and off. The New Jersey native cracked the top 10 with an eighth place finish in the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. It was the second race of the Challenger Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. He currently sits at ninth overall, moving up two spots since last race. On the very same day, Furniture...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. inks extension with Furniture Row as team set to join Toyota

As widely expected, Martin Truex Jr. will remain with Furniture Row Racing for the 2016 Sprint Cup Series season. The driver's crew chief, Cole Pearn, confirmed the news to on Saturday morning while walking through the Sprint Cup garage at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. "Yeah, he's re-signed," Pearn said. Truex, who picked up a win at Pocono Raceway in June and made...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. disappoints in first race of Chase

In what has been a historic season thus far, Martin Truex Jr. finished a disappointing 13th place in the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup at Chicagoland Speedway. Truex Jr. was the fastest in the final two practices leading up to Sunday’s race, and led for 39 laps despite finishing outside of the top 10. There are still two races to go in the Challenger Round of 16...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr.'s paint scheme to promote ovarian cancer awareness

Martin Truex Jr. is using his Darlington Raceway paint scheme to help promote awareness for ovarian cancer. The Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet No. 78 Chevrolet SS will have a teal look on the hood, roof, quarter panels and rear bumper. Truex's steering wheel and gloves will also have teal accents, as teal is the official color of ovarian cancer awareness.  A number of...
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September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Pre-Race Report – Michigan

No Slowing Down For Chase Driver Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row driver has season-finishing average of 7.38 on intermediate ovals DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2015) – Having a Chase berth safely tucked away, Martin Truex Jr. says it will be full throttle as usual in the remaining four regular season Sprint Cup Series races. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress...
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August 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Watkins Glen

Truex Jr./Furniture Row Racing  Mathematically Clinch Chase Playoff Berth Strong Performance at Watkins Glen Takes Hit Late in Race WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2015) — Two major points immediately surface when dissecting Martin Truex Jr.’s 25th-place finish in Sunday’s road-course race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International. First, the Furniture Row Racing driver saw another...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

New Hampshire brings special feelings for Truex Jr.

Martin Truex Jr. is in the midst of his best season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Currently, he is preparing for Sunday’s 5 Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The 1.058-mile track in Loudon, NH, Truex Jr. calls “sacred ground”. The NHMS, site of Sunday’s race, was one of the tracks that Truex Jr. built his career on in the K&N Pro Series East. Also, it...
Via Mile High Sports
July 17, 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,”...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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