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UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019

NASCAR: Truex overcomes early problems to win Coca-Cola 600; Lewis Hamilton wins F1’s Monaco GP

Martin Truex Jr. overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then survived a wild restart five laps from the end Sunday night to win the Coca-Cola 600 in …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 7, 2018

NASCAR champion Martin Truex moving to Joe Gibbs Racing with crew chief

NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief will move to Joe Gibbs Racing next season to remain in the Toyota organization after their race team folds in two …

UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018

Martin Truex Jr. chasing title as NASCAR’s current king of the road

Defending NASCAR Cup champion Martin Truex Jr. will go for his third straight road course race victory on Sunday at Watkins Glen. The last driver to accomplish the feat was …

Martin Truex Jr. pulls away on final restart to win at Pocono Raceway

Martin Truex Jr. pulled away off a restart with seven laps left to win the NASCAR Cup race at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, on Sunday and thrust himself …

Martin Truex Jr. grabs 1st win of NASCAR season at Fontana

Martin Truex Jr. saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season.

Martin Truex Jr. caps career season with 1st NASCAR title

Martin Truex Jr. capped the most successful season of his journeyman career as NASCAR’s champion. Truex wrapped up his first Cup title Sunday night by winning at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where …

Martin Truex Jr. strengthens grip as driver to beat for NASCAR title

Martin Truex Jr. ended NASCAR’s final practice on top.

Martin Truex Jr. fastest among championship contenders at Homestead

Martin Truex Jr. was the fastest of the four NASCAR Cup series championship contenders in qualifying and starts second in Sunday’s finale. Denny Hamlin stole the pole from Truex on …

Kevin Harvick passes Martin Truex Jr. for Texas win, both clinch title shots

The timing was perfect for Kevin Harvick’s first NASCAR Cup Series victory at Texas. So was his winning pass.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 29, 2017

Kyle Busch earns spot in championship race at Martinsville

Kyle Busch is the first driver into NASCAR’s championship race, using an overtime pass of teammate Denny Hamlin to win Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.

Martin Truex Jr. wins with heavy heart in Kansas

Martin Truex Jr. learned overnight that one of the Furniture Row Racing team’s crew members, Jim Watson, died of a heart attack while in Kansas City for the race. So …

Martin Truex Jr. confident as NASCAR’s dominant driver hits Kansas

Martin Truex Jr. already looks like the coolest cat at the club, with his shades and scruff and disarming smile, yet he has even more reason to be relaxed and …

Martin Truex Jr. lands 36-race sponsorship deal for 2018

Having the best team in NASCAR has paid off, finally, for Furniture Row Racing.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017

Martin Truex Jr. wins yet another playoff race for Toyota

Martin Truex Jr. gave Toyota yet another victory in NASCAR’s playoffs – the manufacturer is 4 for 4 so far – on a humid Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Martin Truex Jr. wins pole at Dover for 3rd NASCAR playoff race

Martin Truex Jr. has tried to enjoy his career year as much as he can. The veteran driver says he never knows when the run might end.

Kyle Larson steals win in NASCAR regular season finale

Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR’s last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night at Richmond.

Truex wins fuel-mileage gamble at The Glen

One by one they passed him as the laps dwindled at Watkins Glen International, and Martin Truex Jr. stuck to the plan. In the end, he was the one laughing …

NASCAR’s Martin Truex Jr. makes it look easy in dominant Kentucky Speedway win

Martin Truex Jr. was dominant throughout and had enough left on a final restart to win the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky.

Kyle Larson, Martin Truex Jr. take top 2 spots in Michigan qualifying

Kyle Larson won the pole for the NASCAR Cup Series event at Michigan International Speedway. Martin Truex Jr. qualified second, meaning the top two drivers in the points standings will …

UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017

Martin Truex Jr. wins at Vegas; Kyle Busch bloodied in brawl

Martin Truex Jr. finished speaking to reporters after winning the NASCAR Cup race Sunday and retreated into a corner of the media center where a tablet awaited with the video …

Martin Truex Jr. goes from journeyman to NASCAR championship favorite

Martin Truex Jr. spent almost a decade trying to climb his way into NASCAR’s top tier. He didn’t win races, never led many laps, wasn’t considered an elite driver capable …

Jeff Gordon willing to sub for Dale Earnhardt Jr. as long as needed

Jeff Gordon weaved his way through a mob of fans lined the outside the media center in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, all screaming for an autograph from a driver they thought …

Martin Truex Jr. dominates Coca-Cola 600 in Charlotte

Martin Truex Jr. didn’t avoid ladders or black cats, never worried about cracking mirrors or stepping on cracks. He knew his bad luck on the Sprint Cup circuit would change.

George Diaz: Martin Truex Jr. earns respect as loyal, gracious adversary

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is NASCAR’s beloved Favorite Son. Clint Bowyer is NASCAR’s funny class cutup. Jimmie Johnson is NASCAR’s quintessential smooth and silky winner.