Stories tagged: martin truex jr
UPDATED: Sun., May 26, 2019
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 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
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 …
Sun., June 3, 2018
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 …
Sun., March 18, 2018
Martin Truex Jr. saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season.
Sun., Nov. 19, 2017
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 …
Sat., Nov. 18, 2017
Martin Truex Jr. ended NASCAR’s final practice on top.
Fri., Nov. 17, 2017
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 …
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
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 is the first driver into NASCAR’s championship race, using an overtime pass of teammate Denny Hamlin to win Sunday at Martinsville Speedway.
Sun., Oct. 22, 2017
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 …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017
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 …
Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
Having the best team in NASCAR has paid off, finally, for Furniture Row Racing.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017
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.
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017
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.
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017
Kyle Larson and his Chip Ganassi Racing team snatched NASCAR’s last victory before the start of the playoffs Saturday night at Richmond.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
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 …
Sat., July 8, 2017
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.
Fri., June 16, 2017
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. 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 …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016
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 …
Fri., July 29, 2016
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 …
Sun., May 29, 2016
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.
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016
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.