By AMANDA VINCENT Martin Truex Jr. and his Furniture Row Racing team, the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champions, have been named Colorado’s Sportsperson of the Year and Team of the Year by Mile High Sports. Truex also was named Colorado’s Fan Favorite Athlete of 2017. FRR President Joe Garone, meanwhile, was a finalist [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT The recently-crowned 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion, Martin Truex Jr., has been named 2017 New Jersey Sportsperson of the Year by NJ.com. The Mayetta, N.J., native won a series-leading eight races in 2017, including the season-finale Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 19, sealing his first Cup Series [...]
By AMANDA VINCENT Martin Truex Jr. was the man of honor during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards program Thursday at Wynn Las Vegas, as he, his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team and Toyota officially were recognized as the 2017 Cup Series champions. Truex was introduced to the stage by recently retired driver [...]
The newly crowned Cup Series champion along with NASCAR’s most popular driver were celebrated Thursday night in Las Vegas. A pair of Juniors -- Martin Truex Jr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr., the newly crowned Monster Energy Cup Series champion...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex were presented with the 2017 Myers Brothers Award on Wednesday during the Myers Brothers Awards program Wednesday in Las Vegas as a part of 2017 Champion’s Week festivities that will culminate in Thursday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series [...]
The sport changed its points and playoff structure for the third time in seven seasons before 2017 with the goal of rewarding the season's best performers.
Toyota drivers won 16 of 36 races in 2017. And won the title Sunday night when Martin Truex Jr. beat fellow Toyota driver Kyle Busch for the championship.
Not so long ago it appeared Martin Truex Jr.’s career as a competitive race car driver was done. Truex outlasted Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski to win the 2017 Cup Series championship. In a winner-take-all final race of the season, it ultimately came down to a battle between Truex and
All four of the drivers competing for a title will start in the top 10. Brad Keselowski starts fifth and Kevin Harvick will start ninth.
Martin Truex Jr. is the rightful favorite for the title. How far behind are Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski?
The heart attack and subsequent bypass surgery means Visser won't be able to be in attendance as Martin Truex Jr. races for the title at Homestead.
Busch is the only driver guaranteed to be racing for a title at Homestead, though Martin Truex Jr. is pretty close.
Despite Kevin Harvick's late pass for the win on Sundayat Texas, Martin Truex Jr. is still the championship favorite.
Martin Truex Jr.’s winning streak at 1.5-mile tracks is over. Harvick passed Truex with less than 10 laps to go Sunday to get his first win at Texas Motor Speedway. The victory clinches a berth for Harvick to race for the championship at Homestead on Nov. 19.
Martin Truex Jr. and his race team woke up a bit groggy Monday morning, feeling the effects of a night-long celebration at the Furniture Row Racing motorcoach parked inside Homestead-Miami Speedway. “Beer, pizza, hot dogs and plenty of laughs,” said David Ferroni, Truex’s PR man who ducked out...
By AMANDA VINCENT The 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season was a storybook season for Martin Truex Jr. and his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota team. After all, Truex and Co. led the series in wins with eight, the most in a season for both team and driver, en route to the 2017 [...]
NASCAR gambled when it changed its points and playoff format for the third time in seven years before the 2017 season. After touting the simplicity of its points format for the previous six seasons, NASCAR went complicated when it decided to break races into three stages. Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Brad Keselowski has been outspoken throughout the 2017 season regarding the nose of the Toyota Camry Cup Series cars. After Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday night’s race...Show More Summary
Your browser does not support iframes. HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Not so long ago it appeared Martin Truex Jr.’s career as a competitive race car driver was done. Now, he’s a champion. Truex outlasted Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick and Brad Keselowski to win the 2017 Cup Series championship. Show More Summary