Kevin Harvick took himself out of contention early at Auto Club Speedway. Did that open the door for Martin Truex Jr. to take the top spot?
Truex previously won a pole at Phoenix all the way back in 2009.
Truex swept all the stages and the race after starting fro
Martin Truex Jr. beat out Kyle Busch for the pole while spots 25-37 were determined via points.
Martin Truex Jr. won his first race of the season Sunday at Auto Club Speedway, snapping Kevin Harvick’s three-race winning streak. There was every appearance The Kevin Harvick Express would continue running unimpeded. Two-mile AutoShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. claimed his first two stage wins and first race win of 2018 on Sunday after leading a race-high 125 laps on his way to the checkered flag of the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Martin Truex Jr. claimed his second-consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole Friday with a 38.592-second/186.567 mph lap in the third of three rounds of qualifying at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., to claim the top starting spot for Sunday’s Auto Club 400. Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT Martin Truex Jr. will be without regular car chief Blake Harris for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway as a result of issues getting through pre-qualifying inspection. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota failed pre-qualifying inspection three times, resulting in Harris’ ejection from the NASCAR garage. The team [...]
Truex explained what he and the Eagles have in common, aside from championships now.
By AMANDA VINCENT The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Drivers Council for 2018 features some turnover from last season with the additions of reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr., Ty Dillon and Cup Series rookie William Byron. “I’m excited just because (membership) was voted on by drivers,” Dillon said, as quoted in an NBC Sports [...]
Once a journeyman driver, Martin Truex Jr. enters the 2018 NASCAR season as the class of the field
Truex said his performance in big situations a year ago gives him confidence that he can perform when he needs to.
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PRESS RELEASE The following is a question and answer with NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. The 37-year-old Mayetta, N.J. native will be competing in Sunday’s 60th running of the Daytona 500, driving the No. 78 Bass Pro Shops/5-hour ENERGY Toyota for Furniture Row Racing at the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway. Truex was in [...]
The drivers, storylines, and everything else you need to know for the 2018 NASCAR season. The NASCAR offseason isn’t much of an offseason at all, as it is among the shortest in all of sports. But 13 weeks after Martin Truex Jr. hoisted...Show More Summary
How can Toyota’s dominance be curbed? Chevrolet is rolling out a new Camaro to close the performance gap, while Ford is hoping NASCAR’s new stringent inspection system will level the playing field. As Martin Truex Jr. celebrated hisShow More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT New NBC broadcaster Dale Earnhardt Jr. won’t be the only NASCAR star seen during NBC’s Super Bowl pre-game broadcast Sunday. Reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and Ryan Blaney also will be part of the coverage. Truex and Blaney are in Minneapolis, site of Sunday’s Super Bowl LII [...]
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver narrowly lost the 2017 championship to Martin Truex Jr. Kyle Busch hasn’t watched the 2017 season finale, the race where the Monster Energy Cup championship was decided and the race where Busch narrowly finished...Show More Summary
By AMANDA VINCENT The membership of the National Motorsports Press Association selected 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. as its 2017 Richard Petty Driver of the Year. Truex was honored with the award Jan. 20, 2018, during the NMPA’s annual convention in Charlotte, N.C. His name was on 96 percent of [...]