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CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Martin Truex Jr. is leading the charge in the cleanup process from Hurricane Sandy.
Truex said he’s stunned by the damage to his hometown of Mayetta, N.J. and in the surrounding areas wrought by this week’s hurricane.
Now he’s calling on his and all NASCAR fans to join in the relief effort.
His Martin Truex Jr. Foundation is collecting monetary donations and donators are asked to visit his website at www.martintruexjrfoundation.org to help.
“I want the people of Mayetta and everyone back East impacted by Sandy to know that I’m thinking about them and will do whatever possible to provide relief quickly,” Truex said. “My family, my friends, and everyone impacted by this disaster are in our thoughts. I’m humbled by the generosity of the NASCAR community and want to thank each of you in advance for contributing to our relief effort.”
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