Found October 17, 2013 on Total Sports Blog:
Martin Truex, Jr. wasted no time looking for a new race team for 2014. Just days after Michael Waltrip Racing gave permission to the driver of the No. 56 to look elsewhere due to NAPA pulling its funding from the team, it looks as if Truex will drive for Furniture Row Racing next season. According to a report from FoxSports, Truex is expected to sign his contract to replace Kurt Busch in the No. 78 Chevrolet in 2014 next Tuesday.  Busch has signed with Stewart-Haas Racing for next season. Truex has two career Sprint Cup wins, the most recent coming earlier this season at Sonoma Raceway. He is currently 16th in this seasons points standings. As you may recall, NAPA pulled its sponsorship due to a race-fixing scandal involving Truex’s Michael Waltrip Racing teammates. Truex was later bumped from the Chase for the Sprint Cup  following the fallout. Stay with Total Sports Blog for the latest on this report. The post Martin Truex, Jr. to Join Furniture Row Racing appeared first on Total ...

Photo: Kurt Busch is channeling his inner-Ricky Bobby this weekend

As tribute to the movie "Talladega Nights," and specifically the infamous Ricky Bobby, Kurt Busch will be sporting a Wonder Bread sponsored car this weekend during the Camping World RV Sales 500. For those who may not know, Ricky Bobby was the main character played by actor Will Ferrell in the classic blockbuster. The timing proves to be impeccable for the bread maker...

Waltrip taps Sadler for final four

Elliott Sadler will be the substitute for Brian Vickers in the No. 55 Aaron's Toyota for the final four races of the NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Michael Waltrip Racing announced on Monday that Vickers would be sidelined for the remainder of the season because of a blood clot in his right leg. Doctors have told Vickers he will be on medication at least two months. Vickers was named...

Kurt Busch Driving Wonder Bread Paint Scheme at Talladega (Photos)

Credit: Furniture Row Racing Facebook Kurt Busch driver of the No. 78 for Furniture Row Racing will feature a new look on his Chevrolet this weekend at Talladega Motor Speedway for the Camping World RV Sales 500. Busch’s car will feature Wonder Bread as primary sponsor. The car is inspired after the No. 26 Wonder Bread race car in the 2006 movie Talladega Nights. The sponsorship...

Kurt Busch’s Wonder Bread Scheme

This weekend the #78 Chevrolet of Furniture Row Racing will a different look to it. Driver Kurt Busch will pilot the car with sponsorship from Wonder Bread. As previously released, the sponsorship stems from Wonder Bread wanting to get the word out the familiar bread company is back in business.[...]

Will Talladega shake up points race?

Kyle Busch found out the hard way at Kansas Speedway how quickly a point advantage can fade away. Busch entered that Oct. 6 weekend just 12 points behind standings leader Matt Kenseth. But exiting the first turn on the first lap, the driver of the No. 18 M&Ms Toyota was swept up in a multi-car wreck, and the hits just kept on coming. The final blow -- delivered on Lap 200 ...

ICYMI: Truex To Furniture Row In 2014

Fox Sports’ Lee Spencer broke the news that Martin Truex, Jr. will join Furniture Row Racing in 2014. Truex became a free agent after Michael Waltrip Racing announced they would not field a third team in 2014 after sponsor NAPA bowed out after the shenanigans of the race[...]

Photo: Kurt Busch steals Ricky Bobby’s car for Talladega race

Courtesy of Furniture Row Racing, Kurt Busch will be driving the Wonder Bread car on Sunday. How perfect is it that Busch channels Ricky Bobby at Talladega?

NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. Lands Ride With Furniture Row Racing for 2014

After officially being released from Michael Waltrip Racing after this season earlier this week, Martin Truex Jr. didn’t waste any time finding a new home. MWR officials announced on Tuesday that they’d scale back to two full-time teams in 2014 with Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers driving for them. Truex and his crew chief would be allowed to look for other opportunities. As I...

Kurt Busch Will Serve As The Real Ricky Bobby Again In A Wonderbread Car This Weekend

Lost in the Great Twinkie Bankruptcy Scare of 2012 was the news that the iconic brand Wonderbread was also being discontinued, and nostalgic foodies everywhere silently wept into the hundreds of other similar and better products. But Wonderbread is back, baby, and the return of loaves of white bread couldn’t come at a better time for NASCAR driver Kurt Busch, because he is once...

Column: NASCAR is just one long Ricky Bobby movie

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By PAUL NEWBERRY AP National Writer Kurt Busch is ready to shake `n' bake at Talladega Superspeedway - proving once again that NASCAR has absolutely no shame in its pursuit of the almighty dollar. Some might call it tacky. Nonsense. In a world where far too many people take sports far too seriously, the ridiculous lengths NASCAR is willing to go for...

NASCAR announces 2014 Sprint Cup Series schedule

NASCAR announced the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule Tuesday, and said the Air Titan track drying system will be at every race in 2014. “Having the Air Titan at each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend allows us to meet a very important goal set by our Chairman and CEO, Brian France,” said Steve O’Donnell, senior vice president of racing operations, “to...

Todd Parrott Suspended Anhd More News

Crew Chief for Aric Almirola, Todd Parrott, has been suspended for substance abuse. Michael Waltrip Racing has madee it official today in naming Elliott Sadler as the replacement driver for Brian Vickers for the rest of the season after thye Talladega race. A look at the Wonderbread car is out that Kurt Busch will drive. Fox Sports says that Martin Truex Jr. is going...
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