No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Martin Truex Jr. might not know who will be on top of his pit box Sunday at Michigan International Speedway, but he knows whomever it will be will have one goal in mind â€” continue the seventh-place teamâ€™s momentum in 2012.Â
Truexâ€™s crew chief Chad Johnston and wife Stacey are awaiting the birth of their first child in the Charlotte area. Last weekend Scott Miller, Michael Waltrip Racing executive vice president of competition, called the shots at Pocono. Miller will be on standby again if Johnston isnâ€™t in Michigan. Even if he remains in North Carolina, Johnston will remain in touch with the team throughout the weekend via cell phone and computer.
Truex expects the newly resurfaced two-mile oval to be ultra-fast during Thursday testing on the D-shaped oval as well as throughout the weekend.
Martin Truex Jr. on Michigan: â€śI expect Michigan to be fast. Itâ€™s kind of interesting that we go to two race tracks in a row that are repaves because itâ€™s totally di...