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CONCORD, NC - JANUARY 20: Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet looks on during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour hosted by Charlotte Motor Speedway, held at Hendrick Motorsports, on January 20, 2010 in Concord, North Carolina. (Photo by Jason Smith/Getty Images)
Despite his three-year tenure and record of leading the team's efforts on-track, Martin Truex Jr. bristles a bit when you asked him about being the face of Michael Waltrip Racing. He's ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings as the circuit arrives in Kentucky for Saturday night's race and was a top-five fixture in the rankings for much of the early season, starring in a team-highlight reel of qualifying and top-10 showings. Yet for all his hard work and successful efforts, Truex's only visits to Victory Lane with MWR have been to congratulate teammates - former MWR driver David Reutimann last season and team newbie Clint Bowyer Sunday when he hoisted the trophy in Sonoma, Calif. "I thought it was really cool for the team and how could I not be happy for Clint,'' Truex told FOXSports.com this week. "We've all been close this year and to finally get MWR in the win column was huge. "We work together. We truly are one team with three cars and the better one of u...
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