It’s official. Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing formally announced on Friday that the two have entered into a multi-year contract beginning in 2014.
Truex has been driving the No. 56 Toyota Camry at Michael Waltrip Racing but as the team downsizes from the fallout from Richmond it was recently announced that he would not return for next season.
Enter Furniture Row Racing who will lose driver Kurt Busch at the end of the season. Busch, who is headed to Stewart Hass Racing, earned FRR its first appearance in the NASCAR Chase in his lone season behind the wheel of the No. 78 Chevrolet SS.
“We couldn’t be happier to have landed one of the top drivers in NASCAR,” said FRR general manager Joe Garone. “Martin’s talents – both on and off the track — have been well documented and everyone at Furniture Row Racing feels that he is an excellent fit to continue the success that we have enjoyed this season.”
Truex has been in the Sprint Cup Series since 2006. After two consecuti...