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Furniture Row posts fifth and 20th fastest speeds at Daytona qualifying

Furniture Row Racing drivers Martin Truex Jr. and rookie Erik Jones posted the fifth and 20th fastest speeds respectively in Sunday’s Pole Day qualifying at Daytona International Speedway. Sunday’s Pole Day qualifying at the 2.5-mile tri-oval set the front row for next Sunday’s Daytona 500 and also set the lineup for the Can-Am Duel qualifying races on Thursday night. The twin...
Via Mile High Sports
20 hours ago

Martin Truex’s Daytona tuneup race cut short by accident

With 15 laps remaining in Sunday’s rain-delayed Advance Auto Parts Clash, Martin Truex Jr. got clipped and slammed into the outside wall, ending his day at NASCAR’s non-points race with a 15th-place finish at Daytona International Speedway. Driving the No. 78 5-hour ENERGY Camry for Furniture Row Racing, Truex was looking to make a move on Lap 60 of 75 but the decision resulted...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago

Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing a marriage made for weekends

Martin Truex Jr. acknowledges the privilege to drive for a unique NASCAR Cup Series team — the only one based outside of the Carolinas. Denver-based Furniture Row Racing is considered one of Colorado’s major professional sports teams, and no other state is as singular in big-league auto racing. But Truex is a New Jersey native and former clam-boat fisherman who still prefers...
Via The Denver Post
2 days ago

Truex will start fifth in the Clash tuneup at Daytona

Martin Truex Jr. will start fifth in Saturday night’s non-points Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway. The starting order was determined Friday in a random draw by crew chiefs. Truex, who will drive the No. 78 5-hour ENERGY Toyota in the Clash, will be one of 17 drivers vying for the win at the fabled 2.5-mile tri-oval. “This race is all about winning, nothing...
Via Mile High Sports
2 days ago

Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing figure to benefit from segment racing

Among the handful of NASCAR rule changes, the major one seems to have been made just for Denver-based Furniture Row Racing and driver Martin Truex Jr. If nothing else, it was made partly because of the most recent example they made. If segment racing with bonus points were used last year, Truex and the No. 78 Toyota likely would have entered the playoff finale at Homestead-Miami...
Via The Denver Post
7 days ago

Fast forward: Martin Truex Jr. ready to make new memories in Daytona 500

The Furniture Row Racing driver looks to create a different highlight reel for this year's Daytona 500.
Via CSN Chicago
19 days ago

Will Carl Edwards make a Senate run?

When Carl Edwards said Jan. 11 that he wouldn’t be racing this year, he left open the possibility of running for public office. Now that reality might be a little closer.Columbia (Mo.) College, political science professor Terry Smith speculated in a Wednesday piece for KBIA's Talking Politics that Edwards will challenge U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri next year. McCaskill...
Via FOX Sports
26 days ago

Can Toyota carry their 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup success into 2017?

If Drake was to ever become a bandwagon fan in NASCAR, he’d be taking warm-up laps in a Camry. What a time to be alive for Toyota racing.2016 was a groundbreaking year for Toyota in many respects. They hope to take that momentum and carry it into 2017. In a sport where Ford and Chevrolet has dominated the scene for more than 30 years, Toyota secured its first-ever NASCAR Sprint...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 21, 2017  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing sign multi-year deal with Auto-Owners Insurance

Furniture Row Racing announced Monday that Auto-Owners Insurance has signed a multi-year contract to be a primary sponsor on Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Toyota Camry.The insurance company sponsored three races in 2016, including a throwback paint scheme in the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, which Truex won. Auto-Owners Insurance increases its presence as the primary...
Via FOX Sports
January 16, 2017

Does the road to a Sprint Cup title go through Martin Truex Jr.?

Fresh off his second win of the Chase at Dover International Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway on a hot streak at just the right time.Truex's first of four wins so far this season came in the Coca-Cola 500 at the 1.5-mile track in May, a race where he dominated after leading 392 of 400 laps -- breaking an all-time NASCAR record for most miles led by a driver...
Via FOX Sports
October 05, 2016
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