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Truex Posts Strong 4th-Place Finish at Indy

In a wild Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Martin Truex Jr. powered his Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet to a fourth-place finish. The result was Truex's sixth top-five and 15th top-10 finish after 20 Sprint Cup Series races. It was also his best Brickyard 400 finish in 11 career starts.   Truex, who is inching closer to mathematically clinching a Chase...

Truex overcomes big hurdle to return to frontrunning form at Indy

An apologetic Martin Truex Jr. regretted not being of more help to Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch on two late restarts, but was thankful to finish fourth in Sunday's Brickyard 400.   That's because Truex's result could have been much, much worse.   Having just pitted under green when a caution flag waved on Lap 92 of a race eventually extended four laps past the advertised 160-lap...
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Truex Jr. Has Range of Emotions For Indy

Regarding Sunday's Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Martin Truex Jr. has feelings ranging from   optimism to trepidation.    For the optimism part, Indy's 2.5-mile flat track has similarities to Pocono Raceway where Truex claimed a victory last month, driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet. The apprehension is a result of NASCAR's new aerodynamic...

Martin Truex Jr. unlucky to finish 12th

Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor speedway was supposed to be a good omen for Martin Truex Jr. and his Furniture Row Racing team. Unfortunately, on Sunday night Truex Jr. got bitterly unlucky and could only muster a 12th-place finish in a race that could’ve gone a lot better. Comfortably running in sixth place, and gaining time on cars in front of him, Truex...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Loudon

Truex Jr. Overcomes Bad Break  With Gritty Performance in New Hampshire   LOUDON, N.H. (July 19, 2015) — Martin Truex Jr.’s 12th-place finish could be summarized as either disappointing or impressive, it’s just a matter of which way one would assess the final result in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.    While comfortably running...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

New Hampshire brings special feelings for Truex Jr.

Martin Truex Jr. is in the midst of his best season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Currently, he is preparing for Sunday’s 5 Hour Energy 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The 1.058-mile track in Loudon, NH, Truex Jr. calls “sacred ground”. The NHMS, site of Sunday’s race, was one of the tracks that Truex Jr. built his career on in the K&N Pro Series East. Also, it...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. Seeking Another Highlight in Granite State

The highlight that probably stands out most for Martin Truex Jr. at New Hampshire Motor Speedway took place when he was more than 350 miles from the New England facility. It was back in 1994 at his home in Mayetta, N.J. when the 15-year-old Truex watched his father – Martin Truex Sr. – win the Busch North Series race at New Hampshire on The Nashville Network. “I was so proud...

Truex Jr. falls in the standings after wreck

Crashes were the big story at the Coke Zero 400 in Daytona this weekend. The race ended with a spectacular wreck that sent Austin Dillion’s car airborne into the safety fence. Furniture Row’s Martin Truex Jr. got caught up in another melee that left him unable to finish the race. “It looked like the 5 (Kahne) and the 20 (Kenseth) got together somehow,” said Truex Jr. following...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. to give tour of Furniture Row Racing

Current NASCAR Sprint Cup No. 2 points leader Martin Truex Jr. will will be giving a Periscope tour of Furniture Row Racing in Denver at 2 p.m. MDT on Wednesday, according to NASCAR. EXCLUSIVE: @MartinTruex_Jr is taking fans on a @PeriscopeCo tour of Furniture Row Racing at 4 PM ET. Don't miss it! — NASCAR (@NASCAR) June 24, 2015 Fans can live stream...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Pre-Race Report – Charlotte

Coca-Cola 600 marks 10th anniversary of Martin Truex Jr.’s first career top-10 finish Memorial Day Note: Furniture Row Racing’s roster includes six military veterans – team owner Barney Visser (Army, Vietnam), Charlie Krauch (Army, Vietnam), Craig Phillips (Air Force, Vietnam), John Parks (Marines), Chuck Lemay (Navy) and Barry Huston (Navy). DENVER, Colo. (May 20, 2015...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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