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NASCAR teams test at Bristol Motor Speedway on Wednesday

The grind of the Sprint Cup Series schedule continued for a number of teams Wednesday afternoon as they headed to Bristol Motor Speedway for a NASCAR test session. With the rules package for the upcoming Irwin Tools Night Race still up in the air, NASCAR scraped the originally planned Goodyear tire test and made it open to one car from each organization. The teams ran the original...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Pocono Sweep Will Put Martin Truex Jr. in Elite Company

Martin Truex Jr. is in position to help Pocono Raceway establish a Super 8 Sweeper’s Club.   No, it’s not about a new hotel on the grounds of the Long Pond, Pa. track, but it’s about Truex becoming the eighth driver in Pocono Raceway history to sweep the two Sprint Cup season races at the 2.5-mile triangular venue.   Truex, who claimed the Pocono victory in early...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List for Pocono August 2015

There are 43 cars on the initial entry list for the upcoming race at Pocono Raceway.  Below you can see the entry list for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Windows 10 400 at Pocono. Martin Truex Jr. won at Pocono back in June. Dale Earnhardt Jr. swept both Pocono races last year. NASCAR Sprint Cup Entry List for Pocono (August) Entry  Car No. Driver Make Sponsor 1 1...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for Windows 10 400 at Pocono

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Long Pond, Pennsylvania this week for the Windows 10 400. Pocono is a 2.5-mile track with relatively flat corners. Known as the Tricky Triangle the track is very difficult for teams to find the perfect setups for their cars. Each corner is different so what may work in Turn 1 may cause the car to be slow in Turn 3. The teams who can find...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch Hangs on to Win His First Brickyard 400

Photo Credit: John K Harrelson / NKP July 26, 2015 Posted by: Holly Blake, follow@HollyLBlake Kyle Busch got a great push from Joey Logano on a restart with eight laps to go and after another series of cautions and two green-white-checkers held off Logano, Kevin Harvick, and Martin Truex Jr. to win his first Brickyard 400. This is Busch’s fourth victory and fifth top-10 finish...
Via Motor Racing Digest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Denny Hamlin, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kurt Busch Top Practice Charts

With a new aero package debuting this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series had three practice sessions throughout the day in anticipation for Sunday’s race. The rule package for this weekend  includes a 43-inch radiator pan (increased from 38 inches), a two-inch splitter leading edge, a one-inch wicker bill and nine-inch spoiler (increased from...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
7 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mile High Sports
9 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...
Via Motor Racing Digest
10 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...
Via Mile High Sports
13 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...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Pre-Race Report – Loudon

Truex Jr. Seeking Another Highlight in Granite State DENVER, Colo. (July 14, 2015) – 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...
Via Motor Racing Digest
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. gets special birthday gift from good friend Dale Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Martin Truex Jr. are longtime close friends, going back to even before Truex won the XFINITY Series championship in a car co-owned by Earnhardt in 2004 and 2005.
Via Shake and Bake
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Sherry Pollex goes to Washington to advocate for ovarian cancer

Sherry Pollex, a longtime champion of pediatric cancer fundraising through the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, is taking on another cancer-related mission. Pollex, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer 11 months ago, will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Wednesday (July 15) on behalf of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. She will meet with Senators and Members of...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Sherry Pollex Goes To Washington

Photo Credit: Andrew Coppley/HHP Sherry Pollex goes to Washington to advocate for ovarian cancer MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2015) — Sherry Pollex, a longtime champion of pediatric cancer fundraising through the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, is taking on another cancer-related mission. Pollex, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer 11 months ago, will be on Capitol Hill...
Via Motor Racing Digest
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Post-Race Report – Kentucky

After Contending for Half the Race,  Aero Problems Stifle Truex Jr.’s Performance in Kentucky   Truex Remains 5th in Driver Points, 6th in Chase Standings   SPARTA, Ken. (July 11, 2015) — After running solidly in the top-three for a number of laps, Martin Truex Jr.’s Furniture Row Chevrolet suffered aerodynamic damage, causing it to fall out of contention in Saturday...
Via Motor Racing Digest
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bumpy Kentucky Speedway Welcome Site For Truex Jr.

After two consecutive races of body slams that resulted in early exits, Martin Truex Jr. wants to see more green in the Bluegrass state during Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. The race marks the midpoint of NASCAR's 36-event Sprint Cup Series schedule.    Truex retired from the Sonoma, Calif. road race two weeks ago on Lap 28 of 110 after being knocked...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Pre-Race Report – Kentucky

Bumpy Kentucky Speedway Welcome Site For Truex Jr. DENVER, Colo. (July 8, 2015) — After two consecutive races of body slams that resulted in early exits, Martin Truex Jr. wants to see more green in the Bluegrass state during Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. The race marks the midpoint of NASCAR’s 36-event Sprint Cup Series schedule. Truex retired...
Via Motor Racing Digest
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr.’s Show Car Scheduled for 3-Day Kentucky Display

As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Kentucky Speedway for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400, NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to get a close-up look of Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet. A replica of Truex’s car will be on display Friday through Sunday (July 10-12) at the Florence, Kentucky Denver Mattress store, located north of the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr.'s Daytona win is good news for winless drivers hoping to make Chase

Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s dramatic victory in Monday morning's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway was good news for his millions of fans. But it was also good news for a handful of winless drivers hoping to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. With 17 of 26 races now in the books in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series regular season, Earnhardt joins Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Winners and Losers – Daytona Edition

Photo Credit: Andrew Coppley/HHP Posted by: Dave Thompson, follow @phillyfan17 July 6, 2015 Winners Dale Earnhardt Jr. – Earnhardt Jr. outlasted his competition in a long, long night of racing on his way to his second win of the season.  He has now won two of the three restrictor-plate races so far this season with Talladega set for late October. He led 96 laps on the night...
Via Motor Racing Digest
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Mile High Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Jr. dominates from the pole to win rain-delayed Daytona thriller

It took until the wee hours of Monday morning, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored a dominating victory in the rain-delayed Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.   Although the race didn't end until 2:41 a.m., Earnhardt seemed in control from the outset, as his No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet easily controlled the proceedings. The victory was the second of the year for...
Via Fox Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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