NSCS: Truex Jr. and Team Assessed P2 Penalty following Richmond

RaceChaser Staff Cup, Featured, NASCAR Leave a Comment

On Wednesday afternoon, NASCAR officials assessed a level P2 penalty to the No.78 Furniture Row Racing team and driver Martin Truex Jr., after failing their post-race pass through the Laser Inspection Station (LIS), following Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway

AUDIO: Furniture Row Adds Second Cup Team for Erik Jones, 5-Hour Energy in 2017

RaceChaser Staff Audio, Cup, Featured, NASCAR, Northeast Leave a Comment

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Furniture Row Racing announced Sunday morning that it will field a second team in 2017, with Erik Jones driving the No. 77 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Cup Series. 5-hour ENERGY will be the primary sponsor on Jones’ Camry for 22 races, launching the Cup Series rookie campaign for the 20-year-old driver. Jones, a native of …

NSCS: From The Front; Martin Truex Jr. Scores Coors Light Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte

Kyle Souza Featured, MidSouth, NASCAR, Southeast Leave a Comment

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — The question Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway was — would this finally be the weekend Martin Truex Jr. puts a whole race together and drives into victory lane? It’s possible. And leaving the track Thursday, he’s got the weekend …

NSCS: Truex to the Top; Furniture Row Racing Driver Scores First Pole in Four Years at Kansas

RaceChaser Staff Featured, Midwest, NASCAR Leave a Comment

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — by Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — Jerry Markland/Getty Images North America photo — Martin Truex Jr. freely admitted it took time for the No. 78 Furniture Row team to get the hang of three-round knockout qualifying. From the look of Friday’s time trials at Kansas Speedway, however, the problem appears to be solved. Charging around the 1.5-mile track in …

NSCS: Furniture Row Withdraws Penalty Appeal; Berrier to Substitute for Pearn at Phoenix

RaceChaser Staff Featured, NASCAR, West Leave a Comment

DENVER – official team release — Chris Trotman/Getty Images North America photo — Furniture Row Racing President Joe Garone informed NASCAR Tuesday the team has withdrawn the appeal for a pre-race infraction at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Garone, who met with NASCAR officials, said he was satisfied with the clarification of the penalty and was appreciative of the sanctioning body’s cooperation …

RAPID RESULTS: Denny Hamlin Scores Toyota’s First Daytona 500 Victory With Thrilling Last-Lap Pass

Jacob Seelman NASCAR, Southeast Leave a Comment

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — With a remarkable fourth-to-first run on the final lap of Sunday’s 58th annual Daytona 500, Denny Hamlin scored Toyota’s maiden victory in ‘The Great American Race’ and cemented his name forever in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history books with …

NSCS: Auto-Owners Insurance Joins Truex & Furniture Row for Three Sprint Cup Races in 2016

Marshall Gabell Featured, Midwest, NASCAR, Southeast Leave a Comment

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell — CIA for Furniture Row Racing photo — Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Toyota Camry will carry Auto-Owners Insurance colors for three races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this season, beginning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July. Auto-Owners will also run as a primary sponsor on …