Two days of Goodyear tire testing on the Charlotte Motor Speedway Roval concluded on Wednesday, with drivers gearing up for next year’s Bank of America 500 by lapping Charlotte’s challenging, 18-turn, 2.4-mile course.
Over the years in racing, there have been several memorable driver and crew chief pairings in NASCAR that have combined to leave an indelible imprint on the sport’s top level.
Martin Truex Jr. may not have been the dominant car for the majority of Sunday’s Bank of America 500, but he and his crew found a way to overcome all obstacles en route to their sixth Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series win of the season.
Following the conclusion of the first round of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series playoffs last Sunday at Dover Int’l Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. said he is “feeling good” about where his Furniture Row Racing team is at as they chase a championship together.
Martin Truex Jr. qualified a spot better than he did in June at Dover Int’l Speedway.
The giddy smiles said it all after spinal cord injured participants took a 135 mile per hour spin at Dover International Speedway with Martin Truex Jr. in an adaptive race car donated by Furniture Row Racing.
Martin Truex Jr. kicked off his quest for a win at his home race track by dominating the opening stage of Sunday’s ISM Connect 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Sunday’s Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway was defined mostly by the amount of pit road mishaps and penalties that occurred during the race, and how the playoff contenders affected battled back from them.
Martin Truex Jr. was so fast Sunday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway that not even an early speeding penalty on pit road could keep his No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota from reaching victory lane.
Despite officially being presented with the hardware for winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series regular season championship Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, Martin Truex Jr. was in no way a happy man.
The field of 16 drivers who will vie for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship was finalized Saturday night after an overtime-extended 404-lap regular season finale at Richmond Raceway.
A “perfect” pit stop and a brilliant final restart allowed Kyle Larson to blow past regular season champion Martin Truex Jr. in overtime Saturday night at Richmond Raceway, winning the Federated Auto Parts 400 in a thrilling finish.