A look back on Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing’s emotional victory at Kansas Speedway, as well as the fortunes of those on the elimination bubble for the weekend, headlines two hours of news and analysis on Race Chaser Online’s Motorsports Madness radio show, tonight at 7 p.m. ET on the Performance Motorsports Network.
Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing were racing for a higher purpose on Sunday at Kansas Speedway, and at the end of the Hollywood Casino 400, driver and team had realized that purpose.
Martin Truex Jr. admitted following Friday evening’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying session at Kansas Speedway that his flying lap may well have been the most importnat one he’s run all season long.
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.