Martin Truex Jr. Holds Off Kyle Busch for Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Title

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At the end of a riveting, breathtaking battle that had fans in the grandstands on their feet long after the checkered flag, Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch by 0.681 seconds at Homestead-Miami Speedway to win Sunday’s Ford Eco-Boost 400 and his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Continue reading

Furniture Row Racing Builds on Success with a Fully Funded 2018 Season

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When Furniture Row Racing began operations in 2005, it was yet another start-up Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team. Start-up teams have rarely, at least in the last couple of decades, found top-tier success. Mid to the back of the pack finishes are the normal routine and funding is hard to come by. Thankfully for Furniture Row Racing, owned by Barney Visser, it worked a little differently and that’s helped get his team to championship contention. Continue reading

Truex and his Team Bring a Championship Mindset to NASCAR Playoffs

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Toyota, talks with his crew chief Cole Pearn in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Tales of the Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 15, 2017, in Joliet, Illinois. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images

Martin Truex Jr has a favorite saying that gives him the motivation to keep trying when trying times happen.

“We Never Quit”

His Furniture Row Racing team led by crew chief, Cole Pearn also finds a great deal of inspiration in that phrase. They’ve been together for three years and in the last two years, they’ve come close, but not quite there toward earning the NASCAR Cup Series championship title.

But this year is different. Now they are the NASCAR Cup Series champions for the regular season. And they understand there’s more work to do.   Continue reading