Martin Truex Jr Fights Ill-Handling Car to Stay Above Cut Line

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From a handling standpoint, the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota of defending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. was pure evil on Sunday at Talladega. Continue reading

Martin Truex Jr Seeks Dover Win to Ward Off Talladega Jinx

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Gander Outdoors 400 at Dover International Speedway on October 5, 2018, in Dover, Delaware. Photo – Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images

DOVER, Del. – Martin Truex Jr. is happy to come to his home track, but he also understands its pivotal role in his plan to move through the Round of 12 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. Continue reading

Jimmie Johnson Goes for Charlotte Victory—and Crashes Out of Playoffs

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota, and Jimmie Johnson, the driver of the #48 Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet, are involved in an on-track incident on the last lap of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Bank of America Roval 400 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on September 30, 2018, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photo – Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

CONCORD, N.C. – With more than just a split second to think about it, seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson might have made a different choice. Continue reading