Martin Truex Jr. Takes Checkered Flag at ESPYS

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota, celebrates winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway on July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Kentucky. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

Reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Wins Best Driver

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 19, 2018) – 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. added another trophy to his collection at last night’s 26th annual ESPY Awards, winning Best Driver in the preeminent event celebrating the greatest achievements and performances in sports.  Continue reading

Despite Banner Season, Martin Truex Jr. Feels he’s Capable of More

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Bass Pro Shops/5-hour Energy Toyota, speaks with the media during the Daytona 500 Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2018, in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo – Robert Laberge/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As the start of a new Monster Energy NASCAR Cup season arrives, life is quite a bit better for Martin Truex Jr.—not to mention noticeably different.

Now that he’s returning to Daytona as the series champion, Truex feels that difference. Continue reading

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

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