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Truex “played too nice and got the crappy end of the stick”

It’s no secret that the one place Martin Truex Jr. has struggled at in his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career is on short tracks. In his last 12 starts at Bristol, he’s only scored one top-10 finish. Although Truex was collected in a multi-car incident on Lap 2, he rebounded and was battling Clint Bowyer for the race lead ...

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Sponsorship will determine Martin Truex Jr.'s NASCAR future

On Friday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, Truex was asked if he could put a percentage chance on him returning for another season at Furniture Row Racing and Truex had difficulty coming up with a response. “Honestly, I really don’t know. I think in another week or two I’ll have a better answer for you,” Truex said. “Right now, we ...

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Truex on potential 2019 package: I don't want “easy to drive” cars

Both former champions have raised objections to the potential for the package, which reduces horsepower and increases drag for more pack-like racing, to be implemented on a wider scale in 2019. This is not the first time Busch has made his thoughts known on the package. Earlier this year, he said of the package, “It’s not necessarily what I signed up ...

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Truex chasing title as NASCAR's current king of the road

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. has a chance to join former NASCAR greats Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart as kings of the roads. Truex is seeking his third consecutive victory on a road course in NASCAR’s stop Sunday at Watkins Glen. The 11-turn, 3.4-mile circuit joins Sonoma (California) Raceway as the only two true road courses on ...

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Kurt Busch tops Martin Truex Jr. for New Hampshire pole

The only Stewart-Haas Racing driver to make the final round of qualifying – Kurt Busch – won the pole at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. With three of his teammates eliminated in Round 2, Kurt Busch was able to bolt to the top of the leaderboard in the final round to win the pole for Sunday’s Foxwoods Casino 301. It’s the ...

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Martin Truex Jr. leads 'Big 3' in final Cup practice at New Hampshire

The top three drivers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series led the way in Saturday’s final practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Reigning series champion Martin Truex Jr., who is still looking for his first win at New Hampshire, ended up with the fastest average lap speed (131.624 mph), which he posted late in the session. “We’ve been ...

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