CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Martin Truex Jr. has developed a new attitude toward Martinsville Speedway since joining Michael Waltrip Racing in 2010.
Before his MWR arrival, Truex raced on the Virginia half mile eight times with an average finish of 24th.
Since joining MWR, Truex posted two top-five finishes and contended for victory three times behind the wheel of the No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota.
Truex hopes the statistical trend continues this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the historic track.
Martin Truex Jr. On Martinsville: “This race couldn’t happen at a better time for us. We are all rested up thanks to the off weekend. I am up for the challenge that I think Martinsville will create for this new 2013 NAPA Toyota. The track is so much different from any place we race or go to test for that matter. The NAPA team did some testing there towards the end of the 2012 season for Goodyear. My team has a little experience running the newer-style c...