Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/13/14

DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 25: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #1 Vaseline MEN Body Lotion Chevrolet looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 25, 2009 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images)
Martin Truex Jr is sitting fifth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points entering this weekends race at Watkins Glen. While Truex has yet to win a race in the 2012 season he feels a win is just around the corner. Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) has said they did not plan any driver changes at the end of the year. Truex recently said that he is close to finishing an extension with MWR. “We’re very, very close. I’m not going to say it’s done, but it’s basically done. I’m very, very happy about that. I guess, it’s one of those deals where we had to work out some details, but there was never a time when the whole thought of going through contract negotiations again came up that there was never a thought of me saying what are my options, what am I thinking. There was none of that. It was how can we get this deal done and moving forward.” MWR has been vastly improved this season. Clint Bowyer won earlier this season on the road course at Sonoma and both the No. 56 car of Truex and t...
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