Found August 11, 2013 on Race Review Online: Yardbarker Blogger Network
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What a weekend it would be for Martin Truex Jr. if he could win Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International. Truex ended his nearly six year winless streak at Sonoma in June and if he could win this Sunday for the second time this season and third time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, he would solidify his chances at making the Chase. Truex sits 14th in the Sprint Cup standings just 15 points out of 10th place. He is currently in the second and final wildcard spot to qualify for the Chase but is only nine points ahead of Brickyard 400 champion Ryan Newman entering Sunday’s race. That is too close to comfort for the driver from New Jersey as he could use one more win to almost guarantee his spot in the 12-car Chase field and really shake things up for the remaining spots. One thing Truex and Newman who are really good friend off the track have in their favor is the current top driver in the wildcard standings Tony Stewart will drop out of the race after 355 miles of ra...
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