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Martin Truex Jr. snapped a 218-race winless streak with an easy
victory Sunday on the road course at Sonoma Raceway.
BEST OF MAXIM
After their big win Sunday at Sonoma, race fans have already been asking me if we could we see more wins yet this season out of Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 56 team. I know I wouldn't rule it out. Poor Martin has been in one heck of a dry spell. His only other win in his NASCAR Sprint Cup career was six years ago at Dover. Now that a span of 218 races.
There's just been...
Martin Truex Jr. couldn't hold back the tears, not that anyone
would blame him after his 218-race winless streak ended at Sonoma
Raceway on Sunday.
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Martin Truex Jr. won the Toyota Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway. For Truex it is his first win since 2007 at Dover. Truex’s win is the second in two seasons for Michael Waltrip Racing at Sonoma.
Jamie McMurray began the race on the pole at the track formerly known as Sears Point. McMurray would be passed by the second turn by Marcos Ambrose who started the...
How long has it been since Martin Truex Jr. last visited Victory Lane, a drought he snapped with Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup victory at Sonoma?...
(Eds: Updates. With AP Photos.) By JENNA FRYER AP Auto Racing Writer After 218 consecutive losses, Martin Truex Jr. wasn't quite certain he'd actually won at Sonoma Raceway when he woke the day after the victory.
''I have not stopped smiling since Sunday, as you can imagine,'' Truex said Tuesday. ''I woke up Monday morning and looked at my phone to...
Not long ago, Sonoma Raceway was owned by drivers Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart who, between 1998-2006, won seven of the nine NASCAR Sprint Cup...
For Juan Pablo Montoya, the longest lap on Sunday was the penultimate circuit -- when he realized the No. 42 Target Chevy was running out of gas.
Amazingly, Montoya wasn't that disappointed. After completing the final lap and leaving his car at the Sonoma Raceway start-finish line, he waved to the crowd on his walk back to the garage.
"I thought we had a winning car until...
Martin Truex Jr. won the 25th annual Toyota/Save Mart 350 at the 1.99-mile Sonoma Raceway road course.
The win enabled Truex to record his first victory for Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR), as well as his first win driving a Toyota Camry.
Truex last visited victory lane on June 4, 2007 at Dover International Speedway.
The Mayetta, N.J.-native led the field three times for a race-high...
SONOMA, Calif. — For Martin Truex Jr., a welcome oasis called Sonoma Raceway at long last ended one of the longest droughts in NASCAR racing.
With a convincing victory in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Truex ended a winless streak of 218 races dating to June 4, 2007 at Dover, where he finished 7.355 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Newman.
On Sunday at Sonoma, Truex beat second...
When you've gone 218 races without a victory, well, you have to mix it up a little if you want to win. And that's exactly what Martin Truex Jr. did to capture Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Truex, 32, a native of Mayetta, N.J., dominated the action on the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course, leading 51 of 110 laps to win over...