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Late Race Hit Leaves Truex Jr. With Frustrating Finish at Atlanta

Martin Truex Jr. had a number of obstacles to overcome at Atlanta Motor Speedway, including an unnecessary hit from a fellow competitor that left him with a 23rd-place finish in Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup Series race.   After starting sixth based on his qualifying effort on Friday, Truex had to contend with handling issues with his No. 78 Furniture Row/World Vision...

Truex Jr. Seeking Third-Straight Top-5 at Atlanta

Martin Truex Jr. will be seeking his third straight top-five finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, site of Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup Series race.   Truex, who is in his first season driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, notched a fourth-place finish at Atlanta in 2012 and a third-place result in 2013. He has also led 247 career laps at Atlanta...

After successful cancer surgery, Sherry Pollex is going home

Great news for Martin Truex Jr.'s longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex. Last week, Pollex made the announcement that she is battling ovarian cancer. After spending five days in the hospital, she Tweeted this Friday morning. Needless to say, the NASCAR community is standing behind her.  Pollex's passion in life is fighting pediatric cancer. To learn more about her work with...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr’s Girlfriend Diagnosed with Cancer

Sometimes the sports world has to stop and realize that there is more to life than a stick, a ball, or even a racecar. On Wednesday afternoon the NASCAR community did just that as Martin Truex, Jr’s longtime girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, announced that she had ovarian cancer and would undergo surgery on Friday. Pollex has been with Truex for nine years, and has been by his side through...
Via Total Sports Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Truex to Sit Out Practice and Qualifying on Friday at Michigan

DENVER — Martin Truex Jr. announced Wednesday that he will miss practice and qualifying on Friday at the Michigan International Speedway. Truex’s long time girlfriend, Sherry Pollex, was diagnosed recently with ovarian cancer. Both Sherry and Martin would like to say thanks for all the well wishes around the NASCAR community as they go through this difficult process. As Sherry...
Via Sicknissified
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Ward Sr. Comments, Martin Truex Jr., And Loads More News

Kevin Ward Sr. is out with comments on the death of his son.    Kevin Ward Sr said:  “Apparently, Tony Stewart was the only one driving out there who didn’t see him.”  Kevin Harvick crew chief Rodney Childers has been fined $25,000 due to unapproved weights.  Getting a warning was the #98 as they wound up adding or removing fuel in the garage area. The RTA has expanded...
Via The Pit Stop
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. to miss Michigan qualifying/practice as girlfriend begins cancer treatment

Furniture Row Racing announced today that Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday’s practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway due to being with longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex as she begins treatment for ovarian cancer. Per the statement released by the team, “Sherry and Martin would like to thank the NASCAR community for all the well wishes. They have requested...
Via On Pit Road
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing announce multi-year contract

getty images It’s official. Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing formally announced on Friday that the two have entered into a multi-year contract beginning in 2014. Truex has been driving the No. 56 Toyota Camry at Michael Waltrip Racing but as the team downsizes from the fallout from Richmond it was recently announced that he would not return for next season. Enter Furniture...
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. signs with Furniture Row Racing

Getty Images Martin Truex Jr. has signed with Furniture Racing to drive the No. 78 Chevrolet in 2014. According to sources the team and Truex agreed to terms on Wednesday night and a formal announcement is expected next Tuesday. Truex, a two time Nationwide Series Champion has spent the past four seasons driving the No. 56 NAPA Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. He has two wins in...
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Junior: Manipulating NASCAR races is quite common

Dale Earnhardt Jr. or Dale Jr. (or even Junior if you will) said “this isn’t the first time it’s happened,” in reference to Michael Waltrip Racing trying to manipulate a race. “I don’t think we need to beat on Clint (Bowyer) and MWR too much because it’s been done before,” Dale Jr. said in Chicago at NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Media Day this afternoon. Dale Jr...
Via The Sports Bank
September 12, 2013  |  Discuss
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