Martin Truex and Furniture Row Racing figure to benefit from segment racing

Among the handful of NASCAR rule changes, the major one seems to have been made just for Denver-based Furniture Row Racing and driver Martin Truex Jr. If nothing else, it was made partly because of the most recent example they made. If segment racing with bonus points were used last year, Truex and the No. 78 Toyota likely would have entered the playoff finale at Homestead-Miami...
Via The Denver Post
18 hours ago

Truex driven by last year's photo-finish at Daytona 500

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Martin Truex Jr. is more driven than anything by the 2016 Daytona 500. Truex finished second to Denny Hamlin in a photo finish last year. He gets another shot at the ''Great American Race'' on Feb 26. ''It's the biggest race of the year for us ... It's the one everyone wants to win, and so it was really cool to be part of that finish, the closest ever in history...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Previewing 2017: Martin Truex Jr

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer *Editor’s note: Motorsports Tribune will be previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season for 24 drivers. We will release one driver preview per day over a 24-day stretch. Age: 36 Years in Cup: 11 Career Wins: 7 Biggest Accomplishment: 4 wins in 2016 A stellar 2016 season saw Martin Truex Jr. tie a career best with eight top-five...
Via Motorsports Tribune
12 days ago

Fast forward: Martin Truex Jr. ready to make new memories in Daytona 500

The Furniture Row Racing driver looks to create a different highlight reel for this year's Daytona 500.
Via CSN Chicago
13 days ago

Ryan Truex lands full-time Truck Series ride with Hattori Racing Enterprises

The brother of Martin Truex Jr. will compete in his first full-time season in any of NASCAR's national series.
Via CSN Chicago
15 days ago

Will Carl Edwards make a Senate run?

When Carl Edwards said Jan. 11 that he wouldn’t be racing this year, he left open the possibility of running for public office. Now that reality might be a little closer.Columbia (Mo.) College, political science professor Terry Smith speculated in a Wednesday piece for KBIA's Talking Politics that Edwards will challenge U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri next year. McCaskill...
Via FOX Sports
20 days ago

Can Toyota carry their 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup success into 2017?

If Drake was to ever become a bandwagon fan in NASCAR, he’d be taking warm-up laps in a Camry. What a time to be alive for Toyota racing.2016 was a groundbreaking year for Toyota in many respects. They hope to take that momentum and carry it into 2017. In a sport where Ford and Chevrolet has dominated the scene for more than 30 years, Toyota secured its first-ever NASCAR Sprint...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing sign multi-year deal with Auto-Owners Insurance

Furniture Row Racing announced Monday that Auto-Owners Insurance has signed a multi-year contract to be a primary sponsor on Martin Truex Jr.'s No. 78 Toyota Camry.The insurance company sponsored three races in 2016, including a throwback paint scheme in the Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, which Truex won. Auto-Owners Insurance increases its presence as the primary...
Via FOX Sports
29 days ago

Auto-Owners Insurance expands sponsorship of Martin Truex Jr.’s team

Company will double the number of races it will sponsor Martin Truex Jr. in each of the next two seasons.
Via CSN Chicago
29 days ago

Does the road to a Sprint Cup title go through Martin Truex Jr.?

Fresh off his second win of the Chase at Dover International Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway on a hot streak at just the right time.Truex's first of four wins so far this season came in the Coca-Cola 500 at the 1.5-mile track in May, a race where he dominated after leading 392 of 400 laps -- breaking an all-time NASCAR record for most miles led by a driver...
Via FOX Sports
October 05, 2016

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