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MARTIN TRUEX, JR. RUMORS

Truex Jr. Finishes 15th in Rain-Shortened Daytona Race

Though Martin Truex Jr. escaped two major wrecks, he had to contend with a vibration in his car plus a battery change in Sunday’s rain-delayed and rain-shortened Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.   The 160-lap, 400-mile race was scheduled for Saturday night, but rain forced postponement of the event at the 2.5-mile tri-oval. The unpredictable weather in the coastal...

Truex Jr. Returns to Daytona with a Vengeance

When Martin Truex Jr. went to bed the night before the Daytona 500 in February he sincerely felt it was the best chance of his career to capture NASCAR’s biggest race.   “We had a fast superspeedway car,” said Truex, who qualified for the 500 on the outside pole.   But the optimism turned into a nightmare for the Furniture Row Racing driver, who was competing in his first Sprint...

Defending race winner Martin Truex Jr. hoping to turn season around

Martin Truex Jr. comes into Sonoma Raceway this weekend as the defending race winner and despite being with a different team than he was with last year, the New Jersey native showed speed during practice on Friday. “As you said, practice went well with our Furniture Row Chevy, and we’re looking forward to the rest of the day,” Truex commented yesterday afternoon. “This track...
Via On Pit Road
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. note And Sponsorship news

WESCO will sponsor the #3 car for the Saturday race at Phoenix. Whitetail Club will sponsor the #2 car for the Saturday race at Phoenix. Martin Truex Jr. becamer the first Daytona druver sincle 1973 to start second at the Daytona 500 and finish dead last.
Via The Pit Stop
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Racing 2014 paint scheme

Martin Truex Jr. will suit up the season driving the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS. Truex Jr. is moving over from Michael Waltrip Racing and the No. 56 after spending the last four seasons with the team. Truex’s release from the team followed the fallout from Richmond, and NAPA’s decision to leave the sport. The No. 56 team is now a research and development team...
Via Tireball.com
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. to drive for Furniture Row

Having signed a multi-year deal to drive for Furniture Row Racing in 2014, Martin Truex Jr. feels "blessed." Following a chain of events involving Truex's current team, Michael Waltrip Racing, that began with teammate Clint Bowyer's spin at the Sept. 7 Richmond race and continued through NAPA's decision to pull sponsorship at season's end, Truex wasn'...
Via Fox Sports
November 01, 2013  |  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...
Via Tireball.com
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...
Via Tireball.com
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Truex to join Furniture Row team

Martin Truex Jr. has agreed to drive the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet in 2014. Sources say the parties came to terms on Wednesday night. A formal announcement is expected next Tuesday. In his eighth year as a full-time Sprint Cup driver, Truex has spent the past four seasons running the No. 56 NAPA Toyota for Michael Waltrip Racing. He is a two-time Nationwide Series champion...
Via Fox Sports
October 16, 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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