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Martin Truex Jr. Finishes 6th; Overcomes Early Problem to Continue Top-10 Streak

A strong team effort propelled Martin Truex Jr. and the Furniture Row Racing team to a sixth-place finish in Sunday's STP 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.  It was the sixth straight top-eight finish to start the season for Truex, who set a career best of six consecutive top-10 results. He remains third in the driver point standings as the NASCAR circuit...

No one factor responsible for Martin Truex Jr., Furniture Row gains

Team owner Barney Visser isn't about to declare the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season a success for his Furniture Row Racing team. Not yet, anyway.   Visser, a tall, bearded and somewhat shy man, knows only too well how brutal the racing gods can be. In the 2014 Daytona 500, Martin Truex Jr. qualified the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet on the outside pole for the Daytona 500...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. Taking Hot Streak to NASCAR’s Puzzling Half-Mile

As Martin Truex Jr. heads to one of the more perplexing racetracks for this weekend’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, the Furniture Row Racing driver can find solace with how his team has performed in the first five races compared to the same period last year.      After five races last season, Truex did not have any top fives or top 10s and was ranked...

Furious Tony Stewart rips Martin Truex Jr. in profanity-laced tirade

Tony Stewart has been heard using some particularly salty language as of late. Running poorly two weekends ago at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Stewart went off over his team's in-car radio about the Sprint Cup Series' 2015 rules package. "I hate this (expletive) rules package. It's a bunch of (expletive) (expletive)," the clearly frustrated driver said. The latest object of the three...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Martin Truex Jr., Tony Stewart have post-race dust up in Fontana

Sunday's Auto Club 400 was a fairly clean event, but that does not mean there were no ruffled feathers at the end of the 209-lap event. After climbing from their cars, Furniture Row Racing's Martin Truex Jr. and Stewart-Haas Racing's Tony Stewart exchanged words on pit road. "If you want to f--k with him than f--k with him, but I'm f------g out there and you come darting across,...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. Keeps Rolling, Finishes 8th in Southern California

Martin Truex Jr. fought through a number of problems as he willed his No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet to an eighth-place finish in Sunday's Auto Club 400 Sprint Cup Series race.  Truex has not finished lower than eighth in the first five races of the season, equaling a personal career best of five consecutive top-10 results, set in 2012. The top-10 finish at...

NSCS: Off Season Moves Reason Behind Furniture Row Racing’s Success

Martin Truex Jr. continues to impress everyone after bringing home yet another solid run for the Furniture Row Racing team this past weekend at the Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. The seventh-place finish gave Truex and his racing team their fourth top-10 finish in a row. The record performance for the team surpases the record set by Kurt Busch in 2012 and 2013. The solid...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. Shining Through 1st Two Races of 2015

Hampton, GA- Martin Truex Jr. would like to forget the time period from the last 11 races of 2013 through the entire 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. We all know the story. Truex, drove his way into the Chase two years ago at Richmond only to have it taken away from him right after. … Continue reading NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr. Shining Through 1st Two Races of 2015 →
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: After Rough 2014 Season, 2nd Place in Sprint Unlimited Solid Night for Martin Truex Jr.

Daytona Beach, Fla- The final 11 races of 2013 and all of 2014 was a period of time that Martin Truex Jr. wants to forget. After thinking he made the Chase with Michael Waltrip Racing in ’13, NASCAR deemed MWR cheated and took Truex out of the Chase. The fallout would be severe for Truex even … Continue reading NASCAR: After Rough 2014 Season, 2nd Place in Sprint Unlimited Solid...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Martin Truex Jr. Looks To Better Last Year’s Results

To say that Martin Truex Jr. didn’t have the 2014 year that he was looking for is a statement with certainty. However, towards the end of the year, he was turning 20-something finishes into top-20 finishes, which gives him a positive attitude into the year. “We were getting better and figuring things out and where we made our mistakes and where we went wrong, so to speak,”...
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February 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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