Martin Truex Jr.
Furniture Row Racing’s Martin Truex Jr. mathematically clinched a Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff berth despite a poor showing in Watkins Glen on Sunday.
In a NASCAR world filled with Goliaths, Furniture Row Racing is a David.
Axalta 400 winner Martin Truex, Jr. stopped by the Furniture Row Racing shop in Denver on Wednesday and talked to CBS4 about the success he and his NASCAR team have been enjoying this year.
Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps for the fourth straight race, only this time he was in front on the one that mattered most, breaking through Sunday at Pocono Raceway for his first Sprint Cup victory since 2013.
Always the bridesmaid, never the bride — it’s starting to feel like the theme for Martin Truex Jr. this year. He’s second in points, but without a win he still hasn’t secured himself a spot in the chase.
Martin Truex Jr. will miss NASCAR Sprint Cup practice and qualifying session Friday at Michigan to support his cancer-stricken girlfriend.
Martin Truex Jr. took a winding, unexpected path to find a new job. He didn’t realize it would seem to take almost as long and be just as cumbersome to join his Furniture Row Racing team at Daytona.
Martin Truex, Jr. — come on down — you get to drive the “78” car.