Martin Truex Jr.: Not To Be Forgotten

This year's quest for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship is far from a two horse race. While Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch are the clear front runners, defending champion Martin Truex Jr. has reminded us his car is no Clydesdale. Recognizing that the 78 was a long run car at Pocono Sunday, Martin Truex and crew chief Cole Pearn played their cards right and picked off their second win of the season. The Furniture Row team may not appear as imposing as they did in 2017, they'r ...

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Can Front Row Racing Become The Next Furniture Row?

How many of you a couple of years ago would have imagined a championship won by a driver representing Furniture Row Racing? With plenty of help from Toyota and Joe Gibbs Racing, journeyman Martin Truex Jr. has not only put wins on the board, but has won the vaunted Cup. All the stars aligned for the Denver, Colorado team owned by furniture mogul Barney Visser. Now, Front Row Racing has announced enhanced support from Ford and Roush Racing. With that kind of support, can Front Row drive ...

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Martin Truex Jr.: The Undisputed Champion

Sometimes isn't always to the swift. In true Martin Truex Jr. fashion, the race went to the one who patiently endured. To finish first, you must first finish. After years of blood, sweat and tears, Martin Truex Jr. has reached the top of the mountain. Let there be no doubt, when it came to the 2017 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series  season, the driver of the 78 was the man. There have been complaints in years past that the right driver didn't always get the crown. The consistently excellen ...

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Furniture Row Racing Turns Tables On JGR

You know, it's not supposed to be like this. Furniture Row Racing is supposed to be the "kid brother" to Joe Gibbs Racing. One team has two former champions, a perennial contender and a promising rookie. The other has a grizzled journeyman who once went six YEARS between his first and second career victory and a rookie. One team enjoys the spoils of residing in NASCAR's heartland. The other toils on the outer reaches of the NASCAR frontier in Denver, Colorado- far, far away from the Charlott ...

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Underdog? The Label No Longer Fits Martin Truex Jr.

If he hadn't already, Martin Truex Jr. crossed the line Saturday night. No, he didn't rub somebody out; and yes, he crossed the finish line first. The line- at least in this fan's mind- that Truex has crossed is that one where a competitor goes from underdog to favorite. As a driver, it's a line you hope to one day cross. No doubt, when Martin Truex Jr. came into the Cup Series full time in 2006, he was thinking championships, not hardships. He had plenty of reason to be upbeat. Racing fo ...

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