Martin Truex Jr. battles from back of the pack to fourth place at Chicagoland.
Martin Truex Jr. wins in Sonoma after taking lead for final time in final twenty laps.
Martin Truex had his worst finish of the season in the rain with an 18th finish in Michigan.
Martin Truex Jr. Day dubbed in Truex Jr.'s home state
Truex has experienced bad luck in his last three races with finishes of 37th in Texas, 30th in Bristol and 14th in Richmond.
Truex earned the pole with a final-round lap of 21.799 seconds at 123.859 mph on the 0.75-mile D-shaped oval.
Martin Truex Jr.’s career record at Richmond Raceway includes 24 starts, two top fives, eight top 10s and 439 laps led.
Running in second place with 5 laps remaining in Stage 1, Martin Truex Jr. saw his day cut short when his car exited Turn 4 and went directly into the wall due to a flat tire.