Monday, June 17, 2019

Tag: NASCAR

Lightning shortens Texas qualifying, Martin Truex Jr. to start 6th

Martin Truex Jr. will start sixth in Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 after lightning in the area forced NASCAR to cancel the final two rounds of qualifying.

Truex makes it 5 consecutive top-5 finishes with strong 2nd-half at...

After experiencing serious handling issues during the first half of the race, Martin Truex Jr. came roaring back in his No. 78 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota.

Rain cancels qualifying at Martinsville; Truex to start from pole

Per the NASCAR rulebook, the current leader in the owner point standings is awarded the pole position when qualifying is cancelled.

Three in a row? Another pole the focus at Martinsville for...

“It’s all about that first pit stall at Martinsville,” Truex said. “Everybody wants that one – it’s a big advantage to qualify on the pole there.”

Martin Truex Jr. makes NASCAR history with win at Auto Club...

Truex became the first driver to win the pole and sweep every stage. His margin of victory over Kyle Larson was a whopping 11.685 seconds.

Make it two in a row; Martin Truex Jr. wins pole...

Martin Truex Jr. once again saved the best for last in qualifying as the Furniture Row Racing driver won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race.

No concerns for Martin Truex Jr. about rough track ahead

“I feel Fontana has been a good track for us over the years but we just haven’t capitalized on our performance there,” Truex said about the next track on the NASCAR circuit.

Furniture Row Racing president Joe Garone named to West Coast Stock...

Garone, who started with FRR when the franchise was formed in 2005, has been the catalyst in building the Denver-based team into a championship caliber auto racing organization.

Truex posts another top-5 finish, moves into tie for 2nd in...

After finishing 5th in Phoenix, 4th in Las Vegas and 5th in Atlanta (pictured), Martin Truex Jr. has moved into a tie for 2nd place with Kyle Busch.

Martin Truex Jr. captures pole for TicketGuardian 500 in Phoenix

“It was a good run -- we worked really hard coming here, knowing what we’ve done here in the past,” Truex said of claiming the top qualifying spot at ISM Raceway.