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Mar 11
Tuesday

Despite Fractured Wrist at Bristol, Truex Jr. Still Fond of Historic Short Track

NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (March 11, 2014) – When Martin Truex Jr. recently said, “You’ll never know what you’re going to get at Bristol Motor Speedway,” he wasn’t just referring to spins and wrecks. He was also referring to a fractured wrist, which he suffered at the Bristol night race last August. While running up front with 54 laps remaining in the 500-lap event at the half-mile oval, Truex suffered his first injury as a race car driver, breaking the scaphoid bone in his right wrist. The fracture forced him to wear a cast for the remainder of the season. “It was a weird deal because my wrist broke before I even hit the wall,” recalled Truex. “It was the perfect storm the way I ... FULL STORY »

Martin Truex Jr. Slips to 14th After Strong Performance in Las Vegas

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith\Getty Images LAS VEGAS (March 9, 2014) – In his 300th career Sprint Cup Series start, Martin Truex Jr. saw a top-10 finish fade in the closing segment of Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Furniture Row Racing driver, who ... FULL STORY »

Las Vegas Will Mark 300th Cup Start For Martin Truex Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images “I am only 33 and have a lot more years in me. I feel the best is still yet to come as a driver.” - Martin Truex Jr. DENVER, Colo. (March 4, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will make his 300th ... FULL STORY »

Grip Issues Drop Truex Jr. to 22nd in Phoenix Sprint Cup Race

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Robert/Laberge/Getty Images PHOENIX (March 2, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. grinded his way to a 22nd-place finish in Sunday’s The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. “Nothing worked for us today – I mean nothing,” said Truex, who started the ... FULL STORY »

Heading to Phoenix, Martin Truex Jr. Vying for Consistent, Positive News

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith\Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2014) – If it seems that Martin Truex Jr. has continually been in the media spotlight since the beginning of year, it’s because the Furniture Row Racing driver has indeed run the gamut of intriguing news ... FULL STORY »

Malfunction Forces Martin Truex Jr. to Take Early Daytona 500 Exit

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, pulls onto pit road after blowing his engine during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 23, 2014) – A broken oil pump belt, resulting in an engine failure cut short Martin Truex Jr.’s day in Sunday’s Daytona 500, the opening race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Truex’s day ended ... FULL STORY »

Backup car is new and ready to replace first car

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — A couple of days ago I made a comment about how smoothly things were going for our Furniture Row Racing team. I also added a disclaimer, saying that in superspeedway racing things can change in a ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex, Jr., on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Fast Car Cools Truex’s Anxiety Level
Posted 02.19.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 19, 2014) The lead up to Sunday’s Daytona 500 has been filled with both a high-degree of anticipation and even some superstition for Martin Truex Jr., the new driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet. Since announcing a multiyear contract back in November with the ...FULL STORY »
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Furniture Row Racing Teams With Global Humanitarian Organization
Posted 02.18.14
No. 78 Chevrolet to Carry World Vision Signage Team Owner Talks About Being With World Vision During Aftermath of 2004 Tsunami DENVER, Colo. -- (Feb. 18, 2014) – As a means to raise awareness and resources to fight global poverty and injustice, the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, driven by Martin Truex ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex, Jr., on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Strong Qualifying Effort Puts Truex on Front Row For Daytona 500
Posted 02.16.14
Furniture Row Racing Driver to Start Season Opener From The Outside Pole DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2014) – It didn’t take long for Martin Truex Jr. to make a statement as the new driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS. In Sunday’s Daytona 500 Pole Day qualifying at Daytona ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 DOW Chevrolet, and Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, celebrate in Victory Lane after qualifying on the front row for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 16, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Austin Dillon qualified for pole position and Martin Truex Jr. qualified second. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Austin Dillon Puts Famed No. 3 on the DAYTONA 500 Pole
Posted 02.16.14
RCR Rookie Driver Will Share Front Row of “The Great American Race” with Martin Truex Jr.  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon put the famed No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet on the pole for the 56th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 23. Dillon turned a lap ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Getty Images
2014 NSCS Sprint Unlimited Q&A with Driver Martin Truex Jr
Posted 02.14.14
MARTIN TRUEX JR, NO. 78 FURNITURE ROW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Superspeedway and discussed his outlook for Speedweeks, working with a new team and many other topics.  HOW IS YOUR OUTLOOK WITH YOUR NEW RACE TEAM? TALK ABOUT THE NEW CHAMPIONSHIP FORMAT; YOU COME ...FULL STORY »


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