Martin Truex Jr., Michael Waltrip Racing
Thu, 06 Sep 2012 08:54:32 -0700
Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin, Roush Fenway Racing driver Greg Biffle, Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Roush Fenway Racing driver Matt Kenseth, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jimmie Johnson, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr., Penske Championship Racing driver Brad Keselowski, Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer and Richard Childress Racing driver Kevin Harvick are the nine drivers that have clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Tony Stewart and Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne are in the 10th and 11th spots currently. Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman, Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon, Richard Petty Motorsports driver Marcos Ambrose, Joe Gibbs Racing driver Kyle Busch and Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano are fighting for the final playoff spot.
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 09:07:30 -0700
Updating a previous report, Michael Waltrip Racing agreed to a three-year contract extension with driver Martin Truex Jr. NAPA is on board as Truex's primary sponsor in the Sprint Cup Series. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Tue, 28 Aug 2012 08:48:43 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing agreed to a contract extension with driver Martin Truex Jr. Tuesday, Aug. 28, to remain in the No. 56 Toyota car for the Sprint Cup Series. The team will announce the undisclosed extension Friday, Aug. 31. Truex is currently fifth in the Cup standings, and his 13 top-10 finishes are his most since 2007.
Mon, 23 Apr 2012 09:36:04 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing is discussion a contract extension with driver Martin Truex Jr. Truex's contract expires after the 2012 season, and he's currently fourth in points, one point out of second place.
Mon, 24 Oct 2011 08:49:01 -0700
NASCAR confiscated three front windshields from two Michael Waltrip Racing cars and one affiliated with the team Friday, Oct. 21, at Talladega Superspeedway. The windshields were taken from drivers David Reutimann and Martin Truex Jr. and one from JTG Daugherty Racing driver Bobby Labonte. They were taken because they had unapproved modifications.
Wed, 29 Jun 2011 09:09:40 -0700
Keith Barnwell, the spotter for Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr., will miss the Sprint Cup race this weekend at Daytona International Speedway to be with his sick mother. Ty Norris will replace Barnwell this weekend.
Wed, 08 Jun 2011 09:37:03 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing crew chief Pat Tryson is being replaced as the crew chief for driver Martin Truex Jr. beginning this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Chad Johnston will be the replacement crew chief.
Wed, 04 May 2011 08:41:01 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. fired his pit crew after they messed up his final stop at Richmond International Raceway last weekend. "We had a very good car at Richmond. It was the best car I've ever had there," Truex said. "We've run well and have very little to show for it. But in Richmond, it was hard not to say anything when our night ended the way it did."
The team will employ new tire carriers and tire changers for the front and rear end of Truex's No. 56 Toyota.
Mon, 02 May 2011 09:12:11 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. finished 27th in the Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway Saturday, April 30.
Mon, 18 Apr 2011 09:13:40 -0700
Michael Waltrip Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. finished 13th in the Sprint Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway Sunday, April 17, according to NASCAR.com.
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