Latest Martin Truex Jr. News

Clint Bowyer captures pole for NASCAR All-Star race

May. 17, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Clint Bowyer joked about what he would do if he wins his first NASCAR All-Star race on Saturday night and its $1 million prize. "A lot," Bowyer said with a big smile. NASCAR's funnyman took a big step toward making that celebration a reality by edging out Kyle Busch to capture the pole...

Keselowski wins at in overtime at Kansas ahead of Bowman

May. 13, 2019 4:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Brad Keselowski had planned to head to St. Louis after the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway to visit Mike Mittler, a longtime Truck Series owner who helped him early in his career and had been battling cancer the past couple years. But after Mittler died Friday night at...

The Latest: Keselowski wins Cup Series race at Kansas

May. 11, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night (all times local): 10 p.m. Brad Keselowski has raced to his third NASCAR Cup Series victory of the season, holding off a charging pack in overtime to take the checkered flag at Kansas Speedway. Keselowski...

Harvick leads Stewart-Haas dominance in Kansas qualifying

May. 10, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Kevin Harvick joked that the intra-team competition at Stewart-Haas Racing is marked by a whole lot of trash talk, and that Clint Bowyer usually says so much it's tough to get a dig in. Harvick had the final word Friday night. He scored his third pole of the season to lead a...

Rules package still in spotlight as Cup Series hits Kansas

May. 10, 2019 6:50 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. should know how to get around Kansas Speedway in a hurry. He won both races at the 1 1/2-mile track just west of downtown Kansas City during his 2017 championship season. He has an astonishing eight top-five finishes, more than any other track, his run of success...

Kyle Busch dodges fine for criticizing NASCAR rules package

May. 8, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch was not surprised he dodged a fine from NASCAR for ranting about its current rules package. Busch's expletive-riddled assessment after Monday's rain-postponed race in Delaware in years past likely would have drawn a hefty fine. But NASCAR let Busch's criticism go this...

Truex wins 2nd career Monday NASCAR race at Dover

May. 6, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. stood next to the 60-pound metallic gold Monster trophy on the victory lane stage and was uncertain about how many fingers he should flash for his celebratory photo. "Two for the season or three for Dover?" Truex asked. How about one of each? Truex solved his snapshot...

The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR race at Dover

May. 6, 2019 3:28 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Martin Truex Jr. has won a Monday race at Dover International Speedway for the second time in his career, pulling away from the field down the stretch to reach victory lane for the second time...

NASCAR Cup Series race at Dover postponed to Monday

May. 5, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson posed for a photo with Hall of Famers Bobby Allison and Richard Petty from an appearance this weekend and wrote the caption "367 and counting." His combined win total has been stuck on that number since June 4, 2017, when Johnson won the last of his 83 NASCAR Cup races....

Bell wins Xfinity race for 2nd straight NASCAR win at Dover

May. 4, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Christopher Bell raced to his third Xfinity Series victory of the season, winning an extra $100,000 for taking the checkered flag at Dover International Speedway. Bell also won at Dover for the second straight time, though he led only 44 laps in the No. 20 Toyota on Saturday compared...