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Truex set to defend championship, send FRR out a winner

Nov. 16, 2018 3:14 PM EST

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Win or lose, Martin Truex Jr. will be at the center of a goodbye bash that no one at Furniture Row Racing will want to end. Truex will pop open some beers, huddle with friends and reminisce a final time about the team's wild ride from obscurity to greatness. It's last call for FRR...

NASCAR's culture of cheating unmasked during playoffs

Nov. 8, 2018 5:46 PM EST

AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The credo in NASCAR has always been "If you ain't cheatin', you ain't tryin'," and that has never changed despite series effort to keep things on the up-and-up. Now that culture has resurfaced again and at a most inopportune time for the beleaguered series. There is one race to go to...

Column: Truex out to prove lame-duck team can win a title

Oct. 30, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Maybe Martin Truex Jr. is the driver to root for through the rest of the NASCAR playoffs after his last-lap loss to Joey Logano at Martinsville Speedway. His generation of jet-setting, lakefront-living, well-compensated stars has not been all that relatable to the average fan, a...