Browsing the "Martin Truex Jr." Tag

Truex Brothers Replace Bayne At Diamond Waltrip Racing

September 29th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Martin Truex Jr and his brother, two-time K&N Pro Series East Series champion Ryan Truex, will pilot Diamond-Waltrip Racing's No. 99 Nationwide Series entry for the remainder of the 2010 season, replacing Trevor Bayne, who was released from the team earlier this week


Reutimann Wins LifeLock.com 400 At Chicagoland

July 11th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

David Reutimann drove to his second career Sprint Cup victory in the LifeLock.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Reutimann's first career victory came in a rain-shortened Coca-Cola 600, leading some naysayers to question whether he earned it. But this time, no one could question his victory; he led three times for a total of 52 laps, including the final 32.


Harvick Wins Wreck-Filled Coke Zero 400 At Daytona

July 5th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kevin Harvick, polesitter for the Coke Zero 400 due to qualifying being rained out, won the wreck-filled restrictor plate race at Daytona International Speedway. On a green-white-checkered finish, Harvick drove by teammate Clint Bowyer for the lead, then held off Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne to win.


Johnson Gets First Road Course Win After Ambrose Error

June 21st, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jimmie Johnson earned his first career Sprint Cup road course win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway after Marcos Ambrose made a mistake under caution in the closing laps, handing Johnson the lead


Hamlin Earns Fourth Win Of Season At Pocono

June 7th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Denny Hamlin won a rain-delayed Gillette Fusion ProGlide 500 at Pocono Raceway when the caution flew for an eight-car pileup occured on the Long Pond straightaway during a green-white-checkered finish. The win is Hamlin's fourth of the year, the most in the series


Who Will Miss The Chase And Who Will Make It?

June 2nd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Since 2007, when NASCAR moved to the current Chase format ), only one driver -- on average -- in the Chase after the 13th race of the season has fallen out by the time the Chase has started. Who will go, and who will be in this year


Busch Wins All Star Event, $1 Million

May 23rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Kurt Busch overcame hitting the wall not once, but twice to win an action-packed All Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch charged to the front at the beginning of the final segment. Then, he survived two late-race cautions and held off Martin Truex Jr to earn his first All Star victory


Hamlin Completes Darlington Weekend Sweep

May 10th, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Denny Hamlin became the first driver to sweep both races at Darlington Raceway in a weekend by following up his victory in the Royal Purple 200 with a win in the Southern 500 after mistakes took Jeff Gordon and Jeff Burton out of contention


Busch Wins Crown Royal 400

May 3rd, 2010 | by Michael J Smith

Jeff Gordon saw his 2.5 second lead in the closing laps of the Crown Royal 400 at Richmond International Raceway evaporate when Elliott Sadler blew a tire and slid across the track. That allowed Kyle Busch to get tires and mount a charge that would ultimately result in his 17th career Sprint Cup victory.



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