1. Martin Truex Jr. Wins Ho-Hum Dover, but Chase Drama Now Ramps Up

    The first segment of the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup is in the books. Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. has won two of the first three races. The latest, at Dover International Speedway in Delaware, was a bit on the tepid side...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 4 months ago 2,455 reads 3 comments

  2. NASCAR at New Hampshire: Preview, Prediction of the New England 300

    The Chase for the Sprint Cup is underway and Kevin Harvick leads all drivers, 1-0, in interview refusals. Martin Truex Jr., however, leads all Chasers, 1-0, in what really matters: wins...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 4 months ago 2,708 reads 2 comments

  3. As Martin Truex Jr. Knows, One Win Does Not a Chase Make

    Little did Damon Runyan know, when he reportedly said the following, that it was an insightful description of NASCAR 's 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup: "The race is not always to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, but that's the way to bet...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 4 months ago 762 reads 0 comments

  4. Martin Truex's Stellar Season May Help Fill the Great Dale Earnhardt Jr. Void

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. , NASCAR's Most Popular Driver Award winner for the past 13 seasons, is out for the rest of this one...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 5 months ago 4,385 reads 10 comments

  5. Martin Truex Jr.'s Domination Drains Drama out of a Feel-Good Story in Charlotte

    Martin Truex Jr. outran his luck at Charlotte Motor Speedway, and nothing else came even close to stopping him in the Coca-Cola 600. Only once in the whole race did another car (Jimmie Johnson's Chevrolet) pass Truex's at speed...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 8 months ago 4,907 reads 12 comments

  6. NASCAR at Charlotte 2016: Winners and Losers from the Coca-Cola 600

    If you can’t win the greatest race (Daytona 500), and you can’t win the championship (at Homestead), you want to win the longest race. That's the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway...

    Brendan O'Meara Written by Brendan O'Meara about 8 months ago 4,948 reads 0 comments

  7. Martin Truex Jr.'s Bad Loss Overshadows Kyle Busch's Win in Wretched Kansas Race

    It just seems like Kyle Busch has won every race. The reigning Sprint Cup champion has just won three of the 11 races run so far in NASCAR's premier series...

    Monte Dutton Written by Monte Dutton about 9 months ago 5,553 reads 2 comments