Column: Truex and Pearn find comfortable fit with Gibbs team
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn built a championship-winning team far from NASCAR's hub in North Carolina, using their own approach in making a single-car organization one of the...
Truex races into 2nd round with win in opening playoff race
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. clearly had one of the best teams this season as he rolled to four victories before the end of June.
Then he hit a slump of sports, nearly three months...
The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR’s opening playoff race
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's opening playoff race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. has won the opening race of NASCAR's playoffs to...
Joe Gibbs has a heavyweight lineup in NASCAR’s playoffs
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Joe Gibbs has a powerhouse lineup leading the NASCAR playoffs, with four drivers laser-focused on winning the overall title. If there is a favorite in this 10-race tournament, it...
Jones signs contract extension with JGR for 2020 season
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Erik Jones has signed a contract extension with Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2020 season.
The 23-year-old Jones has two career Cup victories in three-plus seasons and...
Jones’ Darlington win give Joe Gibbs 4 chances at a title
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Joe Gibbs has had the hottest hand in NASCAR this season. Now, after Erik Jones' gritty, overnight victory at Darlington Raceway, the championship owner has four aces ready...
Erik Jones holds off Busch to win rain-delayed Southern 500
DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Erik Jones used every bit of stamina he had at Darlington Raceway. Few know better than Jones the effort it took to hold off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and win...
Column: Hamlin cites new maturity in turnaround season
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Denny Hamlin has not finished lower than fifth since early July and his current six-race streak includes two victories in the last four races, a pair of runner-ups and a...
Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan for 47th career win
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won a NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway for the second straight year, giving him two victories this year and 47 in his career.
The Latest: Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Cup race at Michigan
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Michigan International Speedway (all times local):
Chase Elliott wins NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen again
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott put an emphatic end to his summer-long struggle, making a statement with a dominating win on the road course at Watkins Glen International.
The Latest: Elliott wins NASCAR Cup race at The Glen
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Watkins Glen International (all times local):
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — Chase Elliott has won the pole for the NASCAR Cup race Sunday at Watkins Glen International.
Elliott, the defending race winner, was the fastest Saturday in both...
Jones inching closer to win, new contract with Gibbs
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Erik Jones started the season on the hot seat for Joe Gibbs Racing. Now, 21 races into the season, he is on a hot streak for the best team in NASCAR and making an easy case...
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Daniel Suarez and Aric Almirola have passed pre-race inspection and will give Stewart-Haas Racing the front row at the start of Saturday night's event at Kentucky...
SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — NASCAR drivers know there is little data from Kentucky Speedway's unique 1.5-mile layout that can be applied to the remainder of the intermediate tracks on the Cup...
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) — Christopher Bell plans to stay with Joe Gibbs Racing for at least one more year.
That's about all he knows about the situation at the moment.
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceNASCAR: Kyle Busch Comes Up Short In Quest For Third Straight Win At PoconoJuly 29, 2019
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Hamlin Wins At PoconoJuly 29, 2019
- The Times-TribuneNASCAR: Hamlin Wins At PoconoJuly 28, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalMartin Truex Jr. wins again in NASCAR race at Kentucky SpeedwayJuly 16, 2018
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch have managed to keep their long-standing rivalry quite friendly during their first season as teammates at Joe Gibbs Racing.
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race in Sonoma (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway for the second straight...
BROOKLYN, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway (all times EDT):
Joey Logano won his second NASCAR Cup Series race of the...
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway (all times local):
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. left no doubt at the Coca-Cola 600 that Joe Gibbs Racing remains the powerhouse team.
Still, those chasing JGR have reason to be encouraged for the...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Maybe it should be called the four-wide slide.
Whatever you want to name it, Martin Truex Jr.'s pass with four laps to go in the Coca-Cola 600 led to one of the best...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. gave team owner Joe Gibbs another reason to celebrate at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Truex overcame an early flat tire after hitting the wall, then broke...
CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on motorsport's busiest day (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. won the caution-filled Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday,...
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...
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...
The Latest: Truex wins NASCAR race at Dover
DOVER, Del. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race at Dover International Speedway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. has won a Monday race at Dover International Speedway...
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. had about 40 laps to go and Clint Bowyer closing fast.
In a race to see who could preserve their car best, Truex outlasted Bowyer and then held off a...
The Latest: Martin Truex Jr. wins at Richmond Raceway
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup race Saturday night at Richmond Raceway (all times local):
Martin Truex Jr. held off Clint Bowyer in a long duel and then...
Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Kevin Harvick won the pole for Saturday night's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Richmond Raceway.
Harvick turned a fast lap at 124.298 mph Friday for the 27th...
AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR Cup Series race near Phoenix (all times local):
Kyle Busch has won the NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway, tracking down...
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race in Las Vegas (all times local):
Joey Logano surged into the lead during the second stage of the NASCAR Cup Series race in Las...
The Latest: Keselowski shakes off flu to win at Atlanta
HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the NASCAR race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (all times local):
Brad Keselowski has recovered from a stomach virus to win Sunday's race at...
Toyota stars Truex, Busch benched for Daytona 500 practice
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The biggest Toyota stars skipped the final practice for the Daytona 500, with former NASCAR champs Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch among the drivers sitting out.
Truex makes move to Joe Gibbs Racing with championship goal
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. was just one of many Philadelphia Eagles fans bummed when Nick Foles' pass deflected off a receiver and was intercepted to end a playoff push toward a second straight Super Bowl.
"They had a shot," Truex said. "Without that interception, I think they could have pulled it off."
The Eagles were smacked with the same forlorn reality Truex suffered through only two months earlier — it's hard to win back-to-back championships.
Truex and Wallace top Daytona speed charts in rainy 1st day
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Chase Elliott took blame for the first crash of NASCAR's new season on a blustery day at Daytona International Speedway that was shortened by rain.
Martin Truex Jr. topped the speed chart in his debut for Joe Gibbs Racing, and Bubba Wallace jumped to the top of Saturday's second session before weather brought an early end to NASCAR's Cup Series practice.
Rosters were needed to track all the offseason changes and new faces preparing for the season-opening Daytona 500.
Suarez gets 2nd shot to show he can ride with NASCAR’s best
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Daniel Suarez will hit a reset on his career, getting a second chance to prove he can win at NASCAR's top level.
Pushed out of a ride with Joe Gibbs Racing, one of the top teams in the sport, Suarez found a soft landing at Stewart-Haas Racing. The SHR four-driver lineup combined for 12 victories last season and claimed half the spots in the round of eight in the playoffs.
Bass Pro Shops moves with Martin Truex Jr. to Gibbs team
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. landed Bass Pro Shops as sponsor for 24 races this season with Joe Gibbs Racing.
Bass Pro first partnered with Truex in 2001 and was on his car when he won the 2017 Cup Series championship with Furniture Row Racing. That team folded at the end of November because another sponsor left NASCAR and Furniture Row could not replace the funding.
It made Truex available to move to JGR, and Bass Pro will follow as his primary sponsor.
Joey Logano spoils Big Three party to win NASCAR title
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Joey Logano raced into NASCAR anointed as its next star. He was 18, dubbed "Sliced Bread" because of all the hype, and in way over his head.
It made Logano an easy target on and off the track and threatened his career. Logano was out of a job five years after he arrived but given a second chance by Roger Penske, the titans of motorsports.
Now he's part of Penske's storied history as NASCAR's newest champion.
Busch, Harvick see championship runs fall short at Homestead
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick combined to win 16 races, lead 3,459 laps and each were considered a heavy favorite to win a second NASCAR championship.
They let the race they needed slip away, and champion Joey Logano pounced.
Truex’s planned goodbye bash turns into pity party at finale
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. badly wanted to end Furniture Row's existence with a second straight championship. He came up one spot short in NASCAR's season finale to spoil the farewell.
Truex was in prime position to repeat his Cup Series title at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday until a late caution ruined the night and left Truex wondering what might have been.
The Latest: Joey Logano wins 1st Cup Series championship
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on NASCAR's Cup Series championship (all times local):
Joey Logano has won his first Cup Series championship, passing defending champion Martin Truex Jr. after the final restart and then driving away from the field.
Logano called him the favorite in the days leading up the season finale and ended up playing the spoiler role. He finished ahead of the "Big Three" of Truex, Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch.