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By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service HOLLYWOOD, Fla.—Does Martin Truex Jr. have a decent chance to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship? There aren’t many who think so. In a recent poll of 50 full-time media members and 50 denizens of the Sprint Cup garage, all asked to predict the winner of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Jeff Gordon got 40 votes, defending champion Kevin Harvick 37 and Kyle Busch 20. That left three votes for Truex, who earned his title eligibility for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400Read More
Martin Truex Jr. continued his career best start to the season with another top 10 finish, this time with a fifth place in the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. The Furniture Row Racing driver started 36th, hanging among the front of the field until pushing towards the front on the last lap. His fifth place finish tied his career best finish in 21 starts at the 2.66-mile tri-oval. “Talladega is a wild card, and any time you can come out of here with a fifth place finish that’s a goodRead More