Martin Truex

Martin Truex Jr. holds off Kevin Harvick to win Southern 500

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. took the lead with 28 laps to go and held off Kevin Harvick on the final restart to win the Southern 500 on Sunday night. Truex started the summer season by leading an astounding 588 of 600 miles to win at Charlotte on Memorial Day weekend. He closed the season by outracing Harvick…

Martin Truex Jr. signs 2-year extension with NASCAR team

DENVER (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. has signed a two-year contract extension with Furniture Row Racing, keeping him with his NASCAR team through the 2018 season. The Denver-based operation also announced Thursday that Bass Pro Shops and Tracker Boats will increase its primary sponsorship on the No. 78 Toyota from 12 to 16 races in 2017. The 36-year-old Truex already…