Dramatic Round Closer: Martin Truex Jr. becomes the first 7x winner since 2013, Jimmie Johnson advances into the next round

Racing with a heavy heart, Martin Truex, Jr.’s seventh win of 2017 was in memory of road-crew fabricator Jim Watson. His championship rival Kyle Larson failed to make the Round of 8 after an engine failure while Jimmie Johnson escaped multiple issues to advance. The carnage from Talladega paled in comparison to Sunday’s Hollywood Casino […]

Overshadowed Night: Truex Jr. conquers Kansas after years of shortcomings, three-car pileup sends Almirola to the hospital

Martin Truex, Jr.’s second win of 2017 overshadowed by Aric Almirola’s injury after brutal lap 199 crash Shortcomings has defined Martin Truex, Jr.’s luck the past few years at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. This time around, Truex, Jr. redeemed himself by not only leading the most laps (104 of 267 laps) once again […]