Martin Truex Jr.

Truex wins pole after bolts from confiscated at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. overcame an issue in inspection to win the pole for the playoff elimination race at Talladega Superspeedway. Truex turned a lap of 193.423 mph Saturday to earn the top starting spot Sunday. Winner of two races in the first round of the Chase, Truex is winless in round two but above the cutoff…

Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR pole at Pocono Raceway

LONG POND, Pa. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. turned a lap of 179.244 mph and won the pole Friday at Pocono Raceway. Truex won his third pole of the season in the No. 78 Toyota and the 10th of his career. He has one of his four career Sprint Cup victories at Pocono. Carl Edwards was second, followed by Paul…

Truex nabs pole for Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Martin Truex Jr. will start on the pole Saturday night in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. Truex turned a lap of 190.921 mph in the final round of qualifying Friday night, earning his first pole since April 2012 at Texas and giving himself some confidence at a track he’s come to love….