2015 Season in Review: Martin Truex Jr.



CREW CHIEF: Cole Pearn

TEAM: Furniture Row Racing


WINS: 1 (Pocono I)

Top 5s: 8 (career best)

TOP 10s: 22 (career best)

LAPS LED: 567 (career best)


WHAT WENT RIGHT: Truex qualified for the Chase for the Sprint Cup for the third time in his career a year after recording the worst season of his career … Truex advanced all the way to the championship race before finishing fourth, his career best result … After leading the most laps in the three previous races without winning, Truex scored his first and only win of 2015 in the spring race at Pocono Raceway. It was Truex’s first win since the 2013 event at Sonoma Raceway …

WHAT WENT WRONG: Truex’s hot summer streak ended when he recorded his only two DNF’s of the year in consecutive races, at Daytona and Sonoma … After his Pocono win, the N0. 78 failed to lead a lap in 15 of the next 18 races … Though he advanced to the championship race, Truex failed to win any race in the Chase.

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016: Truex enters his third season with Furniture Row Racing and it will be the team’s first with Toyota after years with Chevrolet. FRC will be part of a partnership with Joe Gibbs Racing.