Martin Truex Jr. starting from rear in Pocono 400 after engine change

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Martin Truex Jr. will start from the rear in today’s Pocono 400 after Furniture Row Racing changed the engine in his No. 78 Toyota.

Truex, the points leader, qualified second for the race at Pocono Raceway.

Truex, the winner of this race in 2015, joins Dale Earnhardt Jr., who swept the Pocono races in 2014, in starting from the rear due to an engine change. Earnhardt’s team changed engines in the No. 88 Chevrolet following Friday’s practice session.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will also go to the rear for an unapproved body adjustment.