Martin Truex Jr. Capitalizes and Wins Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas

Martin Truex Jr. rallied to victory Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, passing Brad Keselowski with a lap and a half remaining and sweeping all three stages of the Kobalt 400. Truex led 150 of the 267 laps in the Furniture Row Racing No. 78 Toyota. His first win of the season was his first at the 1.5-mile track and the eighth of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career. Truex led just 10 laps in the opening 80-lap stage, but set the pace for the majority of the race’s…

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Elliott, Truex Lead Cup Practices on Saturday in Vegas

Martin Truex Jr. topped the leaderboard in the final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday, logging a lap at 188.613 mph in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota. Right behind him was Chase Elliott, who led Monster Energy Series practice earlier in the day, in the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at 188.574 mph. Rounding out the top five were: Dale Earnhardt Jr. in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet at 188.436 mph, Matt Kenseth in the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing…

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