Jun 24

Martin Truex Jr. ends drought with win at Sonoma

Stops 218-race winless streak with second victory in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Martin Truex Jr. photo © NASCARFor Martin Truex Jr., a welcome oasis called Sonoma Raceway at long last ended one of the longest droughts in NASCAR racing.

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With a convincing victory in Sunday’s Toyota Save Mart 350, Truex ended a winless streak of 218 races dating to June 4, 2007 at Dover, where he finished 7,355 seconds ahead of runner-up Ryan Newman.


On Sunday at Sonoma, Truex beat second-place Jeff Gordon by an even bigger margin — 8.133 seconds — as Juan Pablo Montoya dropped from the second position after running out of fuel on the next-to-last lap.

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