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Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Martin Truex Jr.'s name.
November 21, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson Scores Seventh Sprint Cup
By winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 in Homestead, Jimmie Johnson joins an elite group of seven-time NASCAR cup champions.
November 17, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Ford EcoBoost 400
For the final race of the season, C.J. Radune chooses Carl Edwards to lead his lower-risk lineup based on the fact that Edwards has the best statistics at Homestead among his championship competitors.
Ford EcoBoost 400 Preview: Crowning the Champion
Mark Taylor previews this week's Sprint Cup finale as Kyle Busch aims to defend his title and take home the 2016 championship at Miami.
November 14, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Logano Snatches Victory in Phoenix
With Joey Logano’s Can-Am 500 victory in the books, the final four drivers for the 2016 Sprint for the Cup are set and ready for the Ford EcoBoost 400 finale at Homestead.
November 10, 2016
CAN-AM 500 Preview: Prelude to the Championship
Mark Taylor analyzes this week's Sprint Cup race at Phoenix as Kevin Harvick and his fellow drivers try to claim one of four spots into the Chase finale.
November 7, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Edwards Wins to Advance
Carl Edwards won the rain-shortened AAA Texas 500 to earn one of the three remaining Chase for the Sprint Cup spots.
November 3, 2016
AAA Texas 500 Preview: Homestretch to the Title
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race at Texas as Jimmie Johnson looks to keep the good times rolling in the Chase for the Cup.
November 2, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: AAA Texas 500
C.J. Radune adds Kyle Busch to his lower-risk lineup because Busch at Texas earlier this year and remains on a run of top-10 finishes, excluding Talladega, that stretches back to Darlington.
November 1, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: AAA Texas 500
C.J. Radune says that Tony Stewart is still aiming for wins as his full-time career winds down, and Texas is a place where he has seen plenty of success, including two wins.
October 27, 2016
Goody's Fast Relief 500 Preview: The Round of 8
Mark Taylor analyzes the Round of 8 of the Chase for the Cup as Kyle Busch looks to continue his recent success at Martinsville.
October 26, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Goody's Fast Relief 500
C.J. Radune says that veteran Jeff Gordon, a nine-time Martinsville victor and the defending champion of this week’s race, has a golden opportunity to cement his legendary status this weekend.
DraftKings NASCAR: Goody's Fast Relief 500
Jimmie Johnson is included in C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup for this week’s race in Martinsville for Johnson's success at the track, including two wins in the last 10 races there.
October 23, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Logano Wins Alabama 500 as Field Narrows
Joey Logano’s hard-fought victory came after a disastrous pit stop during which he left pit road with a jack still attached to his car.
October 20, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Alabama 500
C.J. Radune says that Brad Keselowski earns the right to lead Talladega’s lower-risk lineup by virtue of his four wins at the track and three top-fives in the last four visits there.
Alabama 500 Preview: Separation Sunday
Mark Taylor analyzes this weekend's finale for the Round of 12 as the Chase cuts the down to eight cars, raising the stakes for the likes of Brad Keselowski, a four-time Talladega winner.
October 13, 2016
Hollywood Casino 400 Preview: Round of 12 Continues
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's Round of 12 race in the Chase for the Cup as Jimmie Johnson looks to keep it going after roaring back to life last week.
DraftKings NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
As the defending winner of this week’s race and a driver who always seems to do well on the Kansas track, Joey Logano is a key component of C.J.’s lower-risk lineup.
October 12, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Hollywood Casino 400
Is Kyle Busch’s trouble with Kansas Sprint Cup races well behind him after his win there earlier this spring? That’s what C.J. Radune is banking on with his higher-risk lineup.
October 10, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Johnson Shakes Monkey Off His Back
C.J. Radune describes Jimmie Johnson breaking his losing streak at the Bank of America 500 in Charlotte and advancing to the final eight in the Chase.
October 6, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Bank of America 500
C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup for Charlotte’s night race puts more emphasis on drivers who haven’t been to Victory Lane in a while but show signs of scoring breakthroughs, with Kyle Busch at the top of this list.
October 5, 2016
Bank of America 500 Preview: Let the Round of 12 Begin
Mark Taylor analyzes the second round of the Chase for the Cup as Martin Truex Jr.'s championship chances are growing by the day.
October 4, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Bank of America 500
Defending his win in last year’s Bank of America 500 is Joey Logano, who hasn’t finished worse than 11th in any of the last eight races and is a solid choice for C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup.
October 2, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Goes Two for Three
C.J. Radune describes Martin Truex Jr.’s victory at the Citizen Soldier 400 in Dover and his domination of the three-race first round of the Chase by winning two of three.
September 29, 2016
Citizen Soldier 400 Preview: Cut to the Round of 12
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's race at Dover as we advance to the next round of the Chase where Kevin Harvick hopes to keep the good luck rolling.
RaceDayScore NASCAR: Citizen Soldier 400
C.J. Radune says that Kevin Harvick, as the defending champion of last year’s race, deservedly leads the lower-risk lineup for Dover.
September 28, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: Citizen Soldier 400
Although Jimmie Johnson has had a streak of bad luck this season, there’s still hope that he could pull off an upset at Dover, as he has a history of doing well there.
September 25, 2016
NASCAR Barometer: Harvick Advances in Chase with Win
C.J. Radune reviews Sunday's Sprint Cup race as Kevin Harvick guaranteed himself a spot among the final 12 contenders with a win at New Hampshire.
September 22, 2016
RaceDayScore NASCAR: New England 300
With a fantastic start to his Chase for the Sprint Cup in Chicago and two New Hampshire wins, Joey Logano makes the cut for C.J. Radune’s higher-risk lineup.
New England 300 Preview: Kenseth's Rally Point
Mark Taylor analyzes the next race in the Chase for the Cup as Matt Kenseth looks to continue to be the king of the hill at the Magic Mile.
September 21, 2016
DraftKings NASCAR: New England 300
C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup features Kevin Harvick, who’s been threatening to visit Victory Lane for a number of weeks and who has three top-fives from his last four New Hampshire races.