NEWS & ADVICE
Articles from RotoWire's fantasy archives that mention Martin Truex Jr.'s name.
March 19, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Newman Upsets in Phoenix
Ryan Newman surprised the Camping World 500 field by taking his first win since 2013 giving Richard Childress Racing an overdue victory.
March 16, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Camping World 500
C.J. Radune advises fantasy owners that they’ll have to sacrifice roster depth to give Kevin Harvick a spot in lineups, but with his eight wins at the track, Harvick is a must-have driver this week.
March 15, 2017
Camping World 500 Preview: Harvick's House
Mark Taylor breaks down this week's NASCAR race at Phoenix International Raceway, which has been one of Kevin Harvick's top statistical ovals.
March 13, 2017
NASCAR Barometer: Truex Wins for Toyota in Las Vegas
Martin Truex Jr. grabbed his first win of the season in a dramatic finish that saw him overtake Brad Keselowski in the laps of the race, after which a melee broke out between two other drivers and their crews.
March 9, 2017
Kobalt Tools 400 Preview: Trends Begin to Emerge
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race at Las Vegas where Kevin Harvick hopes the intermediate oval will produce another repeat winner.
March 8, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Kolbalt 400
For Sunday’s Kobalt 400, Jimmie Johnson’s four wins at the track put him at the top of C.J. Radune’s lower-risk lineup.
March 2, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
C.J. Radune says that Jimmie Johnson is the obvious choice for this week’s lineup. Johnson has dominated this race in the past, with five total wins including victories in 2015 and 2016.
March 1, 2017
Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Preview: Shifting Gears to Atlanta
Mark Taylor previews this week's NASCAR race at Atlanta as Joey Logano will try to pick up where he left off last season on cookie-cutter ovals.
February 22, 2017
DraftKings NASCAR: Daytona 500
C.J. Radune’s weekly column is back, as are some familiar faces competing in this year’s 2017 Daytona 500, including Dale Earnhardt Jr., who missed much of the 2016 season with a concussion.
February 21, 2017
Daytona 500 Preview: The Great American Race
Mark Taylor breaks down the first NASCAR race of the year as the 2017 season kicks off at Daytona where Joey Logano looks to continue to be a force on the circuit's big ovals.
February 20, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Updated 2017 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor revisits his 2017 driver rankings with a February update before Daytona, but Joey Logano is still on top.
February 14, 2017
Advance Auto Parts Clash Preview: NASCAR's Kickoff to 2017
Mark Taylor previews the annual exhibition race at Daytona as Denny Hamlin has become a bit of a specialist at the kickoff to the NASCAR season.
January 13, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: Final 2016 Loop Stats
Check out how every driver stacked up last season on NASCAR's top circuit, including points champion Jimmie Johnson, who captured his seventh title.
January 11, 2017
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Track Specialists
Mark Taylor scouts the track specialists, and there's few better on NASCAR's bull-ring short tracks than Kevin Harvick.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Sleepers & Busts
Mark Taylor breaks down the drivers who will lead owners to success in 2017 and those who should be avoid at all costs, like Danica Patrick.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Driver Rankings
Mark Taylor ranks the 2017 Monster Energy Cup drivers as Joey Logano returns to continue to his three-year streak as perhaps the circuit's most dominant driver.
NASCAR Draft Kit: 2017 Driver Projections
Mark Taylor projects wins, poles and more for all of NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup drivers for this season.
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.