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NASCAR Barometer: Truex Extends Fuel for Win

C.J. Radune

Radune covers NASCAR, Formula 1 and soccer for RotoWire. He was named the 2015 Racing Writer of the Year by the Fantasy Sports Writers Association.

Martin Truex Jr. won his fourth race of the season in nail-biting fashion as he ran in fuel conservation mode, letting many fast cars past him, all the way to the finish. It was just the right amount, as he had enough left in the tank to hold off Matt Kenseth in the final turns to take his first win at Watkins Glen International. It was a masterful strategic performance where he not only had to manage his own fuel consumption but also accurately estimate the amount each car he let past. He and crew chief Cole Pearn executed perfectly.


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