CORNELIUS, N.C. – For the first time in 10 years, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a new venue, the Kentucky Speedway. No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driver Martin Truex Jr. is no stranger to the 1.5-mile track where he won a pole and posted two top-six finishes in three NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
NAPA AUTO PARTS kicks off its July Good To Go promotion with a special paint scheme on the No. 56. Fans can save money through mail-in rebates on NAPA Power 65 ($5 off), Legend 75 ($10 off), Legend Premium 84 ($15 off) and Optima ($20 off) batteries. Good To Go also includes mail-in rebates on select starters and alternators. For complete details, visit: napaonline.com.
MARTIN TRUEX JR. ON INAUGURAL SPRINT CUP RACE AT KENTUCKY: "Kentucky is a great track and it's certainly deserving of a Cup race. I've raced there in the Nationwide Series and won the pole and had a shot at winning every time I've raced there. A lot of the teams used to test there so it's not totally new to us. I love the place. The fans are really supporting the event. It's completely sold out so it's going to be fun. Plus, NAPA is running another special paint scheme to help fans save money throughout the month of July with mail-in rebates on select batteries like the NAPA Legend 75. Fans can get $10 back. Select alternators and starters are also part of the deal. Plus, my boss, Michael is running in front of his hometown crowd and saluting his brother Darrell for making it into the Hall of Fame. It's really going to be special."
TRUEX ON THE TRACK: "I expect the track to widen out and it's got its own identity. It's a big, wide track, but the thing that separates Kentucky from the rest of the tracks are the bumps. The weather and the soft ground it sits on create a bunch of bumps. It's got a lot of characteristics which makes it difficult especially in the daytime when the sun is out. It is really slick. We'll be practicing in the day and racing at night so it should make for a really interesting weekend."
|Friday, July 8||11:30AM: P1||SPEED|
|Saturday, July 9||7:30PM: Race||TNT|