Ryan Truex Gets A Ride With JR Motorsports For Phoenix

Zane Smith

• This marks Ryan Truex’s initial start behind the wheel of
the No. 8 Chevrolet with JR Motorsports and first in NXS
competition since the season finale at Homestead-Miami
in 2018.
• In five NXS starts at ISM Raceway, Truex has one top-10
finish with 99.6 percent of laps completed.
• Truex has made 13 NXS starts on racetracks measuring 1
mile in length, earning a best finish of second at Dover
International Speedway
in 2012.
• The teal and gold ribbons on Truex’s Camaro represent
cancer awareness. The colors are specific to ovarian (teal)
and childhood (gold) cancers

“I’m excited to get back into an Xfinity car this weekend,
especially the teal and gold No. 8 (Martin Truex Jr.
Foundation / Sherry Strong
) Catwalk for a Cause Chevrolet
with JR Motorsports. This team has had good runs the past
few weeks, so hopefully we can build on that. JRM has a
really good history at Phoenix, and it’s one of my favorite
tracks. I feel like I run well there and have had decent
success – I have confidence going into Saturday.”


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