(DOVER, Del) -Martin Truex Jr. was back in victory lane for a second time at the Monster Mile on Sunday. He won the Citizen Solder 400.His crew chief for Furniture Row racing Cole Pearn said why the wins means so much to Truex Jr.
"It is pretty awesome and I know it is Martin's home track and for him get a win with all his family here is really cool for him,"said Pearn.
In NASCAR you are measured on performance and how many wins you have. Their is more to Martin Truex Jr. than what he is doing on the track. Back in 2007 he started the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation.
"We have met some great folks and a lot of great kids we have been able to help,"said Truex Jr.
"So I think along the way they have helped give more inspiration than we have given them so it really works both ways and we really get a lot of pride out of helping and raising money and do all what we do,"said Truex Jr.
The President at Furniture Row Racing Joe Garon said Truex Jr. is a special person.
"He is really gracious,family,oriented,and just a great guy,"said Garone.
With Truex Jr.'s win at the Monster Mile was his second chase race win. He is one of the 12 drivers that advanced to the second round of the Sprint Cup Series chase.
The next Sprint Cup Series race is the Bank Of America 500 on October 8th at Charlotte Motor Speedway. It will begin at 7:20 PM only on WRDE Delmarva's own NBC station.