Martin Truex Jr. hit with major penalty before Sunday playoff race

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NASCAR playoff driver Martin Truex Jr. outlook on Sunday’s race at Texas was fairly relaxed mid-week. The Famous  No. 19 driver did his Zoom video calls with reporters from his boat:

“Worrying about it today’s not gonna change Sunday,” he stated Thursday.

But a pre-race penalty for Sunday could change everything .

NASCAR docked Truex Jr team 20 driver and owner points for violating a rule that declares spoilers must be used.

“exactly as supplied from the manufacturer.”

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NASCAR confiscated the No. 19 team’s spoiler and issued a 35k fine, also, Martin Truex Jr. will start at the rear for the race at Texas.

The NASCAR Cup Series will enters its second race of the playoff Round of 8 for Sunday’s Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.


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