Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 19 driver Martin Truex Jr. has been contemplating retirement for the past few seasons.
Martin Truex Jr has yet again decided to delay his possible retirement from NASCAR after confirming he will return for the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series.
The Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas led the way in Saturday’s Cup Series practice session at Michigan International Speedway.
Truex ended up with the fastest average lap speed (192.020 mph) to lead both sessions, just edging JGR teammate Christopher Bell (191.984 mph), who was second-fastest overall.
Martin Turex Jr. on his decision to remain at JGR
“I’m ready. I’m excited.” Martin Truex Jr. Is returning to the No. 19 at Joe Gibbs Racing for next season he confirms at Michigan International Speedway.
People within the JGR camp were optimistic that Truex Jr. will return for a season, according to The Athletic’s Jordan Bianchi. The team owner Joe Gibbs even publicly stated that he would like the No. 19 driver to return next season.
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