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Martin Truex Jr. erases years of frustration with breakthrough at Richmond

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Apr 14, 2019 9:09 AM 1+ week ago

Martin Truex Jr. erases years of frustration with breakthrough at Richmond

Martin Truex Jr. finally conquered a Cup Series short track and Richmond Raceway, specifically, after years of dominating but coming up empty.

Michelle Martinelli, USA TODAY Published 3:59 p.m. ET April 14, 2019 | Updated 4:03 p.m. ET April 14, 2019

RICHMOND, Va. -- Martin Truex Jr. didn't need to convince himself he could run well at Richmond Raceway. He has several seasons' worth of statistics to prove it, but he was never able to put it all together to win there.

Prior to Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400, he dominated in four of the last five races at the .75-mile track, leading more than 100 laps in four races since the fall of 2016 but never taking the checkered flag. Across the previous three Richmond races, he led an incredible 40 percent of the laps but never finished higher than third.

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