A guy who had no job, a team that used to do start and park and a Canadian crew chief just won the NASCAR championship. Fans who are sick of corporate drivers and the fat cat owners need to take notice of this. Martin Truex is the son of a lobster fisherman. Cole Pearn is an engineer who used [to] race in the CASCAR series, Barney Vissar is a Vietnam veteran who owns a chain of furniture stores. These are all common men who did the un common thing. These are the stories that made us become NASCAR fans and these are the stories that keep us as fans.
→ Martin Truex Jr., thirty-second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Winner – Kansas (october/2017)
→ Martin Truex Jr., thirty Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Winner – Charlotte (october/2017)
Fans: “We want drivers to race hard for wins!”
Martin Truex Jr.: *tries to hold off Kyle Busch on a restart, gets loose and wrecks them both*
Jimmie Johnson: *goes three-wide for the lead going into Turn 3 with two laps to go, spins out and hits the wall*
Fans: “What are those idiots doing?!”
→ Martin Truex Jr., eleventh Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Winner – Kansas (may/2017)