Skip to content


NASCAR at Charlotte 2016: Winners and Losers from the Coca-Cola 600

If you can’t win the greatest race (Daytona 500), and you can’t win the championship (at Homestead), you want to win the longest race. That's the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. And the way Martin Truex Jr.’s season had gone to date, he’d take a win in a spirited bout of Mario Kart. That was until his unilaterally dominant performance in Sunday’s 600. “You have got to drive the car into Victory Circle and he has been on his game tonight,” Darrell Waltrip said during the Fox broadcast. Truex led an unthinkable 392 of 400 laps after enduring some of the worst racing luck a driver can incur through 13 races. This win was the monkey he needed to eschew, and maybe now he asserts himself as a s...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - Motorsports
Article is property of

Posted in MotorSports.