30 Odd 6

30 Odd 6 – Martin Truex Jr

30 Odd 6 is your weekly feature focusing on the 30th driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. This week, we’re going back to the 30th place finisher from the Bristol race.

Name: Martin Truex Jr

Age: 37

Hometown: Mayetta, NJ

Team: Furniture Row Racing

Odd 6

  1. When not in the car, he enjoys fishing, hunting, building/racing radio-control boats and riding four-wheelers.
  2. He and girlfriend Sherry Pollex started the Martin Truex Jr Foundation together to help fund initiatives specific to ovarian and childhood cancers and help those affected by said cancers.
  3. The main event each year for the foundation is Catwalk for a Cause, which is a fashion show and auction with drivers and their wives/girlfriends modeling the latest spring fashions as well as highlighting children currently undergoing cancer treatment.
  4. The foundation is part of both the Rare Cancer Coalition and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance.
  5. Martin is a fan of all Philadelphia pro sports franchises, specifically the Eagles and Flyers.
  6. He used to work on a clam boat for his dad’s seafood business.

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