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Martin Truex Jr. reacts to Cole Pearn leaving – NASCAR

Martin Truex Jr. reacts to Cole Pearn leaving – NASCAR
12 Dec

Cole Pearn shocked the NASCAR world on Monday when he announced he was stepping away from his position as crew chief at Joe Gibbs Racing. It meant a sudden end to a five-year run with Martin Truex Jr. that included a NASCAR Cup Series championship with Furniture Row Racing and 24 Cup Series victories.

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Truex reacted to his co-worker/friend’s decision on social media, tweeting a picture of the two toasting in front of the grandfather clock they won this year at Martinsville Speedway. Twenty-four of Truex’s 26 career wins have come with Pearn during a stretch when the two have been one of the more dominant combinations in the Cup Series.

Here’s to the memories:

A new crew chief for the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota has yet to be announced.



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