Martin and Ryan Truex will be competeing at the Dover International Speedway this weekend
Martin Truex was born in Ocean County, New Jersey, and grew up in the Mayetta section of Stafford Township, New Jersey. His father, Martin Truex, Sr., was a former race winner in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. Truex rented a home from Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in Mooresville, North Carolina, before he purchased his own home.
At the conclusion of the 2009 season, Truex left Earnhardt Ganassi Racing and will drive the #56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry for Michael Waltrip Racing. In his first race for Michael Waltrip Racing, Truex finished sixth in the Daytona 500. At Dover he earned his 5th career pole. Truex won the All Star Showdown at Charlotte thereby earning the 1st transfer spot for the All Star Race which he finished 2nd in from a 19th (out of 21) starting spot.
Ryan Truex (born March 18, 1992 in Mayetta, New Jersey) is a Michael Waltrip Racing Development Driver. He currently drives the #99 Toyota Camry for Pastrana-Waltrip Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Truex won the 2009 NASCAR Camping World East Series Championship as a 17-year-old high school student at Southern Regional High School. In the 11-race season, he finished the season with eight Top 5s. He had three wins at Watkins Glen, Thompson, and Lime Rock Park.
Truex won the two Loudon events and took his second consecutive Camping World East title in a Michael Waltrip-owned Toyota.
Dover International Speedway is a NASCAR-sanctioned 1 mile (1.6 km) race track located in Dover, Delaware, owned by, and serving as the corporate headquarters of, Dover Motorsports, Inc. It is co-located with a harness racing track, Dover Downs, and shares the complex with Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. Among NASCAR enthusiasts, the track has earned the nickname of "The Monster Mile". Past winners include Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson. Mark Martin holds the track record.