Martin Lee Truex Jr. is an American professional stock car racing driver. He currently competes fulltime in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, driving the No. 78 Toyota Camry for Furniture Row Racing. Truex is a twotime Xfinity Series champion having won the title in 2004 and 2005. His younger brother, Ryan is a champion in the KampN Pro Series East division and briefly drove in the Cup Series for BK Racing, while his cousin Curtis raced for JR Motorsports.
Truex was born in Trenton, New Jersey, and grew up in the Mayetta section of Stafford Township, New Jersey. He graduated from Southern Regional High School in 1998. His father, Martin Truex, Sr., was a former race winner in the NASCAR KampN Pro Series East, then called the NASCAR Busch North Series. His younger brother, Ryan, is a former champion in the KampN Pro Series East, and was a contender for 2014 Rookie of the Year in Sprint Cup.