MARTIN TRUEX JR. LOOKS FOR STRIKE AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 27, 2016) – NASCAR driver Martin Truex Jr. admits he isn’t the best bowler in the world, but today he tested his bowling skills with Kansas Speedway President Patrick Warren ahead of next week’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway.

“I’m a terrible bowler. The last time I bowled, I had like a 90-something. This should be interesting,” said Truex before stepping up to the bowling lanes at Park Lanes in Shawnee, Kan. “When I get a strike, I’m going to have [the cameras] play it on repeat.”

Truex, who drives for Denver-based Furniture Row Racing, looks at Kansas Speedway as his race team’s home track.

“It’s cool for me because it’s been such a good track over the years [for me],” said Truex, who has had some great races at Kansas Speedway, but has yet to visit victory lane at the track. “I feel like I should have a few wins. Not just one, but a few wins at Kansas Speedway, and I look forward to going there this year and getting it done.

“For some reason, I run well here. Even in years when we didn’t have the best cars or we weren’t consistently running that well, we could always go to Kansas and run with it. Certain drivers have tracks like that. It’s hard to explain or put your finger on it but because of that, I look forward to [Kansas Speedway] every year.”

Tickets are currently on sale for the Go Bowling 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on May 7, and the Toyota Tundra 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race on May 6. In October, the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns with the Hollywood Casino 400 on Oct. 16. The Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR XFINITY Series race will take center stage on Oct. 15, while the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship race will run on Oct. 14. Tickets can be purchased online at www.kansasspeedway.com or by calling 866.460.7223.

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