Truex grabs first victory of season

Posted: March 19, 2018 at 1:59 a.m.

Martin Truex Jr. (78) sits in the shade before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race on Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

Martin Truex Jr. (78) sits in the shade before a NASCAR Cup Series auto race on Sunday, March 11, 2018, in Avondale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)

FONTANA, Calif. -- Martin Truex Jr. saw nothing but clean air and green flags down the stretch in his first victory of the new NASCAR Cup season.

Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday’s NASCAR Auto Club 400 by 11.685 seconds over Kyle Busch at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

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