UNSUPPORTED BROWSER
Racing

Truex to miss Friday's NASCAR sessions

DENVER (AP) Martin Truex Jr. will miss NASCAR Sprint Cup practice and qualifying session Friday at Michigan to support his cancer-stricken girlfriend.

Furniture Row Racing said Truex is skipping the sessions to be with his longtime partner and girlfriend, Sherry Pollex. She was recently diagnosed with ovarian cancer.

Matt Crafton will drive Truex's No. 78 car Friday.

Truex will rejoin the team Saturday and race Sunday.

Promoted Stories
Comments

More Racing

SI.com

Drag this icon to your bookmark bar.
Then delete your old SI.com bookmark.

SI.com

Click the share icon to bookmark us.