Cole Pearn rumors, news

Cole Pearn news, rumors

  • Joe Gibbs explains decision to keep James Small as No. 19 crew chief: ‘Hugely important’
    • Joe Gibbs explains decision to keep James Small as No. 19 crew chief: ‘Hugely important’
    James Small will remain as the crew chief for the No. 19 team at Joe Gibbs Racing in 2025, team owner Joe Gibbs announced Tuesday. Small stays atop the pit box, as he’s done since replacing Cole Pearn in 2020, this time with Chase Briscoe as the driver of the No....2024
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    • Pearn: "So many" NASCAR Cup drivers could pull off Indy-Charlotte Double
    Only a handful of drivers have stepped up to the daunting task of trying to complete 1,100 miles as part of ‘The Double’ on Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend, but Cole Pearn has tabbed others that could be successful.This year features Kyle Larson, the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series champion, set to roll off fifth in his maiden Indianapolis 500 on Sunday as part of the first leg before heading to ...Keep rea...2024
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  • When a championship-winning NASCAR crew chief engineered an Indy 500 team
    • When a championship-winning NASCAR crew chief engineered an Indy 500 team
    Cole Pearn cut his teeth in NASCAR’s top level, helping guide Martin Truex Jr. to 24 wins over five seasons and the 2017 Cup title. After stepping away from the sport full-time at the end of 2019, though, he opted for a unique one-off opportunity to join Ed Carpenter Racing and engineer Conor Daly for the Indy 500 in 2020 – which was moved from May 24 to Aug. 23 in a race behind closed doors ...Ke...2024
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  • • Cole Pearn Reuniting With Martin Truex Jr. As Race Engineer at Sonoma
    The former driver-crew chief pairing will be together again this weekend, albeit in a different setup....2022
  • Stock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?
    • Stock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?
    Martin Truex Jr. got the monkey off of his back early in 2021, winning in just the fifth race of the season. It’s just his second victory since longtime crew chief Cole Pearn retired from the sport at the end of the 2019 season. Truex beat superior competition, as each driver that made the 2020 ... Read moreStock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?...2021
  • • NASCAR champion Pearn up to speed with Daly at Indy 500
    Cole Pearn had a NASCAR title on his resume when he walked away from his crew chief career at the end of last season...2020

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Cole Pearn injury and suspension

  • • NASCAR Cup: Joe Garone attributes Cole Pearn’s Sonoma race-winning call to head injury
    SONOMA, CA – JUNE 24: Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 24, 2018 in Sonoma, California. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images) FROM THEDRIVE.COM Martin Truex Jr.’s crew chief Cole Pearn snookered his fellow competitors on pit strategy ...2018
  • • NASCAR stands by costly pit-road penalty call on Martin Truex Jr.
    Martin Truex Jr. and his crew chief Cole Pearn sought clarification from NASCAR on the violation....2016
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  • • Martin Truex Jr. crew chief on finish: 'It was a bummer'
    Oftentimes, being the leader late in a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race when the caution flag flies is not the preferable position to be in.Martin Truex Jr. knows that all too well after Saturday night's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.Truex's No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota was the dominant car for most of the night, leading on six different occasions for the race-high total of 141 lap...2016
  • • NASCAR fines Patrick, Kyle Busch after California race
    CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Danica Patrick has been fined $20,000 by NASCAR for walking near the race track after a crash. Kyle Busch has been fined $10,000 for failing to meet media obligations at California. Patrick was also placed on probation for four races. Contact with Kasey Kahne in Sunday's race at Auto Club Speedway caused her to wreck, and she violated a rule that says no one can ''approach a...2016
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  • • Busch, Patrick Penalized for Actions at Auto Club Speedway
    ©2016, Brett MoistLAT Photo USA Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 March 24, 2016 After four days of deliberations, NASCAR handed down their penalties stemming from the race weekend at Auto Club Speedway on Thursday. For his failure to fulfill his media obligations at the conclusion of the NASCAR Xfinity Series race on Saturday, Kyle Busch was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR proba...2016
  • • NASCAR could lower the boom today on Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, Cole Pearn
    Wednesday is penalty day in NASCAR and late Wednesday afternoon the sanctioning body is expected to announce any infractions or warnings incurred in last weekend's races at Auto Club Speedway in Southern California.There are at least three situations that occurred last weekend that could potentially -- the key word being "potentially" -- merit NASCAR action.The first occurred in Saturday's NASCAR ...2016
  • • NASCAR could lower the boom today on Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, Cole Pearn
    Wednesday is penalty day in NASCAR as late Wednesday afternoon the sanctioning body is expected to announce any infractions or warnings incurred in last weekend's races at Auto Club Speedway....2016
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  • • NASCAR hits Martin Truex Jr. team with another warning, 2 other Cup teams also warned
    Another week, another inspection issue for the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team of Martin Truex Jr.After problems getting through the inspection line at the first three events of the Sprint Cup season, it was more of the same this past weekend at Phoenix International Raceway. NASCAR handed the Denver, Colorado-based team a written warning Wednesday afternoon for failing NASCAR's Laser Inspection ...2016
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  • • Martin Truex Jr. clarifies Phoenix gameplan in absence of crew chief Cole Pearn
    Todd Berrier will sit atop Furniture Row Racing's pit box for Sunday's Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, but he won't technically be the team's crew chief in the absence of suspended Cole Pearn.That's the word from the driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota, Martin Truex Jr., who clarified the nature of the role that Berrier -- a former Furniture Row crew chief who is now the direc...2016
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  • • NASCAR issues warnings to teams of Carl Edwards, Martin Truex Jr., Ryan Newman
    Three teams -- all participants in last year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup -- received written warnings from NASCAR Wednesday afternoon after issues getting through inspection last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.The No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team of Carl Edwards and the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team of Martin Truex Jr. were each handed a written warning for failing template inspection tw...2016

Timeline

  • 2024
    "Cole Pearn cut his teeth in NASCAR’s top level, helping guide Martin Truex Jr."

  • 2022
    "Cole Pearn Reuniting With Martin Truex Jr. As Race Engineer at Sonoma"

  • 2021
    "It’s just his second victory since longtime crew chief Cole Pearn retired from the sport at the end of the 2019 season."

  • 2020
    "Ed Carpenter's IndyCar team has hired Cole Pearn to be Conor Daly's lead engineer for next month's Indianapolis 500"

  • 2019
    "– Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced Monday that crew chief Cole Pearn has decided to leave the organization to pursue opportunities outside of the sport."

  • 2018
    "and crew chief Cole Pearn recap the strategy that brought them to victory lane in Auto Club 400."

  • 2017
    "Watch the Kobalt 400 winner reflect on his victory, along with his crew chief Cole Pearn, on 'NASCAR Race Hub'."

  • 2016
    "NASCAR could lower the boom today on Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, Cole Pearn"

  • 2015
    "Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief, Cole Pearn, dishes on Homestead disappointment"

  • 2014
    "Furniture Row Racing announced Wednesday afternoon that Cole Pearn has been promoted from lead race engineer to crew chief of the Number 78 Chevrolet of driver Martin Truex Jr."

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Cole Pearn trade rumors, contract, salary rumors

  • • Silly Season: Martin Truex Jr., Kurt Busch among free agents for 2019
    Martin Truex Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn have not revealed their 2019 plans after Furniture Row Racing said it won't return next year....2018
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  • • NSCS: Furniture Row Racing Selects New Crew Chief for Martin Truex Jr.
    DENVER, Colo. — Furniture Row Racing announced Wednesday that Cole Pearn will serve as the new crew chief for Martin Truex Jr. in 2015. Pearn replaces Todd Berrier who led the team for the entire 2014 Sprint Cup Series season. Pearn, who is 32-years-old, moves up the ladder from the lead race engineer position. The team reports that Berrier has been offered another role within the organization. “I...2014
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Cole Pearn stats and results

  • • James Small Earns First Victory as Cup Series Crew Chief: ‘It’s a big relief’
    He’d be the first to admit it: James Small had big shoes to fill. Replacing Cole Pearn, an engineer turned championship-winning crew chief for a powerhouse organization who upped and left in a surprise offseason move, coming off a runner-up season in the standings, where a bad pit stop may have meant a second title … The post James Small Earns First Victory as Cup Series Crew Chief: &#...2020
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  • • Cole Pearn makes surprise exit from NASCAR
    HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announced Monday that crew chief Cole Pearn has decided to leave the organization to pursue opportunities outside of the sport. Pearn, who joined JGR following the 2018 season, led Martin Truex Jr. and the No. 19 team to a runner-up finish in the 2019 NASCAR Cup Series standings […]...2019
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Auto-Owners Insurance follows Martin Truex Jr. to Joe Gibbs Racing
    Auto-Owners Insurance has signed a multi-year deal with Joe Gibbs Racing to serve as a primary sponsor of Martin Truex Jr. on the No. 19 Toyota team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The announcement from the race team Tuesday morning comes days after JGR announced Bass Pro Shops as a primary sponsor of Truex and the No. 19. Both Bass Pro Shops and Auto-Owners Insurance were primary sponsor...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Joe Gibbs Racing personnel shuffle results in new crew chief for Denny Hamlin
    Joe Gibbs Racing has promoted Chris Gabehart from its No. 19 NASCAR Xfinity Series team of Brandon Jones to be the crew chief on its No. 11 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team of Denny Hamlin, replacing Mike Wheeler, who moved to Leavine Family Racing to be the crew chief on the No. 95 team of Matt DiBenedetto. The No. 95 team has a technical alliance with Joe Gibbs Racing with a switch to Toyot...2018
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  • • Martin Truex Jr Fails Tech Three Times at ISM, Loses Car Chief
    Issues continue to plague tech in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Saturday at ISM Raceway, the No. 78 car of defending series champion and playoff contender, Martin Truex Jr, failed tech three times before finally clearing tech on the fourth try. As a result of the failures, per the NASCAR rule book, Blake Harris, the car chief for the team was ejected for the remainder of the race weekend. ...2018
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Joe Garone attributes Cole Pearn’s Sonoma race-winning call to head injury
    2018
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  • • NASCAR results at Sonoma: Martin Truex Jr.'s team uses tricky strategy to win
    Truex's crew chief, Cole Pearn, tricked Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 team into pitting early, giving Truex fresher tires in the final laps....2018
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Martin Truex Jr. loses car chief at Atlanta
    Martin Truex Jr. will be without regular car chief Blake Harris for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway as a result of issues getting through pre-qualifying inspection. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota failed pre-qualifying inspection three times, resulting in Harris’ ejection from the NASCAR garage. The team decided not to make a fourth attempt to get through the opt...2018
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  • • Cole Pearn: No points, No Problem in Straight-Up Championship Race
    By Brant James, NASCAR Wire Service Crew chief Cole Pearn spent the first 35 races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season watching driver Martin Truex Jr. amass a bevy of insurance through playoff and stage points with his series-high seven victories. All that security is gone now, as the Furniture Row Racing team that has been the standard for the garage enters the finale on Sunday at Hom...2017
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  • • MENCS: Truex Saves Gas; Wins I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen
    (via NASCAR Wire Service) WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – At a track where his father raced, and a track where he was a “garage rat” as a child, Martin Truex Jr. won Sunday’s I LOVE NEW YORK 355 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race by slowing down over the closing laps. Truex let Brad Keselowski pass him for the lead on Lap 77 of 90. On instructions from crew chief Cole Pearn, Truex also let Ryan Blaney pas...2017
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Cole Pearn parents, kids, wife / husband, girlfriend / boyfriend

  • • Cole Pearn now operating a ski resort in Canada
    It‘s been all downhill for Cole Pearn since he walked away from NASCAR. In the best way possible. “Working towards it, yeah,” the 37-year-old said when asked if he has been skiing every day since moving out west, where he and his wife, Carrie, have recently taken over Golden Alpine Holidays, a back-country skiing and […]...2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: James Small is Martin Truex Jr.’s new crew chief
    James Small will be Martin Truex Jr.’s crew chief on the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing team in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2020 the team announced Thursday. Small replaces Cole Pearn, who recently announced he was stepping away from NASCAR to spend more time with his family. “This is an incredible opportunity,” Small said. “Having the confidence of Coach (Joe Gibbs, JGR owner), Martin and everyone at JGR m...2019
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  • • Will Martin Truex remain a championship contender without Cole Pearn?
    A somewhat surprising announcement recently came out of the Joe Gibbs Racing stables when former NASCAR Cup Series championship winning crew chief Cole Pearn revealed that he had decided to step down from his duties as the leader of the No. 19 Toyota team of driver Martin Truex, Jr. Together the pair has won 24 races and the 2017 NASCAR Cup Series title. Citing a need to spend more time with his f...2019
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  • • Crew chief Pearn leaving NASCAR; cites family
    Cole Pearn, considered one of the top crew chiefs in NASCAR, is leaving the sport to spend more time with his family....2019
  • • NASCAR Cup: Martin Truex Jr., Cole Pearn officially to Joe Gibbs Racing next year
    A move by Martin Truex Jr. to Joe Gibbs Racing for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series has been popular speculation since Furniture Row Racing announced its closure, effective at the end of the 2018 season, earlier this year. Joe Gibbs Racing confirmed the move Wednesay. Truex and crew chief Cole Pearn will move from FRR’s No. 78 team to JGR’s No. 19 Toyota team. Truex will replace Daniel Su...2018
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  • • MENCS: Martin Truex Jr. Wins Sonoma
    (via NASCAR Wire Service) SONOMA, Calif. – Using a contrarian strategy that included bluffing Kevin Harvick onto pit road earlier than planned in the final stage of Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, Martin Truex Jr. pulled off a convincing victory in the 16th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. On Lap 73, during the final stage of the race, Truex’s crew chief, Cole Pearn, ordered ...2018
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  • • Canny Bluff Propels Martin Truex Jr. to Victory at Sonoma
    By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service SONOMA, Calif. – Using a contrarian strategy that included bluffing Kevin Harvick onto pit road earlier than planned in the final stage of Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, Martin Truex Jr. pulled off a convincing victory in the 16th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season. On Lap 73, during the final stage of the race, Truex’s crew chief, Cole Pearn, ...2018
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  • • Cole Pearn to honor late friend with fundraiser for family next month in Toronto
    2017 NASCAR Cup champ Martin Truex Jr. will join crew chief Cole Pearn to honor Pearn's late best friend Jan. 5 in Toronto....2017
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  • • MENCS: Truex Saves Gas; Wins I LOVE NEW YORK 355 at The Glen
    2017
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  • • Why Martin Truex Jr. considers Michigan an 'adopted home track'
    Furniture Row Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. may be from Mayetta, N.J., but during the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday at Michigan International Speedway (FS1, 1 p.m. ET), he'll be racing on what he considers a home track.Why do you ask?Truex Jr.'s girlfriend Sherry Pollex is from Brighton, Mich. native and she is an avid fan of the NHL Detroit Red Wings.Canadians Cole Pearn, crew chief of the No...2016
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Top Cole Pearn news

  • • NASCAR could lower the boom today on Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, Cole Pearn
    2016
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  • • Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief put on probation, 4 teams given NASCAR warnings
    Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief, Cole Pearn, has been placed on probation through the end of the calendar year....2016
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  • • Martin Truex Jr.'s crew chief, Cole Pearn, dishes on Homestead disappointment
    The first-year crew chief for Martin Truex Jr. refuses to let the team's performance in the 2015 finale put a damper on the season....2015
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  • • Opinion: Did NASCAR get the penalties right on Kyle Busch and Danica Patrick?
    FOXSports.com NASCAR editor Tom Jensen gives an insightful take on the penalties against Rowdy and Danica, along with NASCAR's no-call on crew chief Cole Pearn....2016
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  • • Martin Truex Jr. crew chief suspended, fined; team appealing
    Cole Pearn, crew chief of the No. 78 Furniture Row Toyota was fined $50,000 and suspended one race, for inspection violations at Atlanta Motor Speedway....2016
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  • • NASCAR places Truex crew chief Cole Pearn on probation
    Furniture Row Racing crew chief Cole Pearn will remain on probation until the end of the year for violations discovered before Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway....2015
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  • • Martin Truex Jr. clarifies Phoenix gameplan in absence of crew chief Cole Pearn
    Martin Truex Jr. explains how his team will operate at Phoenix without crew chief Cole Pearn....2016
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  • • Crew chief Cole Pearn says Martin Truex Jr. calm in the eye of the storm
    Furniture Row Racing crew chief Cole Pearn reveals what surprises him most about his driver, Martin Truex Jr....2016
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Cole Pearn schedule, game

  • • When a championship-winning NASCAR crew chief engineered an Indy 500 team
    2024
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  • • Stock Car Scoop: Is Martin Truex Jr. Overlooked as a NASCAR Title Contender?
    2021
  • • Will Martin Truex remain a championship contender without Cole Pearn?
    2019
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  • Jeff Gordon, Cole Pearn and Brad Keselowski react to the 2020 schedule
    • Jeff Gordon, Cole Pearn and Brad Keselowski react to the 2020 schedule
    "NASCAR Race Hub's" Jeff Gordon, Cole Pearn and Brad Keselowski react to the big changes to the 2020 NASCAR schedule....2019
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Auto-Owners Insurance follows Martin Truex Jr. to Joe Gibbs Racing
    2019
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Joe Gibbs Racing personnel shuffle results in new crew chief for Denny Hamlin
    2018
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  • • Martin Truex Jr Fails Tech Three Times at ISM, Loses Car Chief
    2018
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  • • NASCAR Cup: Martin Truex Jr., Cole Pearn officially to Joe Gibbs Racing next year
    2018
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  • • NASCAR Cup: report has Martin Truex Jr. at Joe Gibbs Racing next year
    Soon after Barney Visser’s announcement that he would shut down his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing team at the end of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, Motorsport.com reported that driver Martin Truex Jr., along with crew chief Cole Pearn and sponsor Bass Pro Shops, would move to Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 19 team in 2019, citing multiple sources. Joe Gibbs Racing, though, declined to com...2018
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  • • Comparing Cole Pearn, Martin Truex Jr.’s record together to NASCAR greats
    In their first 123 races together Martin Truex Jr. and Cole Pearn are on a pace comparable to Jimmie Johnson and Chad Knaus....2018
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Cole Pearn rumors, scandals

  • • NASCAR Cup: Martin Truex Jr., Cole Pearn officially to Joe Gibbs Racing next year
    2018
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  • • Martin Truex Jr, Cole Pearn Headed to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2019
    By David Morgan, NASCAR Editor Since Furniture Row Racing announced they would be shutting down at the end of the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season, the dynamic duo of Martin Truex, Jr. and Cole Pearn have been rumored to be moving in house to Joe Gibbs Racing for 2019. After months of speculation, the move is now official as the team announced that Truex and Pearn would be taking over ...2018
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  • • Does the punishment match the crime for Martin Truex Jr.?
    Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit On Wednesday, Martin Truex Jr.’s crew chief, Cole Pearn, was fined and suspended after NASCAR took issue with the team’s roof flaps for two consecutive weeks. David Hurlbut was ...2016
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