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MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Aug. 17, 2010 - Martin Truex Jr. announces the launch of the Martin Truex Jr. Authentics website, www.mtjauthentics.com, an online destination for NASCAR fans and outdoor enthusiasts.
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and two-time Nationwide Series champion driver is known for his interest in hunting and fishing. The MTJ Authentics website provides an interactive forum for those that share his passion for these sports.
“I’m really excited to create a place for people that enjoy NASCAR, hunting and fishing to interact online. I’ll be visiting the site a lot to upload my personal hunting and fishing pictures, give fans a few tips and feature products that work for me,” said Truex.
“We are equally excited to be a part of this new endeavor which focuses on many of the same interests as our customers, racing and the love of the outdoors.” said NAPA President, Bob Susor.
Visitors to the site can share their own photos of outdoor triumphs, as well as rate and comment on other users’ pictures. Fans can also shop products hand-picked and used by Truex.
A live NASCAR.com widget with updated headlines is featured on the home page to deliver racing news. Racing reports and race previews for the No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota from Michael Waltrip Racing will be posted weekly.
ABOUT MARTIN TRUEX JR.
In 2010, he climbed into the NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry for Michael Waltrip Racing. He's teamed up with veteran crew chief Pat Tryson and they’ve already netted six top 10s and one pole during the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Truex burst onto the NASCAR scene in 2003, after developing a friendship with famed driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr. He won back-to-back Nationwide Series Championships in 2004 and 2005. In 2006, he graduated to NASCAR's premier division, the Sprint Cup Series.
When Martin is away from the track, he spends most of his time hunting and fishing. He is also heavily involved with the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, which was formed in 2007 to help children in need.
For more information: Visit www.mtjauthentics.com and www.martintruexjr.com