3 THINGS TO WATCH

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March 23, 2018 - 11:00 PM

Martin Truex Jr. celebrates his California win, something he is waiting to do at a NASCAR short track. [AP/WILL LESTER]

1. Glaring gaps

Martin Truex Jr. has two glaring gaps on his NASCAR Cup Series resume: He has never won at a short track (Martinsville, Bristol, Richmond) and never triumphed in a restrictor-plate race (Daytona, Talladega). Of his 16 career wins, he has won twice on road-course venues (Sonoma, Watkins Glen) and 14 other times on so-called intermediate tracks.

2. SHR, oops

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