On Friday, Joe Gibbs Racing revealed Martin Truex Jr.’s paint scheme for the exhibition Busch Clash event set for next Tuesday at the Daytona International Speedway Road Course. The 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion will dawn the black and yellow colors of DeWalt Tools on his No. 19 Toyota Camry for the event.
Joe Gibbs Racing made the reveal with a video on social media.
It takes guts and determination to win the @DAYTONA #Clash. You gotta be tough. That's no problem for @MartinTruex_Jr, who is #DEWALTTough. The No. 19 is tackling Tuesday's tricky #NASCAR road course in @DEWALTtough yellow and black. Let's go #TeamDEWALT! pic.twitter.com/nNpMxGg8pu
— Joe Gibbs Racing (@JoeGibbsRacing) February 5, 2021
Truex has never won the Busch Clash, however this year things are a little different than usual. Since 1980, the Clash has been run on the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway oval, this season it will take place on the 3.61-mile Daytona Road Course, which suits Truex’s style perfectly. Truex is a four-time winner in NASCAR Cup Series points paying events through his career.