Fox Sports is reporting that Truex will sign with Furniture Row Racing and replace Kurt Busch at the end of the season. Truex was the odd man out at Michael Waltrip Racing when the team was forced to go to two full-time cars when Truex's sponsor NAPA announced it was leaving the team.
The report says that Truex and the team came to an agreement Wednesday night and the deal will be announced next week.
NAPA left after the race manipulation allegations and penalties levied towards MWR after the Richmond race. Truex initially had made the Chase after teammate Clint Bowyer spun and Bowyer and Vickers sandbagged over the final laps to ensure that Joey Logano would finish ahead of them to get Truex in the Chase. NASCAR fined MWR $300,000 and gave each team a 50 point penalty following Richmond, and it knocked Truex out of the Chase.
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