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Race Fast Facts - Championship Fast Facts - Martin Truex Jr has won his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship, becoming the 32nd different series champion.
- Truex wins in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to claim the 2017 title.
- Truex has become the third different driver to win a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship in the elimination-style format of the Playoffs; joining Kevin Harvick (2014) and Kyle Busch (2015).
- Truex joins Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Bobby Labonte and Brad Keselowski as only the fifth driver all-time to boast both Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series championships.
- In 2017, Truex has posted eight wins, 19 top fives, 26 top 10s and three poles.
- Truex (Mayetta) is the first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion from the state of New Jersey.