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Cole Pearn Reuniting With Martin Truex Jr. As Race Engineer at Sonoma

Martin Truex Jr will see a familiar face join his race team when the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Sonoma Raceway this weekend.

His former crew chief, Cole Pearn, will return to the team as its engineer this weekend, according to FOX Sports’ Bob Pockrass.

The No. 19 team’s usual engineer will be unavailable for the road course race due to a wedding.

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The former crew chief will be returning to the same venue he won at with Furniture Row Racing and Truex in 2018 and 2019.

Pearn retired from his full-time crew chief role at the conclusion of the 2019 Cup season, ending a five-year stint on top of the pit box during which he amassed 24 victories and a championship in 2017 with Truex.

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Dalton Hopkins began writing for Frontstretch in April 2021 after writing for IMSA. A race fan since he was three years old, he began freelance writing in 2018 and graduated with a B.S. in Communications from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2019. Simultaneously, he also serves as a First Lieutenant in the US Army.

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Ugh….can’t stand this guy. They never fade away…they always come back.

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