Opinion: Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr. see bigger picture beyond NASCAR rivalry

Martin Truex Jr. still has the journal that NASCAR Cup Series champions pass on to the next one with advice and praise.

More than two months into the 2019 season, the 2017 champion Truex has yet to give it to 2018 champ Joey Logano.

“I was making him wait a little extra long,” Truex said a couple of weeks ago. “I was waiting until he did something real nice to me so I could write something nice to him.”

Logano will do something nice for Truex next week, and it might or might not earn him some advice and the journal. Logano won’t sweat it. They’re competitors.

Joey Logano, left, and Martin Truex Jr. have been fierce rivals on the track but will come together at Truex’s charity event for childhood cancer patients. (Photo: Matthew OHaren, USA TODAY Sports)

If Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. battle for the win Saturday night at Kansas Speedway, few would blink as they each have two career wins at the 1.5-mile track. Few would want to blink in watching a Logano-Truex battle, considering their

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