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Martin Truex Jr. wins NASCAR Phoenix race

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Martin Truex Jr. won the NASCAR Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday to get his first win at the track.

AVONDALE, ARIZONA - MARCH 14: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 McDonalds Toyota, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, Lead the field during the NASCAR Cup Series Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway on March 14, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

AVONDALE, ARIZONA – MARCH 14: Bubba Wallace, driver of the #23 McDonalds Toyota, and Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, Lead the field during the NASCAR Cup Series Instacart 500 at Phoenix Raceway on March 14, 2021 in Avondale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

The 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion passed Joey Logano with 25 laps to go and led the rest of the race.

Truex became the fifth different winner in five races to start the 2021 season.

“This feels pretty amazing. Phoenix has been a tough one for us,” Truex said after the race.

Approximately 8,400 fans were in attendance and a limited amount of camping was allowed.

“Phoenix is always awesome. All the campers out there. Just a great crowd,” he said.

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