Martin Truex Jr. (left) joins Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing this season.
Martin Truex Jr. (left) joins Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing this season. Ralph Freso AP
Martin Truex Jr. (left) joins Kyle Busch at Joe Gibbs Racing this season. Ralph Freso AP

Brendan Marks is a general assignment sports reporter for the Charlotte Observer covering the Carolina Panthers, Charlotte Hornets, NASCAR and more. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has worked for the Observer since August 2017.

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