LAS VEGAS – Martin Truex Jr. managed a big smile in anticipation.
Nov 22, 2015; Homestead, FL, USA; NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Martin Truex Jr. is introduced before the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports / Reuters
The reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup champion fully knew his plans for next season would be as important a topic to reporters as his present run for a second consecutive season title.
Two weeks ago, his Furniture Row Racing team announced it would cease operations at the conclusion of the season — leaving…