Kevin Harvick was second, followed by Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski and Kurt Busch.
Truex's win finished Memorial Day weekend's mega-day of high-end racing that began with Lewis Hamilton's win at the Monaco Grand Prix and continued with American rookie Alexander Rossi's surprise triumph in the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500.
Truex's single-car Furniture Row Racing team outclassed the armada of multi-car Sprint Cup powerhouses.
Owner Roger Penske, who had a disappointing day at Indianapolis, hoped to rebound with his NASCAR duo of Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, who won the All-Star race at the track last weekend.
China has unveiled plans to visit the moon’s north and south poles late next year and for the first time return to Earth with samples.
The Asian superpower’s Chang’e 5 probe will undertake the mission to “further enhance the country’s aerospace development,” according to state media citing China’s State Administration of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense.
China’s maiden lunar jaunt was the launch of the Chang’e 1 satellite into the moon’s orbit in 2007, followed by a lunar probe onto its surface in 2013.
(TARIQ CAMP, Iraq) — Iraq’s special forces completed a troop buildup around Fallujah on Sunday ahead of an operation to retake the Islamic State-held city west of Baghdad, a military officer said, as the militants attacked a newly-liberated town to the west.
Teaming up with paramilitary troops and backed by aerial support from the U.
(QUETTA, Pakistan) — The family of a driver who was killed alongside Taliban chief Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U. S. drone strike in Pakistan has filed a case against U. S. officials, seeking to press murder charges, police said Sunday.
Mansour had entered Pakistan from Iran using a false name and fake Pakistani identity documents on May 21, when his car was targeted by a U.