Martin Truex Jr.’s Daytona 500 paint schemes and results Chase Wilhelm Feb 9, 2017 at 1:52p ET It's hard to beleive that Martin Truex Jr. will be making his 13th start in the Daytona 500 Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. ET on FOX. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing driver has had his fair share of highs and lows in the Great American Race. Check out his paint schemes and results in NASCAR's biggest race: © , Michael L. Levitt © 2016, Michael L. Levitt 2005 Although Truex stayed in the XFINITY Series in 2005 to defend his 2004 championship, he qualifed 10th and finished 34th in his first career Daytona 500 driving the No. 1 Chevrolet for Dale Earnhardt Inc. copyright ©Robt.LeSieur 2006 In his first full-time Cup season, Truex finished a respectable 16th after starting 19th. Getty Images Getty Images 2007 After a 13th-place qualifying effort, Truex only managed a 29th place finish. ©, David M. Vaughn 618-218-0236 Phone email@example.com David M. Vaughn 2008 It was more of the same for Truex in 2008, finishing 20th after qualifying 25th in his fourth try in the Great American Race. 2009 After earning the pole for the 2009 Daytona 500, starting alongside Mark Martin on the front row, Truex raced to an 11th-place finish in his final year with DEI. autostock/Brian Czobat 2010 Truex made the switch to Michael Waltrip Racing and the No. 56 Toyota for the 2010 season. In his first race with the team, Truex earned his first top-10 finish in the 500 with a sixth-place result. © F. Peirce Williams F.Peirce Williams 2011 Truex finished one spot ahead of where he started in 2011 after qualifying 20th and finishing 19th. © Lesley Ann Miller 5405 Alton Pkwy Suite 5A-265 Irvine CA 92604 United States ©2011 Lesley Ann Miller 2012 After a disappointing 26th-place qualifying effort, Truex rallied to finish 12th in this No. 56 Toyota Camry. Nigel Kinrade/LAT Photo USA 2013 After a horrendous 37th-place qualifying effort, Truex only raced his way up to a 24th-place finish in his final Daytona 500 driving for MWR. Brian Czobat / autostock © 271 Fryling Ave SW Concord, NC 28025 W 704.786.2919 C 704.904.2745 autostock/Brian Czobat 2014 Truex's first Speedweeks with Furniture Row Racing couldn't have gone any worse. After crashing in his qualifying race, Truex still started on the outside pole, but finished dead last after his engined expired on Lap 31. Getty Images Getty Images 2015 It was a much better time for Truex at Daytona in 2015, qualifying 10th and earning an 8th-place finish in his second year with Furniture Row. Getty Images Getty Images 2016 Truex scored his best finish in the 2016 Daytona 500, but he wasn't excited about it. Hamlin beat Truex to the line by 0.010 seconds, the closest finish in Daytona 500 history. Getty Images Getty Images Next Gallery 6 Looking ahead: 5 keys to success for Chase Elliott in 2017 Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Auto Form a Racing Team, Compete for Prizes Play Now!