After cancer surgery, Martin Truex Jr.’s girlfriend going home

Martin Truex Jr. and girlfriend Sherry Pollex take part in prerace ceremonies.

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Great news for Martin Truex Jr.’s longtime girlfriend Sherry Pollex.

Last week, Pollex made the announcement that she is battling ovarian cancer. After spending eight days in the hospital, she Tweeted this Friday morning.

Needless to say, the NASCAR community is standing behind her. 

Pollex’s passion in life is fighting pediatric cancer. To learn more about her work with children, go to