Martin Truex Jr
No. 19 driver Martin Truex Jr. of Joe Gibbs Racing won the 2019 First Data 500 in dominating fashion, held at the Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. This was the 33rd of 36 races in the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and the first race of the Round of 8. Truex Jr. finished first in Stage 1, Stage 2 and he led the most laps in this race with 464 out of 500 laps led. Denny Hamlin won the pole position with a time of 19.354. Truex Jr. moved to first place in the standings with this win, Hamlin second and Kyle Busch moved down to third.