Jamie McMurray has become the "other" driver on Chip Ganassi Racing's two-car team.
The 40-year-old veteran, in his 15th season on NASCAR's top circuit, hasn't won in more than four years. His teammate is 24-year-old Kyle Larson, the early points leader and one of racing's rising stars.
But McMurray is enjoying a resurgence with three top-10 finishes in the first five races, good for sixth in the standings heading into Sunday's 500-lap race at Martinsville Speedway. It's a track where McMurray has finished second twice but never won.
"Here and Sonoma are kind of the two tracks to me that every year that I look the most forward to going to because I feel...