Our Top Five Motorsports Articles From 2017

It’s been a good year for The MotorSportsNews.Net(work).   Thank you to everyone who’s stopped by and visited for a while.  I thought we’d have a look at some of the major articles written during the last year. So, here are our top 5 articles from 2017:

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The Post-NASCAR Cup Banquet Hangover

So the banquet has been held. Checks handed out. Trophies given. Awards given. Kudos given. Drivers retired. And now the off-season begins and Silly Season continues.

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Richard Childress Racing Names Andy Petree Vice President of Competition

WELCOME, N.C. (December 4, 2017) – Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR’s competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience. Petree joins RCR on a full-time basis after he was brought on in an advisory role in October to conduct a comprehensive review of the team’s competition area. Warren, who has served in a competition leadership position at RCR since 2012, will oversee RCR’s…

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Kyle Busch Wins 50th Annual Snowball Derby

After starting 15th and running third for the majority of the second half of the 50th Annual Snowball Derby, Kyle Busch dug deep in the late stages and was able to bring home his second Tom Dawson Memorial Trophy. After restarting third with 66 laps remaining in the 300-lap event, Busch was able to work his way around Bubba Pollard for second place with 22 laps remaining and then maneuvered past Jeff Choquette for the race lead with 16 laps to go. Once out front, the Las Vegas native cruised to the…

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Walter “Bud” Moore Passes Away

NASCAR Hall of Famer, World War II Hero Was 92 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92. Moore, a Spartanburg, S.C., native who won the NASCAR premier series title in 1957 as crew chief for Buck Baker and car owner titles in 1962-63 with Joe Weatherly, had been the oldest living member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame. He was…

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