Martin Truex Gets Back-to-Back Kentucky Wins

Martin Truex, Jr. started on the pole, won the first two Stages, led 174 of the 267 laps and then went on to win the Kentucky night race. That’s what you call a dominant performance and was so typical of his 2017 season.

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Martin Truex, Jr. Takes Charge in Fontana

You knew that Martin Truex, Jr. had a fast car after snaring the pole for the race. But Kevin Harvick also had a fast car, setting a track record during practice. But an early, and unlikely, crash in Stage 1 sent Harvick to the garage and opened the door for someone else to win the race. That someone turned out to be Truex, who started on the pole, won both Stages, led the most laps and lapped most of the field on his way to a dominating win.

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Are Grid Girls the Next Casualties in the War for Political Correctness?

Auto racing’s long-standing tradition of grid girls seems to be in trouble. It was early 2015 when the World Endurance Championships (WEC) got rid of them, and Formula 1 may be next. Director Ross Brawn of Liberty Media, the new controlling group of Formula 1, recently said that the tradition of grid girls is being reconsidered.

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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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