Photos of the Year: 2016 Winners: Sports POY: Runner Up: 2017_poy_14_02_23

Sports POY: Runner UpEamon Queeney, North State Journal Cruz Aguina, left, and Corporal Urbano Guerrero Jr., right, watch from the top of Bryan Ballard's bus as the cars head through turn four during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Martin Truex Jr. made NASCAR history in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota by leading more laps and more miles than any other driver in any race in NASCAR history while landing himself in Victory Lane.

Sports POY: Runner Up

Eamon Queeney, North State Journal

Cruz Aguina, left, and Corporal Urbano Guerrero Jr., right, watch from the top of Bryan Ballard's bus as the cars head through turn four during the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Sunday, May 29, 2016. Martin Truex Jr. made NASCAR history in his No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota by leading more laps and more miles than any other driver in any race in NASCAR history while landing himself in Victory Lane.