Chase Elliott wins NMPA Most Popular Driver Award

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Chase Elliott won his 4th successive NMPA A lot of Popular Chauffeur Award on Thursday night.

The statement was made throughout the NASCAR Awards Program. The program will air from 7-9 p.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN.

“I can’t thank the fans across the country enough,” Elliott stated. “I was really mindblown on a few occasions this year of that support. I see the hats and the T-shirts. All that stuff is noticed, and I can’t say thanks enough.”

Elliott is among just 4 motorists to win the award given that 1984.

Costs Elliott won it from 1984-88, 1991-2000 and 2002. Dale Earnhardt won the award posthumously in 2001. Darrell Waltrip won it in 1989-90. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won it from 2003-17.

Likewise, the Myers Brothers Award was revealed throughout the program. The award has actually existed every year given that 1958. It is called in honor of previous NASCAR rivals Billy and Bobby Myers and acknowledges people and/or groups who have actually supplied impressive contributions to the sport of stock automobile racing. Each year, the NMPA Myers Brothers Award winner is chosen by a vote of the NMPA subscription.

This year’s honor went to the late broadcaster Bob Jenkins, who passed away in August after a fight with brain cancer.

NMPA THE MAJORITY OF POPULAR CHAUFFEUR WINNERS

2021 – Chase Elliott

2020 – Chase Elliott

2019 – Chase Elliott

2018 – Chase Elliott

2017 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2016 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2015 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2014 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2013 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2012 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2011 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2010 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2009 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2008 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2007 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2006 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2005 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2004 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2003 – Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2002 – Costs Elliott

2001 – Dale Earnhardt

2000 – Costs Elliott

1999 – Costs Elliott

1998 – Costs Elliott

1997 – Costs Elliott

1996 – Costs Elliott

1995 – Costs Elliott

1994 – Costs Elliott

1993 – Costs Elliott

1992 – Costs Elliott

1991 – Costs Elliott

1990 – Darrell Waltrip

1989 – Darrell Waltrip

1988 – Costs Elliott

1987 – Costs Elliott

1986 – Costs Elliott

1985 – Costs Elliott

1984 – Costs Elliott

1983 – Bobby Allison

1982 – Bobby Allison

1981 – Bobby Allison

1980 – David Pearson

1979 – David Pearson

1978 – Richard Petty

1977 – Richard Petty

1976 – Richard Petty

1975 – Richard Petty

1974 – Richard Petty

1973 – Bobby Allison

1972 – Bobby Allison

1971 – Bobby Allison

1970 – Richard Petty

1969 – Bobby Isaac

1968 – Richard Petty

1967 – Cale Yarborough

1966 – Darel Dieringer

1965 – Fred Lorenzen

1964 – Richard Petty

1963 – Fred Lorenzen

1962 – Richard Petty

1961 – Joe Weatherly

1960 – Rex White

1959 – Jack Smith

1958 – Glen Wood

1957 – Fireball Roberts

1956- Curtis Turner

1955 – Tim Flock

1954 – Lee Petty

1953 – Lee Petty

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