The 2014 nascar sprint cup series was the 66th season of professional stock car racing in the united states and the 43rd modernera cup season. Nascar community agrees on new most popular driver. Vote chase elliott for nascar nationwide series most. Nascar most popular driver landing page official site of. Earnhardt presented elliott the award during nascar s annual. The 2014 nascar sprint cup series was the 66th season of professional stock car racing in.
Today it is voted for by fans across the united states. This was the 28th consecutive year a member of the earnhardt or elliott family has won. One of the biggest rushes you get while being a nascar fan is watching your favorite driver win a race. Qualifying results, tv schedule, live stream, stage lengths dale earnhardt jr. For the second straight season, chase elliott has won the nmpa most popular driver award which was presented to him in nashville, tennessee. It has been a dozen years since gordon won his fourth cup title, but he remains one of nascar s most popular drivers. Can you name the nascar monster energy cup most popular driver award see results from the nascar monster energy cup most popular driver award quiz on sporcle, the best trivia site on the internet. Chase elliotts run as nascar s most popular driver hit two consecutive years when he was voted as the sports top star. Jeffrey earnhardt born june 22, 1989 is an american professional stock car racing driver. In 2014, dillon returned to the truck series for the mudsummer classic at eldora speedway, racing the same truck he had driven in the previous years race. The most popular driver award has been presented annually since 1953. Ned jarrett, a member of the nascar hall of fame, was asked by reporters about roberts following fireballs own induction into the hall in 2014.
Bill elliott, chases father, won the award 16 times during his career. He is the son of former driver and rcr general manager mike dillon, older brother of ty dillon and grandson of richard childress. Nascars most popular driver award is awarded to the most popular nascar. Chase elliott, driver of the napa 9 chevrolet in the nascar nationwide series, makes a good case for the 2014 most popular driver award. Sponsored by hamburger helper in 2010, it was also sponsored by wheaties in 2011. Nascar drivers believe chase elliott will win the 2018 most popular driver award, ending dale earnhardt jr. He currently competes fulltime in the nascar cup series, driving the no. Italics pole position set by final practice results or owners points. Year monster energy series nationwide series camping world series. Voting under way to determine nascars most popular driver. Nascars most popular driver award is awarded to the most popular nascar driver in the monster energy nascar cup series, xfinity series, and camping world truck series every year since 1956.
And does that make 2014 the last, best chance for earnhardt nascar s most popular driver for 11 years running to win a championship. Current and historical nascar race results by track. Ryan michael blaney born december 31, 1993 is an american professional stock car racing driver. Other jrm winners of the xfinity series most popular driver award. Chase elliott has been voted nascars most popular driver, ending a. Earnhardt presented elliott the award during nascar s annual seasonending awards. Chase elliott continued a very remarkable streak in nascar.
Chase elliott has been voted nascar s most popular driver, ending a 15year run for superstar dale earnhardt jr. He is the son of nascar driver dave blaney and the grandson of modified. Elliott won the xfinity series championship in 2014, when he was 18. Kevin harvick and stewarthaas racing claimed the drivers championship. Ranking the most popular drivers of all time in nascars sprint. For coverage of speedweeks and the entire 2014 nascar.
But did he have the credentials to really backup being the highest paid driver in the sports. Elliott also won mpd in 2014 and 15 while competing in the xfinity series. Voting opens for 2014 most popular driver awards in nascar nationwide, nascar camping world truck and nascar touring series. List of alltime nascar cup series winners wikipedia. During the monster energy nascar cup series awards event in las vegas on thursday night, elliott was named the winner of the 2018 national motorsports press association s most popular driver award. Current nascar cup series drivers on greatest rivalries martin truex jr.
After a yearlong development process, the result is a delicious honey. Found the number of flairs for each driver through adding up the number of people with their respective flairs in the wiki including historical flairs for kahne, jr, harvick, etc. The season began at daytona international speedway, with the sprint unlimited, followed by the daytona 500. Most popular driver archives official site of nascar. Nascars most popular driver award is awarded to the most popular nascar driver in the monster energy nascar cup series, xfinity series, and camping.
He currently competes parttime in the nascar xfinity series, driving the no. Rewatch chase elliotts 2014 xfinity series win at texas nascar. After that, i found the top 64 drivers by flair in r nascar. The award is presented by the national motorsports press association.
In a nascar sprint cup series season that contained many surprises, this wasnt one of them. While it wasnt surprising chase elliott was voted the most popular driver in nascar s cup series, the driver said it was a special moment because his. Earnhardt was named nascar s most popular driver for 2017 during the monster energy cup series awards ceremony thursday night. Chase elliott 201415, regan smith 20, danica patrick 2012 and. It started as a poll of the drivers and then all monster energy nascar cup series competitors.
Top 10 revealed for 2019 most popular driver award. Dillon born april 27, 1990 is an american professional stock car racing driver. Update on most popular driver voting jayskis nascar. Nascar monster energy cup most popular driver award quiz. Cup most popular driver voting now open nascar talk. On top of all that, hes qualified for the chase eight times 2004, 2006, 2008, 20112015 and has been nascar s most popular driver for the past 14 years in a row. The 18yearold rookie leads in series standings, a position hes held since his july victory at chicagoland speedway.
Nascar monster energy cup most popular driver award quiz stats. Elliott, a nmpa hall of fame member and the 1988 cup series champion, holds the record for most popular driver award wins with 16 coming in. We polled 11 nascar drivers to see what they think of everyone else. Chase elliott named 2018 nascar cup series most popular driver. Cup series most popular driver award jayskis nascar. Kevin harvick boldly comments on nascars most popular driver, he is the most popular driver. Most popular driver award archives nascar talk nbc sports. With a restart reminiscent of his latest victory at indianapolis, jeff gordon paced the field yet again at michigan to win the pure michigan 400 on sunday. Dillon finished second in the 20 nascar camping world truck series standings, behind matt crafton.
Top 10 revealed for 2019 most popular driver award s alex weaver unveils the top 10 for the 2019 most popular driver award presented by hooters. Cup series most popular driver award jayskis nascar silly. Chase elliott voted nascars most popular driver for. Nascar has released the current top 10 in voting for the monster energy nascar cup series most popular driver award. Eligibility for the award requires a driver to compete fulltime in one of the three nascar national series.
Find out which nascar drivers top the list of the sports biggest current stars. Chase elliott wins nascars most popular driver award. The most popular driver award winners for 2014 are. Espn cuts nascar coverage most popular driver results. Voting opens for 2014 most popular driver awards in nascar. After starting on the pole, gordon ran away at the end to defeat every other driver and earn the victory. Gordons 88 career victories are the most in nascar s modern era. Theres no shortage of opinions when it comes to nascar s most popular driver.
Espn cuts nascar coverage most popular driver results eric estepp. Chase elliott voted nascars most popular driver for second time chase elliotts run as nascars most popular driver hit two consecutive years when he was voted as the sports top star. Have you ever wondered who the most popular nascar driver. Las vegas ap chase elliott has been voted nascar s most popular driver, ending a 15year run for superstar dale earnhardt jr. This article has been updated to reflect the time frame from august 2014 to august 2015.1000 1526 377 218 577 800 1509 920 1223 1217 717 816 569 62 1243 105 686 583 676 1187 985 335 31 537 733 938 149 1273 1480 116 1292 1118 1142 1230 483