DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2010) – Online voting has been underway since July 6 for the 2010 Most Popular Driver of the Year Awards in the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Now, for the first time in the three-year history of the poll, the top five vote-getters in each series will be unveiled before voting closes in November.
The early reveal gives fans the opportunity to perhaps increase their favorite driver’s lead, or help build the numbers to move their favorite higher in either poll.
To date, nearly 30,000 fans have voted in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, while over 25,000 fans have cast votes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series.
Here, in alphabetical order, are the top-five vote-getters in the NASCAR Nationwide Series through Wednesday, Sept. 15:
- · Justin Allgaier
- · Carl Edwards
- · Brad Keselowski
- · Morgan Shepherd
- · Kenny Wallace
- · Aric Almirola
- · Johnny Benson
- · Ricky Carmichael
- · Austin Dillon
- · Ron Hornaday Jr.
Fans may vote or submit a write-in candidate once per day and are encouraged to vote throughout the season. Voting continues until Nov. 12 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Nov. 13 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Results will be announced at the combined awards banquet for the NASCAR Nationwide and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, which will be held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel on Monday, Nov. 22.