NMPA
c/o Bridget Holloman, Exec. Secretary
P.O. Box 500
Darlington, SC 29540
Phone: (843) 395-8811

2009 Winners

Writing Division

Spot News

Daily/Internet

  1. Nate Ryan, USA Today 
  2. Dustin Long, Greensboro News-Record
  3. Lee Montgomery, SceneDaily.com

Non-Daily

  1. Bob Pockrass, NASCAR Scene
  2. Bob Pockrass, NASCAR Scene
  3. Jeff Gluck, NASCAR Scene

Race Coverage

Daily/Internet

  1. Ryan McGee, ESPN.com
  2. Nate Ryan, USA Today 
  3. Thomas Pope, Fayetteville Observer

Non-Daily

  1. Kenny Bruce, NASCAR Scene
  2. Jeff Gluck, NASCAR Scene
  3. Kenny Bruce, NASCAR Scene

Columns

Daily/Internet

  1. Jeff Gluck, SceneDaily.com
  2. David Newton, ESPN.com
  3. Kenny Bruce, SceneDaily.com

Non-Daily

  1. Ryan McGee, ESPN The Magazine
  2. Bob Pockrass, NASCAR Scene
  3. Jeff Gluck, NASCAR Scene

Features

  1. Mike Hembree, NASCAR Scene
  2. David Caraviello, NASCAR.com
  3. Scott Whitmore, The Herald

George Cunningham Writer of the Year:

Daily/Internet            Nate Ryan, USA Today

Non-Daily      Bob Pockrass, NASCAR Scene

Broadcasting Division/Radio

Spot News

  1. Brian Nelson, Motor Racing Network
  2. Mark Garrow, Performance Racing Network
  3. Kyle Rickey, Motor Racing Network

Short Form Feature

  1. Brett McMillan, Performance Racing Network
  2. Ned Jarrett, Motor Racing Network
  3. Steve Blevins, Motor Racing Network

Long Form Feature

  1. Craig Moore, Motor Racing Network
  2. Kent Bernhardt, Performance Racing Network
  3. Craig Moore, Motor Racing Network

Live Event Broadcast

  1. David Hyatt, Motor Racing Network
  2. Doug Rice, Performance Racing Network
  3. David Hyatt, Motor Racing Network

NMPA Radio Broadcaster of the Year

Craig Moore, Motor Racing Network

Barney Hall Award

Ned Jarrett

Broadcasting Division/TV

Spot News

  1. David Whisenant, WBTV

Short Form Feature

  1. Nate Wimberly, WBTV
  2. Paul Johnson, WEMT TV
  3. Matt Yocum, TNT

Long Form Feature

  1. Nate Wimberly, Brian Stephenson, David Whisenant,  WBTV      
  2. Matt Yocum, TNT

Photography Division

Open

  1. Mike Levitt, L.A.T. Photo
  2. John Harrelson, Getty Images
  3. Mark Rebilas, U.S. Presswire

Race Action

  1. Chris Graythen, Getty Images
  2. Mike Levitt, L.A.T. Photo
  3. Mike Levitt, L.A.T. Photo

Portrait/Personality

  1. Jeff Robinson, American Motor Journal
  2. Phil Cavali, Phil Cavali Photography
  3. Andrew Coppley, CIA Stock Photo

Crash/Action

  1. LaDon George, NASCAR Illustrated
  2. John Harrelson, Getty Images
  3. Will Lester, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Feature

  1. Jim Fluharty, NASCAR Illustrated
  2. Phil Cavali, Phil Cavali Photography
  3. Ernie Masche, CIA Stock Photography

T. Taylor Warren NMPA Picture of the Year Award

LaDon George, NASCAR Illustrated

Howard O'Reilly Award

Phil Cavali, Phil Cavali Photography

SPECIAL AWARDS

Joe Littlejohn Award

Chris Browning, Darlington Raceway    

Ken Patterson Helping Others Award

Judy Dominick, Chevy Racing

Richard Petty Driver of the Year Award

Jimmie Johnson

NMPA/Speedway Motorsports Spirit Award

David Poole