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2013 NMPA Journalism Awards

WRITING DIVISION

SPOT NEWS

First Place – Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com
Gordon Appreciative, Truex Livid as NASCAR Adjusts Chase Field

Second Place – Jeff Gluck, USA Today
Denny Hamlin Stands Up To NASCAR

Third Place – David Caravilello, NASCAR.com
Keselowski's White House Trip A Nod To Unity

Fourth Place – Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com
NASCAR Drivers Jennifer Jo Cobb, Mike Harmon in Bitter Dispute Over Missing Team Hauler

Fifth Place – Jim Utter, Charlotte (N.C.) Observer
Tony Stewart's 2013 NASCAR Season Could Be Cut Short

RACE COVERAGE

First Place – Amy Henderson, Frontstretch.com
Tracking the Trucks: Kroger 250

Second Place – Farrah Kaye, Sicknissified.com
Thoughts After Daytona 2.0

Third Place – Ryan McGee, ESPN.com
Keselowski Wins, Chase Gets Hotter

Fourth Place – Brad Norman, NASCAR.com
Kansas Curse Hits Frustrated Busch Yet Again

Fifth Place – Pat DeCola, NASCAR.com
Johnson Stays In Mix For Run At Sixth Title

COLUMNS

First Place - Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com
Jason Leffler's Fatal Crash Needs To Be Thoroughly Investigated
Round the Track:  Eldora Truck Race Won't Be Cure-All for NASCAR
Round the Track:  Dillon Boys and Nepotism Talk Will Never Fade
Round the Track: Danica Patrick Would Justify Ride With Top-20 Finishes
NASCAR Sets Dangerous Precedent by Adding Jeff Gordon to Chase

Second Place - Ryan McGee, ESPN.com
Bar Patrons Go Old School For Daytona
Shepherd’s Life About Purpose and Passion
The Generational Shift Is On – Again
Hitting A Wall
Richard Ben Cramer: A Hero Missed

Third Place – Jeff Gluck, USA Today
NASCAR’s Call May Forever Harm Sport’s Integrity
Kurt Busch Shows Drive To Win Away From The Track
It Is Clear: Johnson Is Best Of All Time
NASCAR Should Learn Lessons Of Eldora
Are The New Gen 6 Cars Achieving Their Goals?

Fourth Place - David Caraviello, NASCAR.com
Johnson May Fly Above Mere Mortals After All
NASCAR Has Really Seen Montoya At His Best
Evans Legacy Still Lives At Martinsville
Dillon Has More Than Earned His Place In NASCAR
Trickle’s Impact Goes Well Beyond Results

Fifth Place – Lee Spencer, Foxsports.com
Keselowski: Define 100 Percent Racing
Danica Looks To Continue Hot Start
Johnson Enters G.O.A.T. Discussion
Harvick Part of Heavy NASCAR Driver Turnover in 2014
Imagine Busch at Stewart-Haas

FEATURE WRITING

First Place – Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com
NASCAR's Highest-Paid Drivers Make Their Money From A Variety of Sources

Second Place – Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com
How NASCAR Landed A Staggering TV Deal Despite Ratings, Decline

Third Place – Kris Johnson, NASCAR Illustrated
Black In NASCAR

Fourth Place – Ryan McGee, ESPN.com
Silver Spoons Vs. Blue Collars … Still

Fifth Place – Mike Hembree, AutoWeek Magazine
Wins, Reps And Wrecks

2013 George Cunningham Writer of The Year Award
Bob Pockrass, SportingNews.com

RADIO

NMPA Broadcaster of the Year

Mark Garrow, Performance Racing Network

NMPA Radio Producer of the Year

Steve Richards, Performance Racing Network

SPOT NEWS
First Place – Mark Garrow & Steve Richards, Performance Racing Network
NASCAR’s Chicagoland Bombshell

Second Place - Dave Moody & Mark Priceman
Felix Sabates Confirms News that Juan Pablo Montoya Will Not Be Back With EGR in 2014

Third Place - Mark Garrow & Steve Richards, Performance Racing Network
MWR Is Slapped With A Record Penalty

EVENT ORIENTED FEATURE

First Place - Ken Squier & Darrell Smith
Daytona 500: Turn Of The Tide

Second Place – Claire B. Lang, SiriusXM
Worlds Collide: Golfer & NASCAR Driver Swap

Third Place – Mark Garrow & Steve Richards, Performance Racing Network
Mayhem At Daytona

TOPIC ORIENTED FEATURE

First Place – Marty Hough & Craig Moore, The Straight Line
Cha Cha Won’t Hold Back

Second Place – Joe & Ruth Kelly, WARV FM
Charlotte Power & NASCAR Rules

Third Place – Joe Moore & Brian Nelson, Ned Jarrett’s World of Racing
Don’t Call It Cheating

LIVE EVENT BROADCAST

First Place – David Hyatt, Motor Racing Network
David Vs. Goliath At Talladega

Second Place - Performance Racing Network
The CNBC 200 – New Hampshire

Third Place – Clair B. Lang, SiriusXM
Not So Tough: Kevin Harvick/Dover USO Special

TELEVISION

Charlie Harville Award

Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com

SPOT NEWS

First Place – Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Truex Out, Newman In The Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup

Second Place - Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Historic No. 13: France Adds Gordon To The Chase

Event Oriented Feature

First Place - Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Larson’s First Ride: Why Don’t Rookies Win Anymore?

Second Place - Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Johnson Focused On Kenseth, On And Off The Track

TOPIC ORIENTED FEATURE

First Place - Ralph Sheheen, TNT
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

Second Place - Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Wood Brothers Help Usher In New Generation

Third Place - Alan Cavanna, NASCAR.com
Drivers Hone Skills On The Go-Kart Track

PHOTOS

OPEN DIVISION

1st Place Open
         World’s Fastest Farmer
         Marc Gewertz
         NHR

2nd Place Open
         N/A
         Mark Rebilas
         USA Today Sports

3rd Place Open
         Holy Grab
         Brett Moist
         Brett Moist Photography

RACE ACTION

1st Place Race Action
         Last Flight
         Brett Moist
         Brett Moist Photography

2nd Place Race Action
         N/A
         Patrick Smith
         Getty Images
        
3rd Place Race Action
         Mad Speed
         Jim Fluharty
         NASCAR Illustrated

PORTRAIT/PERSONALITY

1st Place Portrait/Personality
            N/A
            John Harrelson
            Harrelson Photography, Inc.

2nd Place Portrait/Personality
            N/A
            Tom Copeland
            Greensboro News & Record

3rd Place Portrait/Personality
            Memorable Moment
            Kimberly Shaw
            Gater Racing News

CRASH ACTION

1st Place Crash Action
            N/A
            John Harrelson
            Harrelson Photography, Inc.

2nd-Place Crash Action
            N/A
            Mark Rebilas
            Top Gear Magazine

3rd Place Crash Action
            N/A
            John Harrelson
            Getty Images

FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

1st Place Feature
            N/A
            David Griffin
            ICON/SMI

2nd Place Feature
            Sweet Emotion
            Jeff Robinson
            NASCAR Illustrated

3rd Place Feature
            N/A
            Patrick Smith
            Getty Images

2013 Howard O’Reilly Award
John Harrelson, Harrelson Photography, Inc.

NMPA T. Taylor Warren Picture of the Year Award
David Griffin, ICON/SMI