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

George Cunningham Award

            Recognizes excellence in writing. The award is based on total points earned in the various print categories (Spot News, Race Coverage, Columns and Feature). Since 2005, the award has been presented in two divisions: Daily/Internet and Non-Daily.

Year Recipient  Publication Division
2007 Monte Dutton

Gaston Gazette

Daily & Internet
2007 Mike Hembree NASCAR Scene Non – Daily
2006 David Poole Charlotte Observer Daily/Internet
2006 Kenny Bruce NASCAR Scene Non-Daily
2005 David Poole Charlotte Observer Daily/Internet
  Nate Ryan Richmond Times Dispatch Daily/Internet
2005 Matt Crossman Sporting News Non-Daily
2004 Al Thomy Speedway Scene  
2003 Kenny Bruce NASCAR Scene  
2002 Mike Hembree Greenville News  
2001 David Poole Charlotte Observer  
2000 Kenny Bruce Kingsport Times-News  
  Jeff Owens Winston Cup Scene  
1999 Jim McLaurin The State  
1998 Dick Berggren Speedway Illustrated  
1997 Tom Jensen Winston Cup Scene  
1996 Deb Williams Winston Cup Scene  
1995 Mike Hembree Greenville News  
1994 Thomas Pope Fayetteville Observe  
1993 Jim McLaurin The State  
1992 Mike Hembree Greenville News  
1991 Bob Myers Circle Track Magazine  
1990 Deb Williams Winston Cup Scene  
1989 Steve Waid Winston Cup Scene  
1988 Benny Phillips High Point Enterprise  
1987 Tom Higgins Charlotte Observe  
1986 Ray Cooper Greensboro News