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

Joe Littlejohn Award

The Joe Littlejohn Award is presented each year to a person or persons, or an organization, in recognition for or outstanding service to the NMPA. The recipient is determined by the president of the NMPA. It is named after the former track owner from Spartanburg, S.C. Littlejohn is credited with two career NASCAR starts, but raced extensivey before the formation of NASCAR.

Year       Recipient
2016       Bob Pockrass, ESPN.com
2015       Sprint
2014       Kerry Tharp, NASCAR
2013       Grant Lynch, Talladega Superspeedway
2012       Jeff Dennison, Breaking Limits
2011       Lori Worley, Bristol Motor Speedway
2010       Dan Zacharias, PCG Campbell
2009       Chris Browning, Darlington Raceway
2008       Goody's
2007       Kenny Bruce, NASCAR Scene
2006       Rea White, NASCAR Scene
2005       Jim Hunter, NASCAR
2004       Denny Darnell, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
2003       Bill Joyner, ConocoPhillips
2002       Ed Shull, Gatorade
2001       Steve Waid, Stree & Smiths Sports Group
2000       Len Thatcher & Michael Payne, NASCAR Stats
1999       Dick Thompson, Martinsville Speedway
1998       Drs. Joe & Rose Mattioli, Pocono Raceway
1997       Steve & William McCall, Darlington Raceway
1996       Sharon Post
1995       Bill Kiser, Darlington Raceway
1994       Kevin Triplett, NASCAR
1993       Bridget Holloman, Darlington Raceway
1992       Jim Foster, International Speedway Corp.
1991       Judy Tucker
1990       Wayne Estes, Ford; Ray Cooper, Chevrolet
1989       Bob Latford, Budweiser Racing
1988       Harold Pearson, Richmond Times-Dispatch
1987       Bob Kelly, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1986       Bob Moore, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1985       Goody’s Manufacturing Co.
1984       Phil Nicholas, Gatorade
1983       Charlotte Motor Speedway
1982       Bob Moore, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.; Pat Howell
1981       B.J. Currie
1980       Ralph Salvino, STP; Ralph Seagraves, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.; Art Hammerstrom, Union Oil Co.
1979       Alexis Leras, NASCAR News Bureau; Purolator
1978       R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1977       Benny Phillips, High Point Enterprise
1976       R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1975       Jeff Byrd, R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.
1974       Herman Hickman, North Carolina Speedway
1973       Coca-Cola
1972       Union Oil Co.
1971       Bill Kiser, Darlington Raceway
1970       Joe Littlejohn