by 2021 National Motorsports Press Association
The award was first presented to Curtis Turner in 1949 at the completion of NASCAR‘s inaugural season. It has been administered by the NMPA and presented annually by the organization since 1983 and remains the only major NASCAR award determined solely by fan vote.
– National Motorsports Press Association (@NMPA) November 9, 2021
Chase Elliott, son of Bill Elliott and driver of the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, has received the honor for the past three years.
To vote, visit www.nascar.com/mostpopulardriver (the “Website”) and follow the online instructions for voting.
Voting begins at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time on November 9, 2021 and ends at 12:00:00 PM Eastern Time on December 1, 2021.
In order to be eligible for the 2021 National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver Award Fan Vote:
• A driver must have declared NASCAR Cup Series points
• Driver must have been eligible for championship contention during the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season racing season, per NASCAR.
• NMPA reserves the right to determine driver eligibility and matchups on a case-by-case basis.
To cast your vote for an eligible NASCAR Cup Series driver go to the Website and select the ‘vote’ button for that driver. You may vote for one (1) eligible NASCAR®-sanctioned driver per ballot submission. Voting is limited to one (1) vote per person per unique email address per day (ie, 12:00 AM ET to 11:59:59 PM ET) (each ballot submission, a “Vote”).
After voting, you can share that you voted via Facebook® and / or Twitter®. If you share that you voted via Twitter, your vote for the selected driver is doubled for that submission day. If you share that you voted via Facebook, your vote for the selected driver is doubled for that submission day. By sharing that you voted on Facebook and / or Twitter, you are able to have a maximum of 4 votes per day for the selected driver
Voting ends at 12:00:00 PM (ET) on December 1, 2021. The name of the driver receiving the most votes will be posted on or about December 2, 2021.
– z. Smith (@zwriter) November 10, 2021