2008 NASCAR B/R Awards Results

Mark Eckhart Jr.Correspondent IJanuary 3, 2009

As Promised here are the results for the 2008 NASCAR B/R Awards, sorry for the delay I had major computer problems that deleted all my data so I had to recount everything.

Driver Awards
Most Improved: David Ragan
MVP: Jimmie Johnson
Most Efficient: Carl Edwards
Most Underrated: Jeff Burton
Most Overrated: Joey Logano
Best Race: Sharpie 500
Best Drive/Comeback: Harvick at Pocono
Best Individual Team: #48
Best Organization: Hendrick Motorsports
Best Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
Best Pit Crew: #83 Red Bull
Clutch Performer: Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson
Favorite Team: #24 team
Development Driver Of The Year: Auston Dillon
Favorite Young Gun: Brad Keselowski
Nationwide Driver Of The Year: Brad Keselowski
Deserves A Shot At Cup: Brad Keselowski, Jason Keller, Mike Wallace
Needs To Go Back To Local Short Track: David Gilliland, JPM, Steve Wallace
Young Talent To Watch in 2009: Brad Keselowski

Alan Kulwicki Sportsmanship Award: Jeff Milburn/CTS help no. 51 team after fire


Writer Awards
Best Writer: Mary Jo Buchanan
Best Article: SM Napier's tribute to Paul Newman
Most Innovative: Kara Martin and Kelly Crandall
Most Enjoyable Writer: Kara Martin and Kelly Crandall
Most Enjoyable Article: Nascar & Me A Love Story
Best Blast From The Past: LJ Burgess
Best New "Rookie" Writer: Mark Eckhart Jr.
Most Underrated Writer: Mark Eckhart Jr.
Most Informational Writer: Mary Jo Buchanan
Most Informational Article: ARCA/CWES updates and SM's Craftsman Update
Top 5 Writer Not Currently There: M Brian Ladner
Favorite Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr and Jeff Gordon
Pioneer Writers: LJ Burgess
Best Article Series: Steve Saquella: My Life In The Fast Lane
Most Passionate Writer: Kara Martin
Best Writer For Their Favorite Driver: Kelly Crandall


Thank you to all of you who voted for the awards this season, and I wish you all a very happy New Year and let's all hang on a little while longer because he'll be hearing the roar of the engines in Daytona before to long.