2003 Non-Winged Poll nominees announced

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (November 13, 2003) - The names of the nominees for the 2003 National Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll post-season awards were released today by poll founder and coordinator Tom Schmeh. The select 20-member voting panel, ...

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (November 13, 2003) - The names of the nominees for the 2003 National Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll post-season awards were released today by poll founder and coordinator Tom Schmeh. The select 20-member voting panel, representing media members, manufacturers, promoters and sanctioning officials, is currently in the final balloting process, and the names of the 8 award recipients will be revealed by co-emcees Dave Argabright and Pat Sullivan at the National Sprint Car Poll awards reception at the Westin Hotel in Indianapolis, Indiana, on Thursday evening, December 4. The nominees for the 2003 National Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll post-season awards are as follows:

Driver of the Year: Jay Drake, Damion Gardner, Richard Griffin, Tracy Hines, J.J. Yeley.

Team of the Year: Ron Chaffin, Paul Hazen, Tony Stewart.

Rookie of the Year: Mat Neely, Jon Siscoe, Josh Wise.

Builder/Manufacturer of the Year: Chuck Merrill, Jerry Russell, Wayne Simmons.

Media Member of the Year: Dave Argabright, Doug Auld, Kevin Oldham, Pat Sullivan.

Promoter of the Year: Earl Baltes, Terry McCarl/Bill McCroskey, Jim Naylor.

Wild Card Award (for exciting sprint car performances): to be determined.

Outstanding Contribution to the Sport Award: Doug Auld, Fred & Debbie Brownfield, Terry McCarl/Bill McCroskey, Kevin Miller, Tony Stewart.

The National Sprint Car Poll awards reception, including the announcement of those that will be formally inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday afternoon, June 5, 2004, in Knoxville, is being held in conjunction with the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show. The National Sprint Car Poll post-season awards, like the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame induction awards, are official programs of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Foundation, Inc. Those seeking more information should visit the museum's web-site at www.sprintcarhof.com.

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Series Sprint
Drivers Tony Stewart , J.J. Yeley , Richard Griffin , Jay Drake , Josh Wise , Damion Gardner