TCM Best of Awards
#TCMBestof2021 Final Round Voting for the TCM Best of 2021 Awards
The final round of the 2021 TCM Best of Racing Awards are here!
The third ballot, which will run until Wednesday, December 8th at 12pm Atlantic, includes the final round of the TCM Most Popular Driver Award voting.
Read below about the Most Popular Driver format and cast your vote for in the second round of the TCM Best of Racing Awards!
This ballot also includes the fan votes for the TCM Breakout Performer, Kings County Performance Rookie of the Year and the Tenth Annual Kings County Performance Best Looking Car Award.
Read more about the finalists for the Breakout Performer and Rookie of the Year Awards, check out the Kings County Performance Best Looking Car finalists and cast your final vote in the TCM Best of Racing Awards for 2021.
Featured Photo by WingNut Productions/Ashton Reekie
TCM Most Popular Driver Voting Format:
Round One – All of the 112 nominated drivers are placed on the same ballot. After Round One of voting, the field will be trimmed to the top 25 drivers for the second round of voting. Voting closes for Round One on Wednesday, November 10th at Noon Atlantic.
BACK FOR 2021 – for the first round only, because there are so many drivers on the ballot, you can select up to three drivers in the first round. You can select one if you wish but the option is open to select up to three from the list. This choice will be in play for the first round only. Team up with other drivers on your campaigns, get your fans and theirs to help out to get to the second round!
The Round Two Ballot for the TCM Best of 2021 Awards runs from Thursday, November 11th to Wednesday, November 24th at Noon Atlantic.
The Round Three Ballot for the TCM Best of 2021 Awards runs from Thursday, November 25th to Wednesday, December 8th at 8pm Atlantic.
Please note, these dates are tentative and are subject to change without notice.
Kings County Performance Best Looking Car Award
The nominees for this years award were placed into a Facebook photo album on our Facebook page. A panel of 14 from outside the region whom are seeing the cars for the first time, had the chance to pick their favorite five cars, in no particular order. Each car they selected received one panel vote. The five cars that received the most panel votes are placed into the Fan Vote portion of the award.
As in previous years, the fan vote is worth 50% of scoring for this award. The panel’s final overall tally will count for the other half. The car which scores the most points over the two halves will win the award.
Ties are broken by the car who finished higher in the panel vote.
SCORING EXPLANATION – Breakout Performer of the Year/Kings County Performance Rookie of the Year Award
Our panel was presented with a list of potential finalists for both the Breakout Performer and Kings County Performance Rookie of the Year Awards. Our six panelists will rank the finalists on their ballot. Their top picks of the finalists each received five points, second pick received four points, third received three, fourth got two points and their last pick got one point.
The fan vote winner will be awarded ten points, second on the fan vote will receive eight points, third will get six and so on with sixth place on back receiving zero from the fan vote. The fan vote essentially carries 25% weight on the overall ballot.
A perfect score is 40 points (five from each panelist plus ten from the fans).
Ties are broken by the amount of ballots a driver appears on, followed by the amount of top votes they received. Should drivers still be tied following that, the combined panel score will determine a winner.
KINGS COUNTY PERFORMANCE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR AWARD FINALISTS (Listed in Alphabetical Order by First Name)
|Andrew Lively||SSW||Sportsman||Six top Fives, Two Second Place Finishes in Eight Scotia Speedworld Starts – Top Five in Sydney Soft Launch|
|Brandon Carter||PIR||Sportsman||Victory at Scotia Speedworld in October, Podium finishes at Petty Raceway and Riverside Speedway|
|Brayden Wadden||SSW||Bandoleros||Beginner Bandolero Champion at Scotia Speedworld – Five Feature Wins in 11 races|
|Colton Noble||SSW||Legends||Second in Scotia Speedworld Points, Two wins, Five Podiums and Eight Top Fives in 11 races|
|Jason Morris||LDMS||Sportsman||Five feature victories at Lake Doucette Motor Speedway, Second in Sportsman Points|
BREAKOUT PERFORMER OF THE YEAR FINALISTS (Listed in Alphabetical Order by First Name)
|Alex Johnson||SSW||Sportsman||Two Wins, Seven Two Top Finishes in Nine Races at Scotia Speedworld – Third in Points|
|Braxton Stafford||AMT||Modified||Three Wins, Five Top Fives in 12 Atlantic Modified Tour Races – Third in Points|
|Cory Hall||MPST||Pro Stock||RE/MAX 250 and River Glade International among four Pro Stock wins in 2021|
|Danny Chisholm||SSW||Legend||Scotia Speedworld Weekly Champion with three wins plus two Maritime Legend Tour victories|
|Sara Thorne||EBP||Sportsman||Two Wins, Eight Top Fives – Third in Eastbound Sportsman Points|
Kings County Performance Best Looking Car Finalists (Listed by Car Number)
(Photos as submitted, all photo rights owned by their respective photographer)
#14 Alex Johnson – Enfield, NS – Sportsman – Scotia Speedworld
#36 Gary Elliott – Truro, NS – Maritime Pro Stock Tour
#38 Justin Cole – Harvey, NB – Street Stock – Speedway 660
#48C Courtney O’Blenis – Boundary Creek, NB – Speedway 660
#72 Stacey Clements – Halifax, NS – Heart of a Champion Hot Rod Classics
TCM BEST OF RACING AWARD 2021 FINAL BALLOT
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