TCM Best of 2013 Awards Finalists Announced, Voting Now Open
It’s down to the final five!
The final ballot for the RacingSpectator.ca Driver of the Year and the Best Looking Car presented by Imaginit Designs is here! After a round of fan voting for the RacingSpectator.ca Driver of the Year, 39 nominees have been shrunk to five while a panel of 17 has narrowed the Best Looking Car presented by Imaginit Designs down to five. The winner of this fan vote will decide the 2013 RacingSpectator.ca Driver of the Year, while the results of the fan vote for the Best Looking Car presented by Imaginit Designs will be combined with the results of our panel vote to produce the winner of the prestigious honor.
Voting ends Thursday, October 17th at 6pm Atlantic. Results will be announced on TimsCorner.ca on the evening of Monday, October 21st. Winners will be presented with their trophies at their respective awards banquets.
*Note – Round One results for the RacingSpectator.ca Driver of the Year and top five panel voting for the Best Looking Car presented by Imaginit Designs will also be announced on Monday, October 21st as to not influence Round Two voting.
We remind you there is only one vote per person. Multiple votes from the same names and email addresses will not count.
First, the finalists, listed in numerical order;
RACINGSPECTATOR.CA DRIVER OF THE YEAR
#4 – Mike Stevens – Riverview, NB – Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour – Pro Stock
#10 – Charles Woolaver – Albany, PE – Oyster Bed Speedway – Mini Stock
#23 – Sarah McKay – Quispamsis, NB – Speedway 660 – Sportsman
#28 – Emmett Donahue – Hazelbrook, PE – Oyster Bed Speedway – Street Stock
#33 – Cole Tanner – Shubenacadie, NS – Scotia Speedworld, Petty Raceway – Bandolero
*Honorable mention to Ashton Tucker, who finished sixth in Round One voting, just four points out of the top five.
BEST LOOKING CAR PRESENTED BY IMAGINIT DESIGNS
#13 – King Racing (Denver Foran) – Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour – Pro Stock – Pointe Design Group
#51 – Braden Langille – Scotia Speedworld – Bandolero – Pointe Design Group
#55 – Jason Carnahan – Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour – Pro Stock – Mike Alexander
#97 – Chris Duncan – Speedway 660 – Pro Stock – Wilkins Signs
#97 – John Flemming – Parts for Trucks Pro Stock Tour – Pro Stock – Pointe Design Group
Finalists for the TCM Power Performer of the Year will be announced in the coming weeks. Dave O’Blenis took the honor in 2012.
Past Champions – RacingSpectator.ca Driver of the Year Award
2012: James Doucette
2011: Darren MacKinnon
2010: Mike Francis
2009: Shawn Waterfield
2008: Fred Broussard
2007: Glyn Nott
2006: Jerome Kehoe
2005: Jonathan Hicken
2004: Todd Tufts
2003: Sandy Livingston Jr
Past Champions – Best Looking Car presented by Imaginit Designs
2012: #15 Alexander Racing Pro Stock, Frankie Fraser
About Imaginit Design:
IMAGINit Design & Signs is a locally owned and operated company located in Nova Scotia and provides designs and graphics to customers across our region. From custom designs and signage to digital printing Imaginit works closely with you every step of the way to ensure the outcome you receive is more than you imagined. We offer customers personalized one-on-one consultations with senior designers who listen carefully and ask the right questions about your business and creative project, the audiences you wish to attract, and the emotional responses you wish to generate. Please visit our web site at www.imaginitdesign.com or call us today at 902-444-2000 for a free quote on your design & signage needs.
About Tim’s Corner:
Tim’s Corner began as a weekly stock car racing column appearing on ScotiaSpeedworld.ca and MaritimeProStockTour.com, penned by track and series announcer Tim Terry. It has now grown to include basic media services for motorsport teams big and small. TimsCorner.ca, the official website of Tim’s Corner, also features Tim’s Corner Unplugged, a podcast hosted by Terry which focuses on the motorsports scene. For more information on Tim’s Corner and services offered, visit TimsCorner.ca!