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Sadler: XFINITY Series’ Most Popular Driver

Nov 29, 2017

Elliott Sadler was announced Tuesday as the 2017 National Motorsports Press Association’s Most Popular Driver in the NASCAR XFINITY Series for the second straight year.
Sadler, who was also the top vote-getter in 2011 and 2016, becomes only the third XFINITY Series driver to win the award three times. Brad Keselowski (2008-10) and Kenny Wallace (1991, 1994, 2006) are the other three-time recipients. The award for Sadler, 42, is the latest in a six-year run by drivers for JR Motorsports. Other JRM winners of the XFINITY Series’ Most Popular Driver Award: Chase Elliott (2014-15), Regan Smith (2013), Danica Patrick (2012) and Keselowski (2008-09).