Nearly 20,000 votes have already been submitted for the 2018 Late Model Most Popular Driver Award presented by ARbodies on  With voting opening up two weeks ago, short track racing fans have been making their way to on a regular basis to cast their vote for their favorite Late Model driver in America.


Today, we’re providing our second update of the top 20 vote-getters thus far.


Once again this year ARbodies will award a free white “A” package to this year’s winner of the Most Popular Driver presented by ARbodies. Should the winner be a touring series driver, ARbodies will also award a $750 product certificate to the highest finishing local Late Model driver.


Fans can vote for drivers on a daily basis over the voting time period but will be limited to one vote per 24-hour period.  Voters must have cookies enabled on their device in order to cast their vote.


Voting for the award will end on January 23.  At that time the votes will be tallied and the winner will be announced soon after.


Here are the current top 20 in the Late Model Most Popular Driver voting as of Thursday, January 3 in alphabetical order.


Fans can cast their vote by clicking here.


2018 ARbodies Late Model MPD Voting – Current Top 20 (In Alphabetical Order)

Ashton Higgins (Anderson Motor Speedway, SC) 

Blaise Rutherford (Watermelon Capital Speedway, GA) 

Brittney Zamora (NWSLMS) 

Broc Brown (Mahoning Valley Speedway, PA) 

Bubba Pollard (Southern Super Series) 

Chandler Smith (Southern Super Series) 

Connor Okrzesik (Southern Super Series) 

Dawson Fletcher (Watermelon Capital Speedway, GA) 

Frankie Althouse (Mahoning Valley Speedway, PA) 

Glen Luce (PASS North) 

Hunter Jack (CRA Super Series) 

Jo Jo Wilkinson (Montgomery Motor Speedway, AL) 

Kevin Lay (Delaware Speedway, ONT) 

Kodie Conner (PASS South)

Lucas McNeil (Irwindale Speedway, CA) 

Molly Helmuth (CARS Tour – SLM) 

Raphael Lessard (CARS Tour- SLM) 

Ray Christian III (Granite State Pro Stock Series) 

Ray Morneau, Jr. (Delaware Speedway, ONT) 

Zane Ferrell (Jennerstown Speedway, PA) 


-Text by Staff

Late Model Most Popular Driver Top 20 Update