PAT O'CONNOR & BRIAN CLAUSON AWARD

THIS AWARD WAS PRESENTED FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 1978, THE PAT O'CONNOR & BRIAN CLAUSON AWARD HAS BECOME THE MOST REVERED OF ALL THE PRESENTATIONS MADE BY HARF. THIS AWARD IS MADE ONLY IN YEARS WHEN THE EXECUTIVE BOARD OF HARF OFFICERS FEEL THERE IS A MIDWEST DRIVER WHO LIVES UP TO THE SPIRIT AND IDEAS ON WHICH THIS AWARD IS BASED. WHEN THE CRITERIA FOR THIS AWARD WERE BEING FORMED, WE SAID WE WOULD LOOK FOR SUCH THINGS AS DEVOTION, COOPERATION, AND CONSTANT EFFORT TO MAKE AUTO RACING THE SPORT OF WHICH WE ARE ALL VERY PROUD. IN ADDITION WE WILL LOOK A PERSON WHOSE CONSIDERATION FOR OTHERS; FELLOW COMPETITORS, RACE OFFICIALS, RACE FANS, AND ALL OTHERS CONNECTED WITH THE SPORT, MAKE THEM SO OUTSTANDING WE RECOGNIZE THE QUALITY IN A PERSON THAT MAKES THEM ELIGIBLE FOR THIS HONOR.

THIS YEAR'S WINNER IS

LEVI JONES

2019 - LEVI JONES

2018 - DOUG BOLES/ IMS

2017 - DUANE AND SONJA ALEXANDER

2016 - TONY STEWART

2015 - HOLMATRO SAFTEY TEAM

2013 - ED CARPENTER

2012 - BRUCE "ANIMAL" ADKINS

2011 - SUSANNAH STAPP

2010 - SARAH FISHER

2009 - LARRY RICE

2006 - KEVIN BRISCOE

2005 - KEVIN BESECKER

2004 - SONDI EDEN

2003 - TERRY PLETCH

2000 - EDDIE CHEEVER

1998 - DAVE DARLAND

1996 - KENNETH NICHOLS

1995 - KEVIN THOMAS

1994 - RANDY KINSER

1993 - HANK LOWER

1992 - JEFF GORDON

1986 - STEVE CHASSEY

1985 - JOE SALDANA

1984 - TOM BIGELOW

1980 - BUTCH WILKERSON

1978 - LEE KUNZMAN

1975 - SHELDON KINSER

1974 - MEL KENYON

1973 - LARRY RICE

1972 - ROLLIE BEALE

1971 - DICK DWENGER

1968 - SONNY ATES

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