First Brands Group Announces Race Team Award Winners

First Brands Group Announces Race Team Award Winners

Sponsored drivers and teams across multiple series were recognized for successes on the track and in the community in 2022.

First Brands Group announced its race team award winners for sponsored drivers and teams across multiple racing series’ in recognition of their successes on the track and in the community in 2022.

Award winners were selected based on criteria shared with each sponsoring brand and across the various social media platforms the drivers and race teams used.   

“It’s been an exciting racing season, and we’ve been thrilled to be part of the competition,” said Carl Weber, senior marketing director, First Brands Group. “We are proud to support all the drivers and teams to help give them a competitive edge, and we can’t wait to see what unfolds on the track in 2023.”

The complete list of First Brands Group 2022 race team awards is:

Top Performer – Stephen Papadakis, StopTech
Person who excelled this season and reached the highest levels of achievement. 

Community Involvement – Mike Kojima, StopTech
Racer most involved in their community with fundraisers, Veteran meetups and school visits.

Rookie of the Year – Andy Hateley, StopTech
Rookie who performed the best this season.

Hard Charger Award – Will Au-Young, StopTech
Best driver combination that can turn the fastest laps and has nerves of steel.

Shake and Brake Appreciation Award – Larry Chen, StopTech
New partner that came aboard this year using StopTech products. 

Brand Ambassadors – Nick Stentiford , StopTech
Racers who supported the StopTech brand and all First Brands Group categories.

Brand Ambassador – Savanna Little, StopTech, FRAM
Racer who supported the FRAM brand and all First Brands Group categories.

Most Valuable Driver – Katie Hettinger, Autolite, FRAM
Driver with the most wins during the season.

Community Involvement – Nancy Matter, Autolite
Racer most involved in their community with fundraisers, Veteran meetups and school visits.

Rookie of the Year – Tylee Miller, Autolite
Rookie who performed the best this season.

Social Butterfly – Savanna Little, Autolite
Racer who has posted the most on social media, tagging their sponsored brand(s).

Brand Ambassadors – Jerry Reeves and Jon Crawford, Autolite
Racers who supported the Autolite brand and all First Brands Group categories. 

For the Road Ahead Award – Monster Truck Racing League, FRAM
Longest distance traveled and most races attended, representing FRAM across America.

#BestFilter Award – Team Steele, FRAM
Tagging #FRAM, #FRAMRacing, #FRAMFilters, #TeamFRAM and @fram_filters the most on social media.

Proven Efficiency Award – Team Infamous, FRAM
The best overall performance and most posts on social media.

For more information, visit firstbrandsgroup.com.

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