The National Motorsports Press Association has named Kevin Harvick the 2020 Richard Petty Driver of the Year.
Harvick was dominant throughout much of the 2020 before being eliminated from the playoffs prior to the Championship race at Phoenix. Harvick also won the award in 2001, 2018 & 2014.
See a comprehensive list of previous winners on the NMPA website.
Congratulations to #NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick for being named Richard Petty Driver of the Year by NMPA membership. Others who received multiple votes in this category were Cup Series champion Chase Elliott, #IndyCar champion Scott Dixon, and Kyle Larson
— National Motorsports Press Association (@NMPA) December 18, 2020