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NASCAR Veteran Really Wants To Be Most 'Popular' Driver

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Chase Elliott has won the National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver Award four years in a row 

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his year, Ryan Blaney is hoping to change that. 

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On Wednesday, the Team Penske driver took to Twitter with a hilarious campaign-ad style video stating his case for the 2022 award.

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The ad claimed that Elliott uses a fork and knife to eat his chicken wings.

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"Vote for a man willing to get a little dirty. Vote Ryan Blaney, NASCAR's most popular driver." Take a look at the ad here:

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NASCAR's Most Popular Driver Award has been presented almost every year since 1949. The trophy is determined strictly by fan vote.

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Elliott has won the award every year since 2018. His father, Bill Elliott, won it a record 16 times during his NASCAR career. Dale Earnhardt Jr. holds the longest streak of any driver, winning each year from 2003-17.

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Blaney finished second place behind Joey Lagano in this year's NASCAR Cup Series Championship.