Highlighting the awards were seven new million-mile safety award drivers, three who reached the 2-million-mile mark and two who received the 3-million-mile safety award. They included:
• 3-million milers: Scott McCurry and Melvin Lawrence.
• 2-million milers: Lee Clabaugh, Earl Olson and Dennis Peterson.
• 1-million milers: Olan Aukland, Dave Chapman, Joe Fox, Dave Cook, Brian Hunt, Eugene Swanson and Larry Traeger.