"When I look at the names on the list of the guys who have done this before, that's when it kind of sinks in a little," Ambrose said earlier this week. "Not to be trite, it's an honor, it's humbling to get this kind of award. But you don't do your job for an award. I heard about it and thought, 'That's kind of neat.' I didn't pay much attention and just went back to work. People are making all these comments and I realize: This is a really big deal. I saw the names on the list and I thought, 'Oh, my God.'"