With nominations submitted for the 2022 Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards and entries closing on 8 October, there is still plenty of time for those who are professionally involved in the British historic motoring scene to have their say at the club’s annual awards. For outstanding achievements in this field. And the
Contributions from the general public are also important, so fans of classic cars, motorcycles and fans of historical motorsports are also invited to submit nominations.
Candidates may nominate themselves or nominate a third party they believe is worthy of recognition. The Royal Automobile Club Historic Awards are free of charge and nominations are submitted through a simple online form at www.royalautomobileclub historyawards.co.uk.
Club President Ben Kosons said: “This is the fourth year of the awards, and we are pleased with the quality of the nominations we have received since the 2022 submissions opened.
We look forward to building on the solid foundation that has already been laid over the years. , with high potential candidates and outstanding winners. The Awards Evening on November 24th at the Pal Mall Clubhouse promises once again to be an immense celebration of creativity, skill, ingenuity, enthusiasm and expertise.”
The eligibility period runs from October 1, 2021 to September 30, 2022 and registration closes on October 8.
Nominations are invited for the following categories:
Collections: Recognize achievements during the vesting period for large and small museums or privately owned collections.
Competitive event – has a broad mandate covering everything from race meetings and stage walks to hill climbs, smoothness tests, series races and even individual races.
Innovation: Created to reward initiative and creativity in developing new products and services.
Motorsport Show – for classic motorsport events of all sizes, without the elements of timed competition. Eligible events include style queens, tours, club meetings and classic car shows.
Premium Journalism – For the best print, digital or broadcast feature.
Character: A celebration of individual achievement in the historic world of motoring or motorsport.
Restoration: Recognize the outstanding skills, research and sensitivity to the history of the car performing world-class restorations.
The Young Achiever: For rising stars between the ages of 18 and 30 who represent the future of Britain’s historic car industry.
The core element of the awards is an independent, rigorous and expert evaluation process. Each category is judged by a carefully selected expert jury with a high level of relevant experience.
On awards night on Thursday 24 November, the club will also present the Royal Automobile Club Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of an individual who has made a significant contribution to the automotive industry and/or the British motoring legacy over the years.
Last year’s winner was John Grant, president of the British Racing Club.
The award is a continuation of the club’s 125-year lineage in recognition of motoring achievements.
Today the club presents a number of internationally recognized awards, including the Seagrave Cup, the Torrance Cup, the Sims Medal, the Dewar Cup and the oldest automotive award – the Tourist Cup.