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The Autosport Awards are a series of awards presented by motor racing magazine Autosport to drivers that have achieved significant milestones each season. Some of the presentations are selected by the general public via a reader's poll. The awards have been presented every year since 1982.[1]

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CategoriesEdit

There are 14 awards made by the magazine – eight of which selected by popular vote and the balance chosen by a panel of experts including Autosport journalists (McLaren Autosport BRDC Award). These are:

  • McLaren Autosport BRDC Award
  • International Racing Driver of the Year
  • International Rally Driver of the Year
  • Richard Mille Rookie of the Year
  • Racing Car of the Year
  • Rally Car of the Year
  • Rider of the Year
  • British Competition Driver of the Year
  • National Driver of the Year (combined for 2008: 1982–2007 saw an award for National Racing Driver and National Rally Driver)
  • British Club Driver of the Year
  • John Bolster Award
  • Gregor Grant Award
  • Autosport Williams Engineer of the Future

Previous winnersEdit

McLaren Autosport BRDC AwardEdit

National Driver of the YearEdit

  • formerly given separately, but combined for 2008. The winner receives the Paul Warwick Memorial Trophy.
Year Racing Winner Series Rally Winner Series
1982   Tommy Byrne British Formula Three Championship   Malcolm Patrick British Open Rally Championship
1983   Martin Brundle British Formula Three Championship   Darryl Weidner British Open Rally Championship
1984   Johnny Dumfries British Formula Three Championship   David Llewellin British Open Rally Championship
1985   Andy Rouse British Touring Car Championship   Mark Lovell British Open Rally Championship
1986   Andy Wallace British Formula Three Championship   Ken Wood Scottish Rally Championship
1987   Johnny Herbert British Formula Three Championship   Louise Aitken-Walker British Open Rally Championship
1988   JJ Lehto British Formula Three Championship   Malcolm Wilson British Open Rally Championship
1989   Allan McNish British Formula Three Championship   David Llewellin British Open Rally Championship
1990   Robb Gravett British Touring Car Championship   David Llewellin British Rally Championship
1991   David Coulthard British Formula Three Championship   Colin McRae British Rally Championship
1992   Tim Harvey British Touring Car Championship   Colin McRae British Rally Championship
1993   Kelvin Burt British Touring Car Championship   Richard Burns British Rally Championship
1994   Gabriele Tarquini British Touring Car Championship   Malcolm Wilson British Rally Championship
1995   John Cleland British Touring Car Championship   Alister McRae British Rally Championship
1996   Frank Biela British Touring Car Championship   Gwyndaf Evans British Rally Championship
1997   Alain Menu British Touring Car Championship   Mark Higgins British Rally Championship
1998   Rickard Rydell British Touring Car Championship   Martin Rowe British Rally Championship
1999   Laurent Aïello British Touring Car Championship   Tapio Laukkanen British Rally Championship
2000   Antônio Pizzonia British Formula Three Championship   Mark Higgins British Rally Championship
2001   Takuma Sato British Formula Three Championship   Justin Dale British Rally Championship
2002   Robbie Kerr British Formula Three Championship   Justin Dale British Rally Championship
2003   Nelson Piquet, Jr. British Formula Three Championship   Martin Rowe Production World Rally Championship
2004   James Thompson British Touring Car Championship   Guy Wilks British Rally Championship
2005   Matt Neal British Touring Car Championship   Mark Higgins British Rally Championship
2006   Mike Conway British Formula Three Championship   Mark Higgins British Rally Championship
2007   Jason Plato British Touring Car Championship   Mark Higgins British Rally Championship
Year Winner Series
2008   Oliver Turvey[3] British Formula Three Championship
2009   Colin Turkington British Touring Car Championship
2010   Jason Plato British Touring Car Championship
2011   Matt Neal British Touring Car Championship
2012   Gordon Shedden British Touring Car Championship
2013   Andrew Jordan British Touring Car Championship
2014   Colin Turkington British Touring Car Championship
2015   Gordon Shedden British Touring Car Championship
2016   Gordon Shedden British Touring Car Championship
2017   Lando Norris FIA Formula 3 European Championship
2018   Dan Ticktum FIA Formula 3 European Championship

Rider of the YearEdit

Year Winner Series
2016   Marc Márquez MotoGP
2017   Marc Márquez MotoGP
2018   Marc Márquez MotoGP

Former awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Autosport magazine, page 56 (October 9, 2008)
  2. ^ "Lewis named Driver of the Year". ITV-F1.com. 2008-12-08. Archived from the original on 2008-12-09.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Autosport Awards 2008". UpdateF1.com. 2008-12-08. Archived from the original on 2008-12-11.
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  5. ^ Autosport magazine, page 29 (December 12, 1991)