Open to: Guild members only


£500 plus trophy

For the best general feature (not regular column) dealing with any aspect of the motoring scene by a Guild member. The judges are looking for a feature that takes a fresh or novel approach to a topic and one which demonstrates well researched material that is both entertaining and informative.

Candidates are required to enter just one feature for consideration. 

Originally established in 1995 as an award for used car writing, and sponsored by ADT Auctions (as BCA was then named). Changed to Feature Writer of the Year in 1999.


BCA Features   Brad Lucas   Dan Trent

2020 David Lillywhite (Highly commended: Maria McCarthy, James Taylor)

2019 Dan Trent (Highly commended: Will Dron, Jim McGill)

2018 Richard Webber (Highly commended: Rachel Boagey, James Taylor)

2017 James Taylor (Highly commended: Dale Drinnon, Jack Carfrae)

2016 Nick Trott (Highly commended: David Williams, Ray Massey)

2015 David Lillywhite collected by Mark Dixon (Highly commended: Alex Grant)

2014 Dale Drinnon

2013 Maggie Barry (Highly commended: George Barrow)

2012 Jack Carfrae (Highly commended: Martin Goddard)

2011 Dan Trent (Highly commended: Nick Gibbs)

2010 Jack Carfrae (Highly commended: James Baggott)

2009 Martyn Morgan-Jones (Highly commended: Ray Massey)

2008 Giles Chapman (Highly commended: Sarah Bradley)

2007 Andrew English 

2006 Martyn Morgan-Jones (Highly commended: Scott Fisher)

2005 Sue Baker (Highly commended: David Burgess-Wise)

2004 Andrew English

2003 Andrew English

2002 Alistair Weaver

2001 Nat Barnes

2000 Andrew English

1999 Andrew English

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