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1st £1100 and two years’ free Guild membership, plus trophy
2nd £250 and one year’s free Guild membership.
3rd £150 and one year’s free Guild membership

This award, open to Guild and non-Guild journalists, is presented to the person judged to have made the greatest contribution to recording, in the English language, the history of motoring or motorcycling in any form including books, video and broadcasting. Each entry will be judged on its own merits with recognition given to the relative resources available to each entrant. There are normally prizes for first, second and third place.

Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz since 2000.

Year Winner Other awards
2016 Nigel Trow 2nd Russel Hayes 3rd Adil Jal Darukhanawala
2015 Davide Bassoli Special award: Simon Taylor and Sir Stirling Moss 
2014 Alistair Weaver 2nd Davide Bassoli 3rd Gordon Bruce
2013 Ray Hutton 2nd Roy Smith 3rd Peter Higham
2012 Ian Wagstaff Jonathan Wood highly commended 
2011 James Ruppert Giles Chapman highly commended 
2010 Roy Smith Alan Henry highly commended 
2009 Eric Dymock    
2008 Karl Ludvigsen/
Giles Chapman
2007 Paul Skilleter    
2006 Ian Wagstaff    
2005 Karl Ludvigsen    
2004 Graham Robson    
2003 Jeff Daniels    
2002 Doug Nye    
2001 Philip Porter/
Paul Skilleter
2000 John Reynolds