National Car Club Awards 2017 Winners

The winners of the 2017 National Car Club Awards, in association with Tourism Ireland, supported by Classic Car Weekly, and endorsed by the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs have been revealed.

David Boyce from Tourism Ireland, headline sponsor of the National Car Club Awards said: “Not only do these awards recognise the amazing amount of time and effort made by the clubs, but the community spirit the car clubs create as a whole. There was a fantastic atmosphere in the room and a real appreciateion between all those nominated and the winners. It was a very special evening that Tourism Ireland is very proud to be associated with.”

 

Classic Car Club categories

  • Outstanding Club Magazine of the Year (Printed) – sponsored by Stena Line

WINNER: Freewheel Magazine, Rover Sports Register

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Monstro, Maestro & Montego Owners Club

 

  • Outstanding Use of Social Media – sponsored by Lancaster Insurance

WINNER: MK1 Golf Owners Club

 

  • Outstanding Website of the Year – sponsored by Tourism Ireland

WINNER: TR Register

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Austin 7 Clubs Association

 

  • Outstanding Car Club Event (including Run or Rally) – sponsored by Classic Car Weekly

WINNER: Jensen Owners Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Morris Minor Owners Club

 

  • Outstanding Support of Next Generation – sponsored by FBHVC

WINNER: The Imp Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Morris Minor Owners Club Young Register

 

  • National Car Club of the Year – sponsored by Lancaster Insurance

WINNER: MG Car Club

 

‘At Show’ Awards – judged at the Practical Classics Classic Car & Restoration Show

  • Best Stand & Car Club Display (under 75 square metres) – sponsored by Classic Car Weekly

WINNER: Allard Owners Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Bug Club

 

  • Best Stand & Car Club Display (over 75 square metres) – sponsored by Practical Classics

WINNER: Jowett Car Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Ford Corsair Owners Club

 

  • Best Restored Car In Show – sponsored by Practical Classics

WINNER: 1913 Jowett Tiller, Jowett Car Club

 

  • Best Live Working on Cars at Show – sponsored by Lancaster Insurance

WINNER: National Traction Engine Trust

 

  • Best Car In Show – sponsored by Classic Car Auctions

WINNER: Jet 1 Replica, Rover Sports Register

 

 

Devoted Member categories

  • National Car Club Unsung Hero – sponsored by Footman James

WINNER: Brian Humphreys, Rover P6 Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Pauline Blake, Sunbeam Talbot Alpine Register

 

  • National Car Club Ambassador of the Year – sponsored by Footman James

WINNER: Graham Orchard, Ford Cortina MkII Owners Club

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Wayne Scott, TR Register

 

 

Special Recognition Awards

  • Best of the Best category – National Car Club Winners Award

WINNER: Jensen Owners Club

 

  • Judges Special Recognition Award

WINNER: Sporting Bears Motor Club

 

 

  • Lifetime Achievement Award

WINNER: Rosie Hamilton, Morris Minor Owners Club