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