Autosport Awards –
the Biggest Night
in Motorsport

Sunday 4 December. Grosvenor House Hotel, Park Lane, London W1

Nominations

Nominations 2016

International racing driver

of the year

Racing car

of the year

International rally driver

of the year

Rally car

of the year

British competition driver

of the year

Rider

of the year

National driver

of the year

Rookie

of the year

British club driver

of the year

International Racing Driver of the Year

Open to professional racing drivers competing at an international level

Nico Rosberg
Nico Rosberg

Currently leading the world championship, Rosberg has put together his most compelling title challenge yet and bounced back from a difficult 2015.

Racing car of the year

Open to cars competing in any class of circuit racing

Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid
Mercedes F1 W07 Hybrid

For the third year in succession, Mercedes has been the dominant force in Formula 1. The F1 W06 has been unbeatable on pace and won the constructors’ championship with four races to spare.

International Rally Driver of the Year

Open to professional or semi-professional rally drivers in international events

Sebastian Ogier
Sebastian Ogier

Outstanding as ever on his way to a fourth straight title. Rules made it harder work, but still the best of the best in the best car.

Rally car of the year

Open to cars competing in rallying from international to national level

Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Volkswagen Polo R WRC

The weapon of choice in the WRC for the fourth successive season. The pace of the Hannover-built machine simply hasn’t dipped since it started winning in 2013.

British competition driver of the year

Open to British drivers competing at international level

Lewis Hamilton
Lewis Hamilton

Hamilton’s campaign has been blighted with bad luck and engine problems, but he remains in the title hunt and, at his best, remains almost unbeatable.

Rider of the year

Open to riders competing in any of MotoGP’s three categories

Marc Marquez
Marc Marquez

Marquez balanced supreme speed and consistency to wrap up a third MotoGP title in four years, with three rounds of a massively-unpredictable season to spare.

National driver of the year

Open to drivers racing in BTCC, British GT or Formula 3

Gordon Shedden
Gordon Shedden

Clinched a second successive BTCC crown, and third in total, after prevailing in an eight-way shoot out in the Brands Hatch season finale.

Rookie of the year

Open to professional racing drivers in their first season racing in their respective categories

Pascal Wehrlein
Pascal Wehrlein

The Mercedes junior has impressed in his first season in F1, with the highlight being a point for 10th place in the Austrian Grand Prix for Manor.

British club driver of the year

Open to British drivers in any class of TOCA supports or equivalent and below

Lando Norris
Lando Norris

Started four-series 2016 season with Toyota Racing Series crown in February, and later added Formula Renault Eurocup and NEC title successes to impressive haul.