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Motoring Writers Awards finalists named

The finalists have been revealed in the judged categories for the 2022 Guild of Motoring Writers Awards.

Winners will be revealed and receive their awards during the Guild’s annual dinner, a gala event on 1st December, at the Royal Automobile Club, Pall Mall, London.

The judges reviewed submissions from work published between 1st October 2021 and 30th September 2022, then selected a shortlist of three finalists for each award.

One of the finalists will also be declared loop Journalist of the Year.

The finalists in the judged awards are as follows:

AA Campaigning for Motoring Award
  • Louise Cole 
  • Ray Massey 
  • Lucy Radley
BCA Feature Writer of the Year
  • Ken Davies
  • Simon Hucknall
  • James Taylor
Bentley Editor of the Year
  • Erin Baker (Auto Trader)
  • Mark Bursa (Professional Driver)
  • Phil Curry (Autovista24)
Footman James Classic Writer of the Year
  • Giles Chapman
  • Greg MacLeman
  • Brian Weatherly
Genesis Award for Automotive Technology Journalism
  • Tom Geggus
  • Ray Massey
  • Dieter Rencken
GOMW MICA Young PR Professional of the Year Award in association with HCVA
  • Rebecca Abrahamian
  • Olivia Frankel
  • Elizabeth Waddup
Isuzu Photographic Awards – General
  • Jonathan Fleetwood
  • Matt Howell
  • Michael Stokes
Isuzu Photographic Awards – Motorsport
  • Will Broadhead
  • Nick Dungan
  • Drew Gibson
Iveco Industrial Commercial Vehicle Writer of the Year
  • Jack Carfrae
  • Louise Cole
  • Brian Weatherley
Mercedes-Benz Technical Publication of the Year
  • Veloce Publishing – Inside the Machine 
  • Road Transport Media – Commercial Motor
Prodrive Motorsport Cup
  • Maurice Hamilton
  • Jonathan Noble 
  • James Taylor 
Prova PR Business Writer of the Year
  • Jack Carfrae
  • Phil Curry
  • David Leggett
RAC EV Journalist of the Year Award
  • Mark Bursa
  • Louis Cole
  • Martin Gurdon
Suzuki Award for the Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy
  • Michael Barton 
  • Jon Presnell 
  • Ian Wagstaff 
Torque Agency Group Business Publication of the Year
  • Auto Retail Profit
  • Fleet World
  • Professional Driver

The event at the RAC in Pall Mall is an always enjoyable way for all Guild members to celebrate the end of the year and as well as the awards above also includes the presentation of the prestigious Young Driver of the Year, Young Rider of the Year, Outstanding Achievement in Motorsport and Special Contribution to Motoring awards.

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