Previous Winners

Journalist of the Year
2012 – Mark Fogarty (Fairfax/Auto Action)
2013 – Mark Fogarty (Fairfax/Auto Action)
2014 – Stefan Bartholomaeus (Speedcafe.com)
2015 – Stefan Bartholomaeus (Speedcafe.com)
2016 – Mark Fogarty (Fairfax/Auto Action)
2017 – Tom Howard (Speedcafe.com)
2018 – Mark Fogarty (Supercar Extra/Auto Action)
2019 – Tom Howard (Speedcafe.com)
2020 – Andrew van Leeuwen (Motorsport.com)

Photographer of the Year
2012 – Dirk Klynsmith
2013 – Mark Horsburgh
2014 – Dirk Klynsmith
2015 – Daniel Kalisz
2016 – Robert Cianflone – Getty Images
2017 – Dirk Klynsmith
2018 – Daniel Kalisz
2019 – Daniel Kalisz
2020 – Mark Horsburgh

Broadcaster of the Year
2012 – Richard Craill (Ten, SBS & Track Support Commentator)
2013 – Richard Craill (Ten, SBS & Track Support Commentator)
2014 – Richard Craill (Ten, SBS & Track Support Commentator)
2015 – Richard Craill (Ten, SBS & Track Support Commentator)
2016 – Richard Craill (Ten, SBS & Track Support Commentator)
2017 – Chad Neylon (Track Commentator & Supercars Media)
2018 – Neil Crompton (Supercars Media)
2019 – Mark Larkham (Supercars Media)
2020 – Mark Larkham (Supercars Media)

Young Guns Award
2019 – Slade Perrins

Public Relations Manager of the Year
2012 – Not Awarded
2013 – Grant Rowley (Nissan Motorsport)
2014 – Mark Walker (Jack Daniels Racing)
2015 – Peter Trevaskis (Prodrive Racing Australia)
2016 – Not Awarded
2017 – Not Awarded
2018 – Not Awarded
2019 – Not Awarded
2020 – Paul Glover (Supercars)

Best Supercars news story
2012 – Shane van Gisbergen to quit V8 Supercars (Grant Rowley, Speedcafe.com)
2013 – (Tied) Shane van Gisbergen  V8 return to Tekno (Lewis Isaac, Auto Action)
2013 – (Tied) Cash crisis puts Johnson team in doubt (Mark Fogarty, Fairfax
Media)
2014 – V8 Test poised to clash with Bathurst 12 Hour (Stefan Bartholomaeus,
Speedcafe.com)
2015 – SVG to Triple Eight (Lewis Isaacs, Auto Action)
2016 – Indonesia and Thailand to join Supercars calendar (Stefan
Bartholomaeus, Speedcafe.com)
2017 – Ludo Lacroix set for DJR Team Penske switch (Stefan Bartholomaeus, Speedcafe.com)
2018 – Ford returns with Mustang (Mark Fogarty, Auto Action)
2019 – Commodores undergo aero changes at Darwin (Tom Howard, Speedcafe.com)
2020 – Supercars teams preparing for ambitious border run (Andrew van Leeuwen – Motorsport.com)

Best Supercars feature story
2012 – SuperMerc: The Whole Story (Bruce Newton, Auto Action)
2013 – Westfield heiress Betty Saunders-Klimenko journey from orphanage to a life of luxury (James Phelps, Sunday Telegraph)
2014 – Inside Dick Johnson’s year-long Penske talks (Stefan Bartholomaeus,
Speedcafe.com)
2015 – Jack Perkins, the Journey (Stefan Bartholomaeus, Speedcafe.com)
2016 – How LDM won the 2016 Clipsal 500 (Will Dale, Fox Sports)
2017 – Holden Racing Team: The Cars: 1989-2016 (Aaron Noonan, AN1 Media)
2018 – The DJR Team PENSKE Story (Dale Rodgers, The Race Torque)
2019 – My Glorious Career, Final pit stop for Craig Lowndes (Rebecca Williams, News Limited)
2020 – The most extraordinary day in Supercars history (Andrew van Leeuwen – Motorsport.com)

Best Supercars radio program/podcast
2012 – V8 Insiders/Inside Supercars (Craig Revell, Thunder Media)
2013 – On the Grid (Tony Schibeci, SEN)
2014 – On the Grid (Tony Schibeci, SEN)
2015 – On the Grid (Tony Schibeci, SEN)
2016 – On the Grid (Tony Schibeci, SEN)
2017 – The Howie Games: James Courtney (Mark Howard, Podcast One)
2018 – Rusty’s Garage (Greg Rust, Podcast One)
2019 – Below the Bonnet (Michael Caruso, David Reynolds & Andrew van Leeuwen)
2020 – Rusty’s Garage (Greg Rust, Podcast One)

Best On Track Photo
2012 – Not awarded
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – Jason Bright Clipsal Crash (Mark Walker)
2015 – Through the trees (Daniel Kalisz)
2016 – Sandown Turn 1 Super2 Crash (John Morris)
2017 – Todd Hazelwood Sandown Crash (Daniel Kalisz)
2018 – SVG Celebration (Ben Auld)
2019 – (Tied) Tickford Bathurst Tear up (Mark Walker)
2019 – (Tied) BJR BBQ (Ross Gibbs)
2020 – Not Awarded

Best News or Feature Photo
2012 – Not awarded
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – The Return of JC (Peter Norton, Epic Sports Photography)
2015 – Marcus Ambrose reflection (Rob Cianflone,Getty Images)
2016 – Golding Sandown Crash (Rob Cianflone,Getty Images)
2017 – David Reynolds (Dirk Klynsmith)
2018 – DJR Team Penske Murray Crossing (Dirk Klynsmith)
2019 – Erebus flaming KISS (Andy Pearson)
2020 – Not Awarded

Supercars Photo of the Year
2020 – Shane van Gisbergen at Griffins Bend (Mark Horsburgh)

Best Feature, Promotional Video or Television Program
2012 – 50 years of Bathurst legends tribute (V8 Supercars)
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – Shannons Legends of Motorsport Series (Air Time Media)
2015 – Back to the Future (Prodrive Racing Australia)
2016 – Bathrust Legends (Fox Sports)
2017 – RPM (Network Ten)
2018 – Bathurst 1000 (Fox Sports)
2019 – Supercars Life (AME)
2020 – (Tied) Behind the lens – Mark Horsburgh (Supercars)
2020 – (Tied)  SeaWorld Home (Tickford Racing)

Best Supercars PR Stunt or Activation
2012 – Vodafone unveils King of the Mountain tribute livery (Vodafone)
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – Nissan heritage at Bathurst (Nissan Australia)
2015 – PRA Season Launch on HMAS Canberra Aircraft Carrier (Prodrive Racing
Australia)
2016 – Not awarded
2017 – SVG v RVG (Red Bull Holden Racing)
2018 – Bathurst tribute (Nissan Motorsport)
2019 – KISS Promotion (Erebus Motorsport)
2020 – Not Awarded

Best In-Broadcast or Digital Feature/News Story
2012 – Not awarded
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – Not awarded
2015 – Chaz Mostert Crash Reaction (Network Ten. Presenters: Matt White, Mark Larkham, Grant Denyer, Mark Howard. Producer: David Tunnicliffe.)
2016 – Lucas Dumbrell: the inspirational driving force behind a V8 Supercars team (Guy Goswell – ABC TV 730)
2017 – One Track Mind feature: Marcos Ambrose (Greg Rust, Supercars Media)
2018 – Dick & Steve Johnson Feature (AME)
2019 – Daniel Ricciardo’s Road to Bathurst with Rick Kelly (Supercars Life, AME)
2020 – Holden Motorsport Memories (AME)

Most Outstanding Use of Social or Digital Media: Media Outlet
2016 – Fox Vision App (Foxtel)
2017 – Network Ten Facebook & Twitter activation (Network Ten)
2018 – Speedcafe.com.au
2019 – Below the Bonnet Co-Drivers Cup (Michael Caruso, David Reynolds & Andrew van Leeuwen)
2020 – Not Awarded

Most Outstanding Use of Social or Digital Media: Team or Individual
2017 – Red Bull Holden Racing
2018 – Chaz Mostert (Owlpine Group)
2019 – Kelly Racing
2020 – Kelly Racing

Best publication reporting on V8 Supercars
2012 – Auto Action
2013 – Not awarded
2014 – Not awarded
2015 – Not awarded
2016 – Not awarded
2017 – Not awarded
2018 – Supercars.com
2019 – Auto Action
2020 – Speedcafe

Outstanding Supercars race coverage
2012 – Speedcafe.com

Best Support Category or Associated Event Media/PR
2017 – Dan Jordan (Porsche Carrera Cup)
2018 – Richard Craill (Bathurst 12 Hour)

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