Todt and Stoker crown British motorsport champions

30
Jan
2017

FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President (Sport) Graham Stoker crowned the 2016 MSA British Champions during the MSA Night of Champions ceremony in London on Saturday (28 January).

MSA Chairman, Alan Gow, hosted the winners of UK motorsport’s most prestigious titles for the annual awards evening at the Royal Automobile Club. They were joined by a series of special award winners, each recognised for outstanding achievement. Steve Rider returned as Master of Ceremonies and was once again joined by colleague Louise Goodman.

Alan Gow said: “We were delighted to honour the MSA British Champions – those who have excelled in their chosen discipline to win our premier UK titles. Their achievements should be viewed in the context of one of the world’s strongest domestic scenes; it takes an unrivalled level of skill, determination and dedication to accomplish such a great triumph in the UK.

“We also recognised other high achievers, along with a number of unsung heroes, for their outstanding contributions to UK motor sport. On behalf of the MSA I wish to congratulate them all on their success, and I also thank both the FIA President and FIA Deputy President (Sport) for joining us on this great occasion, which showcased the very best of UK motorsport.”

The Champions honoured on the night were:

MSA British Cadet Kart Championship: Harry Thompson
MSA British Junior Kart Championship: Jonathan Hoggard
MSA British Short Circuit Kart Championship: Oliver Hodgson
MSA British Short Circuit Gearbox Kart Championship: Scott Allen
MSA British Long Circuit Kart Championship: Jack Layton
MSA British Car Trial Championship: Henry Kitching
MSA British Sporting Trials Championship: Roland Uglow
MSA British Autotest Championship: Alastair Moffatt
MSA British Sprint Championship: Colin Calder
MSA British Drag Racing Championship: Andy Robinson
MSA British Hill Climb Championship: Scott Moran
MSA British Rallycross Championship: Dan Rooke
MSA British Cross Country Championship: Martin Gould and Simon Kerfoot
MSA British Historic Rally Championship: Jason Pritchard and Phil Clarke
MSA British Junior Rally Championship: Robert Duggan and Ger Conway
MSA British Manufacturers Rally Championship: Ford
MSA British Rally Championship: Elfyn Evans and Craig Parry
British GT Championship: Jonny Adam and Derek Johnston
F4 British Championship – Certified by FIA, powered by EcoBoost: Max Fewtrell
BRDC British Formula 3 Championship: Matheus Leist
MSA British Touring Car Championship Manufacturer: West Surrey Racing
MSA British Touring Car Championship: Gordon Shedden

There was also a series of special awards:

JLT MSA Club of the Year: Farnborough District Motor Club
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Overall: James McKeefry
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Clerks & Stewards: Wilson Carson
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Medical, Safety, Rescue & Recovery: Rupert Hine
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Technical Official: Patricia Laverty
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Marshal: Keith Gault
JLT MSA Volunteer of the Year – Other: Margaret Simpson
FIA Best Official of the Season: David Barlow
Renault MSA Young Journalist of the Year: Jack Benyon
Renault MSA Young Photographer of the Year: Dan Bathie
RSF MSA Young Driver of the Year: Lewis Brown
MSA Environmental Award: Anglesey Circuit
BWRDC Lord Wakefield Trophy: Katherine Legge

For details of all the award winners, please click here.

Image: The 2016 MSA British Champions and Special Award winners at the MSA Night of Champions, 28 January 2017.

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