Trophies and Awards

Throughout its history the Royal Automobile Club has awarded trophies to commemorate outstanding endeavour and commitment in the fields of motoring and motor sport. Learn more below about the history of the trophies, the stories behind the feats and past winners.

The Club Historic Awards

The Awards are a set of annual accolades recognising excellence and outstanding contributions to the UK’s historic motoring and motorsport…
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The Segrave Trophy

The Segrave Trophy is awarded to those with the ‘Spirit of Adventure’ for the outstanding demonstration of skill, courage and initiative…
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The Tourist Trophy

The Club’s Tourist Trophy was first awarded in 1905, and was won by John Napier driving an 18 hp Arrol-Johnston…
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British Grand Prix Trophy

The Club’s golden British Grand Prix Trophy has been part of the annual event ever since the first post-war race…
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The Dewar Trophy

This trophy is awarded for ‘Outstanding British Technical Achievement in the Automotive Industry’.
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The Torrens Trophy

For ‘Outstanding Contribution to the Cause or Technical Excellence of Safe and Skilful Motorcycling in the UK’, the Torrens Trophy…
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The Simms Medal

For ‘An Outstanding Contribution to Motoring Innovation’, the Royal Automobile Club Simms Medal is named after the Club’s founding member…
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The Woodcote Trophy

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Motoring Book of the Year

The Royal Automobile Club Motoring Book of the Year Awards 2021 The Royal Automobile Club Motoring Book of The Year…
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