Zef Eisenberg: A man driven by technology and daring and very successfully – demonstrating its potential in the most extreme manner.
HIPERCAR Consortium for the development of the HIPERCAR.
Riversimple for the development of the Rasa hydrogen fuel cell electric car.
Williams Advanced Engineering is awarded the Simms Medal for the design, development and production of the battery powering Formula E racing cars.
Lord Paul Drayson for setting four Electric World Land Speed Records for sub-999kg vehicles.
Ben Bowlby for his brilliant realisation of the ground breaking DeltaWing racing car.
World Steam Land Speed Record team, with a special dedication to former Project Manager, the late Mr.Frank Swanston, for breaking the 103 year-old world record and raising it to an average of 148.308mph over two consecutive runs over a measured kilometre.
Fifth winner, Mr. Richard Parry-Jones CBE, in recognition of his immense contribution to the UK and world automobile industry (as the Ford Motor Company Group Vice President and Chief Technical Officer).
Fourth winner, Mr. Bill Gibson of Zytek, for developments in the fields of motorsport and electric vehicles.
Third winner, Mr. Simon Saunders of Ariel Motor Company for designing the Ariel Atom sports car.
Second winner, Professor Gary Savage of B.A.R. Formula 1 team for the team’s carbon fibre gearbox.
First winner, Mr. Mick Hyde of Radical Motorsport for the SR3 sports racing car.