Ryan Dalziel, Matt Gil­more, Derek Hayes, Rob­bie Kerr, Mark Tay­lor


OTHER FI­NAL­ISTS He says: “Win­ning the Mclaren Autosport BRDC Award is a spe­cial mo­ment. It marks you as a driver to look out for in the fu­ture, and also helps to high­light your cur­rent achieve­ments. I’ll never for­get ner­vously step­ping onto the stage to be­come the 12th per­son to win it with what felt like the world of mo­tor­sport look­ing on.

“Prior to that mo­ment, all of the fi­nal­ists had to en­dure a rig­or­ous series of tests with an ex­pe­ri­enced panel of judges look­ing into ev­ery de­tail both on and off the track. After be­ing one of the judges a few years on it made me re­alise what a re­spon­si­bil­ity it is from their side too!

“I cer­tainly hold this achieve­ment in high re­gard. The tro­phy still proudly sits on the top shelf along with only a se­lect few, be­cause with­out it I’m not sure the oth­ers would be there at all.” WHAT HAP­PENED NEXT Got to F1, but didn’t get his hands on fron­trun­ning ma­chin­ery. Forged a sportscar ca­reer, be­com­ing 2014 World En­durance cham­pion

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