22nd November 2021

Footman James win at The Historic Motoring Awards 2021

Last week, The Historic Motoring Awards took place in central London for the first time since 2019 for their 11th Award Ceremony.

A fantastic evening was had which included a silent auction in partnership with Bonhams which raised over £10,000 for Mission Motorsport, supporting their invaluable work in finding new jobs, helping to overcome challenges and create new adventures for ex-service men and women.

Footman James, most well-known for their insurance product offering, are delighted to have won Industry Supporter of the Year! Managing Director, David Bond was present at the event to receive the Award.

In recent years, FJ have really gone above and beyond to offer support to the classic industry. From their Coffee & Chrome classic breakfast meets, to their Chrome Collective club, Footman James embody what it means to be a classic enthusiast and put the community at the heart of everything they do.

FJ also partner with key players in the industry, such as the British Motor MuseumThe Intercooler and Classic Car Weekly to name a few.

David Bond commented, “To be recognised for this award is truly special to us at Footman James. We pride ourselves on not only our extensive insurance product offering, but also on all the work we do in the community to help keep the industry thriving. A big thank you to the Awards and Octane Magazine for this honour.”

Below you can see all the winners from the evening. Congratulations to all!

CAR OF THE YEAR
1934 Aston Martin MkII barnfind

RESTORATION OF THE YEAR
Mercedes-Benz 300SL 'Gullwing' by HK - Engineering

MUSEUM/COLLECTION OF THE YEAR
Mulin Automotive Museum

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Bill Warner

CLUB OF THE YEAR
Vintage Sports-Car Club

APPRENTICE OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY FEDERATION SKILLS TRUST
Joe Mellor - Tim Walker Restorations

CLASSIC CAR AMBASSADOR OF THE YEAR
Dominic Taylor-Lane

SPECIALIST OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY QUICKFIT SBS
Classic Motor Cars of Bridgnorth

MOTORING EVENT OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY WOODHAM MORTIMER
Zoute Grand Prix Week

PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY CHATERS MOTORING BOOKSELLERS
Mr Le Mans, Tom Kristensen
Tom Kristensen with Dan Philipsen, Evro Publishing

INDUSTRY SUPPORTER OF THE YEAR
Footman James

MOTORSPORT EVENT OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY OMOLAGATO
Silvertstone Classic

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENT
Andrew and David Bagley

RISING STAR AWARD
Leah Guilliard-Watts & Merlin McCormack

BESPOKE CAR OF THE YEAR
Ferrari 330 LMB by Bell Sport & Classic

CONCOURS EVENT OF THE YEAR- SPONSORED BY AUTOCAVE
The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering

See more about The Historic Motoring Awards here: https://www.historicmotoringawards.co.uk/