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MG Car Club shortlisted for five National Car Club awards

23rd February 2018

Having won the National Car Club of the Year award in 2017, the MG Car Club is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted in five separate categories for 2018.

Held in association with Tourism Ireland, Classic Car Weekly and the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs, the 2018 awards have seen a record number of submissions made for the 17 different categories. The winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony at Birmingham’s NEC on Saturday 24th March, which coincides with the Practical Classics Restoration Show taking place over the same weekend.

Once the again the Club has been shortlisted for the National Car Club of the Year award, but has also been selected for awards in four further categories. These include the Outstanding Club Magazine of the Year (Printed) for Safety Fast! while MGLive! is up for the Shows and Events award.

In terms of individual awards, the Club’s Midget Register Chairman Mike Parker is a contender for National Car Club Unsung Hero of the Year, while in a new category for 2018, FWD Register chairman Ben Hatton has been shortlisted for the National Car Club ‘Young Member’ of the Year.

MGCC General Manager Adam Sloman said: “We had a fantastic time at the Car Club Awards in 2017 and we’re delighted to be nominated once again. The awards are a fantastic celebration of the sheer variety that Clubs offer to thousands of people across the UK and across so many different marques. We’re delighted to see Car Club members Mike Parker and Ben Hatton nominated for individual awards – both have done tremendous amounts to support the Club, MG cars and MGCC members.”