THE VETERAN CAR CLUB OF GREAT BRITAIN

AWARDS

Members have a huge array of trophies they can win each year that many people have donated to the club.

WELHAM Trophy

Winner 2019:  David Greaves

Awarded for the best aggregate performance in all S.E. Events by all VCC members in a car manufactured up to and including 1904
For his incredible determination, this went to David Greaves driving his 1903 Darracq

 

Previous Winners
  • 2018  Chris Loder
  • 2017  Ken Goddard
  • 2016  Mickael Kent and David Greaves
  • 2015  Chris Loder
  • 2014  Chris Loder
  • 2013  Rodney de Little 
  • 2012  Rob Aylott

FLORENCE WELHAM Trophy

Winner 2019: Robert Corry

Awarded for the best aggregate performance in all S.E. Events by all VCC members in a car manufactured 1905-1918 – The award went to a most deserving winner, Robert Corry driving his 1913 Panhard Levassor.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  David Gibbins
  • 2017  Denis Bass
  • 2016  Peter Boulding
  • 2015  Graham Bennett
  • 2014  Denis Bass
  • 2013  Michael Doughty
  • 2012  Peter Boulding

MRS S F EDGE Trophy

Winner 2019:  Rob Pedler

Awarded for the best aggregate performance in any S.E. Event by a VCC member, who has not won this award previously, in a car manufactured up to and including 1904.
In 2019 this went to Rob Pedler in his 1904 De Dion Bouton

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  James Holland
  • 2017  Chris Loder
  • 2016  (Not Awarded)
  • 2015  (Not Awarded)
  • 2014  Mike Mutters
  • 2013  Michael Sapsford and David Greaves
  • 2012  Emil Snapper

RICHARD EASTMEAD Trophy

Winner 2019:  Ian Macdonald

Awarded for the best aggregate performance in any S.E. Event by a VCC member, who has not won this award previously, in a car manufactured from 1905 to 1918.
This award went to Ian Macdonald, with his 1912 Renault AX

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Dean Ash
  • 2017  Peter Boulding
  • 2016  Allan White
  • 2015  Peter Bartley
  • 2014  Graham Bennett
  • 2013  David Gibbins
  • 2012  Paul Curtis and David Smart

PERCY TULLY Trophy

Winner 2019:  David Wraight 

Awarded for the best aggregate performance of a VCC Member in a Ford car at S.E. Section events.
This was awarded to David Wraight for driving his Ford Model T on many events throughout the year.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Mark Eichner
  • 2017  Mike Sewell
  • 2016  Emil Snapper
  • 2015  (Not Awarded)
  • 2014  Mark Eichner
  • 2013  Paul Curtis and David Smart
  • 2012  Paul Curtis and David Smart

BILL COOK Trophy

Winner 2019:  Allan Gibbins 

This was awarded for the best performance by a VCC member with a Rolls Royce car at S.E. Section events – and this award went to Allan Gibbins who successfully got his car ready for the Main Event (with a little help from his friends, or should I say brother) after it had not been run for 25 years then used it for other events during the year.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  David Gibbins
  • 2017  David Gibbins
  • 2016  David Gibbins
  • 2015  David Gibbins
  • 2014  David Gibbins
  • 2013  David Gibbins
  • 2012  David Gibbins

DEREK GROSSMARK Trophy

Winner 2019:  Clive Boothman

Awarded for the best aggregate performance of a VCC Member in a Napier car in S.E. Section events. This trophy was awarded to Clive Boothman. His lovely Napier was seen on a number of occasions throughout the year, often driven by his wife

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Peter Boulding
  • 2017  Peter Boulding
  • 2016  Peter Boulding
  • 2015  Peter Boulding
  • 2014  (Not Awarded)
  • 2013  (Not Awarded)
  • 2012  (Not Awarded)

EBBE ROWE Trophy

Winner 2019:  Elinor Boothman

Awarded to a lady driver who has participated in at least one S.E. Section event. This went to Elinor Boothman who makes a point of driving veteran cars at every opportunity.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Christine Turner
  • 2017  Michelle Gibbins
  • 2016  Sarah Marsh
  • 2015  Annabel Seegar
  • 2014  Ann Gibbins and Michelle Gibbins
  • 2013  Ann Gibbins
  • 2012  Annabel Seegar

THE JOHN HAMPTON Trophy

Winner 2019:  Kate Baldock

For the best performance by a younger person in a S.E Section event – This is awarded to Kate Baldock driving her 1897 Leon Bolee on The Best Of West Kent event.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Dan Lahmann 
  • 2017  Cressida de Little
  • 2016  Alister Haching Daughter
  • 2015  Kate Baldock.
  • 2014  Chris Loder
  • 2013  Rodney de Little
  • 2012  Julien Slade 

VICTOR LUDORUM Trophy

Winner 2019:  Malcolm Barber

Awarded for the most notable car or driver on a S.E. Section Event.  This was awarded to Malcolm Barber driving his magnificent 1914 Cadillac. A truly great car that deserves this delightful trophy as a memory for participating in our Main Event last year.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Bernard Holmes
  • 2017  Rachel Eastmead
  • 2016  Ken Goddard
  • 2015  (Not Awarded)
  • 2014  (Not Awarded)
  • 2013  (Not Awarded)
  • 2012  (Not Awarded)

THE CRIPPS CHALLENGE Trophy

Winner 2019:  Tom Cook

This is for Sportsmanship. This was awarded to Tom Cook who has demonstrated the true code of sportsmanship at our Main event this year.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Mike Mutters
  • 2017  David Wraight
  • 2016  John Wait
  • 2015  Frank Baker
  • 2014  Peter Boulding
  • 2013  Tam Large 
  • 2012  (Not Awarded)

THE JIMMY DOWNS Trophy

Winner 2019:  David Locket and Graham Pilmore-Bedford

For Outstanding and Meritorious Service to the South East Section. This is a well-deserved trophy to two members who used their initiative and created one of the most popular events in the country, The Best of West Kent. For many years (from the creation to the current day) it has been one of the most successful one day events in our calendar. The jimmy Downs trophy was Awarded to David Locket and Graham Pilmore-Bedford.

 

Previous Winners

  • 2018  Richard Eastmead
  • 2017  Ann Wait
  • 2016  Ron Clark
  • 2015  Paul Noon
  • 2014  Paul Noon
  • 2013  David Budgeon 
  • 2012  Allan White