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New for 2020, the Royal Automobile Club of Australia’s Classic and Historic Motoring Awards are a new set of annual accolades recognising excellence and outstanding contributions to Australia’s historic motoring and motorsport industries. The Club has been at the heart of the motoring world since its formation in 1903, and the Historic Awards are a natural continuation of a rich heritage.

The Awards will reward achievement and innovation across eight categories, highlighting and celebrating the wide range of companies, clubs, events, associations and individuals responsible for influencing and driving the Australian classic and historic motoring movement.

Nominations close on Wednesday 30 September 2020 for the following categories:

1.      Bespoke Car of the Year

2.      Restoration of the Year

3.      Club of the Year

4.      Motoring Event of the Year

5.      Specialist of the Year

6.      Collection of the Year

7.      Car of the Year

The ‘Annual Lifetime Achievement Award’ will be nominated by the RACA HCM Committee Members.

A shortlist of four nominees per category will be chosen and the winner announced on November 20th 2020 at the Awards Ceremony. Tickets to the RACA HCM Award Presentation Dinner will be available to purchase soon. 


How much does it cost to enter the Awards?
Entry into the RACA HCM Awards 2020 is completely free and you can enter as many categories as you want. 

What is the closing date for entries?
All entries must be submitted by 1st September 2020.

Can I save my entries and come back to them later?
Yes. All nominations are submitted and received by email. Please open your personal email account and click on the nomination link for your preferred category, a draft email will appear which you can save and return to later.

What is the judging period for the awards?
The Historic Motoring Awards are for events/projects/work between January 1st 2019 – 31st August 2020.

How will I know if I've been shortlisted?
Everyone who enters the awards will be added to our mailing list to receive updates about the event. If you would prefer not to be added to this list, please contact us at marketing@raca.com.au 

What is the date of the event?
The event is on Friday 20th November 2020 at the Royal Automobile Club of Australia

How much does it cost to attend the Awards?
Individual tickets are $160pp. Tickets will be on sale soon. 

Can I attend the Awards if I haven't been shortlisted?
Of course. This is a celebration of all that's best in the classic car industry in Australia and we would invite all those associated with it to attend. 

Can people under 18 attend the event?
No.  This event is strictly for people aged 18 and over. 

If you have any further queries please contact the Membership & Marketing team on 02 8273 2318 or marketing@raca.com.au