The Supercars Media Awards have recognised outstanding media coverage of the sport during 2016.
The awards were held at Sydney Olympic Park tonight ahead of this weekend’s Coates Hire Sydney 500, the final event of the 2016 Virgin Australia Supercars Championship.
Mark Fogarty of Fairfax Media/Auto Action was awarded Best News Reporter, Will Dale of Fox Sports Best Feature Writer, Rob Cianflone of Getty Images Best Photographer and Fox Sports Best Television Program. ABC TV’s Guy Goswell was also recognised for his story on team owner Lucas Dumbrell.
Supercars General Manager of PR and Communications Nick Johnston said: “The Supercars Media Awards are an opportunity for our industry to recognise those who bring the important stories of our sport to the fans.
“On behalf of Supercars I want to thank everyone in the media for your contribution to our sport over the last 12 months and congratulate this year’s winners who have been recognised for their outstanding work.”
The winners of the 2016 Supercars Media Awards were:
BEST NEWS REPORTER – Mark Fogarty – Fairfax Media/Auto Action BEST FEATURE WRITER – Will Dale – Fox Sports BEST BREAKING NEWS REPORT – Stefan Bartholomaeus – Speedcafe MOST OUTSTANDING USE OF SOCIAL MEDIA/ONLINE CONTENT – Fox Sports – Fox Vision App BEST PHOTOGRAPHER – Robert Cianflone – Getty Images BEST SINGLE ACTION PHOTOGRAPH – John Morris BEST NEWS/FEATURE PHOTOGRAPH – Robert Cianflone – Getty Images BEST TELEVISION PROGRAM - Fox Sports – Bathurst Legends BEST TELEVISION STORY NEWS/FEATURE – Guy Goswell – ABC TV 730 BEST RADIO/PODCAST PROGRAM – On The Grid – 1116 SEN BEST COMMENTATOR TV/RADIO/ON-TRACK – Richard Craill