Speedcafe.com wins at Supercars Media Awards

Speedcafe.com owner Brett Murray with Tom Howard

Speedcafe.com has picked up multiple honours at the 2017 Supercars Media Awards.

Senior journalist Tom Howard was recognised as Best News Reporter, while the revelation that Ludo Lacroix would join DJR Team Penske in 2017 won Best Breaking News Report.

Howard and Stefan Bartholomaeus, who broke the Lacroix story, received their awards in the pit lane Paddock Club tonight at the Coates Hire Newcastle 500.

“It was a really tough field and there were many people who deserved to win,” Howard told Speedcafe.com.

“I’d like to thank ‘Crusher’ (Brett Murray, owner) for giving me the opportunity to work at Speedcafe.com and Gordon Lomas and Stefan Bartholomaeus because they taught me everything I know about Supercars.

“I’m genuinely very proud to have received this award.”

Speedcafe.com contributing photographer Dirk Klynsmith also picked up the Best Photographer and Best News/Feature Photograph gongs.

See below for the full list of award winners

Award Winner
Best News Reporter Tom Howard, Speedcafe.com
Best Feature Writer Aaron Noonan: Holden Racing Team: The Cars: 1989-2016
Best Breaking News Report Stefan Bartholomaeus, Speedcafe.com: Ludo Lacroix set for DJR Team Penske switch
Best Photographer Dirk Klynsmith
Best Single Action Photograph Daniel Kalisz: Todd Hazelwood
Best News/Feature Photograph Dirk Klynsmith: David Reynolds
Best Television Program RPM, Network Ten
Best Television Story News/Feature Greg Rust: One Track Mind feature: Marcos Ambrose
Best Radio/Podcast Program Howie Games: James Courtney
Best Commentator TV/Radio/On-Track Chad Neylon
Most Outstanding Public Relations Effort Red Bull Racing: SVG v RVG
Best Support Category of Associated Event Media/PR Porsche Carrera Cup
Most Outstanding Use of Social or Digital Media: Media Outlet Network Ten
Most Outstanding Use of Social or Digital Media: Team or Individual Red Bull Racing

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