The BRDC welcomes endurance racing
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The BRDC welcomes endurance racing

​Many personalities from the endurance season 2010 have been rewarded with annual awards from the British Racing Drivers Club, who preside over the destiny of the legendary Silverstone circuit.

Many personalities from the endurance season 2010 have been rewarded with annual awards from the British Racing Drivers Club, who preside over the destiny of the legendary Silverstone circuit.

The 'ACO Trophy' award was presented on behalf of the Automobile Club de l'Ouest to Allan McNish, the driver from the United Kingdom most highly ranked in the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2010. He finished third in an Audi R15 together with Dindo Capello and Tom Kristensen.

The Woolf Barnato Trophy, awarded to the British driver or Commonwealth citizen who achieved the best result at the 24 Hours of Le Mans driving a British car, was awarded to Mike Newton and Andy Wallace, 8th in 2010 (and 3rd in LM P2 ) in the Lola-HPD of RML.

Winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Romain Dumas and Mike Rockenfeller, and 3rd of 1000 km of Silverstone with Dindo Capello, Timo Bernhard won the Silverstone-Le Mans Trophy, which rewards the driver highest ranked in both races.

The Fairfield Trophy, which honors outstanding sports performance of a member of the BRDC, was awarded to Anthony Davidson, who won the 12 Hours of Sebring and 1000 km of Silverstone in a Peugeot 908 HDi FAP.

Finally, Strakka Racing, winner of the LM P2 category at the 24 Hours of Le Mans 2010 with the HPD ARX-01c, received the Nigel Moores Trophy, which honours the success of a private team in international competition.

The British Racing Drivers Club is currently chaired by Damon Hill. World Champion of Formula 1 in 1996, he has a participation in the 24 Hours of Le Mans in a Porsche 962 C with Richard Lloyd Racing shared with David Hobbs and Steve Andskar in 1989.