Octane magazine announces Classic Insurance Services as the new headline sponsor for the Historic Motoring Awards

Published at: 11th August 2022

Octane is delighted to announce that Classic Insurance Services is to be the new Headline Sponsor of the international Historic Motoring Awards 2022.

The 2022 Awards will be held in London on the 16th November, where 22 awards will be presented.

The Historic Motoring Awards, presented by Octane, are the premier automotive honours dedicated to recognising excellence throughout the classic and performance car sector globally.

Octane editor James Elliott commented, “We are pleased to be working with Classic Insurance Services this year and we hope it will be the start of a long partnership that will connect our brand with their collectors and specialist motor trade clients.

“2022 will be the 12th year of these iconic awards which have become hugely popular not just in the UK but also globally. It is the sector’s most prestigious industry awards ceremony and we are immensely proud of the respect that it has gained amongst the classic car community.”

Carole Pearson, Head of Classic Insurance Services added, “We are thrilled to be headline sponsor of the Historic Motoring Awards, and look forward to supporting Octane in acknowledging and celebrating excellence throughout the classic and performance car industry. The partnership demonstrates our enthusiasm and commitment towards recognising and protecting unique pieces of automotive history.”

Nominations are now open for the Historic Motoring Awards 2022,

For 2022, seven new categories join the hall of fame and will have their achievements recognised. In total 22 awards will be awarded with a panel of esteemed international judges reviewing the nominations.

Nominations close midnight 31 August.

2022 Car of the Year

Amateur Photographer

Apprentice of the Year

Bespoke Car of the Year

Best Use of Social Media

Classic Car Ambassador of the Year

Club of the Year

Concours of the Year

Industry Supporter of the Year

Manufacturer Contribution

Motoring Event of the Year

Motorsport Event of the Year

Museum or Collection of the Year

Personal Achievement

Professional Photographer

Publication of the Year

Restorer of the Year

Rising Star Award – Event

Rising Star Award – Individual

Specialist of the Year

Team of the Year

Lifetime Achievement – chosen by Octane panel of judges

Octane magazine achieved year-on-year growth of almost 9% during 2021 and is one of the most actively purchased titles in its category. The magazine retains its position as one of the UK’s favourite premium classic car brands and delivers the highest standards of editorial and award winning photographic content from the most-respected names in the classic car industry. 

Internationally Octane is a respected and much desired publication attracting a high profile and engaged audience, sold in 36 countries including Australia, USA, New Zealand, Canada, South Africa, Japan, China, UAE and widespread throughout Europe.

For more information, contact:

Classic Insurance Service Press Office: Hayley Spicer, marketing@kingfisherinsurance.com

Classic Insurance Services arrange insurance for high-value and unique vehicles for collectors and the specialist motor traders. CIS is part of Kingfisher UK Holdings Limited, who operate a range of high quality and specialist insurance businesses in the UK. Kingfisher is the home of multiple well known and specialist insurance brands for customers that want the highest levels of customer service and high quality insurance products.