Motorsport history made by Ferguson

Steven Ferguson made motorsport history on Saturday night when he was awarded the 2012 ANICC NI Motorsport Personality of the year award for the second time at a presentation dinner in Armagh City Hotel.

The event was attended by over 300 competitors and Club officials. Steven had received the award in 2011 and became the first person to receive it in two consecutive

This is the most prestigious award in NI motorsport and the recipient is decided by a confidential vote of clubs, officials and media, with 75 votes cast in total.

The list of nominations included F1 commentator and former Technical Director of the Jordan F1 team, Gary Anderson.

The Stewartstown driver was nominated following his record breaking success in Autotesting when he won the Treble of major championships in 2011, (the NI, ROI and British) and repeated the success in 2012.

In addition he won the 2012 BTRDA Championship and was a member of the teams which won all three International Autotest events in 2012.