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Winners of the 2012 Silverstone Media Awards announced

Over 3,500 fans vote for favourite F1 and MotoGP™ coverage

At the end of another exhilarating motor sport season, Silverstone is delighted to announce the winners of the 2012 Silverstone Media Awards. More than 3,500 viewers, listeners, readers and followers voted in the circuit’s online poll, inviting fans to nominate their favourite source of news and gossip from the 2012 F1® and MotoGP™ paddocks.

All fans voting in the Silverstone Media Awards were entered into a prize draw to win two hospitality places at either the FORMULA 1 BRITISH GRAND PRIX (28 – 30 June), or the MotoGP British Grand Prix (30 August – 01 September) at Silverstone in 2013. Ten runners-up will each receive a Silverstone Goody Bag.

The winners of the 2012 Silverstone Media Awards, as voted by the fans, are:

Formula 1®

Best television channel for F1 coverage: Winner - BBC
Best national newspaper for F1 coverage: Winner - The Telegraph / Sunday Telegraph
Best motor sport publication for F1 coverage: Winner - F1 Racing
Best website for F1 coverage: Winner - BBC www.bbc.co.uk
Best F1 Blogger: Winner - James Allen www.jamesallenonf1.com/
Best F1 Tweeter: Winner - @MrJakeHumphrey

MotoGP™

Best television channel for MotoGP™ coverage: Winner - BBC
Best national newspaper for MotoGP™ coverage: Winner - The Telegraph / Sunday Telegraph
Best motor sport publication for MotoGP™ coverage: Winner - MCN
Best website for MotoGP™ coverage: Winner - MotoGP™ official website www.motogp.com
Best MotoGP™ Blogger: Winner - Motomatters motomatters.com/
Best MotoGP™ Tweeter: Winner - @MotoGP

Katie Tyler, Head of Communications for Silverstone Circuits Limited, commented, “Formula 1® and MotoGP™ fans are passionate about the sports they follow. The Silverstone Media Awards have provided those fans with a platform to acknowledge and show their appreciation for the media who keep them up-to-date with everything that’s going on, throughout the year.

“We have had a fantastic response to the 2012 Silverstone Media Awards, with more than 3,500 fans casting their votes. The awards mean a great deal to the winners, as they are voted for by the fans, in recognition of their work. We look forward to presenting this year’s winners with trophies to acknowledge their contribution towards another fantastic season of both two and four-wheeled motor sport.”

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