Vote now for your motorsport heroes of the year
On December 6, many of our sport's biggest stars will flock to the Grosvenor House Hotel in London for a glittering evening of prize-giving celebration. As last year, website subscribers can vote online by simply clicking on your choices from the nominees below. All votes will be counted to crown the Autosport Award winner for each of the eight categories, which is the ultimate accolade following an intense season of action. Remember, your vote counts - so make sure you have your say!
» International Racing Driver of the Year
Open to professional racing drivers competing at an international level
Wrapped up his fourth IndyCar title after a nailbiting finale against Juan Pablo Montoya and a host of other challengers.
The Mercedes star has secured his third Formula 1 title after his most dominant season yet, including British GP victory.
Juan Pablo Montoya
In his second season back in IndyCar, the Colombian led the points nearly all year and scored a thrilling Indy 500 win.
In the other side of the Mercedes garage, Rosberg has kept Hamilton on his toes for much of the campaign during 2015.
The McLaren junior has conquered GP2 in a manner unmatched in the series’ history, and is already champion.
In his first season since leaving Red Bull, the four-time champion has played a major role in revitalising Ferrari, winning three races.
» Racing Car of the Year
Open to cars competing in any class of circuit racing
The Prancing Horse has returned to the gallop this year, carrying Sebastian Vettel to three Formula 1 wins.
Mercedes F1 W06 Hybrid
The latest silver machine out of Brackley has enjoyed an almost invincible season.
The French constructor’s impressive new LMP2 coupe took a debut Le Mans 24 Hours class victory.
Porsche 919 Hybrid
In its second season back at the top level, Porsche took Le Mans glory and is also looking good in WEC.
Formula E is now one season old and this car provided some great – and quiet – racing in the city.
The revival of an F1 institution continues, demonstrated by the FW37’s regular frontrunning pace.
» International Rally Driver of the Year
Open to professional or semi-professional drivers in international events
Quick and consistent Qatari started with a Dakar victory, then just kept on winning in the Middle East and WRC2 series.
Consistent year of learning for the young Welshman. Until Corsica, where he tore through the field, only beaten by the winner.
Highlight of the season was another Rally Finland win. Latvala has shown more pace this year, but struggled to contain Ogier.
The only driver regularly capable of carrying the fight to the all-conquering Volkswagens; broke his WRC duck in Argentina.
This was a near-perfect season for the Frenchman, who secured his third straight title with three rallies to spare this year.
The Kiwi came of age this year. Came close to winning in Sardinia and has been super-impressive on his first full year in the sport.
» Rally Car of the Year
Open to cars competing in rallying from international to national level
Citroen DS 3 WRC
Engine and aero work early in the year kept the car on the boil and helped Kris Meeke take victory in Argentina.
Ford Fiesta RS WRC
Mid-season arrival of the quick 2015 Fiesta RS WRC was a major step forward for M-Sport.
Hyundai i20 WRC
Drivers were keen for an all-new car, but Hyundai kept throwing new bits at the i20 to keep it on the pace.
Mini All4 Racing
The X Raid-built machines have been the class of the field in the desert and dunes from Dakar onwards.
Skoda Fabia R5
A couple of years in the making, Skoda’s all-new Fabia R5 raised the performance bar in the R5 class.
Volkswagen Polo R WRC
Citroen’s Argentina win blighted an otherwise perfect year for VW, but victory in Germany was sweet.
» British Competition Driver of the Year
Open to British drivers competing at international level
The 2009 F1 champion has given his best in a tricky season.
Finished as DTM runner-up – and top Audi driver – in a great year.
Reigning F1 champion has reached new heights in 2015.
The Northern Irishman finally took his first WRC win in Argentina.
The Racing Steps driver had an amazing FR3.5 season.
Le Mans winner and linchpin of Porsche’s United SportsCar GT title effort.
» National Driver of the Year
Open to drivers racing in BTCC, British GT or Formula 3
Came from behind to score a dramatic British GT title win for Aston.
Has been a multiple victor in his second year in the European Formula 3 ranks.
Bounced back after a year in the doldrums to third place in the BTCC.
The evergreen tin-top maestro took the BTCC title fight down to the wire.
Claimed a second BTCC after a dramatic last-round fight.
BMW factory driver was only pipped at the last in British GT.
» British Club Driver of the Year
Open to British drivers in any class of TOCA supports or equivalent and below
Completed a superb Formula Renault Eurocup and ALPS double in 2015.
Carrera Cup GB series rookie Cammish swept all before him.
Former karting star bagged the first MSA Formula crown.
The strongest in a competitive Ginetta GT4 Supercup.
Won the BRDC Formula 4 crown with a series record tally of race victories.
Clio Cup rookie came out on top of a fierce fight for the title.
» Rookie of the Year
Open to professional racing drivers in their first season at their respective level
Earned a Porsche contract for 2015 and scored a debut Le Mans win.
Swapped codes for DTM with BMW and was a race winner.
Elegant, classy performer who has been a tonic for the troubled Sauber squad.
Carlos Sainz Jr
Deserved his F1 graduation with Toro Rosso, racing superbly.
Elevation to the Porsche LMP1 ranks yielded a superb Le Mans 24 Hours victory.
Entered F1 at the age of 17 and proved a sensation.