Handover for Honda hat-trick of awards in SGMW 2019 New Year Honours

Honda’s PR team has been presented with the trio of trophies it landed in the Southern Group of Motoring Writers’ New Year Honours List 2019. The Japanese marque’s press fleet officer John O’Brien and PR communications manager (cars) Simon Branney scooped the Best PR Newcomer and SGMW OBE (Operating Beyond Expectation) awards respectively, while the Honda Urban EV was judged …

Hat trick for Ford in SGMW’s 2018 Karting Grand Prix thriller

Rival teams were determined to prevent it, but there was something inevitable about Ford ‘doing the hat-trick’ at the Southern Group of Motoring Writers’ 2018 Karting Grand Prix. The only difference between this year’s win and the blue oval team’s 2016 and 2017 victories, was Ford’s star wheelman Jake Cassetta being pipped to the fastest driver title by his nemesis, …

SGMW AGM 2016

All the action from the AGM

Many positive discussions and resolutions made at AGM, which was superbly hosted by Honda The 2016 SGMW Annual General Meeting took place in February at an event kindly hosted by Honda. The talented PR team of Karen Parry, Simon Branney, Ellie Ostinelli and David Rogers were joined by the new Honda press fleet manager, Tom Lynch, making his debut at …

A day at the races

SGMW members went behind the scenes with Honda’s most successful racing team during the first race weekend of 2016 It’s an important year for Honda’s official BTCC race team. Not only are they hoping to retain their team champion crown, driver Matt Neal wants 2016 to be the year he nails his fourth overall championship win, an achievement that’s only …