The British Grand Prix, one of the most anticipated motorsport events of the year is this Sunday the 8th of July at the iconic Silverstone Circuit.
Aford Awards supplied trophies for the British Grand Prix back in 2016, which saw England’s very own Lewis Hamilton lift the trophy.
Aford Awards are honoured to be supplying trophies for the thrilling motorsport event again this year – it will be the second time the family-run business have been given the contract to create and supply trophies for the event.
Jon Ford, Managing Director of Aford Awards, said: “It’s great that we were asked to design and manufacture the awards again this year.
“We supplied them for the first time two years ago but unfortunately missed out in 2017.
“This time around our design team put in extra effort and came up with incredible designs for F1 to select from.
“A lot of award companies submitted their designs, so it makes us feel very proud that we were picked.
“Unlike other sporting events F1 have very strict guidelines on design, they have to be a specific height and weight.
“The weight limit always surprises me as in my opinion the trophy should feel really heavy, but I suspect due to health and safety and the driver holding them up high on the podium, the weight has to be under 5kg.”
Images of the trophies designed and produced by Aford Awards for the 2018 Briths Grand Prix.
Below is an image of Lewis Hamilton holding the Aford Awards creation after his victory in the 2016 British Grand Prix. See how we made the official trophies for the 2016 British Grand Prix.
Aford Awards will be creating trophies for the winning driver, second and third place driver and the winning manufacturer driver. Below is an image of the trophies Aford Awards created for the 2016 British Grand Prix.
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For more information about our trophies, cups and medals, and our engraving services please do not hesitate to get in touch. We can also discuss creating bespoke trophies for your next sporting event if you’re looking for something truly unique and memorable!