At the South African Guild of Motoring Journalists Motor Journalist of the Year awards banquet held at the Protea Balalaika Hotel in Sandton City at the end of November, FMM’s journalist Mike Monk received ‘Highly Commended’ awards in two categories, Magazine (Motoring) and Magazine (Motorsport). The awards were presented by Derek Leach, Vice-President for Sales and Marketing at Toyota Financial Services South Africa, which sponsors the competition, and Bernard Hellberg Jnr, Chairman of the SAGMY. The articles appraised were a Jaguar C-, D-, E- and F-Type road trip and gathering feature, and a history-correcting story on SA’s first motor race.