MARELLI and Autosport Present New “Moment of the Year” Category at Autosport Awards 2019

Riccardo De Filippis and Jean-Eric Vergne

December 6, 2019

The global automotive supplier MARELLI, in collaboration with the global motorsport publishing brand Autosport, will present a new award category at the 36th edition of the Autosport Awards 2019, that will take place on December 8th at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The new “Moment of the Year” award presented by Marelli will recognize the most spectacular moment of 2019 Motorsport’s season, selected by Autosport readers that voted over the past weeks.

The nominees include four of the most exciting moments from the last Formula 1, MotoGP™ and Formula E championships. Voters had the chance to crown their favourite moment choosing among Leclerc incredible victory on Ferrari’s home ground in Monza, Alex Rins’ triumph at Silverstone in a thrilling battle with world champion Marc Marquez, Max Verstappen’s race-winning move on Charles Leclerc at the Austrian Grand Prix, and the spectacular manner in which Jean-Eric Vergne won his second Formula E title.

The Autosport Awards is the motorsport industry’s most prestigious awards event, celebrating achievement across all the major series of the motorsport. Over the past 35 years, the event has hosted most of motor racing’s biggest characters. The Awards are voted for by the readers of and Autosport magazine and the event is promoted in over thirty countries on Motorsport.TV, as well as being live streamed on and

The new “Moment of the year” award presented by Marelli perfectly celebrates the utmost passion and know-how in achieving top performance, which have always been key values of Marelli. The company’s support to Autosport Awards reflects Marelli commitment in powering progress and technology together with customers and partners, helping them to succeed in an unprecedentedly changing motorsport world, as well as in the automotive industry.

Throughout its long history, the company has been supplying technologies and technical support for the main motorsport world championships, like Formula 1, MotoGP™, Formula E, Moto2, WorldSBK, WRC, FIA WEC and WTCR.

Marelli Motorsport has a strong know-how in the design, manufacture and deployment of a complete range of hardware and software components for racing competitions. The portfolio includes electronic and electro-mechanical systems related in particular to engine and vehicle control, data acquisition and transmission.

Marelli’s long-standing involvement in motorsport is connected to the great importance that the company has always placed on innovation and manufacturing excellence, of which motor racing is the perfect exponent.

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