MPMC Award Winners

MPMC Robert E. Petersen Award

The prestigious MPMC Robert E. Petersen award is presented to an individual from the media industry who has made a recognizable positive impact on the motorsports industry and the MPMC during the past year.

 

2015

2014

2013

     

MPMC Chair Rich Barsamian with 2015 Robert E. Peterson Award winner Chad Reynolds of BangShift.com.


John DiBartolomeo
Drag Racing Scene
 

MPMC Chair Rich Barsamian with winner John DiBartolomeo, editor of Drag Racing Scene.


KJ Jones
Source Interlink Media
 

Vic Wood with the 2013 Robert E. Petersen Award winner, KJ Jones of Source Interlink Media.

 

 

 

 

2012

2011

2010

     

 

Kurt Miller accepts the 2012 Robert E. Petersen award on behalf of winner Jim Ryan of Ryan Communications.

 

2011 Robert E. Petersen award winner James Lawrence is flanked by SEMA CEO Chris Kersting, MPMC Chair Kyle Fickler and Chair-elect Vic Wood.

 

 

Steve Lawrence of ProMedia Publishing accepts the 2010 Robert E. Petersen award.

2009

2008

2007

    

MPMC Media Person of the Year Award, 2007: Ed Zinke, Source Interlink 

2009 Robert E. Petersen Award winner Karl Fredrickson

 

SEMA CEO Chris Kersting and MPMC Chairman Bill Floyd present the 2008 Robert E. Petersen award to Bill Middaugh.

 

MPMC Media Person of the Year Award, 2007: Ed Zinke, Source Interlink

Ed Zinke

Source Interlink 

MPMC Chair Lisa Chissus, Source Interlink's Ed Zinke, MPMC Chair-elect Bill Floyd and SEMA President Chris Kersting.

 

2006

2005

2004

     

MPMC Media Person of the Year Award, 2006: Dick Berggren, Speedway Illustrated
Dick Berggren

Speedway Illustrated 

Dick Berggren, the founder/executive editor of Speedway Illustrated.

 

MPMC Media Person of the Year Award, 2005: David Freiburger, Hot Rod Magazine

David Freiburger

Hot Rod Magazine

MPMC Chairman Ron Johnson and Chair-Elect Lisa Chissus presented Hot Rod Editor In Chief David Freiburger with the 2005 MPMC Media Person of the Year Award. 

 

MPMC Media Person of the Year Award, 2004: Jeff Smith, Primedia (Car Craft)

Jeff Smith

Primedia (Car Craft)

Lisa Chissus (MPMC chair-elect), Jeff Smith, and MPMC chairman Ron Johnson

2000    
     
MPMC Industry Recognition Award Winner 2000: John Menzler

Industry Recognition Award Winner 2000: John Menzler

The MPMC’s Industry Recognition award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated a consistent, long-lasting and significant contribution to the motorsports industry and the MPMC. This award is not necessarily presented each year, but is bestowed as viable candidates are nominated and selected.

   
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