About Eric Dymock
 

Award-winning motoring journalist Eric Dymock has half a century of experience reporting on cars and motoring events around the globe.

Trained as an engineer in Glasgow before joining the road test staff of The Motor, from 1966 Eric was Grand Prix correspondent of The Guardian and later The Observer. Motoring correspondent of The Sunday Times from 1982-1995, he won four Jet Media Excellence Awards, including the overall title in 1988.

Eric has written and researched for BBC2 Wheelbase, Thames Television Drive-in, BBC Radio 4, The Times, Financial Times, and The Daily Telegraph. He was Motoring Editor of Sunday Magazine from 1982-1985, as well as the quarterly Road and Car.
 

Affiliations
 

• Association of Scottish Motoring Writers, Honorary Life Member
• Guild of Motoring Writers, Member 1963 - present
• Fleet Street Group of Motoring Correspondents, 1985 - 2010

 

Buying a book by Eric Dymock is a bit like eating a meal prepared by Gordon Ramsay or visiting The Dorchester Hotel in London; you expect something special.
— Malcolm Tucker, Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts' Bulletin

Awards & Honours

 
 

Jim Clark Memorial Award

2004 Winner
Excellence in the Field of Motoring

Association of Scottish Motoring Writers
Honouring Scots Who Have Achieved
Excellence in the Field of Motoring

 
Guild of Motoring Writers' awards 2009.
 

Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy

2009 Winner
The Complete Bentley

Guild of Motoring Writers

Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy

1997 Winner
Saab: Half A Century of Achievement

Guild of Motoring Writers

Montagu of Beaulieu Trophy

1997 Runner-Up
 Jim Clark: Tribute to a Champion

Guild of Motoring Writers

 

Conoco Jet Media Excellence Award

1986 Winner
Going Places Programme
BBC Radio 4

Conoco Jet Media Excellence Award

1980 Winner
Daily Telegraph
Magazine Feature

Conoco Jet Media Excellence Award

1975 Winner
Drive-in Motoring Programme
Thames Television

Conoco Jet Media
Excellence Award

1988 Overall Winner
Sunday Times Motoring Correspondent