Firestone returns as presenting sponsor.
This award for 42 years has gone to the driver at the SCCA National Championship Runoffs who the RRDC members feel exhibited the most outstanding performance of the weekend in terms of personal spirit and performance behind the wheel
This is considered the top award in motorsports for amateur, vintage/historic or semi-professional drivers. The recipient is selected by Akin's son Bobby, RRDC members Brian Redman and Archie Urciuoli, and approved by president Bobby Rahal.
The Phil Hill Award has been presented annually since 1993 to the person who the Road Racing Drivers Club feels has rendered outstanding service to road racing.