Oliver Rowland won the highly acclaimed BRDC McLaren Young Driver of the year award at this year’s Autosport Awards, so we advise you keep a close eye on this youngster from Sheffield.

Why, a simple glance back at previous winners of the BRDC award will explain that – winners include Gary Paffett, David Coulthard, Paul di Resta and Jenson Button amongst others.

Oliver Rowland in action - credit: OctanePhotos.co.uk

As a result of winning the BRDC Young Driver award he’ll get the chance to test drive a McLaren F1 car very soon, and who knows what the future will hold for this young gentleman.  You can see the full list of BRDC McLaren Young Driver winners here and learn more about young Oliver on Wikipedia here.