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Daily Archives: April 7th, 2017

In one of the biggest developments in the history of UK motorsport, the Motor Sports Association’s long campaign to bring closed-road events to mainland Britain has been successful, with the enabling legislation commencing on Monday (10 April).

Since 2010 the MSA has called for a change in the law to allow local authorities to suspend the Road Traffic Act for authorised motorsport events, without requiring individual Acts of Parliament. Independent research commissioned by the MSA and conducted by the Sport Research Institute at Sheffield Hallam University showed that local communities across Britain could generate up to £40m of additional revenue by closing roads to host a limited number of motorsport events. Read More »

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– Burlen Ltd is preparing to promote the flagship race at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival: ‘The SU Carburetters Cup for Pre-66 Minis’
– The annual Brands Hatch Mini Festival celebrates one of the greatest creations in British automotive history, with demonstrations, races and stunts throughout
– The Pre-66 grid always attracts big crowds at the Brands Hatch Mini Festival, with the audience captivated by watching cars from the earliest period of Mini racing going head-to-head
– Brands Hatch Mini Festival runs from 8-9 July 2017

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