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Daily Archives: December 13th, 2017

The Motorsport Safety Fund has decided to wind up its operations and hand its training resources over to the UK motorsport’s governing body, the MSA.

The organisation’s remaining funds will be transferred to the British Motor Sport Training Trust once the winding up process is complete.

Fund chairman, Dr Ian Roberts, said: “The Fund has made a major contribution to motorsport safety in the 45 years since it was established, following the death of Roger Williamson during the Dutch Grand Prix at Zandvoort.

“However, recent developments in training and motorsport technology have led us to conclude that, if we continued, we would end up attempting to duplicate the activities of national and international organisations that have greater resources and access to technical expertise.” Read More »

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– Ahead of Autosport International, Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) CEO, Chris Aylett, experienced trade show attendee, explains their importance
– Beyond networking with potential buyers, trade shows such as Autosport International are an invaluable recruitment source for engineers and others
– Video link: youtube.com/watch?v=dpZFepbhARI&t=5s
– Autosport International will take place at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) Birmingham, from 11-14 January 2018*
– Autosport International is part of Motorsport Network’s UK title, Autosport – one of the world’s leading print and online motorsport publishers
– Trade registration is now open at: autosportinternational.com Read More »

A new division within the MSA British Historic Rally Championship, called BHRC2, will turn the spotlight on the Category 1 (pre-1968) and 1600cc cars in the championship.

BHRC2 has been developed in response to the upsurge in interest from those looking to compete in Category 1 cars and 1600cc cars from across the historic age groups, which now run up to 1990. The new Rally 2WD event format, and revised running order on gravel events, has rebuilt interest in gravel rallying for these cars. Read More »