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The Board of Motorsport UK confirms that disqualification from holding or obtaining a driving licence under the Road Traffic Acts (‘RTA’) following conviction for offences under that legislation is incompatible with the holding of an ASN Competition Licence.

This incompatibility is a combination of the regulatory requirements of the sport in respect of the highest standards of conduct and behaviour, potentially bringing motorsport into disrepute and the alignment of the ASN with and support of the FIA programmes for action on road safety in a global context.

The Board confirms that the following applies to any person disqualified from holding or obtaining a RTA driving Licence following conviction under that legislation: Read More »

* Letchworth Motor Auctions’ inaugural Classic, Retro and Performance Sale will take place on Saturday 9th July 2022
* Confirmed lots range from 1949 Triumph Roadster to 2003 Jaguar XKR
* Cars are still being consigned up until 2nd July 2022
* Potential buyers are welcome to attend both the preview and sale day

Letchworth Motor Auctions, Hertfordshire’s largest independent motoring house, will hold its inaugural sale for Classic, Retro and Performance cars on Saturday 9th July. Read More »

* Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with discovery+, will be held 11-13 Nov 2022 at Birmingham’s NEC.
* The 2022 show theme is ‘Part of the Family’
* Clubs and exhibitors encouraged to take part in annual show theme
* Tickets now on sale via advanced online booking

The Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show, with discovery+, has announced that the 2022 show theme will be ‘Part of the Family.’

The show organisers offer the theme as a challenge to the hundreds of car clubs and exhibitors to try and interpret in their displays and stands at the show. From TV and film cars to Top Trumps, the theme is always inclusive so everyone can get involved. Read More »

Haupt Racing Team were in action at the weekend with Frank Bird and teammate Jordan Love contesting the International GT Open at the iconic Circuit de Spa-Franchorchamps where they came away with a superb podium finish.

The German team were making their first appearance in the International GT Open with Cumbrian-born Bird and Australian Love at the wheel of the BILSTEIN Mercedes-AMG GT3. Read More »

An excerpt from this month’s Revolution (https://revolution.motorsportuk.org/?utm_source=Motorsport+UK+mailing+list&utm_campaign=a46c4a58c0-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_202206_REVOLUTION_SEND2&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_ab28cacf8a-a46c4a58c0-56253933&mc_cid=a46c4a58c0&mc_eid=UNIQID) cover story, written by Will Gray

Grassroots competition is undergoing a major rebrand to help uncover ‘motorsports best kept secret’ for everyone. Discover how StreetCar can help your club open the doors to new participants across the UK. Read More »

Motorsport UK is pleased to announce the first eight entrants selected to represent Team UK at the second edition of the FIA Motorsport Games in October this year, as well as confirm the application process for the remaining disciplines.

The event is an inclusive, global celebration of the sport in all its forms, with the FIA Motorsport Games bringing together drivers from every corner of the world, with around 80 National Sporting Authorities (ASNs), such as Motorsport UK, expected to take part. Read More »

Motorsport UK, the national governing body, has launched StreetCar to encourage more people to get behind the wheel and enjoy the sport; overturning the age-old perception that it is out of reach for most people.

StreetCar will showcase the existing vibrant grassroots motorsport scene, and demonstrate that the sport is affordable, fun and accessible whilst acting as the enabler to drive participation in the club community.

A wide range of low-cost ‘grassroots’ disciplines are available for new and existing members of the community, comprising 12 StreetCar disciplines that provide a wide variety of format and challenge. Read More »

Cumbrian racing driver Frank Bird returned to race action at the weekend where he contested round Frank Birdtwo of the ADAC GT Masters series at the Red Bull Ring in Austria but after a promising start to the event, he left disappointed.

Driving for MANN-FILTER Team LANDGRAF, Penrith-born Frank once again teamed up with 18-year-old Finnish driver Elias Seppanen for the two races in the Frank Bird Poultry Ltd-backed Mercedes AMG-GT3.

Having raced at the circuit near Spielberg previously, Frank, who was a two-times winner in the GT World Challenge Europe last year, was confident of improving on his results at the previous round at Oschersleben in Germany last month. Read More »

– Tickets on sale tomorrow 08:00AM
– Get 20% off your tickets for 7 days only with code ‘LYDDEN’
– Promotion running from 04/05/22 – 11/05/22 so get your tickets booked now!

Today Nitro Rallycross announced on sale details for the first stop of its inaugural global series, Nitro RX United Kingdom. The disruptive new force in motorsports is coming to legendary Lydden Hill Race Circuit for an action-packed weekend of racing 18-19 June.

Motorsport icon Travis Pastrana will aim to take the checkered flag in Group E, Nitro RX’s new top class, featuring the most powerful vehicle in rallycross: the electrifying FC1-X. To top the podium, Pastrana will have to face off against a stacked lineup of elite drivers, including Bristol, England’s Oli Bennett, on Nitro RX’s tough tracks, which push competitors’ limits with huge jumps, banked turns and steep berms. Read More »

Cumbrian driver Frank Bird was back in race action this weekend when he contested the openingFrank Bird round of the ADAC GT Masters series held at Oschersleben in Germany.

Driving for the MANN-FILTER Team LANDGRAF organisation, Penrith-born Frank teamed up with 18-year-old Finnish driver Elias Seppanen for the first two races in the seriers in the Mercedes AMG-GT3. Read More »