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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 »

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 »

Today, on International Women’s Day, Motorsport UK is proud to announce Formula 1 Presenter Ariana Bravo, who is an alumnus of the Girls on Track UK programme, as its newest Girls on Track UK Ambassador.

Bravo’s appointment as the 24th Girls on Track UK Ambassador comes on a day where the governing body is celebrating the incredible work and achievements of women in motorsport. Read More »

David Richards CBE, Chair of Motorsport UK, along with the Board of the organisation, have considered the appropriate response to the ongoing acts of war and aggression conducted in Ukraine by Russia and Belarus.

Richards commented, “The entire Motorsport UK community condemns the acts of war by Russia and Belarus in Ukraine and expresses its solidarity and support towards all those affected by the ongoing conflict.

“We stand united with the people of Ukraine and the motorsport community following the invasion and the unacceptable actions that have unfolded. This is a time for the international motorsport community to act and show support for the people of Ukraine and our colleagues at the Federation Automobile d’Ukraine (FAU).” Read More »

Motorsport UK, the British Motor Sports Training Trust (BMSTT) and the UK’s largest race circuit owners are proud to announce that there will be a rollout of FIA High-Tech Light Panels across the top Motorsport UK licenced race circuits, starting this spring.

Motorsport UK, the BMSTT and the UK circuit owners have agreed to work with leading motorsport safety solutions provider EM Motorsport, a principal supplier of electronic safety devices, sensors & custom-built systems to the Motorsport industry, to rollout the FIA High-Tech Light Panels.

This significant safety initiative comes after Motorsport UK conducted wide-ranging discussions into the safety of marshal posts, in collaboration with UK circuit owners and the BMSTT. Read More »

The best of British motorsport was recognised this evening [22 January] at Motorsport UK’s annual Night of Champions held at the Royal Automobile Club, London. Read More »

Motorsport UK is pleased to announce Extreme E, the new radical off-road racing series founded by Alejandro Agag, as the recipient of its 2022 Environmental Award.

Extreme E was announced as the recipient at Motorsport UK’s Night of Champions at the Royal Automobile Club in London in recognition of its exceptional contribution towards environmental responsibility and extensive efforts to promote sustainability during its inaugural season in 2021. Read More »

Motorsport UK’s search for the first FIA Rally Star continues with the National Final this weekend (23 October) at the organisation’s new headquarters in the heart of ‘Motorsport Valley’.

Organised by the FIA in partnership with its member clubs, the global talent detection programme aims to find the next Sebastien Loeb, Ott Tänak, Sebastien Ogier or Thierry Neuville and has a real ‘grassroots to global’ concept, with qualifiers having already taken place in the UK earlier this year based around the WRC 9 video game on all platforms.

Thirty contestants aged between 17 and 26 years have been invited to Bicester Heritage to compete in the UK National Final. Read More »