Could holding a road race become easier in future?
The government has announced a three-month public consultation on amending existing legislation to allow organised motorsport to take place on public roads.Tagged as: MSA, road racing
MSA announces opportunities for young drivers
Talented drivers aged 16 to 18 have an opportunity this summer to boost both their academic and racing careers by joining a prestigious apprenticeship scheme backed by motorsport’s UK governing body.
Online racers gain official recognition from national motorsport body
Online racers using gaming platforms to simulate the cut-and-thrust of the real-world racetrack have seen their association become a member club of Britain’s national motorsport authority.
As Silverstone thrives, Donington languishes
The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire today staged the launch of its Arena layout, redeveloped at a cost of £5 million, with guests including racing drivers past and present, team bosses and the Duke of York.Tagged as: BRDC, Damon Hill, Donington Park, Kevin Wheatcroft, MSA, Silverstone
Election candidates challenged to support British racing circuits
Householders who try to use strict planning rules to cripple British racing venues are about to be made a general election issue by the UK’s motorsport governing body.
MSA: Young drivers to get bursaries of up to £10,000
Bursaries worth up to £10,000 are to be made available to young drivers thanks to a new initiative from British motorsport’s governing body.Tagged as: James Calado, MSA, Robert Reid, TEAM UK
Racing Steps Foundation moves to support more young drivers
The hunt for the British racing champions of the future has received a major boost with the news that the Racing Steps Foundation will be throwing its weight behind a new national elite squad.
New development scheme for young British racing talent
A new motorsports academy has been announced that seeks to back promising youngsters from the age of eight with the aim of finding the top-flight drivers of the future.
Donington regains track licence
Donington Park’s interrupted racing season can resume after safety improvements following construction made the grade and led to it being awarded a new licence.
Donington out of action for five weeks over safety issues
Talks with British motorsport regulators have so far failed to provide a resolution to safety issues at the Donington Park racetrack following work to upgrade its facilities to F1 standards.