MSA gives initial response to FAI Determination

21
Nov
2017

The MSA has given its initial response to Sheriff Maciver QC’s Determination regarding the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the tragic events of the 2013 Snowman and 2014 Jim Clark Rallies, which was published today (Tuesday 21 November 2017).

Rob Jones, MSA Chief Executive, said: “We welcome the publication of Sheriff Maciver's Determination. In particular, we acknowledge his thoroughness during the FAI and we are grateful for the fact that he has delivered his report within just two months from the conclusion of evidence.

“We acknowledge the Sheriff’s analysis of the circumstances leading up to each accident, in both cases arising in the context of events that were organised by what were stated to be experienced volunteers demonstrating the highest levels of dedication and responsibility.

“At this stage, we require more time to fully consider the Sheriff's recommendations and we will offer our response as soon as we are able to do so. In the meantime, we wish to reiterate our sincere sympathies to the victims' families.”

To read the full report on the Scottish Courts and Tribunals website, please click here.

The latest news from the Motorsport UK British Rally Championship, Scottish Rally Championship and British Sporting Trials Championship. Read more

Motorsport UK has paid tribute to Charlie Whiting, who sadly passed this morning (14 March). He was 66. Read more

In one of the most significant changes to the administration of motorsport in the UK, the governing body has adopted new articles of association, which bring it in line with Sport England’s Code of Governance and best practice. Read more

Meet the young women representing the UK in the FIA Girls on Track Karting Challenge at Le Mans this weekend (8-10 March). Read more

The MSA and the Association of British Kart Clubs (ABkC) have entered negotiations with LeCont as the preferred supplier of tyres to the KZ2 & KZ UK classes from 2018-20. Read more

The MSA congratulates Lewis Hamilton on winning his fourth F1 world championship title and becoming the most successful British driver in the history of grand prix motor racing. Read more

The MSA congratulates MSA Academy graduates Elfyn Evans and Daniel Barritt on scoring their maiden victory in the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) and becoming the first British crew to win Dayinsure Wales Rally GB in 17 years. Read more

The MSA has granted the first Event Organising Permit for a closed-road competition in England to Chelmsford Motor Club (CMC) for a stage rally in Essex next April. Read more