The 2015 MSA/FIA Action for Road Safety Film Studies Competition, supported by Allianz and the FIA Road Safety Grant Programme, is now open. Young people aged 16 to 24 are invited to submit short films highlighting one of the FIA’s 10 Golden Rules for Safer Motoring.
Building on the success of the 2014 contest, which saw 12 prize winners travel to Monza to meet Lewis Hamilton and FIA President Jean Todt at the Italian Grand Prix, in 2015 two incredible top prizes will be on offer for young people who capture the key message of road safety most effectively.
In association with Allianz, two teams of up to five students will get an amazing experience as they travel to a Formula One Grand Prix to enjoy prime grandstand seats. What’s more, each winning team will receive £4,000 to spend on filming equipment.
Entry is open to individuals as well as academic institutions, and the submission process has been streamlined to allow entrants to simply upload their videos to their video sharing website of choice. They then need to email the link to their video to email@example.com.
Statistics confirm that road accidents are still the biggest killer among 16- to 24-year-olds in the UK. Working closely with the FIA, the MSA has expanded 2014’s competition making it open to all young people in the high-risk age group. The films will focus on one of the FIA’s 10 Golden Rules:
Entries to the competition should be no longer than 90 seconds and focus on one or more of the above rules, with extra credit awarded for references to motor sport. For full terms and conditions, click here.
The competition closes on 23 July 2015.
Watergate Bay Speed Hillclimb has launched the second running of the popular motorsport weekend, as entries open for the September 14/15 closed-road speed event based near Newquay in Cornwall. Read more
Lewis Hamilton has received the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy for an eighth time after ranking as the top Commonwealth driver in F1 last year. Read more
Seven-time Grand Prix winner Daniel Ricciardo visited round four of his kart race series at Whilton Mill last weekend and took the opportunity to announce with Motorsport UK CEO, Hugh Chambers, that for 2020 the series will partner with the sport’s g... Read more
Today Silverstone Circuits, the British Racing Drivers Club (BRDC) and Formula 1 announced that the British Grand Prix will remain at the venue until 2024. Read more
Sportscar racing legend and ex-F1 driver Allan McNish was delighted to help the Motor Sports Association launch Race ‘n’ Respect, a new code of conduct for Bambino and Cadet karting, at Autosport International today (Saturday 10 January). Read more
The promoters of the new-for-2016 MSA British Rally Championship have confirmed that when the series returns to action next year it will feature 4-wheel drive machinery in its leading classes, supported by a strong 2-wheel drive class structure for c... Read more
The MSA welcomes the final recommendations of the Scottish Government’s Motor Sport Event Safety Review Group regarding spectator safety at multi-venue stage rallies in Scotland. Read more