The Motor Sports Association (MSA) – governing body of four-wheel UK motorsport – confirms that one competitor has died and another was injured in an incident on the MCC Exeter Trial yesterday (7 January 2017).
The competitor who has tragically died was a driver, while the injured competitor was the vehicle’s passenger. A trial is a low-speed type of motorsport in which competitors aim to drive as far as possible up a hillside course.
As with all serious incidents in or around UK motorsport, the MSA is now working with the event-organising club and the police to establish precisely what happened on this occasion.
The MSA sends its sincere condolences to the family and friends of the deceased and offers the injured competitor its very best wishes for a full recovery.
The MSA will be making no further statement at this time.
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