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The Motor Sports Association (MSA) regrets that two competitors have lost their lives as the result of an accident on the Loco 2 Stages rally today (29 December 2017). Read more

David Richards CBE, MSA Chairman-elect, will deliver the Motorsport Safety Fund Watkins Lecture at Autosport International on Friday 12 January. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) will distribute its largest-ever insurance rebate of £472,000 to MSA event-organising clubs, to help boost their finances ahead of the 2018 season. Read more

The MSA has congratulated Jean Todt on his re-election as FIA President and Graham Stoker on his re-appointment as FIA Deputy President for Sport. Read more

Barry Arundell and Southsea Motor Club have been named the JLT MSA Volunteer and Club of the Year respectively, following an outstanding array of entries showcasing the best of UK motor sport. Read more

The MSA will make significant changes to its governance structures and processes from 2018 following detailed analysis of the recommendations of a major strategic review. Read more

Stephen Lickorish and Matt Sayle have been named the MSA Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year respectively and will each receive a trophy and £1000 at the MSA Night of Champions on 27 January. Read more

British GT4 Champion Will Tregurtha was named the iZone MSA Young Driver of the Year 2017 after a four-way shootout at Silverstone and will receive his trophy at the MSA Night of Champions in January. Read more

The MSA is seeking a pair of new Go Motorsport Regional Development Officers (RDOs) to cover the North and the East Midlands. Read more

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). 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

Seven promising young rally co-drivers have been selected for exclusive coaching on the 2017 MSA Academy development programme, led by Nicky Grist and Paul Spooner. Read more

MSA Bambino kart racing for competitors as young as seven could be introduced from 2018 after a trial race at Buckmore Park proved successful. Read more

Many MSA members will be aware of Vnuk, a 2014 European Court judgement that threatens the future of all UK motorsport. Read more

The MSA Academy congratulates Team UK’s Chris Ingram on being crowned the 2017 FIA European U27 Junior Rally Champion and ERC3 Champion on Rally Liepaja, the final round of the championship (8 September). Read more

The MSA Academy congratulates its Team UK star Seb Morris on being crowned the 2017 British GT Champion in the season finale at Donington Park (24 September). Read more

The best of British karting shone through at PF International as Dexter Patterson and Danny Keirle were crowned the CIK-FIA OK-Junior and OK World Champions after stunning drives on home soil. Read more

Eight British karters have won ‘golden ticket’ entries to this weekend’s CIK-FIA World Championships at Lincolnshire’s PF International through their participation in the MSA British Kart and Junior Kart Championships. Read more

Regulated racing may soon be open to competitors as young as seven after Motor Sports Council agreed to a new trial in MSA Bambino karting. Read more

The MSA is saddened to report that Tony Fletcher, a stalwart of UK hill climbing and an MSA Lifetime Achievement Award winner, has passed away. He was 74. Read more

The 2017 MSA Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year awards are open to entries from promising young members of the motorsport media aged 30 and under. Read more

The MSA seeks a Graduate Safety Advisor to be based at their office in Colnbrook but with some travel to motorsport venues across the UK. Read more

The MSA Academy is looking for promising young British rally navigators to fill new places on its co-driver development programme, led by 21-time WRC rally winner Nicky Grist and international competitor Paul Spooner. Read more

The MSA has given evidence to the Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into the tragic deaths of four people on the 2013 Snowman Rally and the 2014 Jim Clark Rally. Read more

Entries are open for the 2017 JLT MSA Volunteer and Club of the Year awards, which aim to build on last year’s stunning record of over 100 nominations showcasing the very best of UK motorsport. Read more

The MSA has issued a clarification of red flag procedures in Circuit Racing. This clarification, shown as red additions, is as follows: Read more

The MSA has issued a clarification of the recently published regulation change regarding the heating of tyres in Sprints, Hill Climbs and Drag Racing. This clarification, shown as red additions and struck through deletions, is as follows: Read more

The MSA Asphalt Rally Championship will return in 2018 with new a title sponsor, an exciting TV package and a challenging calendar of events. Read more

The latest regulation changes approved by the Motor Sports Council include a series of amendments to clarify the Code 60 procedure in circuit racing. Read more

The MSA’s international training team has visited four countries in as many months on behalf of the governing body in its capacity as an FIA Regional Training Provider (RTP). Read more

The Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into four fatalities on two stage rallies in Scotland is nearing the end of its second week, having commenced in Edinburgh on 18 July. Read more

The Welsh Government has launched its consultation on adopting the closed-road motorsport legislation that commenced in England on 10 April. To view the consultation document, click here: http://bit.ly/2tTz8EX Read more

The fatal accident inquiry (FAI) into the tragic deaths of Joy Robson on the 2013 Snowman Rally and Elizabeth Allen, Iain Provan and Len Stern on the 2014 Jim Clark Rally Rally began in Edinburgh on Tuesday (18 July). Read more

Lewis Hamilton received the prestigious Hawthorn Memorial Trophy from MSA Chief Executive Rob Jones at Silverstone today (Saturday 15 July) ahead of tomorrow’s British Grand Prix. Read more

Almost 1000 volunteers will help to ensure the safe and successful running of the Formula One British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend (14-16 July). Read more

The MSA has launched a tender process for the organisation and promotion of the MSA British Superkart Championship from 2018. Read more

David Richards CBE, one of the motorsport industry’s most globally successful figures, has been selected as Chairman-elect of UK governing body the Motor Sports Association (MSA). Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has launched a tender process for the organisation and promotion of the three MSA British Kart Championships from 2018. Read more

All MSA Licensed Recovery Assessors and Trainers attended a recent Train the Trainers course in Shropshire. The LANTRA Technical Award in Health and Safety and Risk Management in Winching covered all aspects of safe winching techniques and provided d... Read more

The British Motor Sports Training Trust (BMSTT) has funded an FIA Rally Extrication Trainer, for use at MSA Marshals and Rescue Training Days. Read more

The fight for prize drives in the CIK-FIA World Championships kicks off next month when this year’s MSA British Kart and Junior Kart Championships get under way at Clay Pigeon this weekend (3-4 June). Read more

As previously reported in MSA Extra, the governing body is now accepting applications from those wishing to become a Steward in their one preferred discipline. Read more

The MSA has launched a revised child safeguarding policy to help provide a safe and positive environment for all young people in motorsport. Read more

Few events will epitomise Wales’s ‘Year of Legends’ better than the Rally of Legends, Dayinsure Wales Rally GB, the UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship on 26-29 October. Read more

Two people have won a free season’s club level motorsport with Loughborough Car Club as part of its innovative Disabled Driver Scholarship. Read more

The MSA has submitted its response to the government's consultation on Vnuk, a 2014 European Court judgement that threatens the future of all UK motorsport. Read more

Coinciding with the inaugural FIA Volunteers Day, the MSA has launched a new monthly prize draw for marshals in recognition of their invaluable contribution to UK motorsport, with exclusive prizes on offer courtesy of drivers, teams, events, champion... Read more

The MSA is continuing to work with the FIA and the Global Institute for Motor Sport Safety on the investigation into the very serious accident that occurred during the F4 British Championship on Sunday 16 April 2017, involving cars #23 Billy Monger a... Read more

The MSA has launched a revised child safeguarding policy to help provide a safe and positive environment for all young people in motorsport. Read more

The MSA has issued outline guidance documents for event organisers wishing to run closed-road events under new legislation that commenced on 10 April. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has launched a tender process for the supply of tyres to the KZ2 and KZ UK kart classes from 2018. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is investigating today's incident during an F4 British Championship round at Donington Park, which left a competitor seriously injured. Read more

The MSA Club Development Fund has been rebranded as the MSA Motor Sport Development Fund, with clearer guidance and support for those looking to make applications. Read more

Applications are open for the next AASE programme – a three-year course for drivers aged 16-18, delivered by the MSA Academy in conjunction with Loughborough College. Read more

We are currently seeking motivated individuals for the positions of Go Motorsport Regional Development Officers. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team helping to grow motor sport from the grassroots on behalf of the Motor Sports Associa... Read more

In one of the biggest developments in the history of UK motorsport, the Motor Sports Association’s long campaign to bring closed-road events to mainland Britain has been successful, with the enabling legislation commencing on Monday (10 April). Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has published the latest edition of its Stage Rally Safety Requirements (SRSRs), the template for the organisation of all UK stage rallies. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has relaunched this year’s MSA British Junior and Senior Kart Championships with a revised calendar and a stunning new prize package. Read more

We are currently seeking motivated individuals for the positions of Go Motorsport Regional Development Officers. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team helping to grow motor sport from the grassroots on behalf of the Motor Sports Associa... Read more

David Butler MBE, chairman of the British Motor Sports Association for the Disabled (BMSAD), received the MSA Lifetime Achievement Award during last week’s Motor Sports Council’s annual dinner at the Royal Automobile Club. Read more

The MSA is supporting #3500LIVES, a new campaign from the FIA and outdoor advertising giant JCDecaux promoting simple and universal messages to save lives on roads. Read more

The MSA is pleased to announce that karters Joseph Taylor and Alex Simmonds will represent the UK in the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy. Read more

The MSA is deeply saddened by the news that motorsport legend John Surtees CBE has passed away aged 83. Read more

Epynt Motor Club annually organises two major local rallies, the Old Forge Garage Mewla Rally in August and the D.G Jones Agri Powys Lanes Rally in November raising £1,750 to be donated to local causes. Read more

Barrie Parker drove faultlessly in atrocious conditions that nearly forced the cancellation of the Golden Springs Car Trial, the opening round of the championship. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has awarded MSA National Championship titles to the Formula TKM National Championships, adding further prestige to a series that counts an F1 world champion among its past winners and which boasts an impressive entr... Read more

MSA-registered marshals across the country have started receiving the new MSA welcome pack in recognition of their invaluable voluntary contribution to motorsport. Read more

The governing body is seeking nominations for the 2017 MSA Environmental Award, which recognises truly exceptional or outstanding contributions towards environmental responsibility and the active promotion of sustainability within motor sport activit... Read more

The Motor Sports Council acts as a Sporting Commission, approving and amending rules proposed by its Committees or Advisory Panels. Read more

The MSA is seeking nominations for individuals to join the Specialist Committees that represent the interests of the various 'disciplines' of motorsport. Read more

Suze Endean has been appointed as the new MSA Development Manager and takes up position on 27 February. Read more

Those who may have missed last month's MSA Extra are advised that the MSA has published an article on Vnuk, a European Court Judgement that could potentially harm UK motorsport, Read more

The MSA has awarded MSA National Championship titles to the Formula TKM National Championships, adding further prestige to a series that counts an F1 world champion among its past winners and which boasts an impressive entry this year. Read more

The process to identify the next MSA Chairman is under way, arising from confirmation that incumbent Chairman Alan Gow will retire on 31 December 2017, having held the position since 1 January 2006. Read more

Loughborough Car Club has launched the tenth edition of its innovative Disabled Driver Scholarship, which offers a free season of club level motorsport for two people. Read more

FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President (Sport) Graham Stoker crowned the 2016 MSA British Champions during the MSA Night of Champions ceremony in London on Saturday (28 January). Read more

Dayinsure Wales Rally GB has attained an ‘Achievement of Excellence’ under the FIA Institute sustainability programme after demonstrating positive actions towards the environment at the penultimate round of the 2016 FIA World Rally Championship. Read more

The MSA, governing body of UK motor sports, is seeking a new Development Manager. This is a permanent position. Read more

The MSA is pleased to confirm that Vega will continue to supply tyres to the MSA British Junior and Senior Kart Championships in 2017. Read more

The MSA has returned a total of £342,000 to event-organising clubs, representing 18.6 per cent of their 2015/16 insurance fees paid. Read more

Competitors are advised of the following corrections to tyres incorrectly listed or omitted from the MSA Yearbook 2017 Section L, Tyre Lists 1B and 1C Read more

The MSA confirms that one competitor has died and another was injured in an incident on the MCC Exeter Trial yesterday (7 January 2017). Read more