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Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Manager to join the national governing body, Motorsport UK. Motorsport UK represents over 45,000 competitors and volunteers and ove... Read more

Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has been created to join the national governing body as a Graphic Designer. Read more

Enniskillen Motor Club and Northern Irish marshal John Comiskey have been named the JLT Motorsport UK Club and Volunteer of the Year, respectively, after another year of outstanding entries showcasing the very best of the sport. Read more

Motorsport UK has officially launched its new membership programme, offering a range of benefits and discounts designed to provide peace of mind, offset the cost of competition and get members closer to the action. Read more

Joe Turney has become the first karter to win the iZone Motorsport UK Young Driver of the Year award, after impressing in a four-way shootout at Silverstone. Read more

Scottish Motor Sports (SMS), the umbrella organisation representing the interests of both two- and four-wheel motorsport in Scotland, is seeking a National Development Manager to lead the development of the sport. Read more

Motorsport UK regrets that Mark James, the rally driver who was injured in an accident on the Poker Stars Rally (10 November 2018) passed away in hospital yesterday (3 December 2018). Read more

Motorsport UK welcomes the news that Transport Scotland has launched a public consultation on proposals to enable motorsport on closed public roads. Read more

Motorsport UK is delighted to announce that James Newbold and Michael Holden have won its Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year awards, respectively. Read more

The team behind Karting UK Operations has been revealed, with Nigel Edwards, Richard Lock, Danielle Short and Mick Barrett bringing decades of combined experience to bear. Read more

Karting UK is pleased to announce the 2019 British Long and Short Circuit Gearbox Kart Championships, in a move that signals Motorsport UK's commitment to promoting karting in all its forms. Read more

Motorsport UK welcomes a draft report from the European Parliament's Internal Market and Consumer Protection Committee (IMCO), which recommends that vehicles used exclusively for motorsport should not be impacted by VNUK, an insurance issue that has ... Read more

In advance of the 2019 Motorsport UK licence renewal window, the governing body has announced an initiative putting members at the heart of everything that they do. Read more

Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting new role has been created to head up Karting at the national governing body, Motorsport UK. Read more

An ambitious new phase for motorsport in the United Kingdom has begun, with the Motor Sports Association (MSA) launching a new identity, Motorsport UK, as it transitions from a traditional governance-led association to a modern membership-focused org... Read more

Entries to the 2019 British Kart Championships are now open! Read more

The MSA and Scottish Motors Sports (SMS) have attended the second meeting of the motorsports on public roads advisory group in advance of a public consultation on developing new legislation facilitating closed-road motorsport in Scotland. Read more

Motorsport UK has announced the calendars for the revolutionary new 2019 British Karting Championships, featuring three championship groupings with six rounds each. Read more

Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Safety Director to join the national governing body, Motorsport UK. Read more

The MSA and Dare to be Different (D2BD) got 130 girls behind the wheel at Silverstone yesterday (28 October) as part of the FIA’s Girls on Track, an international initiative aiming to promote and develop young women in motorsport. Read more

Do you want to help deliver a bold new vision for UK motorsport? An exciting opportunity has arisen for a General Secretary to join the national governing body, Motorsport UK. Read more

The MSA has published a Q&A with greater insight into plans for the British Kart Championships in 2019. Read more

Following productive feedback from representatives of the industry, further enhancements have been made to proposals from the MSA to organise the British Kart Championships through Karting UK Operations from 2019. Read more

In a bold move designed to raise the standards and prestige of the pinnacle of UK Karting, the MSA has announced plans to manage and promote the British Kart Championships; through an operating division known as Karting UK Operations. Read more

Entries are open for the 2018 MSA Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year awards, recognising most promising young members of the motorsport media aged 30 and under. Read more

Sébastien Ogier may have won 44 times in his stellar FIA World Rally Championship career, but few of his victories have been more hard-fought than the one he achieved at Dayinsure Wales Rally GB this weekend (4-7 October), as the Ford star overcame a... Read more

The scene is set for an epic finish to the 2018 edition of Dayinsure Wales Rally GB tomorrow, after the momentum in this year’s FIA World Rally Championship title fight swung dramatically back and forth in front of thousands of enthralled fans in the... Read more

The world’s leading rally drivers treated fans to an awe-inspiring display of high-speed thrills and spectacular sideways slides through the legendary north Wales forests today, as spectators celebrated the coronation of a homegrown British champion ... Read more

The UK’s round of the FIA World Rally Chamoionship revved into life in spectacular fashion at Tir Prince Raceway, as the world’s fastest rally drivers wowed enthusiastic crowds with a high-speed blast around the curtain-raiser to Dayinsure Wales Rall... Read more

In a move designed to curb tyre usage and reduce costs to competitors, the MSA will supply barcoding systems free of charge to all registered kart clubs in 2019. Read more

The MSA is pleased to announce that the Hillclimb and Sprint Association (HSA) will be taking over the organisation of the MSA British Sprint Championship from 2019. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) and Dare to be Different (D2BD) are teaming up to offer 120 girls the chance to try motorsport free at Silverstone next month (28 October). Read more

Motorsport UK has committed to an in-depth review of competitor safety equipment over the next two years. This will explore a raft of initiatives, including strategies to reduce the burden on competitors of the unnecessary replacement of seats and ha... Read more

Fifteen delegates and four future trainers took part in the first oneday MSA Rally Stage Commander refresher training in Bolton on 4 August, delivered by MSA Trainer, Jon Binns. Initial feedback has been excellent and nominations are still being acc... Read more

The UK Motor Sports Association (MSA) today announced the appointment of Hugh Chambers to the role of Chief Executive Officer. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) regrets to confirm that one person has died and another has been seriously injured in a road traffic accident on the Vale of Clwyd Classic Rally. Read more

The very best of UK motorsport will be recognised in the 2018 JLT MSA Club and Volunteer of the Year awards, which are now open for entries. Read more

The MSA has teamed up with Autosport International (10-13 January 2019) to offer competition licence holders, licensed officials and registered marshals an exclusive £5 discount on trade tickets. Read more

Hope House Children’s Hospices have been named as Dayinsure Wales Rally GB’s official charity partner for 2018, as the event continues to support charities and good causes across North Wales. Read more

The MSA has relaxed impending changes to roll cage rules in stage rallying to address concerns regarding their compatibility with older cars and difficulties in retrofitting the additional parts. Read more

Applications are open for the next MSA Academy Co-Driver Development Programme, overseen by MSA coaches Nicky Grist and Paul Spooner. Read more

MSA members can claim an exclusive discount on tickets to the inaugural MotorsportDays.LIVE, an industry event at Silverstone (2-3 November) designed to make it easier to get on track, enhance grids and sign up drivers for next season. Read more

The Racing Steps Foundation (RSF) celebrated 10 years of supporting young British racing drivers by launching a new commemorative book at Silverstone ahead of the British Grand Prix. Read more

Lewis Hamilton has received the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy for a record-equalling seventh time after ranking as the top Commonwealth driver in F1 last year. Read more

Historic motorsport enthusiasts with knowledge of period specifications and associated FIA regulations can become MSA Registrars, inspecting vehicles and processing applications for FIA Historic Technical Passports (HTPs). Read more

The Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, met FIA President Jean Todt at Silverstone last weekend to discuss Vnuk, an insurance issue threatening all motorsport across Europe. Read more

Nearly 1000 volunteers will help to ensure the safe and successful running of the F1® British Grand Prix at Silverstone this weekend (6-8 July). Read more

Demonstrating the governing body’s commitment to disabled motorsport, MSA Chairman David Richards CBE has nominated Nathalie McGloin, the first female MSA Race Licence holder with a serious spinal cord injury, to present the third-place trophy at thi... Read more

A new opportunity has arisen for a Head of Education & Training to join the national governing body of four-wheel UK motorsport, the Motor Sports Association (MSA). Read more

The first sprint event run under new closed-road motorsport legislation drew over 130,000 spectators into the centre of Coventry earlier this month (2-3 June). Read more

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The Motor Sports Association (MSA), national governing body of UK four-wheel motor sport, seeks a Safety Administrator to be based at their office in Colnbrook, near Heathrow Airport. Read more

Selwyn Kendrick, the former organiser of the MSA British Cross Country Championship, has received a regional volunteer award from Macmillan Cancer Support in recognition of his support for people living with cancer. Read more

Scottish Motor Sports (SMS) and the MSA are pleased to reveal that Transport Scotland will launch a public consultation on developing new legislation facilitating closed-road motorsport. Read more

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an IT Services Director to join the national governing body of four-wheel UK motorsport, the Motor Sports Association (MSA). Read more

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

The world of motorsport is celebrating its dedicated volunteer marshals and officials during FIA Volunteers Weekend (19-20 May), with the entire community encouraged to show its appreciation on social media. Read more

Channel 4 F1® and Renault Sport F1 reserve driver Jack Aitken have helped the MSA select ten young British karters as F1 Future Stars for this year’s Formula 1® 2018 Rolex British Grand Prix at Silverstone (8 July). Read more

The MSA is seeking applications from individuals to join several of the rule-making Specialist Committees representing the various types of UK motorsport. Read more

In a move designed to support two-wheel-drive and historic competitors, the MSA has relaxed its position to allow for split fields and more flexible seeding in stage rallying. Read more

This year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7 October) will feature closed public roads for the first time, marking the start of a new era for world championship motor sport on UK streets. Read more

The Boundless by CSMA Club will host the 2018 MSA Inter-Association AutoSOLO near Lymm in Cheshire on 24 June. Read more

The recently resurfaced Three Sisters Circuit in Wigan is under new management and has a packed season ahead, including not only kart events but also club rallies. Read more

The MSA is running a nationwide competition for MSA kart licence holders aged seven to ten to win the chance to be the FIA ‘F1 Future Stars’ on the grid at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex British Grand Prix at Silverstone (8 July). Read more

Thousands of spectators enjoyed a successful Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton (22 April), the first closed-road event organised under new legislation in England. Read more

The first closed-road event organised under new legislation in England takes place on Sunday (22 April) when competitors from across the UK tackle the Corbeau Seats Rally Tendring & Clacton. Read more

After twelve years at the MSA including the last four and a half years as Chief Executive, Rob Jones has announced that he is taking early retirement, effective from 31 May 2018. Read more

The MSA seeks a Development Assistant to be based at Motor Sports House in Colnbrook, near Heathrow. This is a permanent, full-time position. Read more

The MSA has teamed up with IMG to offer MSA members an exclusive 20 per cent discount on day and weekend tickets to Speedmachine, the UK round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Silverstone on 25-27 May! Read more

The MSA will introduce new people to grassroots motor sport by running an autotest with free passenger rides at the inaugral Speedmachine, the British round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship at Silverstone on 25-27 May. Read more

Please be advised that our member services will be down this weekend while we carry out essential electrical maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience caused. Normal service will resume on Monday morning. Read more

Volunteers for the The Vintage Sports-Car Club and Rathfriland Motor Club have been honoured with prestigious Torch Trophy Trust awards, presented by HRH The Duke of Gloucester in London earlier this month (7 March). Read more

This year’s Dayinsure Wales Rally GB (4-7 October) will feature an exciting new-look route and a shift of focus to the forests and venues of north Wales. Read more

Loughborough Car Club Ltd has launched the 2018 edition of its innovative Disabled Driver Scholarship, which offers a free season of club level motorsport for two people. Read more

The MSA has issued an event organising permit to Truro and District Motor Club for a new closed-road hill climb at Watergate Bay in Cornwall, due to run on 15-16 September. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has selected Josh Rattican and William Orton to represent the UK in the CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, an international competition for 11- to 14-year-olds. Read more

The British Motor Sports Training Trust (BMSTT) has recently launched its new website at www.bmstt.org, featuring information about the Trust and grant aid guidance for MSA clubs and organisations. Read more

Bolton-Le-Moors Car Club has raised £1800 for the Wigan and Leigh branch of Headway, the brain injury association, through donations at club events. Read more

The MSA Academy is recruiting for the next intake of the Squad, an exclusive programme for 14- to 24-year-old competitors who have demonstrated potential excellence in motor sport. Read more

The MSA seeks a Stewards Administrative Intern to be based at its office in Colnbrook (near Heathrow Airport). This is a full-time position on a six-month fixed term contract. Read more

Young racers Ricky Collard and Callum Ilott have joined rallycross star Dan Rooke as new members of MSA Team UK, the pinnacle of the MSA Academy talent development pathway. Read more

In a landmark development for Welsh motor sport, new laws facilitating closed-road events came into force today (2 February), following a long campaign by the MSA and the motor sport community. Read more

Formula One greats Sir Frank Williams and Murray Walker OBE have received MSA Lifetime Achievement Awards, the highest honour bestowed by the MSA Board in recognition of outstanding achievement over many years in motor sport. Read more

FIA President Jean Todt and FIA Deputy President (Sport) Graham Stoker crowned the 2017 MSA British Champions during the MSA’s prestigious Night of Champions ceremony in London on Saturday (27 January). Read more

The MSA has extended the deadline for applications to be considered to represent the UK in the 2018 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy to 12.00pm on Monday 29 January. Read more

The MSA is continuing to engage with the Department for Transport (DfT) on Vnuk, a 2014 European Court judgement that threatens the future of all UK motorsport. Read more

The MSA has successfully applied for FIA grant funding on behalf of Dare To Be Different (D2BD) to widen the women in motorsport campaign’s reach. Read more

Motofest Coventry will become the first speed event organised under the new closed-roads legislation in England when it brings competitive motorsport to the city on 2-3 June. Read more

The MSA is seeking applications from the best young karting talent wishing to represent the UK in the 2018 CIK-FIA Karting Academy Trophy, a world championship for 11- to 15-year-olds. Read more

New MSA Chairman, David Richards CBE, outlined his vision for the future of UK motorsport during the Motorsport Safety Fund Watkins Lecture at Autosport International today (12 January). Read more

The MSA welcomes five new Directors in 2018, led by David Richards CBE as the new Chairman of the MSA Board. Read more

Nathalie McGloin has won the BWRDC Lord Wakefield Trophy, presented annually in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in motor sport, and will receive the prestigious accolade at the MSA Night of Champions in London on 27 January. Read more

The MSA is seeking a Go Motorsport Regional Development Officer (RDO) to cover the South East of England. Read more

The MSA has entered negotiations with Zip Kart on behalf of LeCont as the preferred supplier of tyres for the OK and OK-Junior kart classes for 2018. Read more