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.
Graham Sharp and Derek Walters launched the RSF in 2008 to support youngsters with the talent but not the funds to climb the racing ladder. Over the following decade it spent millions of pounds backing the likes of Oliver Turvey, James Calado, Jake Dennis, Jack Harvey, Oliver Rowland and Ben Barnicoat. It was also a founding partner of the MSA Academy talent development pathway.
Greg Symes, MSA Academy Manager, said: “The MSA Academy has supported hundreds of young British drivers over the last decade and that wouldn’t have been possible without the RSF. We were incredibly fortunate to find a group that was not only launching at the same time as us but which shared our vision and wanted to help us achieve it. We owe the RSF a huge debt of gratitude and their legacy will continue to be felt through our work for many years to come.”
In 10 years, RSF beneficiaries scored 20 championship titles, 169 wins, 399 podiums, 124 poles and 128 fastest laps across many junior championships.
Motorsport UK Academy Team UK member Jamie Chadwick has been shortlisted in the BT Sport Action Woman of the Year Awards 2019. Read more
After receiving questions from clubs on the new permit structures for 2020, there have been a number of questions arising on the implementation of these changes, including around the new RS Clubman licence. Read more
The 2019 Motorsport UK 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
It’s been a weekend of highs and lows for Team UK in the inaugural FIA Motorsport Games based at Italy’s Vallelunga Circuit (31 October – 3 November). 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