Richards to deliver Watkins Lecture at Autosport International

18
Dec
2017

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

Named after the late F1 doctor, Professor Sid Watkins, the annual lecture aims to address safety in motor sport. Richards joins Professor Watkins and Adrian Newey as one of only three people to be invited to speak at the lecture twice in its 21-year history.

Richards last spoke at the event in 2002, after the late Richard Burns had secured the FIA World Rally Championship driver’s title for the Subaru World Rally Team, which he was running at the time.

Dr Ian Roberts, Chairman of the Motorsport Safety Fund, said: “The Trustees of the Fund are delighted that David has accepted our invitation to be the guest speaker for a second time. It is particularly fitting this year with David just starting his term as Chairman of the MSA”.

The lecture begins at 11.15am. Admission is free but attendees must register in advance by clicking here.

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