York Motor Club Clubday Autotests restarting 18th April 2021

From Robert Newlove:

From: York motor club
Sent: 08 April 2021 14:02
Subject: Fw: York Motor Club – April Clubday Autotests

Ladies and Gentlemen

After close scrutiny of the Government and MSA Covid guidlines the organising team has decided to restart our monthly Clubday Autotest events and get the 2021 motorsport season underway.

The April Clubday Autotests will take place on Sunday the 18th April at Acaster, site will be arrowed right off the Copmanthorpe to Acaster Selby Road and is to be organised by Steve Morten. Continue reading “York Motor Club Clubday Autotests restarting 18th April 2021”

Return to Motorsport: Competitor Guidance – 1 April 2021

An email from Motorsport UK:

This weekend sees the long-awaited return of motorsport, with over 25 events covering seven different disciplines being held across the Easter weekend in England and Guernsey. Events in other devolved nations look set to follow in the coming weeks.

Motorsport UK have produced this short Competitor Guidance video to help you prepare for the start of the season. Please take some time to watch the video and familiarise yourself with the guidance and regulations to ensure we can all enjoy a safe and successful season.
PLEASE WATCH – Return to Motorsport: Competitor Guidance

Continue reading “Return to Motorsport: Competitor Guidance – 1 April 2021”

Roger Albert Clark Rally – Friday 26 November 2021

From John Newlove:

I think a little far a field for most of us

John

 

From: Karen Spencer
Sent: 24 March 2021 15:05
Subject: FW: Roger Albert Clark Rally Friday 26th November 2021

Dear Fellow Rally Marshals

Buccaneer Motor Sports Club have been asked to run Clintburn stage on the R.A.C rally, this turns into Pundershaw stage for the second run with a few alterations, see attached.

We would dearly like to hear from anyone who would care to join us as Timing, instage or radio marshal, there is a link to volunteer on here > https://form.jotform.com/210784676409061

A few marshals will have the opportunity to do SS6 and go straight to Falstone stage, this gets 3 stages in one day, please see the attachment from Dave Brodie for more information above. Continue reading “Roger Albert Clark Rally – Friday 26 November 2021”

ANECCC Contactless Timing Training – 22 April 2021

From ANECCC:

Although the strictness of Covid 19 regulations may be being eased, there is still a requirement to reduce or erase handling of items including timecard etc.

The Contactless Timing Training session on Thursday 22nd April is ideal to understand the practical elements of timing without handling paperwork. Ideal for Stage Commanders, stage teams, timing marshals, start & stop radio crews as well as safety car crews.
Sign up at https://forms.gle/mG49Ysv5MrerG2tA7 Continue reading “ANECCC Contactless Timing Training – 22 April 2021”

Harold Palin Memorial Stages – 2 May 2021

An update on Eastwood & District Motor Club’s plans for the Harold Palin Memorial Stages.
David

Dear Radio Crews and Marshals,

As promised, following on from the Prime Ministers announcement earlier this week, I’d like to provide you with an update on the Harold Palin Memorial Stages, supported by SMR Agriculture and DBM Construction.

In line with the easing of government restrictions over the coming months and Motorsport UK now issuing permits for the resumption of competitive motorsport we are pleased to announce that we are running the event on Sunday 2nd May as planned. Continue reading “Harold Palin Memorial Stages – 2 May 2021”

Motorsport UK – Rewriting the rules

For those that have not seen it, this email from Motorsport UK arrived this morning:

Rewriting the rules
We want you to have your say

As you may have seen in the February edition of Revolution, Motorsport UK is embarking on its biggest reform of the National Competition Rules, with a view to implementation by 1st January 2023.

The aim of the process is to examine, simplify, and modernise the existing regulations, bringing improvements in structure and ensuring compatibility with the International Sporting Code and Motorsport UK’s commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

The new regulations must reflect the views of the community, therefore Motorsport UK is embarking on a period of consultation with its membership. We want you to have your say. Continue reading “Motorsport UK – Rewriting the rules”

Motorsport UK confirms motorsport will restart in England from 29 March

Release: 23/02/2021

Motorsport UK is pleased to announce that organised Permitted motorsport can resume in England with effect from 29 March, subject to local restrictions and in accordance with its own Restart Guidance.

This confirmation follows the announcement on 22 February by Prime Minister Boris Johnson that the third lockdown imposed on 4 January will be lifted, and formally organised outdoor sports – for adults and under 18s – can also restart but should be compliant with guidance issued by national governing bodies. Continue reading “Motorsport UK confirms motorsport will restart in England from 29 March”

Motorsport UK hails Government plan to quash the EU ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law a “significant victory”

Motorsport UK hails Government plan to quash the EU ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law a “significant victory”

Motorsport UK is delighted to announce to its community the news that its considerable efforts alongside the UK government to defeat the threat of the Vnuk insurance issue have been successful.

In a press release issued earlier today, the Department for Transport confirmed that it is taking the necessary steps to exempt the UK – and consequently UK motorsport – from the implications of the EU Motor Insurance Directive. Continue reading “Motorsport UK hails Government plan to quash the EU ‘Vnuk’ motor insurance law a “significant victory””