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Dec

The MSA has an exciting opportunity for a six-month paid internship working in the Chairman and Chief Executive’s office. Read more

The MSA can confirm that it intends to trial a re-launch of the MSA British Junior and MSA British Kart Championships (non-gearbox) in 2016. Read more

The MSA and Renault UK are delighted to announce that Scott Mitchell and Jayson Fong have been named the Renault MSA Young Journalist and Photographer of the Year respectively. Read more

A busy first year for the MSA’s RallyFuture campaign to further enhance safety in UK stage rallying has culminated in the publication of the 2016 Stage Rally Safety Requirements. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has launched a robust new Rally Media Accreditation scheme for the 2016 season onwards, as part of the RallyFuture programme to further enhance safety in UK stage rallying. Read more

The MSA can confirm that the CIK-FIA’s detachable front fairing mounting kit will become mandatory in the UK from 1 March 2016, and will be provided for in the regulations from 1 January. Read more

The MSA has confirmed the regulations governing the introduction of new non-gearbox Junior and Senior kart classes for the next homologation period. Read more

Sébastien Ogier completed a Wales Rally GB hat-trick today and swiftly dedicated his victory to the French people, after conquering some of the most challenging conditions the event has ever seen. Read more

The countdown is almost over and Wales Rally GB is revving up to fire into life, with the Deeside Service Park in place and the recce run ahead of the hotly-anticipated finale to the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Read more

MSA Chief Executive Rob Jones spent much of October on the road, delivering a rally safety presentation at an FIA congress and touring a number of Regional Associations. Read more

The future growth, sustainability and excellence of four-wheel UK motor sports have been strengthened by the appointment of Jonathan Day as MSA Director of Development. Read more

On behalf of the UK motorsport community, the Motor Sport Association (MSA) has paid tribute to Ann Riley – long-time co-driver to Pat Moss – who passed away recently following an illness. Read more

The MSA congratulates Lewis Hamilton on claiming his third FIA Formula One World Drivers’ Championship with victory in the United States Grand Prix at Austin. Read more

Next month’s Wales Rally GB (12-15 November) will feature a full capacity field after organiser International Motor Sports – the MSA’s commercial subsidiary – confirmed it had received a record number of entries from right around the globe. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) can confirm that one competitor has died and another has been injured in an incident on the Mull Rally. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) and Renault UK are inviting submissions for the 2015 Renault MSA Young Motor Sport Journalist and Photographer of the Year awards, designed to encourage the new generation of reporters and photographers working with... Read more

British racer Tom Onslow-Cole scored third place on his rallycross debut in RX Lites at Istanbul – his prize for winning the inaugural RX Talent Search. Read more

MSA Team UK driver Elfyn Evans scored a career-best second place finish on last weekend’s Tour de Corse Rallye, France’s round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC). Read more

Following a meeting of the MSA Production Tyre Advisory Panel, the Motor Sports Association can now confirm Tyres Lists 1A-C, for use where required in 2016. To view 2016 Tyres Lists 1A-C, please click here. Read more

British rally driver Sara Williams is one of 18 female competitors from around the world chosen to visit Qatar for a training and assessment programme, from which one driver and one co-driver will be selected to contest the 2016 Sealine Cross Country... Read more

MSA Academy co-driver Phil Hall has been selected to join the new Toyota Gazzo Racing Challenge Programme, competing aboard an R4 Subaru Impreza alongside Japanese driver Hiroki Arai. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA), national governing body of four wheeled motor sport, is seeking motivated individuals to assist with the Go Motorsport development programme in the Midlands region. Read more

The MSA can report significant progress in its response to the Scottish Government’s Motorsport Event Safety Review (MESR), which published 29 recommendations for UK stage rallying in January. Read more

MSA General Secretary, Simon Blunt, enjoyed his competitive rallycross debut in the Power Maxed Swift Sport Championship at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August). Read more

On behalf of the UK motor sport community, the Motor Sports Association (MSA) sends its condolences to the family and friends of British racing driver Justin Wilson, who has succumbed to injuries sustained in an IndyCar Series race at Pocono Raceway ... Read more

MSA General Secretary Simon Blunt will make his rallycross debut in the 'Power Maxed' Swift Sport Championship at Lydden Hill on Bank Holiday Monday (31 August). Read more

Former F1 champion Nigel Mansell visited Motor Sports House yesterday to be re-presented with the British Grand Prix trophy that he won four times between 1986 and 1992. Read more

The MSA is pleased to announce regulation changes that widen the range of eligible tyres in historic stage rallying. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) has launched a tender process for the organisation and promotion of the MSA British Endurance Championship from 2016. Read more

In a huge boost for UK rallying, International Motor Sports (IMS) – commercial subsidiary of the MSA –has reached agreement with the Welsh Government to continue its support of Wales Rally GB until the end of 2018. Read more

The MSA has an exciting opportunity for a Development Assistant on a six-month internship basis, working on the MSA Academy and Go Motorsport programmes. Read more

Donington Park and Silverstone have praised MSA track limits rules, saying they have reduced operating costs and enhanced safety. Read more

The organisers of next year’s MSA British Rally Championship will hold an open meeting for competitors and teams on Friday 18th September at Castle Combe circuit. Read more

Silverstone has teamed up with the MSA to offer a 15 per cent discount for the next major event to take place at Silverstone: the 2015 British MotoGP™ (28-30 August). Read more

Reigning Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton is all set to judge the 2015 MSA Road Safety Film Competition this weekend (24-26 July) at the Hungarian Grand Prix. Read more

The MSA hereby cancels Bulletin No 1 of the MSA British Historic Rally Championship – issued by the championship organisers on 16 July – concerning tyre eligibility. Read more

The MSA has launched a tender process for the supply of Formula Cadet class tyres, for a period of three years from 1 January 2017. Read more

There’s just one week left to enter the exciting 2015 MSA Road Safety Film Competition in association with Allianz and supported by the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team. Read more

The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is pleased to announce the reappointment of BARC (TOCA) Limited as the organiser and promoter of the MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) for five years from 2017. Read more

British female competitors have an exciting opportunity to take part in a worldwide initiative offering one winner a fully-funded drive in the 2016 Sealine Cross Country Rally. Read more

Reigning Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton was delighted to receive the Hawthorn Memorial Trophy from Rob Jones, Chief Executive of the Motor Sports Association (MSA), at Silverstone today (Thursday 2 July) ahead of this weekend’s British Grand Pri... Read more

British motor sport arrives back in the UK for this weekend’s prestigious British Grand Prix on an unprecedented high. Read more

The MSA British Rally Championship returns in 2016 with an exciting new-look calendar to go with the revised vehicle eligibility regulations that were announced in January. Read more

There is just one month remaining to enter the fantastic MSA Road Safety Film Competition for a chance to meet F1 champion Lewis Hamilton at Monza. In association with Allianz and supported by the MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team, the competit... Read more

The MSA congratulates British driver Nick Tandy on his brilliant outright victory in the 83rd Le Mans 24 Hours, alongside Porsche team-mates Earl Bamber from New Zealand and German F1 racer Nico Hulkenberg. Read more

Motor Sports Council, the MSA’s rule-making body, has voted to mandate the use of Frontal Head Restraints in Stage Rallying, Hill Climb and Sprint – with certain exceptions in each – from 2016 onward. Read more

A new British rallycross star emerged today (21 May) as Tom Onslow-Cole won the inaugural RX Talent Search in a 12-way shootout at Lydden Hill, winning a prize drive in RX Lites at Istanbul. Read more

In a pioneering development that will bring motor sport in line with other major sports, the MSA’s new accredited coaching qualification is now being rolled out, with courses available from June and the booking website live. Read more

A dozen young motor sport stars have been selected from over 120 applications to compete for a free drive in Turkey’s round of the RX Lites Cup at Istanbul (3-4 October) as part of the new RX Talent Search initiative. Read more

On behalf of the British motor sport community, the MSA congratulates Kris Meeke on becoming the first UK driver to win a round of the FIA World Rally Championship (WRC) since his mentor, the late, great Colin McRae in 2002. With MSA Team UK’s Elfyn ... Read more

The MSA project to enhance spectator safety in rallying reached a major milestone today with the publication of the 2015 Multi-Venue Stage Rally Safety Requirements, which set a clear template for how events must be run from 1 June this year. Read more

The MSA can confirm the appointment of internationally reputed barrister Edwin Glasgow CBE QC to the Selection Panel considering proposals to run the MSA British Touring Car Championship. Read more

Following a meeting of the Stage Rally Tyre Working Group, it has been agreed that certain tyres on List 6 – currently marked with an asterisk – will not be removed from 2016. Read more

Reigning Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton has renewed his support for the 2015 Motor Sports Association Film Competition. The MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS Formula One™ Team has already given its backing to the road safety initiative, and in addition ... Read more

The MSA, governing body of UK motor sports, is seeking a Communications Assistant for a six-month paid internship. Read more

Following the publication of the Motorsport Event Safety Review (MESR) in January the MSA has held detailed discussions with the Scottish Government and the Forestry Commission, while also holding forum-style ‘road shows’ around the country. Read more

In a huge boost for British motor sports, new primary legislation facilitating closed road-events on mainland Britain has been approved by the government. Read more

The MSA has teamed up with FIA World Rallycross Championship promoter IMG and FirstCorner – the company behind RX Lites – to give one rising British star an incredible introduction to top level rallycross through an exciting new RX Talent Search init... Read more

The CIK-FIA, the karting commission of world motor sport’s governing body, has suspended use of the newly homologated front fairing mounting kit. Read more

As part of its ongoing safety drive following the Scottish Motorsport Event Safety Review, the MSA has confirmed that it will no longer give dispensation for multi-venue stage rallies to run multiple/split fields. Read more

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a new post of Director of Training & Development. The holder of this role will report to the Chief Executive and be responsible for Club development, Volunteer Officials and Marshals, Regional Development Office... Read more

As recommended by the Scottish Motorsport Event Safety Review, the MSA is bringing online a second radio frequency for exclusive use by MSA Licensed Officials and safety personnel on stage rallies in Great Britain. Read more

The MSA is delighted to confirm an important new partnership with the Scottish Government, as part of its commitment to implementing the recommendations of the Motorsport Event Safety Review. Read more

This weekend marks the second anniversary of the tragic death of a spectator on the Snowman Rally, and of course on the Jim Clark Rally in 2014 three more spectators lost their lives in equally tragic circumstances. Read more

The Scottish Motorsport Event Safety Review (MESR) recommended that: “It is essential that the volunteer based organisation of multi-venue stage rallies is augmented going forward with mandatory independent input from out with the organising committe... Read more

The MSA is committed to working with all of rallying’s stakeholders to implement the recommendations of the Scottish Government’s Motor Sport Event Safety Review (MESR), not only in Scotland but throughout the UK. Read more

Some of British motor sport’s most promising young athletes experienced life at a top national sports facility when the MSA Team UK national squad trained at Loughborough College last week (20-23 January). Read more

The MSA has launched a tender process for the organisation and promotion of the MSA British Touring Car Championship from 2017. Read more

FIA President Jean Todt and Formula 1 legend John Surtees crowned the 2014 MSA British Champions during the Night of Champions ceremony in London on Saturday (24 January). Read more

The 2015 MSA/FIA Action for Road Safety Film Studies Competition, supported by Allianz and the FIA Road Safety Grant Programme, is now open. Young people aged 16 to 24 are invited to submit short films highlighting one of the FIA’s 10 Golden Rules fo... Read more

Sportscar racing legend and ex-F1 driver Allan McNish was delighted to help the Motor Sports Association launch Race ‘n’ Respect, a new code of conduct for Bambino and Cadet karting, at Autosport International today (Saturday 10 January). Read more

The promoters of the new-for-2016 MSA British Rally Championship have confirmed that when the series returns to action next year it will feature 4-wheel drive machinery in its leading classes, supported by a strong 2-wheel drive class structure for c... Read more

The MSA welcomes the final recommendations of the Scottish Government’s Motor Sport Event Safety Review Group regarding spectator safety at multi-venue stage rallies in Scotland. Read more

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