Motor Sports Association

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Motorsport UK
Motorsport UK Logo Corporate Short RGB.jpg
SportMotorsport
JurisdictionUnited Kingdom
HeadquartersColnbrook (Berkshire, England)
PresidentPrince Michael of Kent
ChairmanDavid Richards
CEOHugh Chambers
Official website
www.motorsportuk.org
United Kingdom

Motorsport UK, formerly known as the Motor Sports Association (MSA), is the national membership organisation and governing body for four-wheel motorsport in the United Kingdom, representing competitors, volunteers, clubs and fans.

Responsibilities[edit]

Motorsport UK is recognised as the sole motor sport governing body for the United Kingdom by the world governing body, the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA).

As the governing body, Motorsport UK represents 720 affiliated motor clubs, 30,000 competition licence holders, 10,000 volunteer marshals, 3,200 officials and is responsible for the governance and administration of all major forms of motor sports in the UK, controlling the technical and sporting rules across the various disciplines. They offer 5,000 event permits every year providing everyone with the opportunity to get close to the action. Motorsport UK is a not-for-profit organisation (limited by guarantee) that exists to service and grow the sport.

It is not concerned with solo motorcycle or sidecar competitions, which are governed by the Auto-Cycle Union. Nor does it cover Banger Racing and Hot Rod Racing.

Structure[edit]

Motorsport UK is managed and organised by its board of directors, chaired by David Richards CBE.

In March 2019 the constitution of Motorsport UK was changed by a unanimous vote of the Council to bring it in line with Sport England's Code of Governance and best practice. This is documented in the new Memorandum and Articles of Association.

Motorsport UK events organise the British Grand Prix, the Rally of Great Britain and from 2016 the British Rally Championship, some of the flagship motor sports events in the United Kingdom. Motorsport UK and its subsidiaries employ over 50 full-time staff.[citation needed]

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