The results and event report for the Aintree April Sprint held on the 22nd April 2017 are now available to view, download and print, please click on the following link to access them.
We’ve opened the entry list for the 10th June & 1st July Barbon hillclimbs (for cars).
We expect the June event to end up with a full entry list so don’t leave it too long before submitting your entry if you want to be sure of a place!
More info at www.liverpoolmotorclub.com/barbon-hillclimb
If you’ve never competed at Barbon Manor, don’t dismiss it…. it’s a spectacular & quick venue that’s a great favourite with our regular competitors.
You can now register for our 2017 Speed Championship!
At last, the MSA has confirmed that our Championship Regulations have been accepted and a Permit is being issued for 2017.
This means that we can now accept registrations for this year.
Please note that there are a few changes to keep the regs inline with the 2017 MSA Year Book and we would appreciate you reading them (changes are shown in RED text).
Our Standard Car classes have been adopted by the MSA for 2017 and now appear in the MSA Yearbook with just a couple of subtle changes.
Please click on the following link to go direct to the registration page www.speedchampionship.com/regulations
Sorry for the delay in opening our 2017 registrations, which has been outside our control
I should be able to start sending out the Registration Cards etc shortly.
Ron Hunt, Championship Co-coordinator.
You may have seen an article in MSA Extra (LINK HERE) regarding the implications for motorsport of the EC ruling in the Vnuk case.
The ruling requires third party damage and injury insurance to be in place for all mechanically propelled vehicles when used at any time, for any purpose and in any place. This includes all motorsport vehicles, both on the public highway and on private land when in use or even when stored. It is highly unlikely that leaving the EU will to allow the UK to avoid its introduction.
Currently all licenced vehicles used on the public highway must have third party insurance. The Vnuk judgement extends this to vehicles which are not currently required to have third party insurance. This includes everything from electric bicycles, golf buggies, childrens’ quad bikes and ride-on lawn mowers, through to forklift trucks, agricultural machines and construction plant. Even static vehicles in museums and SORN’d vehicles would be affected as they have the potential for use.
All motorsport vehicles from karts, single seaters, saloons, rally, rallycross and cross country vehicles, even Formula 1 cars would be required to have compulsory third party insurance.
It is important to realise that this is not an item of forthcoming legislation which can be lobbied against or amended within the EU, but an actual ruling of Europe’s highest court, with no further avenues for appeal possible. The legislation is set in stone and cannot be changed.
The MSA is asking members to write to their local MP to make sure he/she is aware of the implications of the Vnuk ruling on UK motorsport should the Government not take appropriate action before it adopts the ruling.
There is also an on-line petition to the Secretary of State for Transport, Chris Grayling, that has already attracted over 11,000 signatures and whilst the MSA has stopped short of asking people to sign it, doing so will help force the matter to be debated in Parliament.
The petition can be found HERE and we encourage as many people as possible to sign it, not just competitors or spectators but all those who value the future of UK motorsport.
Don’t leave it to someone else, your involvement is needed now to secure the future of our sport.
The April event is full, but you can still enter our June & September 2017 Aintree Sprints.
Please click here to be taken to the Aintree Sprint Page for more details
You can enter our sprints on-line with our quick & secure booking service. It’s the same price to enter online or by post.
Enter on-line and you’ll avoid the risk of postal loss or delays, you will receive immediate confirmation that we’ve received your entry, & you don’t need a stamp or envelope.
And if you wish to enter more than one Aintree sprint, you can use the same on-line form without entering all your information again.
Don’t delay though…. some events will be full well before the closing date, so send in your entry in plenty of time!
Why not join LMC too?
Members of LMC are entitled to a discount of £3 off the entry fee for each of our events. If you enter any three LMC events (sprints, hillclimbs or trackdays), your total discount almost pays for your membership. Enter a fourth event and you are in profit. And membership entitles you to join our popular Speed Championship that allows you to select from over 20 rounds at 8 of the most popular Sprint and Hillclimb venues in the North, North Wales, and Midlands.
So what are you waiting for? Join LMC today!