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Aintree & Barbon events are filling up fast. Aintree 24th Apr nearly full !

We’ve already received well over 300 entries for our 2021 Aintree Sprints and Barbon Hillclimbs! We are having to restrict numbers to comply with Social Distancing requirements, so if you wish to take part, don’t delay – book today! The 24th April Aintree sprint is almost full, only half a dozen places left. Once full, […]

Covid-19 Restrictions 24th April Aintree – Important update

To be able to run a Covid-safe Aintree Sprint on April 24th, we’ve had to reduce the maximum from 130 entries to 115. As a result, the event is almost full, so if you are thinking of taking part, get your entry in soon, or you’ll end up on the reserve list! This is going […]

New Intro-Class for Sprints

To help encourage drivers new to Sprinting, Motorsport UK has announced the Intro-Class, an additional category under the Standard Production Car heading. The class is designed for absolutely standard 2 wheel drive road-going cars manufactured after 1/1/2000, with engines of under 2 litre. Race suits and gloves are not compulsory, and only very minimal changes […]

Registrations are open for the LMC Speed Championship

Registrations are now open for the 2021 Liverpool Motor Club Speed Championship. We’ve kept the registration fee at £17 for another year – we do hope you’ll join us! There’s a choice from 25 rounds taking in all the most popular sprint & hillclimb venues in the North, North Wales and Midlands. Simply click here […]

2020 Membership extended

Due to the Covid 19 pandemic, Liverpool Motor Club was unable to run any events in 2020 at either of our Aintree or Barbon venues. As a gesture of goodwill to our members, we are extending, without charge, current membership of the club by a full calendar year.  For example, a 1 year membership subscription […]

Covid-19 (Coronavirus) Updated 31/7/2020

Update 31/7/2020 We have been trying so hard to ensure we could run at least one event this year but we have now reached the point where we have had to admit defeat and cancel our last possible event, the September Sprint at Aintree. Because most of its staff have been laid off, Aintree Racecourse […]

Covid-19 Information for Marshals (updated 25/6/2020)

In consultation with the UK Government, Motorsport UK has given the green light to motorsport recommencing from 1st July. However, there are many complex issues that have to be addressed by organisers and all those taking part to maintain the safety of Marshals, Officials and Drivers through social distancing and the avoidance of cross-contamination. Events […]

July 2020 Barbon Hillclimb Cancelled

It is with regret that having lost the 6th June Barbon Hillclimb following MSUK’s suspension of motorsport, we now have to advise that the 4th July Barbon Hillclimb is also cancelled. We had hoped that the restrictions connected with the Coronavirus pandemic would have reduced sufficiently to enable us to run the July event, but […]

LMC Start of Season Lunch and Championship Awards Presentation **Cancelled**

It is with great regret that we have to announce the cancellation of the Start of Season Lunch & 2019 LMC Championship Awards Presentation that was planned for 15th March, entirely due to a lack of interest from members. Just half the award winners had booked to go, and with a total of just 44 […]

Marshals’ Training Calendar 2020

Experienced and new marshals are invited to attend the following training sessions this year: 15th February – Blackburn Services – marshals’ training (Beginners’ & refresher practical sessions) 15th / 16th February – Wern Ddu Quarry – hosted by Warrington MC. Fire, Timing, Radio, Rescue, Recovery, First on Scene, Beginners/Refresher (all outdoors) 22nd/23rd February – Oulton […]