Results for the 26th June 2021 Aintree Sprint

June 29th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Events, News, Results & Reports, sprint

The results for the Aintree Sprint held on 26th June can now be downloaded by clicking on the link below:-

Full Results April 24th, 2021.
Practice times
Timekeeper’s data log (for info only, not part of the official results)

A fully customisable version of the full times is also available at  where you can select the times for just one car or a group of cars.

High Demand for our Aintree & Barbon events

May 27th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Barbon, Events, Hillclimb, News, regs, sprint

We’ve received well over 500 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!

12th June Barbon Hillclimb entry list is closed.
26th June Aintree Sprint entry list is closed.
3rd July Barbon Hillclimb is full and the entry list is closed.
4th September Aintree sprint is receiving entries much earlier than normal 

It’s great to see such interest in our events after last year’s enforced shutdown. Welcome back everyone!

You can enter our events online with our quick & secure booking service. It’s the simple and safe way to enter our events – no paperwork involved!

Just click here to be taken to the Aintree Sprints Page for more details or here for the Barbon hillclimbs.

Enter online 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 may 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.

And, whilst you’re taking part in our speed events, you could be gaining points for one of the Association of North Western Car Clubs championships, &/or the SD34 Motorsport Group’s Sprint & Hillclimb Championship. See the links on our Aintree Sprints page.

Updated 19/6/2021

Results for the 24th April 2021 Aintree Sprint

April 24th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Events, News, Results & Reports

We’re back!! It was fantastic to be back at Aintree after a 19-month break due to Covid-19, and although the event was closed to spectators, the 103 drivers and their teams enjoyed a great day’s motorsport, with two practice runs, and 5 qualifying runs on a beautiful sunny day.

The results for the Aintree Sprint held on 24th April can now be downloaded by clicking on the link below:-

Full Results April 24th, 2021.
Practice times (some data lost/incorrect)
Timekeeper’s data log (for info only, not be taken as definitive results)

A fully customisable version of the full times is also available at  where you can select the times for just one car or a group of cars.

Unfortunately, because the “Continental method” of lining up the cars was used for reasons of Covid-safety, none of today’s times will stand as new class records, but well done everyone for a great day’s motorsport.

We include a time for the first 64ft off the line as a time of 2 secs to the 64 feet mark equates to an acceleration of 1G.

Professional photographers Anthony Mitchell and Phil James were both out on the course for most of the day:

Posted 25/04/2021 23:14

New Intro-Class for Sprints

February 18th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Events, News, regs, sprint, Uncategorized

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 to the car are allowed.
Whilst Standard Production Car regulations still apply, drivers can compete in Intro-Class on an RS Clubman licence, which is currently free.

Drivers intending to compete in the Intro-Class should note that their cars must comply with all of the regulations S11.1 to S11.4 for Standard Cars (see below), and also regulation 8 of the Supplementary Regulations for LMC events which states:
SR8:  Times recorded by cars in the Intro-Class will not count towards any championship.

Extracted from the 2021 Motorsport UK Yearbook, updated 19th January 2021

Section S – Sprints & HillclimbsRegulations for Standard Cars

11.1. Description
11.1.1. Standard Cars– Saloons and Sports Cars produced in
quantities of not less than 5000 per annum of unitary
construction, two-wheel drive and up to 2litre engine capacity.
The cars must be manufactured after 1st January 2000 and be
type approved. Any replacement components fitted must be a
Standard Part/Standard Pattern Part.
11.1.2. Cars must compete in an event in a road legal
condition as defined in 10.11.
11.2. Permitted Modifications.
Other than as detailed, no other modifications are permitted:
(i) Any FIA/MSA/Motorsport UK approved/homologated
safety equipment may be installed.
(ii) Brake friction material may be uprated.
11.1.3. Organisers may provide an Intro-Class which
will allow new drivers to experience competitive motor
sport on an event-by-event basis:

a) The RS Clubman licence is acceptable

b) The Class will run separate to any other session

c) The vehicle must run on List 1A tyres.

11.3. Forced induction equivalence 1.7.
Wheels and tyres
11.4. Standard wheels and tyres from List 1A only may be used.

There are more regulations that apply to all cars competing in Sprints, and these can be found in Section S of the Motorsport UK Yearbook here: MSUK Yearbook Section S

Registrations are open for the LMC Speed Championship

February 17th, 2021 • By: Chairman Aintree, Barbon, Events, Hillclimb, News, regs, sprint

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 to see the regulations and to enter.

2021 Championship registration cards and championship stickers will be sent out well before the first event in the championship calendar.

We hope you will support us as we try to get motorsport back on track!

Updated 17/2/2021