The Motor Sports Association
(MSA, formerly known as RAC MSA), is the official governing body of motorsport
in the United Kingdom
The Motor Sports Association (MSA) is recognised as the sole motor sport governing body for the United Kingdom by the world governing body, the Federation Internationale de L'Automobile (FIA). However many popular short circuit motorsport disciplines in the UK are not covered, such as Banger Racing
and Hot Rod Racing.
As the governing body, the MSA 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. It is not concerned with motorcycle or side-car competitions, which are governed by the Auto-Cycle Union
The MSA implements these rules, known as the General Regulations, to govern the conduct of motor sports at national level. These rules are made and amended by the Motor Sports Council, which is the 'parliament' of motor sports, while the MSA acts as the 'civil service'.
The British Grand Prix and the Rally of Great Britain are the flagship motor sports events in the UK however the MSA neither runs these events or has jurisdiction over them, the FIA
is responsible for world championship events. It administers the licensing of 34,000 competitors, 10,000 volunteers and officials and the 5,000 events taking place in the UK each year.
The MSA is managed and organised by its board of... Read More