MOTORSPORT UK ANNOUNCES PLAN TO GET RACING BACK ON TRACK
Motorsport UK provided its latest update yesterday as it announced plans to get UK motorsport underway once again in line with the Government’s guidelines concerning the current situation regarding the Coronavirus pandemic.
With motorsport taking place in large outdoor areas, the majority of motorsport should be able to get back underway, although practical measures will need to be put in place in order to adhere to the Government’s restrictions and indeed the requirement for social distancing for the foreseeable future until the pandemic subsides to a level where they can be lifted.
In conjunction with stakeholders in the sport and specialist committees, Motorsport UK has worked hard behind the scenes as well as communicated regularly with the Government in order work out the best and safest way to resume racing for the 2020 season. Speaking about their efforts, Motorsport UK CEO Hugh Chambers said “This project has involved a wide representation of the motorsport community coming together and examining how each aspect of every discipline can be adapted to respect government advice on social distancing, and the broader needs of the community. As ever with Motorsport, our responsibility is to the safety of both our community and the wider public. It is important that when we do restart motorsport that we do so in a safe and responsible fashion that respects the broader public health agenda and mood of the nation.
“We will all need to modify the way we have worked in the past and accept these changes in a collaborative and constructive way. Motorsport has always thrived on innovation and adaptability to overcome problems, and it has been enormously encouraging to see the community come together and freely contributing to re-imagine every part of our sport, and the practicalities of each event.”
To view the guideline documents and category specific Q&A regarding Motorsport UK’s plans to restart racing and adapt to the imposed restrictions and guidelines, you can find them be visiting the following link – https://www.motorsportuk.org/restart/.