Motorsport UK Extends Suspension of Motorsport Permits to 30th June
Mar 24, 2020
In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 crisis, and following the address to the nation by the Prime Minister on the evening of 23rd March, Motorsport UK has today extended its suspension of all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption for motorsport events until at least 30th June. This move provides clear guidance to event … Continued
Today, Wiscombe Ltd have asked all clubs holding events at Wiscombe in May, to postpone their events in the light of the coronavirus epidemic. Whilst Wiscombe Ltd believe that we would have great problems in marshalling our meeting, their overriding concern is that of being able to have sufficient time to prepare and set up … Continued
Tuesday 17 March 2020 It is with regret that Motorsport UK is suspending all organising permits and Certificates of Exemption until at least 30th April 2020. This suspension follows the latest guidance issued by HM UK Government in response to the outbreak of COVID-19. This position will be constantly reviewed given prevailing information. As the National Governing Body, we … Continued
Circuit Racing Entries Are now On-line with Purple Lap
Mar 04, 2020
Following our friends at FJHRA signing up with the Purple Lap online race entry system, the 500OA are also adopting the system. Instructions can be found here and on line registration can be found using this link.
Once again the 500oA will be organising its flagship event at Wiscombe Park on Saturday 9th May. This event will be a round of both the speed and circuit championships. Regulations can be found Regulations and the Entry Form. If you cannot compete in this we are looking for volunteer marshalls, specifically: 4 x Startline … Continued
There has been a great deal going on behind the scenes since the start of the year that has resulted in some changes to the calendar and confirmation of event pricing. Following discussions with the VSCC, they have now offered us a single race at Silverstone rather than a double header, and in order to comply with MSUK & FIA rules regarding overseas rounds of a British Racing Championship, we can … Continued
It is with great sadness that we have to inform you all of the untimely death of Joy Rainey, whilst holidaying, in Australia the country of her birth. Joy had motorsport running through her veins from birth, and her father, Murray Rainey a talented engineer, was Australian Formula Three Champion on three occasions. Joy’s own … Continued
The annual Cooper Reunion Lunch will be held on Sunday 8th March 2020 at Sunbury-on-Thames. Opportunity to meet some of the original Cooper factory employees. All are welcome although numbers are limited, so don’t be last minute dot com For tickets please contact Cooper Car Club Sec, Debbie Dawson firstname.lastname@example.org
Once again a club member received a “suspicious” response to an advert on this website. As a result: “Members should satisfy themselves as to the bona fide of any emails that they receive offering to buy good or supply wanted items listed on the website”
Lydden Hill 12th October - Double header non championship races
Oct 14, 2019
Whilst competitors endured wet and sometimes windy conditions, the smiles on their faces said it all - A great day of competition with Chris Wilson taking the win in both races, followed by Karl Jones in second and Roy Hunt in third.
Many of you will already be aware of the recent very sad news of the death of Richard Utley. The 500 Owners Association members wish to pass on their condolences to Christine his wife, and family and close friends, many of whom are within the 500 OA membership and racing fraternity. Richard was very … Continued
2019 Speed Championship goes to John Dent at Prescott
Oct 08, 2019
Once again, club honorary member John Dent showed all the young pretenders how to drive a 500 effectively by winning the final round at Prescott. On a drying track, John stayed ahead of 500 all rounder Fin Mackintosh and Mark Dent taking third. With JAP power in 1st and 3rd positions, Jan Nycz was 4th … Continued
It is with deep regret to announce the recent death of Colin Rawlinson. Colin was a staunch 500 competitor, supporter and well renowned author, and I know that all of our members would wish to pass on their condolences to Colin’s family and close friends.
Race and Speed Competitors - Catch Tanks - PLEASE READ
Mar 04, 2019
We would like to remind all Race and Speed Competitors that a Catch Tank must be fitted to each car. There is a minimum requirement for catch tank sizes to be 2 litres for oil at race meetings and 1 litre for oil at speed events