BMMC 2021 MEMBERSHIP SUBSCRIPTIONS

 

The national council, fully appreciates that all members have been touched in some way or another by the corona virus. We would like to show our gratitude for your continued support of the club in a practical way. It has been agreed that, for 2021 a 50% discount to the normal annual subscription fees for […]

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September – really? Already?

 

Having just finished only my second event at Oulton Park over the Bank holiday weekend (HSCC Gold Cup) and catching up on work emails (Europe didn’t have the extra day so I’ve been busy!) I thought I had better scribble my blog otherwise we will be well in to September! Plenty of events have been […]

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Double header

 

What a weird and wonderful ten days that was……..British Grand Prix times two! I thought I would take time to reflect on the activities at Silverstone over the last two weekends – the first racing to take place there this year – were the biggest profile events possible so a huge expectation and a monumental effort […]

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Gathering pace….

 

So how’s it been?  The first month back on track with Motorsport in the U.K.  A number of events successfully completed.  Lots of learnings.  New guidelines to follow.  Easing of restrictions.  And by the time you read this the first British F1 weekend will be underway. Hopefully it’s not been too stressful coming back and for those of you who haven’t […]

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Kop Hill Climb Festival receives Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

 

Kop Hill Climb Festival (KHCF) volunteers have been recognised with the accolade of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS) 2020, the highest honour bestowed upon local volunteer groups to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities.  It is the equivalent of the MBE for such organisations. KHCF is one of 230 charities, social […]

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Green Flag!

 

While lockdown restrictions are gradually easing, I am sure many of you are still facing the same challenges – home schooling, different working hours, long meetings on Zoom, home exercising, not exercising and in some cases, loneliness and grieving.  And as we move towards the restart of Motorsport this different way of working and living will […]

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It’s time to go racing…..

 

The restart of the motorsport season following lockdown is going to be a whole new learning curve for many of us. This coming weekend I will be commentating on the Austrian Grand Prix from Silverstone while just down the road from my home, one of the first national club meetings of the year takes place at Snetterton. All […]

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Volunteering is go!

 

We have updated the volunteering database to current available information and will continue to update as necessary.  Some dates have only been confirmed this week as clubs return their staff from furlough.  The plan is still to start Motorsport on 4 July so your help and support in volunteering would be much appreciated. Please can I request […]

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BMMC Club Ambassador Max Coates Q&A

 

As we speed towards July and finally being able to get our probans back on (well if they still fit for some of us!), we caught up with BMMC Club Ambassador Max Coates to find out how he’d been coping with lockdown as a driver.  Judging from the posts on social media many marshals are […]

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Almost there but not for everyone

 

Firstly I hope you are keeping well, safe and sane during these times! Motorsport UK have released their guidelines to getting Motorsport in the U.K. re-started.  They have confirmed that events can be given the green light from the 4 July as long as they meet the new guidelines.  The limitation to all permits of 50% compared […]

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BMMC Chair responds to Motorsport UK update

 

Motorsport UK have today released their strategy to restart Motorsport disciplines in the U.K.  The guidance released is for Race, Rally, Speed, Kart and club events with other disciplines expected to follow in due course. This document is primarily for organisers, however I have been representing the marshals as part of a select panel of industry […]

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May-be a start or not…

 

Will we start Motorsport in July? Will we have a Grand Prix at Silverstone? Or will we have two? Sadly I don’t have the answers to these questions but I assure you Motorsport UK are working hard to get answers, plan scenarios and working with the government to help in the decision process.  We are being […]

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