BTRDA BULLETINS

BTRDA to launch a new Championship for 2021

Posted on 28th November 2020

The BTRDA will be running a Targa Road Rally Championship in 2021 specifically aimed at Clubmen. The Championship will support the continuing development of Newcomers and Young Drivers/Navigators, plus attract those who want to compete in a wider range of other disciplines. The focus of the BTRDA Targa Championship for 2021 is at the smoother, simpler end of the scale, with contenders also likely to use their cars on a variety of disciplines such as AutoSOLOs, Autotests, Trials, Rallycross, Sprints, Hillclimbs, Autocross, etc. and will be a counting discipline for the BTRDA Allrounders Championship.

While Championship events are still being finalised, qualifying events will be spread around the country, enabling a wide geography to be covered. Some areas are not covered due to the current absence of smoother local Targas, but it is hoped that this situation will change and the Championship can expand in the future.

At this time things are very much “work in progress”, and the attached draft regulations are for guidance only, however we hope to have a full Targa Road Rally section added to the website by January when full details will be available.  In the meantime any enquiries should go to Alan Wakeman – alan@wakemansport.com .

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BTRDA News – Summer Edition

Posted on 6th August 2020

It has been decided that, under the current circumstances, the Summer issue of the BTRDA News will be sent out electronically, so please look out for it coming to your in-box during the next couple of weeks.

It is expected that the Autumn issue will revert to a “hard copy” as, hopefully. there will be more Motorsport activity to report on.

By now (19/08/20) you should have received your copy of the News, if not it is available on this site https://btrda.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/BTRDA-News-Summer-2020-Website.pdf 

 

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Covid-19 Update

Posted on 29th April 2020

In light of the current difficult and somewhat fluid situation, the Directors of BTRDA are now holding monthly Board Meetings via Zoom to review the ongoing position in regards to our Championships.  We are in regular contact with MSUK, by whom we are guided, and will do our utmost to assist our Members and our organising Clubs in the safe return of Motor Sport in due course. We will post regular updates as and when more information becomes available.

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Coronavirus impact on the BTRDA Championships

Posted on 1st April 2020

You will now be aware of the latest statement from MSUK regarding COVID-19 and the suspension of all Motor Sport in the UK until at least 30th June.  Our thoughts go to all of our organising Clubs for the hard work that they have already done in preparation of their events and the uncertainty that they face. Our Championship Committees will be monitoring the situation closely as to the effect on their Championships and will keep you updated as things develop.

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FROM AROUND THE BTRDA

2020 BTRDA AutoSOLO Championship Results

Posted in AutoSolo on 23rd November 2020

Please find attached the Final Scores and Award Winners for the 2020 AutoSOLO Championship and our congratulations to all the winners in what was a vey truncated season. Regulations for the 2021 season, which we hope will return to some normality, will be available in December.

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BTRDA AutoSOLO championship points

Posted in AutoSolo on 3rd November 2020

As I am sure you are aware by now, due to the new Covid restrictions, Accrington Motor Club have understandably decided to cancel their event on the 6th Dec, so the Committee have declared the Championship complete after 7 rounds, rather than the 10 we had hoped for.  I have attached a copy of the Provisional Final Scores for your information and awards will be presented as per the Championship regulations, with the amendment that to qualify for a class award competitors must have competed in a minimum of 3 events, rather than 4 as less than 10 events have taken place. A list of award winners will be published once the Scores become Final.

 

Our thanks to all Competitors and the organizing Clubs for supporting the Championship under difficult circumstances this year and we hope that 2021 will prove to be a less fraught season for all.

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Diff Seals – Reminder to all competitors

Posted in Sporting Trials on 19th October 2020

To all BTRDA and Motorsport UK competitors.

Polite reminder.

Please remember to keep an up to date record of the integrity of your diff seals as per points 2 & 3 in the diff testing appendix as the committee would prefer NOT to have any difficult conversations or decisions to make with regard to broken damaged or missing seals.

An up to date photo is all that is needed and you are covered.

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Sporting Trials Update

Posted in Sporting Trials on 26th August 2020

Sporting Trials is due to get going again. Check out the update below for all you need to know, about how trials may look over the remainder of the 2020 season.

 

 

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