months without corporate support, the organisers of the MSA British
Sprint Championship (British Motor Sprint Association) have announced
the signing of a sponsor for 2005. Engine tuning and management company,
SBD Motorsport have stepped up their involvement in the sport by signing
an initial one year deal, with a rolling option for a further three.
Director of SBD, Steve Broughton said, "It's the ideal vehicle
for the company to increase its profile, especially with the MSA License
Holders". Championship Co-ordinator Paul Parker is delighted that
the financial worries are now over saying, "this means we can now
reduce the Registration Fee, which had had to go up when we lost our
The Hillclimb and Sprint Association (HSA) and SBD Motorsport (SBD) today announced that SBD are to become the title sponsor for the 2013 SBD HSA Speed Championship, one of the most popular and established Speed championships in the UK.
Pictured are outgoing HSA Chairman Chris Bennett and MD of SBD Steve Broughton completing the deal recently at SBD's South London premises. SBD are specialists in the design & manufacture of management systems, engine kits & components for use in all types of motorsport worldwide. Steve observed that the HSA's calendar of Hillclimbs and Sprints at many venues throughout the country would enable SBD to reach a wide variety of potential new customers from those competing in roadgoing classes to those in the racing categories.
Incoming HSA Chairman, Les Buck, warmly welcoming the Championship's new sponsors, said that with the combination of one of the best Speed Championships and such a highly regarded motorsport supplier he looked forward to developing the Championship even further in the years ahead.
On behalf of the HSA, Chris also thanked outgoing sponsor REIS for their support and contribution over the past 5 years to the growth and success of the HSA Speed Championship, which attracted well over 100 entrants in 2012.
SBD speed championship is now taking registrations for 2010. Backed again
by Steve Broughton's SBD tuning house, Phillip Wood's Rallye Communications
business and Emerald Rolling Road, it features rounds at a range of exciting
venues, making it one of the UK's premier Speed Championships. Castle
Combe, Goodwood, Pembrey, Lydden and Cadwell provide the circuit venues,
Wiscombe, Gurston, Harewood the hillclimb action and Hethel, Abingdon,
Llandow and Curborough the sprint events.
Championship scoring is based on established class records providing points
opportunities for every type of car- it's been won by Production cars
more than once- and the combination of disciplines and locations means
you can plan your season according to your budget. Indeed, many entrants
have tried the championship in completely standard road cars and found
themselves competitive in class - a cost -effective way of entering motorsport.
awards are generous. The Overall Winner receives the unique Wilkinson
Sword (with the names of many speed luminaries already on it) plus £250.
The runner up £100 and a Trophy, along with trophies for class winners.
Rallye Communications Ltd runs a Top Six Challenge for fastest times set
at a meeting with a trophy and £75 for the winner with trophy and
£25 to the runner up. Last but not least, for Production and Roadgoing
classes, Emerald offer the winner a Days Rolling road and use of their
set up facilities.
Midland administrate the Championship in an efficient and friendly manner - log
onto www.barc-speed.org.uk for details.