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SOUTHPORT SPEED SPRINT REVIVAL
MOTORSPORT MEETING - SAT 14 SEPT 2024
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Competitor Information:

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We are now open for Early Bird Entries, which provides a reduced entry fee, which finishes 11th August.

To download Event Supplementary Regulations, please click here. (pdf)

Please read the Supplementary Regulations first, as you will be required to decide which Class you wish to enter (1 - 8) as well as to ensure you are a member of either Aintree Circuit Club or a member of an invited Club or Regional Motor Club Association.

 

To enter your vehicle, please click here.

This link will take you to our online entry form, hosted on our Motorfest web system.

You will receive an automatic notification of receipt of entry by email within a few minutes of submitting your entry.

TO PAY FOR YOUR ENTRY:

We prefer payment by Bank Transfer: 

For Bank Transfer: Aintree Circuit Club - Sort Code: 30 97 88 Account No: 00978034

Lloyds Bank, Lord Street, Southport.

Or cheque made payable to Aintree Circuit Club. Post to ACC, 1 Tilney St, Aintree, L9 8DT

If you have any questions, please contact our Event Secretary:

Michael Ashcroft: mja@aintree.org.uk  or Mobile


 

    For 2024, arrangements will be   similar to 2023 but with the Speed Course being doubled in length to 1Mile/1.65Km  and streamlined spectator access.
Details will be announced once these have been approved by the authorities.

Provisional 2024 Timings: Practice Runs from 09.00
Competitive Timed Speed Runs from 13.00.
We aim to finish all runs by 17.00
Marine Drive re-opens to traffic 18.00
Competitors Paddock is located in Victoria Park.
There is no access via Marine Drive.
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Ticket sales will be announced early 2024
IMPORTANT!
Access to the designated Spectator Areas (Seawall) is by pre-paid ticket ONLY.
No other areas of the Speed Course will be accessible to the public.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Following the successful staging of the Ocean Sprint Revival  in 2023, we are delighted to reveal that we will now be running an extended full closed road Speed Sprint Event along the same 1/2 mile/820m section of Marine Drive. This will revive the historic sprint course that used parts of Marine Drive up until the early '60s prior to the establishment of the Coastal Road. This will be run under a Motor Race Order and Speed Permit, issued by Motorsport UK, providing delegated powers to Sefton MBC to suspend the Road Traffic Act for the duration of the event.

For 2024, the course will be doubled in length to 1 Mile/1650m using the same section of Marine Drive but now used in both directions.

For 2024, this will again be a competitive, timed, high-speed event, for cars and drivers running to MS UK Speed and Invited Classes for cars meeting MS UK Technical Regulations.

Only drivers holding appropriate MS UK Competition Licences will be permitted to compete at the event.

Cars will run individually along Marine Drive with the Start opposite the Southport Offshore Rescue Trust with the Finish on the approach to The Pier, opposite Ocean Plaza.

The road will be closed under a TTRO from approx 08.00 until 17.00 with runs expected to start at 13.30.

The Public will be able to view the event ONLY from the Seaside Promenade Terraces and from The Pier.

Note: Public Access will be by pre-paid online ticket purchase only.

Entry to these areas will be via designated and controlled access points. 

There will be no beach access

Cars will also be on show in The Victoria Park Paddock from early morning until they are driven to the event start area. Access to the Paddock will be ticket only.

For Public Safety, most of the landward side of Marine Drive will have prohibited and fenced areas that will be clearly designated and controlled by Marshals.

Note: No Animals admitted to any part of course or spectator areas.

During the event, Marine Drive access will be closed from:

  • Weld Road Roundabout

  • Victoria Way

  • Junction with Fairway

An approved Diversion Signage Schedule and advanced notice signage will be implemented by our contracted Traffic Management Organisation.

All Businesses and Organisations directly affected by the Road Closure and Diversion have been advised by Sefton Council Highways and Aintree Circuit Club has also undertaken a Consultation Process in advance of the 2024 event.

Update - 22 04 24

Motorsport UK have now issed the Event Permit..

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