Racing in the street? Way cleared for motor sports on English roads

Racing in the street? Way cleared for motor sports on English roads

Department for Transport moves to allow Monaco-style grand prix on public roads, but don’t expect to see F1 cars in London

New rules paving the way for a Monaco-style street based grand prix come into force on Monday, which will allow motor sports on closed public roads.

The changes will clear the way for motor sports promoters to apply for permission to stage races on public highways in England, from small-scale local events to international races such as a city-based grand prix.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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