The Crucial Role of the Clerk of the Course in Motorsport | Behind the Scenes Insights

June 3, 2024

Join Motorsport UK TV at the BRSCC Driven By Racing Weekend to discover what it takes to be a Clerk of the Course in motorsport, what skills you can develop and how to get involved.


The Clerk of the Course has overall responsibility for the general conduct and control of an event in accordance with the Regulations, Programme and Organising Permit. As such, they act as the sport’s first judicial body, having the power to impose penalties in accordance with the regulations.


The Clerk of the Course may be nominated by the organisers of the event to the requirements of Motorsport UK, who may require certain Clerks of the Course to be licensed Officials.


As a Senior Official, the Clerk of the Course must be at least 18 years of age. They liaise closely with the Steward(s) throughout the event to ensure its safe running.


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