Team Brit recommended route to racing
Step 1 – try out on track
Before you make any financial commitments, it’s a good idea to take part in a track day experience to get a feel for the race track. The Team BRIT Racing Academy offers professional coaching and tuition, with the use of the team’s world-leading hand controls at circuits across the country. A list of other organisations offering track days is listed below (under the ‘useful links’ section.)
Step 2 – Extraction video
MSUK require evidence that you can remove yourself from a racing car, independently, within 10 seconds. This must be submitted to MSUK alongside your application so it’s worth attempting this before going any further.
Step 3 – Medical assessment
Undertake a medical assessment from an approved MSUK doctor. If they approve you as medically suitable to race, you’ll be eligible for a licence. Approximate cost: £100
Step 4 – MSUK starter pack.
Apply to MSUK for a starter pack which will outlines the administrative process involved in applying for a licence. Approximate cost: £100.
Step 5 – Time on track
Take part in a track day with coaching to refine your skills and learn from professional instructors. They will provide you with feedback on your racing ability and any areas for improvement. Approximate cost: £250 – £1000
Step 6 – ARDS test
Undertake your Association of Racing Drivers Schools (ARDS) test at a track of your choice, assessed by an improved instructor.
Step 7 – Race licence issued
On receipt of your medial assessment and extraction video, and ARDS test certificate, MSUK will issue your official race ARDS licence.
Step 8 – Get kitted out
You’ll need approved racewear to safely race, including helmet, fire retardant race suit, gloves and boots. There are a number of providers dependent on your budget and needs. Approximate cost: £1500
Step 9 – learn from the best
Regular coaching is the key to getting confident on track. Coaching is available all over the country at tracks to suit you. Approximate cost: from £250 per session
Step 10 – Go racing!
You’re ready to race.