Motorsport APPG

First Registered: 29/03/2017 • Last updated on: 29/12/2021

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To support motorsport.

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Recent Documents related to Motorsport

1. Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel and Information for Passengers) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2021
08/03/2021 - Secondary Legislation

Found: Sprint Meet Motorsport UK - HSCC Formula 2 Championship Masters Historic Race Weekend Motorsport UK - British

2. Open motorsport back up to spectators now, with social distancing rules.
08/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: theme parks allowed back open, we don’t see why motorsport fans can’t go back to the tracks

3. Allow motorsport to start up
07/04/2021 - Petitions

Found: courses and football are allowed to happen,but motorsport spectating at our local track is not allowed

4. Remove capacity restrictions for outdoor motorsport events
17/06/2021 - Petitions

Found: Many motorsport fans have been deprived from attending top class British racing series for more than

5. MP_Financial_Information object (13221)
23/11/2020 - MP Financial Interests

Found: improve the representation of black people in UK motorsport. (Registered 23 November 2020)

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Recent Speeches related to Motorsport

1. Northern Ireland Motorsport Taskforce Report
15/07/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: the attention of the House the Northern Ireland motorsport taskforce report. I do so 24 hours after the - Speech Link
2: constituency also features highly when it comes to motorsport. At Kirkistown, we have motorbikes, racing cars - Speech Link
3: resourced. Of course, they enhance the development of motorsport in Northern Ireland. If young kids who are starting - Speech Link

2. Sport Sector: Financial Support
19/11/2020 - Commons Chamber

1: horseracing. There is also up to £6 million for motorsport, up to £4 million each for netball, basketball - Speech Link
2: bid, which is being supported by racers and by Motorsport UK, for Northern Ireland to host the WRC in 2021 - Speech Link

3. Oral Answers to Questions
10/01/2019 - Commons Chamber

1: has the potential to shut down UK and European motorsport industries. We take it very seriously. Of course - Speech Link
2: Minister’s response. From my conversations with the Motorsport Industry Association, I know that it cannot sing - Speech Link
3: Williams, McLaren—this country has a £10 billion motorsport industry. These ill-judged arrangements might - Speech Link

4. Motor Insurance: Court Judgments
22/09/2021 - Westminster Hall

1: it would have had a catastrophic effect on the motorsport industry, and indeed all motorists. Vehicles - Speech Link

5. Events Research Programme
22/06/2021 - Commons Chamber

1: neighbouring areas, sitting in the heart of “motorsport valley”, supporting 40,000 UK jobs. Does my hon - Speech Link
2: many conversations about the importance of the motorsport sector. We continue to work very closely with - Speech Link

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10 Current APPG Officers
Karl McCartney Portrait
Karl McCartney
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Lincoln
Joined: 29th March 2017
Lord Hain Portrait
Lord Hain
Labour - Life peer
Joined: 4th November 2020
4 APPG Memberships
Football Club , Formula One , Motor , Post Offices
James Wild Portrait
James Wild
Vice Chair
Conservative - North West Norfolk
Joined: 20th May 2020
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 020 7219 3000.


Public Enquiry Point:

Mark Ramsdale, Three Lines Sport, c/o Karl McCartney MP, House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA



Three Lines Sport acts as the group's secretariat.

Group's Website:

Benefits in Kind
18 Jul 2021
Motorsport UK
3 Members attended the British Grand Prix on 18 July with a combined 2 guests. The benefit comprised car parking, event entry, event passes, and lunch
8 Jul 2021
The Goodwood Estate Company Ltd
4 Members attended the Goodwood Festival of Speed over the course of the event (8 July to 11 July 2021) with a combined 6 guests. The benefit comprised entry tickets, metal badges, parking, hospitality, and VIP viewing access
5 Feb 2021
Three Lines Sport (formerly called MR Sport)
Three Lines Sport is paid by Motorsport UK to act as the group's secretariat   From : 05/02/2021 To : 04/02/2022
2 Mar 2020
MR Sport
Secretariat   From : 05/02/2020 To : 04/02/2021
2 Mar 2020
MR Sport

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Motorsport APPG

Former APPG Officers
Alec Shelbrooke Portrait
Alec Shelbrooke
Chair & Registered Contact
Conservative - Elmet and Rothwell
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
Paula Sherriff Portrait
Paula Sherriff
Labour - Former Member for Dewsbury
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017
No other APPG Memberships
Craig Mackinlay Portrait
Craig Mackinlay
Conservative - South Thanet
Joined: 29th March 2017
Departed: 2nd May 2017