20 May Top Media Coverage Planned for MNCRC as Motorsport News Sign Up For Another Year
The MSN Circuit Rally Championship in a/w MSVR featuring the Michelin Cup is delighted to announce a superb new media package, which will see Motorsport News continue as title partner for the 2020-21 season.
The winter series has been superbly backed by Motorsport News since its inception 5 years ago, and this new deal reaffirms its commitment to circuit rallying following the newspaper’s acquisition by Kelsey Media in January 2020.
Seen as the Voice of British Motorsport, the weekly paper will continue to afford full-page coverage of both pre and post championship rounds in the paper and online as well as closer looks at those taking part. Dan Mason will, continue to provide the coverage.
In addition, experienced motorsport media providers Torque will bring enhanced coverage of the winter series when the action returns. Capturing footage from every round once again, including interviews will all the crews, all the best on-board and the key moments from around the stages.
The team will create a half-hour long highlights package, focusing on championship competitors, but still weaving the story of each round into the programme. Live footage, presented by Sam Colman, will also play a more prominent role this season, with more focus on the day’s events.
In a major change for this season, Sam Colman will voice and present the highlights package, following in the footsteps of former BTCC race winner Paul O’Neill. Sam has become a firm favourite within the show, roaming the paddock at every round, as well as presenting our live coverage for several years.
All championship rounds will be made available on Amazon Prime and will be free to watch on the Championship’s YouTube and Social Media channels.
Trackside photography will once again be provided by Steve McKenna, while we are also delighted to introduce Charlie Stephens as our official paddock photographer for the 2020-21 season, who will capture all the excitement and character of the championship. Charlie won the Championship’s very first “Junior Media Award” in 2018.
Championship Co-Ordinator Darren Spann enthused: “I’m delighted that Motorsport News has continued its commitment to our great championship and to add the fantastic news that Torque are returning to carry out our TV coverage for the 2020-21 season. I truly believe we have the best media package available at national level. I really must pass on our sincere thanks to Paul O’Neill for voicing the show for the past two seasons, it’s been a great journey and one we are immensely proud of. Now let’s look to the next chapter and Sam Colman who you all know well, will, I’m sure be fantastic in this new role. I’m also delighted that our previous junior media award winner Charlie Stephen’s is joining the team as our official paddock photographer. I’m really looking forward to seeing his photos”.
The MSN Circuit Rally Championship is the UK’s premier circuit rallying championship. With 8 rounds at 7 circuits across the United Kingdom, the Championship starts in November and finishes in March.
Note – Championship subject to Motorsport UK approval.
Photo Credit: SMJ Photography
Further details on season four and the current season are available from the championship web site www.msnrallychamp.co.uk