The MSN Circuit Rally Championship (MSN) in association with MSVR, featuring the Michelin Cup and the Protyre Challenge, is delighted to announce a landmark sponsorship with Specsavers and Cirrus Research.
The landmark deal, which comes ahead of the fifth season of the MSN, sees the introduction of the first-ever Championship Audiology Partner and reinforces the Championships commitment to the health and safety of all competitors, spectators and officials.
The landmark deal will see Specsavers partner with Cirrus Research to help provide noise testing equipment for the Championship, and support competitors and spectators with the provision of free hearing and vision tests at all MSN rounds. Although better known for its optical services, Specsavers is the largest retail dispenser of both optician services and digital hearing aids in the UK.
Darren Spann, Championship Co-ordinator commented: I am absolutely delighted to be able to announce this partnership between ourselves, Cirrus Research and Specsavers. It is truly ground-breaking for a championship to be in a position to tie up with these companies and being able to help our, competitors, officials, volunteers and spectators alike.
With noise testing at all eight rounds to be undertaken by the Championship’s environmental scrutineers, Cirrus Research will help aid the Championship’s environmental scrutineers. A world leader in noise measurement instruments, they are committed to helping people protect their hearing and further reinforces the Championship’s safety credentials.
Martin Ellison Head of Sales & Marketing at Cirrus Research says: The collaboration with Ourselves, Specsavers and the MSN Circuit Rally Championship allows us to continue to lead the market with our exciting positioning of Cirrus Research into sectors & environments that are faced with the challenges of noise.
Cirrus Research understands how to develop solutions to measure & monitor noise and how to deliver the best outcomes for our customers and partners.
Our new partnership as announced today and our continued relationship with Ashley Morris Rallying supports us being at the forefront of research & development within motorsport and the automotive sector.
While the sponsorship marks Specsavers first-ever foray in motorsport, Cirrus Research have a long-standing relationship with motorsport and currently sponsor Championship competitor, Ashleigh Morris.
The landmark deal kick-starts an exciting period ahead of the fifth season of the UK’s premier circuit rallying championship.
The championship kicks off in November with the Neil Howard Stages in a/w Graham Coffey Solicitors at Oulton Park, before heading to Cadwell Park and Knockhill Racing Circuit before Christmas 2019.
Resuming in January 2020, the championship heads to Brands Hatch, before returning to Cadwell Park in early February. Rounds at Snetterton and Anglesey follow, before a brand-new finale at Donington Park in March 2020. Full details are available on our website: www.msnrallychamp.co.uk
2019-20 MSN Circuit Rally Championship in association with MSVR, feat the Michelin Cup and the Protyre Challenge Calendar
- 2 November 2019 - Neil Howard Stages in association with Graham Coffey & Co. Solicitors, Oulton Park.
- 17 November 2019 - North Humberside Motor Club Cadwell Park Stages. Cadwell Park.
- 8 December 2019 - Knockhill Stages. Knockhill.
- 18 January 2020 – MGJ Engineering Brands Hatch Stages. Brands Hatch.
- 2 February 2020 – Alan Healy Memorial Cadwell Stages. Cadwell Park.
- 15 February 2020 - Snetterton Stages. Snetterton.
- 1 March 2020 - Lee Holland Rally. Anglesey.
- 15 March 2020 - Donington Rally. Donington Park.
*All events 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
For further details about MSVR, please visit www.msvracing.com or www.msnrallychamp.co.uk
To further understand how Cirrus Research can help please visit www.cirrusresearch.co.uk/applications/motorsport-noise/
For further details about Specsavers please visit https://www.specsavers.co.uk/