- MSA Formula retains its exclusivity as UK’s only Super Licence points counter
20 JULY, 2015 – The FIA World Motor Sports Council has updated its Super Licence regulations, underlining the importance of MSA Formula and national FIA Formula 4 championships in other countries.
MSA Formula remains the only British motorsport series in which successful competitors will score qualifying points towards the FIA Super Licence required to compete in Formula 1. The MSA Formula champion will, in addition to earning the title ‘FIA Formula 4 Champion of Great Britain’, score 12 Super Licence points. The runner-up will take 10 points and so on down to 1 point for the driver finishing seventh overall.
From 2016 onwards, drivers must score at least 40 points from qualifying championships over a three-season period in order to be eligible for consideration for an F1 Super Licence. The champion of GP3 will receive 30 points, the Formula Renault 3.5 winner 35 points and the FIA F3 European Champion 40 points.
The MSA Formula Champion will also receive an FIA trophy, a career-enhancing test drive with a leading FIA Formula 3 team, and will take a cut of Ford’s £30,000 cash prize fund.