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MSV launches 2017 amateur photo competition

Wednesday, December 06 2017

We're on the hunt for the best amateur motorsport photos of 2017, following another terrific season of motor racing at MSV's five racing circuits - Brands Hatch, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Snetterton, and Cadwell Park. Each of our circuits has hosted its air share of top-level motor racing this year, offering spectators plenty of opportunities to capture magic two and four wheel moments on camera.

This December, we're reintroducing its amateur photo competition to try and find the 'MSV Photograph of the Year'.

The competition is open to photographers shooting from the public areas at an MSV circuit in 2017, including Donington Park - the latest circuit to join the group. In order to be eligible you can't have been accredited as a member of the media at any point during the season.

THE PRIZE: We are offering the opportunity to join the team at American SpeedFest VI at Brands Hatch next June as a photographer with behind-the-scenes access. This will include access to the circuit media centre, trackside areas, and many of the displays and attractions at the event.

This will include the possibility of your photos being used in future SpeedFest stories and social media with a full credit. If you are unable to attend American SpeedFest, you may choose an alternative club-level MSVR event.

Only one image can be submitted per photographer and these must be a JPEG file of at least 1000 pixels on the longest edge with a maximum size of one MB. Please attach the image to an email using the address in the link below, and send by the deadline of 18:00 GMT on Sunday 17 December. We will then pick and announce a winner in the week leading up to Christmas.

Note that all entries are submitted on the understanding that MSV are permitted to use images without restrictions and free of charge for editorial (with the photographer being credited) and advertising purposes.

Competition rules

  • The competition is open to photographers shooting from public areas at Brands Hatch, Donington Park, Oulton Park, Snetterton or Cadwell Park in 2017.
  • Only one photograph may be submitted per applicant.
  • Closing date is 17 December, 2017, 18:00hrs GMT.
  • Entries must be sent as a JPEG file of at least 1000 pixels on the longest edge with a maximum size of one MB to the following email-address:  pr@msv.com  - photos not meeting these dimensions will not be considered.
  • The subject of the email must state "MSV Photo competition" and the email must contain the following information: full name of the photographer, event and the date when the picture was shot and camera type. Photomontages are not allowed.
  • MSV may use the pictures thoroughly and free of charge for editorial (with the creator being mentioned) and advertising purposes.
  • All entries complying with the rules will be judged internally. Please note that the judge's decision is final.
  • All entrants must be at least 18 years of age as of 1 March 2018

Click here to enter now!