Monday, November 19, 2018

Motorsports for the Disabled

This area of ABLEize has been built to promote motorsports for the disabled and highlights sites relating to the disabled involved in accessible motorsports activities including extreme sports, karting, powerboat racing and a range of touring car and and racing activities.

Accessible motorsports is slowly becoming more available in the UK, unfortunately motorsports undertaken by the disabled are still few and far between so perhaps you can help; if you know of a suitable site that can be included here and involves disabled motorsports please drop us a line and we’ll look at including it to get it seen along with any social networking pages they may have.

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The official site of Alex Zanardi, a driver with prosthetic legs and previous winner of the FIA World Touring Car Championship for BMW.

Highlighting ongoing mission to get disabled people into motorsports both spectating and participating. Site provides details of the mission and how to make contact, donate or offer assistance.

Assists the disabled, diabetics and others with medical conditions to get a competition licences issues by the Motor Sports Association. Includes details of the disabled motor sport regulations with contact details for further information.

Article highlighting the motorsport career of Christopher Carter, diagnosed with cerebral palsy at birth. Site provides details of Christopher’s life, how he starting racing despite his disability.racing driver.

Involving people with a wide range of disabilities in a program of car and motorcycle events and experiences including rallying, hill climbs, auto tests, navigation and trials.

Supported by Help for Heroes providing accessible motorsports events and activities to assist with rehabilitation as well as recreational enjoyment of injured service men and women.

Nathalie McGloin is reported to be the only female tetraplegic in the world to be racing cars and fitted with hand controls. Check out her site for, the car adaptions and her services as an international speaker. Includes extensive video clips.

Team BRIT is a highly competitive motor racing team made of of drivers with disabilities. Check out the site for drivers profiles, details of adaptions used and includes contacts for anybody looking to get involved.

Enable magizine article highlighting the joys of accessible motorsports with details of disabled motorsport in Britain and how to get involved.


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