Insurance cover delays motorsport season

Ready to roar: The motorsport season has been delayed by insurance issues
Ready to roar: The motorsport season has been delayed by insurance issues

The Botswana Motor Sport (BMS) 2023 season will begin later this month after a two-month delay. The BMS season usually starts between February and March but will only kick off on May 27 with the Two Rivers Cross-Country Off-Road Race to be held in Metsimotlhabe.

Speaking to Mmegi Sport, BMS president, Simon Modisaemang said the engines have been on hold for a deliberate reason, which is to satisfy all the necessities for public liability to avoid possible sanctions by the world governing bodies, the FIA and the FIM.

Public liability is the competitor's and association's insurance cover. These include insurance cover where there is an incident involving a competitor and a third party.

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