Up until 01/01/2018 the UK was unique in that the service of the plumbed in fire suppression systems was only ever a recommendation, anyone who has had the opportunity to race on the continent will know that this is not the case and two yearly services are widely enforced in Europe under FIA regulations.
Enforcing mandatory services is first step by the Motorsport UK is the first part of the phasing in of FIA homologated fire suppression systems. From 01/01/2019 all new vehicles will require and FIA Homologated fire extinguisher system listed on technical list 16 or 52 and from 01/01/2022 all vehicles are required to be fitted with such a system. In anticipation of this all manufactures of MSA type systems have ceased manufacture and only offer FIA systems.
If you would like some information on how to comply to the current FIA regulations that will be introduced into the UK click this link here
If you would like more information on Lifeline's current range of FIA Homologated Fire Extinguishers please click here