Originally Posted by fireblade
In that case the automatic place-holders should not be involved in the Newbury qualification.......or is this a case of if they don't they are not classed as team members, just people who have a place due to last year's placings?? I can see both sides, it's a dilemma.
They have to qualify. That is what the BDS have said. It's only if by some chance they didn't then they would get a place. I assume in that case the bds will give them a place and then hand out the excess which is to be spread across the countries wanting more places.