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Find the information you need to start becoming involved in motor sport events. Whether you want to compete or become a marshal/official. BARC venues also offer the ARDS test which you’ll need to complete to obtain a National B race licence.


The British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) is one of the world’s most established and successful motor racing clubs. Our members enjoy exclusive benefits, exclusive access to motorsport events and preferential rates to numerous events.

BARC Venues

Five venue locations nationwide featuring Thruxton Circuit, Croft Circuit, Pembrey Circuit, Gurston Down Hill Climb and Harewood Hill Climb

Latest News

What's new at the British Automobile Racing Club

Motorsport Industry Association honour Alan Gow with Outstanding Contribution award

Alan Gow has been awarded with the Outstanding Contribution accolade virtue of his exceptional career in global motorsport by the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA).

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Battle for BSKC supremacy to be decided in 2016 National Final

The 2016 British Schools Karting Championship will come to an end in spectacular fashion this weekend (Saturday 2nd July) with 24 teams battling it out in the National Final.

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Brace of Midlands Centre Curborough Sprints open for new entries

Having kicked off their season in March, the BARC Midlands Centres has two sprint events coming up on the calendar and entries are being taken for them now!

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BARC battles mixed conditions to produce entertaining Brands Hatch showing

Brands Hatch opened its gates for the British Automobile Racing Club this past weekend and the action was breathtakingly entertaining in what were at times treacherous weather conditions.

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