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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

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What's new at the British Automobile Racing Club

BTCC stars revved-up for Thruxton's 'white-knuckle ride'

Thruxton primed for new BTCC lap record in high-speed contest; drivers eager to tackle Hampshire circuit's 'old-school' challenge; tickets from just £11, with competition to wave chequered flag.

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Free Thruxton ticket offer & chance to wave the chequered flag at BTCC still available

Thruxton have a host of special offers and competitions currently running ahead of the 2016 Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship on the 7-8 May so don't miss out!

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Pembrey double-header awaits British RX field

Rounds three and four of the MSA British Rallycross Championship will be staged at Pembrey this bank holiday weekend will see a sligh twist spice up the action even more.

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BSKC produces action-packed Regional Finals

The British Schools Karting Championship saw three regional finals produce some terrific action and decide who will compete in the National Final in July.

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