BARC Launch New Identity

Building on the first 100 years, BARC shows its new identity

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Find the information you need to start competing in motor sport events in the UK. BARC venues also offer the ARDS test which you’ll need to complete before getting your 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

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Croft set to crown Renault champions in tin-top and single-seater showdowns

Michelin Clio Cup Race Series title duel to be resolved in Yorkshire; famous motor sport name likely to be crowned in Protyre Formula Renault Championship; Mini Miglias, Mini Se7ens, Kumho BMWs, Northern Sportscars & Saloons and Junior Saloons on enticing support package.

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New Championship Manager for Renault UK Clio Cup

The Courier Connections Renault UK Clio Cup – one of the flagship motor sport series run by the British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) – has appointed Will Fewkes as its new Championship Manager with immediate effect.

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Lets Race 2 Reality winner hails 'game-changing' test at Pembrey

Lets Race 2 Reality competition-winner Piers Prior has waxed lyrical about his first taste of high-octane horsepower behind the wheel of a Carlin Formula 3 car at Pembrey Circuit - hailing it as a 'game-changing' opportunity.

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