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Take the ARDS test at Thruxton or Croft circuits to obtain a National B race licence

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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

Bumper crowd basks in summer sunshine at BTCC bonanza

Biggest crowd in years enjoys spectacular touring car action; popular debuts for Nic Hamilton and local favourite Max Coates; fans lap up the high-octane, doorhandle-to-doorhandle racing.

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Champions' Circuit Croft Celebrates 50 Not Out!

Croft set to host its 50th BTCC race this weekend (27/28 June); champions' strike rate an impressive 89 per cent in Yorkshire; drivers praise 'feel-good' circuit, 'buzz' and 'phenomenal' crowd.

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Competitors hoping for ‘Luck of the Irish’ in Mondello Park double-header

Title battles perfectly poised on British Rallycross' Irish return; British Rally Champion to make rallycross debut in RX150 buggy; 600bhp flame-spitting Supercars top the bill in County Kildare.

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City slickers take to the streets in Newcastle

Touring car, sportscar and single-seater take to the streets; three rising young stars give shoppers the guided tour; less than a week until all-action BTCC speeds into Croft.

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