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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 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

BARC launches bumper summer magazine

The second issue of the British Automobile Racing Club magazine is hitting members doorsteps in the coming days and here is an insight into what can be read.

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Roll back the years and take it up through the gears!

Seventh Croft Nostalgia Festival primed to be biggest and best yet; retro racing, classic cars and military magic to thrill Croft crowds; skies to shine with dazzling display from Twister Aerobatic Team.

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Josh Cook & Rory Collingbourne full of praise for Clio Cup Series following guest drives

The Michelin Clio Cup Series swelled to 15 cars this past weekend with Josh Cook and Rory Collingbourne joining the fray; the pair having nothing but positive words to say about the championship following a competitive outings respectively.

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Capacity crowd enjoys sensational BSB slipstreaming spectacle

Shane 'Shakey' Byrne and Michael Laverty lift the laurels at Thruxton; throngs of fans treated to flat-out action around Britain's fastest circuit; Leon Morris and Jake Archer amongst standout support series locals.

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