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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Festival of Fiftieths at Croft Nostalgia Weekend

Croft Autodrome, F3 and Ford Mustang all hit the 'Big 5-0' in 2014; retro-flavoured festival to celebrate the best of classic racing cars from the 1950s to 1970s; Chevrolet Camaro, Ford Lotus Cortina and Jaguar E-type amongst other show-stoppers.

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British Superbikes Blast into Thruxton

UK's fastest circuit hosts biggest bike racing championship in the country; title race hotting up as it enters crucial mid-season phase; huge supporting cast set to impress Hampshire crowds.

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The Only Way is Essex in BSKC National Final

DPHS Super Green unleash pace and consistency to clinch hard-fought 2014 BSKC crown; come rain or shine, 29 teams deliver a series of thrilling wheel-to-wheel races at Whilton Mill; Essex-based trio see off four former champions to seal the spoils.

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