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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

Croft Nostalgia Festival goes on tour!

With just ten days now until the eagerly-anticipated Croft Nostalgia Festival (8/9 August) revs into life, some of the retro-themed event's biggest stars have been out on a road trip.

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Home heroes primed to pounce at ultra-fast Thruxton

Tommy Bridewell targeting podium return on Tyco BMW; John 'Hopper' Hopkins eager to build on Brands Hatch promise; quickest circuit in the country to challenge UK's best riders.

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British Superbike title duel reaches fever pitch at Thruxton

Shane Byrne and Josh Brookes primed to reprise thrilling rivalry; local hero Tommy Bridewell bidding to spring a surprise; one lucky ticket-holder to win high-speed race day pillion ride.

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Godfrey extends advantage with Pembrey victory

Reigning champion maintains MSA Supercar mid-season momentum; wild cards Kristian Sohlberg and Jann Mardenborough put on a show; fans treated to wheel-to-wheel racing on sunny south Wales day.

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