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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

Record-breaking BTCC continues to deliver in 2016

The Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship produced another entertaining three races this past weekend at Rockingham and a new record was set as Aron Smith became the 12th different winner of 2016.

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Dan Rooke emerges victorious from searing bank holiday thriller

Dan Rooke romped to his third MSA British Rallycross Championship in association with ODYSSEY Battery victory of 2016 on Bank Holiday Monday to further extend his points lead as he chases a maiden title.

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Junior Renault UK Clio Cup Championship to be launched in 2017

The Renault UK Clio Cup Championship will launch a Junior series for 14 to 17 year-olds in 2017 with racing versions of the Clio Renault Sport 220 Trophy as the chosen car.

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Gurston Down ready to welcome exhilirating British Hill Climb Championship

The British Hill Climb Championship has produced some scintillating action this year and the competition is set to get even fiercer this weekend as it descends on Gurston Down.

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