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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

O'Donovan reigns in the rain at Lydden Hill

Former champ keeps title hopes alive with hard-fought victory; three-way MSA Supercar scrap headlines action-packed day; World Rallycross star Reinis Nitiss wins fans in RX150 buggy.

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Stars and supercars steal the show as BBC Children in Need speeds into Thruxton

High-octane fun raises vital funds for BBC Children in Need; Top Gear star and motor sport champions deliver flat-out thrills; iconic cars take to the track around Britain's fastest circuit.

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British F1 Heroes Rave About Rallycross After Lydden Hill Blast

Jenson Button and David Coulthard get the rallycross bug in Kent; I wouldn't be F1 World Champion without rallycross, says Button; Coulthard left waxing lyrical after 'adrenaline-fuelled' experience; day serves as curtain-raiser for British RX's return this weekend.

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World Championship star to make British Rallycross bow at Lydden Hill

World Rallycross front-runner Reinis Nitiss joins British RX entry list; enthralling Bank Holiday Monday action at sport's spiritual home; high-octane thrills, flame-spitting cars and local heroes complete the bill.

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