Bridging the gap between karting and cars, the Junior Saloon Car Championship offers aspiring racers aged between the ages of 14 to 17 with the opportunity to get behind the wheel and compete at some of the best venues around in the UK.
Running for the first time in 2014 after taking over a championship the year before, the JSCC has become the perfect platform for teenagers to forge a career in motorsport at an affordable price.
Citroen Saxo’s are the car of choice for the JSCC and the wheel-to-wheel action the championship produces can’t be denied as being anything but entertainment, allowing the skills of the next generation to be honed.
Whilst the main championship is what all drivers set their sights on, aspiring racers can also take part in the JSCC Scholarship, where a career-starting prize of £35,000 is on offer to the winner.
In addition, the championship has adopted the Motorsport UK ‘Race ’N’ Respect’ campaign where drivers, teams and supporters are asked to abide by a racing code. The code is based on strong values of respect, fair play, self-control, sincerity and good manners.
One of the cornerstones of British motorsport with a history that spans more than 30 years, the 2CVParts.com Championship is one of the most exciting single-make categories running today.
Based around the iconic Citroen 2CV, the series has garnered plenty of attraction down the years with its continuous ability to boast bumper grid sizes and deliver unrivalled thrills and spills on-track.
Holding onto the same values upon which it started with, 2CV Racing gives drivers a chance to showcase their talents are some of the biggest and best venues in Europe. Despite the relative slow speeds clocked by the cars, 2CV’s can often be found going multiple cars wide into corners.
The Championship blends short sprint races with longer endurance races, including this year the 31st running of the CITROEN Classic 2CV 24 Hour Race at Snetterton, August 27-29, as part of the Citroen Weekend. The 2CV Championship is anything but dull.
For fans of all things MG, the Lancaster Insurance MG Owners Club Championship is a haven for enthusiasts as it pits all models from a variety of decades against each other at the same time.
Considered to be one of the biggest one-make car clubs in the world with more than 35,000 members, the MG Owners Club launched the championship in 1981 and with help from the British Automobile Racing Club, it has grown exponentially.
Offering a cost effective route into motorsport, the series operates a multi-class system with the ethos that car must remain as per the production specification with only limited performance modifications permitted to ensure competitive motorsport at affordable costs.
Class A is home to the likes of the MGB, MGB GT, MG Midget and Austin Healey Sprite whilst Class B encompasses the MG Maestro Efi, MG Maestro 1600 and MG ZS 120. Elsewhere, Class F and Class Z welcomes the more modern machines from the marque such as the MGF 1.8VVC and MG ZR 160, amongst others.
Open to any production BMW sold in the UK, the Kumho BMW Championship is a popular draw for fans and competitors alike with non-stop action all-but guaranteed each year.
Steeped in more than 30 years of history, the championship showcases some of the most iconic models from the German manufacturer and has proven to be an attractive proposition for those wanting to race rear-wheel-drive cars on a limited budget.
Accommodating all BMW’s, the Kumho BMW category is split into multiple classes that are defined by the engine capacity of the competitor’s vehicles. All on-track at the same time, overall victory is one aim however races within the race itself ensure that there is never a dull moment as drivers eye for class supremacy.
The class structure for the Kumho BMW Championship is as follows:
Up to 265 bhp per tonne. Slicks, treaded & wets to be used. Minimum weight 1200kgs.
Up to 230 bhp per tonne. Slicks, treaded & wets to be used. Minimum weight 1200kgs.
Up to 215 bhp per tonne. Slicks, treaded & wets to be used. Minimum weight 1150kgs.
Up to 165 bhp per tonne. Treaded & wets to be used. Minimum weight 1100kgs.
MINI Supercharge & Turbo: Up to 165 bhp per tonne. Treaded & wets 17“tyres to be used. (As per MINI 2022 regulations).
Any BMW at the discretion of the BMWRDC. Slicks, Treaded & wets can be used. Max of 6 races per season.
Whether a seasoned racer or a complete novice, the Carbon8 Coupe Cup with Toyo Tires is one of the fastest-growing series’ in the UK under the British Automobile Racing Club umbrella.
Roaring into life a few years ago, the Coupe Cup is a budget conscious, single-make category for first and second generation two-lite Hyundai Coupe machines.
Running a set of control parts that ensure identical machinery throughout, the series is focused on keeping costs down and maintaining parity as well, all aiding close and exciting racing that is produced.
Maintaining it’s status as a ‘series’, points may not be on offer for those competing however the spoils of race wins are always up for contention; and more often than not fiercely fought over.