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:
For Cars above 3000cc, Slicks, Treaded & Wets to be used. Minimum weight is dependent on “at the wheels“ BHP.
For Cars upto and including 3000cc with engine code S50B30, Slicks, Treaded & Wets to be used. Minimum weight is dependent on “at the wheels“ BHP.
For Cars between 2000cc & 3000cc with an “M“ engine code and all BMW Minis (One, Cooper, Cooper S, JCW Cooper & JCW Cooper S inc all variants of these base models), Treaded & Wets to be used. Minimum weight is dependent on “at the wheels“ BHP.
For Cars upto and including 2000cc (Treaded & Wets to be used). Minimum weight is 1100kg.
Invitation class – Any BMW or BMW Mini model at the discretion of the BMW RDC. Slicks, Treaded & Wets can be used. Max of 6 races per season.