Anglesey to play host to pivotal weekend of racing for BARC categories

The picturesque delights of Anglesey Circuit is the destination for six British Automobile Racing Club categories this weekend (September 21/22). with the fight for championship glory set to continue.

Organised and run by the Club’s North West Centre, this latest visit to North Wales will undoubtedly serve up two days of full-throttle entertainment, with it still all to play for across the board.

Bringing the curtain down on their 2019 campaign, the Max5 Racing Championship will sign off its year with a trio of 20-minute encounters and all three class titles being decided. In what has been another vintage season for the one-make series, more twists and turns are predicted.

Paul Roddison, Matthew Tidmarsh and Steve Kite find themselves in the pound seats at the summit of each class as it stands but with 150-points up for grabs, it could all change within a blink of an eye around the International layout.

In the Junior Saloon Car Championship, Scott McIntyre will look to take a crucial step closer to being crowned champion. With one round to go following this weekend, the tin top series for drivers aged between 14 to 17 is heading towards a nail-biting finale and it is McIntyre who holds the advantage.

Being the form driver for a majority of the season, the former Scholarship winner is on the cusp of glory but the likes of reigning champion Lewis Saunders and Alex Jay will undoubtedly have something to say before the final chequered flag flies.

Anglesey will also provide the backdrop for the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Car Championship’s penultimate event of the season. As the North West Centre’s flagship series, the multi-class championship is open to all manner of machinery and has become staple of the UK motorsport landscape.

Notable names to look out for include Danny Winstanley, Luke Armiger, Rob Burkinshaw, Paul Dobson and Dave Harvey; all of whom have been in the thick of the action towards the sharp end of the grid.

Small in stature but packing a real punch on-track, the British Superkart Championship will also be in action with several encounters its variety of classes, all of which are based on engine capacity.

Rounding out the weekend’s running on track will be amalgamated races from the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup, Uncle Luke’s BARC Saloon Series and the TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge.

Showcasing some of the best saloon car machines, from Volkswagen and Honda in particular, all three categories are set to take centre stage as they battle for overall honours.

For the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup in particular, this weekend will be pivotal in deciding the outcome of crowning a first-ever champion after championship status was granted at the start of the year.

To find out more information on this weekend’s event at Anglesey, including entry lists and the race timetable, click here.

Cadwell Park plays host to memorable BARC race day

Cadwell Park played host to be a memorable British Automobile Racing Club race day this past Saturday (August 31) as a range of championships continued their 2019 campaigns in thrilling fashion.

Faced with changeable conditions throughout what proved to be an action-packed event, the undulating challenges of the Lincolnshire-based venue served up a feast of entertainment for those in attendance.

In the Max5 Racing Championship, Paul Roddison continued his march towards retaining his Class A title as he once again produced another superlative performance. Having emerged as the form driver from the beginning, Roddison once again reigned supreme as he bagged another brace of victories.

Powering his way to pole position by more than a second in qualifying, Roddison converted his front-row start into a visit to the top step of the podium – beating Andrew Pretorius by a slender two tenths of a second after a back-and-forth scrap for outright honours.

Race two proved to be a little more comfortable for Roddison as he claimed the chequered flag ahead of Pretorius, albeit this time by more than three seconds.

The breathtakingly fast British Superkart Championship delivered a host of thrills and spills across all classes, with eye-watering speeds being clocked around the 2.18-mile layout.

Liam Morley tallied a memorable hat-trick in the Formula 125 Open / F450 National whereas the F250 National / Division 1 spoils were shared between Andy Bird, Tom Rushforth and Ross Allen.

Wheel-to-wheel entertainment came in the shape of the Mini 7 Racing Club and both classes didn’t disappoint. The Mini Miglia Championship saw Aaron Smith and Rupert Death claim a win apiece whilst the Mini Se7en Championship saw victories for Jeff Smith and Joe Thompson.

The Darlington & District Motor Club’s Northern Saloon & Sports Car Championship capped off the days racing with spoils being shared between Paul Woolfitt and Paul Brydon.

To view the full classification of results from all sessions at Cadwell Park, click here.

Max5 Racing Championship revved up to headline Cadwell Park race day

The British Automobile Racing Club will make the second of its three 2019 visits to Cadwell Park this Saturday (August 31) with the Max5 Racing Championship headlining what is expected to be an action-packed race day.

Renowned for its sweeping curves and undulations, the Lincolnshire-based venue is favourite amongst competitors and spectators alike and is likely to serve up a multitude of thrills and spills.

Staging what will be the penultimate event of the season, crunch time approaches in the Max5 Racing Championship and one of the biggest entry lists of the year is expected for the popular one-make series.

In the title race, Paul Roddison will be one to watch as he bids to continue his dominant run of form by adding another two victories to his already impressive tally. Leading the chase for the reigning champion includes Ian Loversidge, Jeremy Shipley and Andrew Pretorius – all of whom are capable of triumphing too.

Elsewhere, Matthew Tidmarsh will be a man on a mission as he bids for Class B honours whilst Steve Kite could well take a step close to overall glory in Class C. With an ultra-competitive grid set to go wheel-to-wheel, it is all to play for at the sharp end of the grid across the days two encounters.

It won’t just the Max5 Racing Championship that takes centre stage either at Cadwell Park as the British Superkarts Championship.

Providing a flat-out adrenaline rush like no other and clocking mind-boggling speeds mere millimetres off of the tarmac, the category will take a step closer to crowning its class champions as Cadwell hosts its penultimate meeting of 2019 as well.

Also timetabled to be in action during the day is the Darlington & District Motor Club, whilst there will be plenty of doorhandle-to-doorhandle entertainment from the Mini Se7en Championship as well.

For more information on this Saturday’s event, including links to live timing and the race day timetable, click here.

Snetterton plays host to memorable BARC summer spectacle

Snetterton played host to an action-packed two days of British Automobile Racing Club entertainment this past weekend (August 10/11) as several championships descended on the Norfolk venue for a spectacular summer showcase.

Boasting a bumper bill of track action, the Club’s second consecutive weekend at the East Anglia track proved to be full of the typical thrills and spills that fans have become accustomed to – with several drivers and team producing dominant displays.

The Team ABBA Racing duo of Richard Neary and Sam Neary were one of those to exert their dominance over the course of the weekend as they reigned supreme in the Dunlop Endurance Championship.

Sharing the driving duties of their Mercedes AMG GT GT3, the pair proved to be in a league of their own around the 2.97-mile layout as they scored victory in both one-hour encounters.

Those in attendance were treated to further endurance antics from the Distrigo Parts Distribution Citroen C1 Series on Sunday as the popular one-make category staged its latest three-hour race, with a staggering 52-car entry list.

Following a total of 60 laps being completed, McAttack Racing’s Simon Walker-Hansell, Joe Wiggin and Declan McDonnell tallied another stellar victory – albeit by less than a second from their nearest rivals.

Paul Roddison reestablished himself as the man to beat in the Max5 Racing Championship, scoring a brace of race wins. After seeing his winning streak ended at the previous event, Roddison bounced back in style to dominate proceedings in both encounters.

Rick Morris was another driver to enjoy a near-perfect weekend around the challenging 2.97-mile circuit as he triumphed in the Luna Logistics Classic Formula Ford 1600 Championship; wrestling back control of the title fight from Tim Harvey.

Spoils were shared between Ronan Pearson and James Colburn in the Michelin Clio Cup Series whilst the Lancaster Insurance MG Owners Club Championship saw victory fall the way of Steve McDermid.

Capping of the weekend’s action were a trio of races from the new-for-2019 UK Sports Prototype Cup, which saw Rob Wheldon and Jon Macrae power their way to the top step of the podium.

To view the full classification of results from all sessions over the course of the weekend, click here.

BARC heads back to Snetterton for action-packed club weekend

The British Automobile Racing Club descends on Snetterton this weekend (August 10/11) for the second of three consecutive events in East Anglia – with seven championships all revved up to take centre stage.

Following on from last weekend’s Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship meeting and ahead of next weekend’s 2CV Racing season finale, the Norfolk venue will play host to what is set to be an action-packed two days of racing.

Topping the bill on Saturday will be two one-hour encounters from the Dunlop Endurance Championship, which is reaching the business end of the 2019 campaign. Showcasing some of the most jaw-dropping cars to compete in the UK, a bumper grid will hit the track for the latest chapter of another

Ferrari 488 Challenge duo Paul Bailey and Andy Schulz lead the way heading into the sixth meeting of the year but nothing is guaranteed – with a long line of contenders all hot on their heels and ready to pounce.

Single seater thrills and spills will come in the shape of the Luna Logistics Classic Formula Ford 1600 Championship around the 2.97-mile layout as Tim Harvey and Rick Morris renew their duel at the standings summit.

Just a single point separates the pair heading into the weekend and both will be eager to open up and advantage over the other. Elsewhere; Mike Gardner, Stuart Kestenbaum and Mark Armstrong are just three of several drivers all aiming to put themselves into the win bracket.

The battle for supremacy in the Max5 Racing Championship is set to further intensify too, with Paul Roddison aiming to get back to winning ways. after seeing his unbeaten streak come to an end at Mallory Park courtesy of Ian Loversidge.

Setting his sights on a return to the top step of the podium, Roddison will be a hard challenge to beat however the likes of Jeremy Shipley, Andrew Pretorius, Chris Clarke and Ben Thompson are likely to be in the mix across the weekend’s two races too.

Fans of tin top racing will be well-catered for too over the course of the weekend with no less than three championships set to get those in attendance on the edge of their seats. Retro entertainment will come in the shape of the Lancaster Insurance MG Owners Club Championship whilst the Michelin Clio Cup Series is one not to be missed as an ultra-competitive grid of hat hatches goes wheel-to-wheel.

Arguably one of the highlights on Sunday will be the latest instalment of the Distrigo Parts Distribution Citroen C1 Series. Enjoying what is a history-making year for the one-make category, another ultra-competitive line-up gets ready to battle for race honours with a three-hour encounter bringing the curtain down on the weekend.

Front-running teams that have entered to keep a watchful eye on include Amigo Motorsport, McAttack Racing, Diablo Racing and Spy Motorsport – to name but a few.

Rounding out the weekend’s action at Snetterton will be the latest rounds of the new-for-2019 UK Sports Prototype Cup. Growing in stature as each month passes, the category – which caters for both Revolution Race Cars and Radicals – has garnered rave reviews already.

To find out more information on this weekend’s event, including links to live timing and timetables, click here.

Four BARC categories make a splash at Mallory Park

The British Automobile Racing Club battled treacherous conditions at Mallory Park this past Sunday (July 28) to serve up a plethora of on-track entertainment, with four categories taking centre stage.

Having basked in scorching temperatures leading up to the one-day event, the Leicestershire-based venue saw heavy rain fall throughout the meeting, adding further spice to what was set to be an action-packed meeting.

Tackling the iconic oval layout of Mallory Park for the first time this season, the Pickup Truck Racing Championship didn’t disappoint as it continued its 2019 campaign in sensational style.

Dale Gent produced a storming drive in the opening encounter to power his machine from seventh place on the first lap onto a second victory of the season – by more than five seconds as well. Daniel Petters and George Turiccki rounded out the podium in second and third.

Race two saw championship leader Michael Smith come to the fore as he narrowly edged out Reece Jones to win by little over half a second, strengthening his position as one of the main title protagonists this year. Mark Willis headed Gent by the smallest of margins to claim a distant third.

Spoils were shared in the Max5 Racing Championship as Paul Roddison finally saw his winning streak come to an end, with Ian Loversidge getting the better of the reigning champion in race two.

Standing on the top step of the podium at every opportunity this season, Roddison’s victory-run looked set to continue as the Class A ace powered his way to victory in race one ahead of Loversidge and Jeremy Shipley.

Loversidge then produced a commanding performance in the afternoon’s later race to lead from lights-to-flag, notching his first win of the season whilst Shipley and Roddison followed close behind to round out the rostrum.

The BARC Super Silhouette Championship also saw an unbeaten run come to an end too as Chris Brockenhurst scored his inaugural victory of 2019, ending Malcolm Blackman’s unbeaten run.

The 11-lap race was to be the only one for the silhouette category as the second encounter was cancelled.

Capping off the day’s action at Mallory Park was a trio of races from the Distrigo Parts Distribution Citroen C1 Series. Staging sprint races instead of its traditional history-making endurance races, the much-loved one-make series put on a show for those in attendance.

Spy Motorsport’s Joshua Potter scored victory in races one and three whilst Texense driver Stephen James ensured that Potter couldn’t take a clean sweep in race two.

To view the full classification of results from all sessions at Mallory Park, click here.

BARC set to produce Mallory Park magic on Sunday

The British Automobile Racing Club’s sensational summer of club motorsport is set to continue at Mallory Park this Sunday (July 28) as four categories descend on the Leicestershire circuit for what should be an action-packed race day.

In what has proven to be a captivating Pickup Truck Racing Championship campaign to-date, the infamous oval layout of Mallory Park will play host to the latest two rounds of much-loved championship.

Four events have already been put into the books, producing seven different winners however all eyes will be on Michael Smith as he bids to extend his lead in the standings. Hitting the front last time out at Thruxton, Smith enters the weekend as leader of the pack and will be keen to extend his advantage over George Turiccki.

Other notable names to look out for across both encounters include Dale Gent, David O’Regan, Mark Willis, Reece Jones and Paul Tompkins, all of whom have won races.

The Max5 Racing Championship will reach the halfway marker of its own 2019 season and if the previous three events are anything to go by then those in attendance will be in for a feast of on-track entertainment.

It has proven to be another ultra-competitive season for the multi-class championship and it is expected that the likes of serial race-winner Paul Roddison, Ian Loversidge, Andrew Pretorius and Jeremy Shipley will all be in the mix for overall honours.

A history-making Distrigo Parts Distribution Citroen C1 Series campaign will continue too during race day as the one-make series makes its maiden visit to Mallory Park for an exhilarating trio of 20-minute races.

Running under a sprint format as opposed to its traditional endurance spectacles, the single-make category has flourished in recent years, growing in stature along the way. With entertainment only around the corner in the C1’s, it will be a case of blink and you’ll miss the action on Sunday.

Capping off the day’s action from the infamous circuit will be a pair of races from the BARC Super Silhouette Championship. Home to spaceframe coupe and saloon cars, the category is designed to encourage close competition and keep costs down – something that has taken place in spades already this year.

With two trips to Brands Hatch and one to Pembrey ticked off, the day’s two races will likely be centred around whether Malcolm Blackman can continue his rich vein of form. Winning every race so far, Blackman leads the standings but will likely come under threat from the likes of Steve Burrows, Keith White and Chris Brockenhurst.

To find out more information on this Sunday’s event, including links to the timetable and live timing, click here.

BARC takes centre stage at Brands Hatch

Brands Hatch played a host to a memorable two days of British Automobile Racing Club action this past weekend (June 22/23) as the sun shone on the Kent venue and the five categories in action.

Celebrating 30th Anniversary of the production of the Mazda MX-5 and 25 years since the inception of the MX-5 Owners Club, the MAX5 Racing Championship had plenty to celebrate around the Indy circuit over the course of the weekend.

Whilst there was plenty to see away from the track in the paddock, on it there was a familiar feel to things as Paul Roddison continued his dominance. Entering the weekend having won every race to date in 2019, Roddison enjoyed another a perfect performance as he scored another victory double.

Race one proved to be a frenetic affair as Roddison held off a charging Ian Loversidge to win by a mere tenth of a second whilst Andrew Pretorius rounded out the podium in the third. Race two proved to be a carbon copy results as Roddison led the same two drivers to the chequered flag.

The penultimate round of the 2CV Parts.com Classic Racing Championship had its own fair share of drama as drivers battled for supremacy. Alec Graham served up a storming drive in race one to record his first win of the season after narrowly edging out former multiple champion Lien Davies.

Keen to bounce back from failing to finish the opener, reigning title holder and points leader Pete Sparrow underlined his credentials as the man to beat as he powered his way to yet another win, little under a second ahead of Graham.

In the Caterham Graduates Championship, some familiar names found themselves at the summit of the leaderboards once again. Firstly, spoils were spilt between Samuel Wilson and Stephen Clark in the Sigmax races whilst the combined 135/150/Mega/Classic encounters saw Barry White dominate.

Capping off the weekend was an abundance of tin top thrills from the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup, TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge and Uncle Luke’s BARC Saloon Series.

The amalgamated VW Cup and VTEC Challenge races saw Ben Rushworth rule the roost as he scored a pair of wins in his Honda Integra whilst Craig Rainer did the same in the BARC Saloon Series, notching a double of his own in his Ford Escort RS2000.

The view the full classification of results from all sessions at Brands Hatch from the weekend, click here.

Brands Hatch geared to host blockbuster BARC weekend

Brands Hatch will play host to a blockbuster two days of British Automobile Racing Club action this coming weekend (June 22/23) as several categories write the latest chapter of their 2019 campaigns around the Indy circuit.

In what is latest visit to the Kent venue by the Club, the 1.2 mile configuration is set to play host to  a frenetic 12 races.

The Max5 Racing Championship is set for a milestone weekend as a bumper grid will play its part in some special anniversary celebrations. This year marks 30 years of production of the iconic Mazda MX5 whilst it is also 25 years of the MX5 Owners Club, and both will be recognised over the course of the weekend.

On track, Max5 racers from a variety of different championships have been invited to join in on the celebrations, further adding to the exhilarating racing that is usually produced by the championship anyway.

Notable names to look out for during the weekend’s two races include Paul Roddison – who has won every race so far this season – Matthew Tidmarsh, Jeremy Shipley and Ian Loversidge.

The Caterham Graduates Championship will also be in action with its multi-class grid brimming with scintillating talent. Having starred at several events already this year the one-make series is expected to take on a starring role across its four scheduled encounters.

This year has seen Samuel Wilson, Mark Carter, Robin Webb, Kevin Barrett and Luke Balmforth all star so expect the usual protagonists to be in the mix.

Fans of all things saloon car racing will be well catered for too across both days as the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup, TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge and Uncle Luke’s BARC Saloon Series take to the track for a series of races.

Showcasing all manner of tin top machines, all three categories boast a wealth of drivers and different models of car – all of which trade place at nearly every turn.

This weekend will see the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup and TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge amalgamated together whilst the Uncle Luke’s BARC Saloon Series will run on its own.

To find out more information on the event, including links to live timing and the timetable, click here.

Sun shines on memorable weekend at Pembrey for Spring Truckfest

Pembrey Circuit served up a captivating two days of track action this past weekend (May 11/12) as several British Automobile Racing Club championships continued their 2019 campaigns.

Basking in bright sunshine throughout both days, a bumper crowd descended on the picturesque Welsh venue for one of the biggest events of the year – Spring Truckfest.

Making the first of two visits to South Wales to headline the action was the MV Commercial BTRA Championship, and all seven races didn’t disappoint. Division 1 saw the ongoing duel between reigning champion Ryan Smith and David Jenkins take another turn, as the pair squabbled for supremacy.

Smith struck first with victory in the opening encounter before Jenkins bounced back with a win of his own in race two, albeit narrowly ahead of the three-time title winner.

A stunning last lap overtake in the third encounter handed the advantage back to Smith before the three-time title winner capped off his weekend in style by completing his hat-trick in the combined finale.

In Division 2, Luke Garrett continued his march towards securing back-to-back titles with another superlative performance. Storming to pole position, the MAN driver clinched a lights-to-flag victory in the opener before doing the same in race three.

Paul Rivett scored a hugely popular first win in the series also whilst Steve Powell also tasted success by powering towards the top step of the podium in the final race of the weekend.

The Pickup Truck Racing Championship served up plenty of unpredictability once more as a trio of races were played out around the 1.49 mile layout. Paul Tompkins edged out a nail-biting battle for victory in the opening race ahead of Michael Smith and Mark Willis before Reece Jones came to the fore in race two to prevail.

The third and final race from the Pickup Trucks saw Dale Gent charge towards the summit to become the third different race winner in the series.

Malcolm Blackman continued his dominant start to the year in the BARC Super Silhouette Championship with a further three wins at Pembrey. Having topped the podium twice at the Brands Hatch season-opener, Blackman extended his unbeaten start to the season with a commanding performance.

As Blackman starred Chris Brockenhurst, Steve Burrows and Danny Hunn all also picked up podium finishes.

There was further dominance in the Max5 Racing Championship as well as Paul Roddison notched two wins to extend his perfect start to the 2019 campaign. Coming off the back of claiming a sensational hat-trick of wins at Croft, Roddison underlined his credentials as the man to beat in superlative circumstances.

Roddison battled back from fourth to head Ian Loversidge and Andrew Pretorius in race one before then doing the same in race two, this time doing so from lights-to-flag.

The BARC Saloons Series, TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge and KW Automotive Classic VW Cup amalgamated together once again to give fans of all things tin tops plenty to get excited about.

William Casswell piloted his Honda Civic to the top of the rostrum in race one before the eye-catching Ford Sierra XR4i of Ashley Shelswell triumphed later on.

Rounding out the weekend’s action were a pair of races from the Welsh Sports & Saloon Car Championship which were both won by Keith Butcher.

For the full classification of results from Pembrey across the weekend, click here.

Pembrey revved up and ready for two-day Spring Truckfest meeting

Pembrey Circuit is gearing up for one of the biggest events of the season in South Wales this weekend (May 11/12) as a host of British Automobile Racing Club championships descend on the popular venue for Spring Truckfest.

In what has become a marque two-day event in recent years, a bumper crowd is set to line the spectator bankings over the course of the weekend to soak up all of the on and off track entertainment, of which there is plenty for the whole family.

Headlining the on-track action will be several races from the MV Commercial BTlRA Championship. Roaring into life at Brands Hatch in style, the heavyweight behemoths head to Pembrey for the second event of the 2019 campaign and with it all to play for in both Divisions.

Ryan Smith and David Jenkins find themselves locked in a battle at the top of the points in Division 1 currently after emerging as the early pace-setters from the round one.

After ruling the roost at the season-opener, Ryan Smith and David Jenkins enter round two with nothing between them in the points. Sharing the spoils along with Stuart Oliver last time out, the pair are set to renew their rivalry further as they bid to gain the upper-hand. John Newell, Richard Collett and Simon Reid will all likely be in the mix too.

Division 2 currently sees a familiar face at the summit of the standings with Luke Garrett getting the defence of his title off to a strong start. Winning twice last time out, Garrett will be keen to continue his momentum however the likes of Steve Powell, Paul Rivett and Erik Forsstrom will be worth keeping a keen eye on too.

More truck racing action will be on offer at Pembrey in the shape of the Pickup Truck Racing Championship, which also resumes after a pulsating season-opener at Brands Hatch. Two more races from the much-loved series will likely get those in attendance on the edge of their seats from the get-go.

Those with a keen interest in all things tin tops will be well-catered for as the KW Automotive Classic VW Cup, BARC Saloon Series and TDi North Honda VTEC Challenge continue their campaigns.

All roaring into life at Silverstone a couple of weeks back, the very best in saloon car machinery will be on display over the course of the weekend with a raft of notable names to keep an eye on.

The Max5 Racing Championship will be back in action with Paul Roddison aiming to maintain his scintillating start to the year. Roddison scored a sensational hat-trick at Croft and will be eyeing further success across the weekend.

Fans will also be able to get behind a host of local drivers too as the Welsh Racing Drivers Association Championship takes centre stage. With a variety of cars set to duke it out for supremacy, the WRDA is one not to be missed.

For more information on this weekend’s event at Pembrey Circuit, click here.

BARC produces spellbinding weekend in Spring sunshine at Croft

The British Automobile Racing Club produced a spellbinding two days of track action at Croft Circuit this past weekend (April 13/14), with a trio of championships continuing to gather momentum.

On what was the first event on the newly laid surface at Croft, the sun shone on a busy trackside crowd – all of whom soaked up a feast of thrills and spills across both days.

In the Junior Saloon Car Championship, Scott McIntyre proved to be in irresistible form as he produced a flawless weekend performance, scoring a pair of pole positions and a pair of race wins.

Having come into the weekend trailing defending champion Lewis Saunders in the standings, the former Scholarship winner underlined his credentials as a threat for the title in North Yorkshire in fine style.

Separated by little over three tenths of a second at the chequered flag, McIntyre narrowly edged out Jemma Moore in race one whilst Saunders followed the duelling duo to round off the podium. 

Race two later in the weekend would see the roles reversed with Saunders being the closest challenger to McIntyre, albeit he wasn’t able to topple the impressive teenage as he chalked up his third consecutive victory of the year, with Moore capping off a stellar weekend with another podium finish.

Records were broken in the Caterham Graduates Championship as the popular one-make category boasted a bumper 33-car entry for its second event of the season. Coming off the back of a pulsating 2019 curtain-raiser at Silverstone, Samuel Wilson showcased his talents behind the wheel with a mesmerising performance.

Bagging pole position and a new lap record around the iconic 2.1 mile circuit, Wilson emerged to be in a league of his own as he broke away from the chasing pack in race one to cross the line by more than eight seconds ahead of Jamie Ellwood and Stephen Clark

Wilson was then in even more dominant form in race two as he again converted pole position into a commanding lead. Piloting his SigMax machine, Wilson scampered into the distance to clinch the chequered flag ten seconds ahead of Ellwood and Clark once again – capping off a stellar two days of track action.

Paul Roddison picked up where he left off last year in the Max5 Racing Championship as the series roared into life for the first time in 2019. Having been the man to beat in 2018, the Roddison  juggernaut continued as he bagged victory in all three encounters.

Taking pole position ahead of Ian Loversidge in qualifying, Roddison showed his challengers a clean set of heels as he romped away to notch a perfect hat-trick amongst the Spring sunshine.

Loversidge, Matthew Tidmarsh, Jeremy Shipley and Andrew Pretorius all netted podiums behind the dominant Roddison.

Competing alongside the BARC categories was the Mini 7 Racing Club and the North Sports Saloon Car Championship where Lee Deegan, Aaron Smith, Joe Thompson, Dom Burger and Park Brydon ran out the victors in their respective championships.

For the full classification of results from all sessions from the weekend, click here.