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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

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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Bumper calendar confirmed for 2017 Renault UK Clio Cup

A total of 18 races across nine weekends will form the 2017 calendar for the Renault UK Clio Cup; all of them once again supporting the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship.

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Renault UK Clio Cup further boosted by 'terrific interest' for 2017

Despite there being six races remaining and the 2016 title to be decided, Renault UK Clio Cup Championship Manager Will Fewkes has revealed there is 'terrific interest' in the series for 2017.

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