New season of BARC racing kicks off at Oulton Park

15 Mar 17

After what has been a busy off-season, a new year of motorsport will kick off this Saturday for the British Automobile Racing Club with

Organised and run by the BARC’s North West Centre, the Cheshire circuit once again provides the traditional backdrop for another campaign of top-draw club level track action.

The BARC NW Centres own championship, the CNC Heads/Saloon Car Championship, tops the bill with another big grid set to line up on the grid. Last year saw Paul Rose clinch the overall title and the he will return to defend his crown with the famed number one adorning his Saker RAPX S1-400.

With a multi-class system as well as a diverse range of cars competing in the series, picking a winner will once prove to be difficult with every driver having a shot at championship glory.

Joining the CNC Heads at Oulton Park is the Caterham Graduates Championship, which in 2017 is celebrating a milestone anniversary. Now in its 20th year, the one-make series will once again showcase its Classic, Sigma, Sigmax, Super and Mega categories with more than 50 drivers all competing.

Rounding out the race programme for the opening event of the season is the small, yet entertaining 2CV Classic Racing Championship. Beginning their road to the annual 24-hour endurance race, the nostalgic machines will once again line up to provide their usual thrills and spills.

For more information on this event including the event timetable, final instructions and entry list, click here.