DEMON TWEEKS/SPARCO XR CHALLENGE
The XR Challenge is the original Ford one make saloon car race championship. When the next generation model superseded the Fiesta XR2, the series passed into a clubman format and the Escort XR3i was added as another class. The class stucture has been furher expanded in 2014 with the addition of Class C for the Fiesta 1800 Si, in which there has been a lot of interest.
Sponsored by Demon Tweeks and Sparco for 2014, the XR Challenge is run to a strict Group N specification and is policed firmly to ensure that competitors comply with the regulations. This has resulted in the XR Challenge being another of the successful one-make saloon car championships run under the BRSCC calendar.
The 2013 race season saw the continued alliance with the Yokohama control tyre, which will continue for the 2014 season. The majority of competitors traditionally hail from the northwest of the country and this fact is reflected with a bias of choice of the more northern race circuits being used in the race calendar, but several new competitors are now travelling from further afield.
The Demon Tweeks/Sparco XR Challenge is considered to be one of the best and most cost effective ways for any budding or experienced driver to go out and enjoy hard but fair racing. The friendship within the paddock is very real and warm.
Race day action is administered by the British Racing & Sports Car Club.
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