British Racing & Sports Car Club

News MERRY CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY NEW YEAR!

The Chairman, Directors and staff of the BRSCC would like to wish all our members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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23 Dec 2009

ALFASHOP RENEWS DEAL

The BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship will again be sponsored by Norwich based independent parts suppliers ALFASHOP in 2010, extending a successful association that started in 2006.

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21 Dec 2009

AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL 2010

Don’t forget that there is still time for BRSCC members to claim their complimentary ticket to Autosport International which takes place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 14th - 17th January 2010.

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18 Dec 2009

ADRIAN NEWEY TO GIVE WATKINS LECTURE

The Motorsport Safety Fund has confirmed that Adrian Newey, the Chief Technical Officer of Red Bull Racing, is to deliver the Fund’s "Watkins Lecture" on Friday 15th January at the Autosport Show.

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16 Dec 2009

SEASON REVIEW: ALFASHOP ALFA ROMEO

The battle for this year's Championship was again an intriguing one and looked as though it might again go down to the final round between Paul Plant and Tim Lewis but a bizarre wheel failure at Brands on Tim's Alfasud Sprint demoted him to third behind Paul and Shaun Hazlewood at a crucial moment.

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14 Dec 2009

NEW LOOK CLUB FORMULA FORD

The BRSCC has today confirmed plans for a new look for our Club Formula Ford Championships for the 2010 season.

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11 Dec 2009

FESTIVAL DVD NOW AVAILABLE

The official DVD of the 2009 BRSCC Formula Ford Festival is now available. The DVD features highlights from the Duratec, Kent & Zetec categories of the annual Brands Hatch spectacular.

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08 Dec 2009

FORMULA FORD STARS OUT IN FORCE

Formula Ford stars from last season and those hoping to follow in their wheeltracks in 2010 came together on Wednesday at Rockingham for the Ford-backed championship's annual 'sampler day'.

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04 Dec 2009

NEW SPONSOR FOR VW CUP

The Volkswagen Racing Cup is celebrating its 10th birthday in fine style - with a new title sponsor for 2010 and a superb provisional calendar for the coming season which includes the championship's first-ever overseas event.

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01 Dec 2009

FORMULA FORD FESTIVAL ON SKY SPORTS

A one hour highlights programme of the Duratec & Zetec Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch back in October will be broadcast on Sky Sports Extra at 7pm on Wednesday 2nd December.

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30 Nov 2009

AN APOLOGY FROM CLIFF DEMPSEY RACING

Cliff Dempsey Racing have had their second place finish at the 2009 BRSCC Formula Ford Kent Festival taken away from them when the engine in the car, driven by Scott Malvern, was deemed illegal due to a technical infringement in the carburettor.

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27 Nov 2009

THANKS LMA AS EURO SALOONS LOOK TO THE FUTURE

After sponsoring and supporting the Euro Saloons & Sports Car Championship in its various formats for ten years LMA is standing down as the title sponsor.

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25 Nov 2009

FIESTAS TO STAR IN LIVE ACTION

Having been one of the success stories of the 2009 BRSCC season the Ford Fiesta Championship will start 2010 on a high at Autosport International where they have been signed up by the show organisers to play one of the starring roles in the Live Action Arena.

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23 Nov 2009

DAX IS DOING IT FOR CHARITY

Formula Jedi veteran Dax Ward and his team members will be doing their bit for charity over the weekend to raise funds for the BBC Children in Need campaign.

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20 Nov 2009

MALVERN CONFIRMED AS NATIONAL CLUB FF CHAMPION

Essex based Scott Malvern has been confirmed as the Webcon UK National Club Formula Ford Champion after a judicial hearing of Motorsport Ireland ruled in his favour last week.

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18 Nov 2009

CURTAIN COMES DOWN ON BRSCC SEASON

The BRSCC East Anglian Centre ran the Club’s final meeting of the season over the weekend which started with Night Qualifying for the Fun Cup UK 6 Hours on Friday 13th.

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16 Nov 2009

FUNCUP ON THE NIGHT SHIFT

The BRSCC season which started in March at Silverstone will finally come to an end when the chequered flag comes down tomorrow evening at Snetterton on the Funcup ‘Into the Night’ race.

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13 Nov 2009

FORMULA FORD SAMPLER

The Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain will be throwing open its doors to prospective competitors next month. The Ford-backed championship's successful annual 'sampler day' will be held at the Rockingham circuit, providing a vital opportunity for prospective competitors to meet the teams and to drive the cars.

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10 Nov 2009

GRANT STEWART 1964 - 2009

1964-2009 The Club was greatly saddened to hear the news last week of the death of former Chief Executive, Grant Stewart, who passed away suddenly on Saturday 31st October.

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09 Nov 2009

FORD FIESTA SEASON REVIEW

With the 2009 season now concluded we take a look back at a remarkable year for the Competition Car Insurance Ford Fiesta Championship.

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05 Nov 2009

JUNIOR FORMULA FORD TRYOUTS

The organisers of the 2010 Junior Formula Ford Series have arranged a number of low-cost 'tryout' test days for prospective competitors for the new initiative which will run on the BRSCC calendar next season. The first of these days will take place next week at Silverstone on the 9th and 10th of November.

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03 Nov 2009

AUTOSPORT INTERNATIONAL SHOW 2010

With the season drawing to a close, the next event on the BRSCC schedule after our Snetterton Funcup night race on 14th November is the Autosport International Show at the NEC, Birmingham, from 14th - 17th January 2010.

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02 Nov 2009

BRSCC RACING ON MOTORS TV

The fourth of the specially commissioned programmes to showcase the best of BRSCC racing will be broadcast tomorrow night, Friday 30th October, at 7.05pm on Motors TV as part of their UK Full Speed Racing series.

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29 Oct 2009

TROFEO ARBARTH 500 GB LAUNCHES

The latest edition to the BRSCC portfolio, the Trofeo Abarth 500 GB Championship, held an impressive media day at Silverstone at the end of last week, where six of the new race cars were put through their paces.

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29 Oct 2009

FOWELL, WALKER, FIORENTINO & MITCHAM ARE CHAMPIONS

Firstly, I speak for everyone when I say I would like to wish the Centre Chief Marshal & BRSCC director Peter Rodwell all the best for a speedy recovery after his trip to the Norwich & Norfolk University hospital on Sunday morning. All our thoughts are with Glynis and family at this worrying time.

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26 Oct 2009

CATERHAM DECIDER AT SNETTERTON

Three of the four Caterham championships racing at Snetterton this weekend head for the BRSCC East Anglian Centre meeting with the destination of the titles still very much undecided.

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23 Oct 2009

BRSCC RACING ON MOTORS TV.

The third of the four specially commissioned programmes to showcase the best of BRSCC racing will be broadcast tomorrow night, Friday 23rd October, at 7.05pm on Motors TV as part of their UK Full Speed Racing series.

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22 Oct 2009

FLUCTUATING FUNCUP FORTUNES

The BRSCC North Western Centre staged the final car race meeting of the season at Oulton Park last Saturday. Contenders in the Fun Cup UK series were the main focus and they produced a very eventful 4 hours of action.

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20 Oct 2009

TIM STOCK 1944-2009

It was with great sadness that the Club learned yesterday of the death of former Chairman Tim Stock, aged 65, who suffered a fatal heart attack at his home in Spain in the early hours of Sunday morning.

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19 Oct 2009

CHRISSY PALMER WINS THE FESTIVAL

Chrissy Palmer won the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch on Sunday in what turned out to be a historic day for the BRSCC’s ‘blue riband’ event.

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18 Oct 2009

DUTCH LEAD THE WAY AT THE FESTIVAL

Day one of the Formula Ford Festival was dominated by the Dutch who outshone the opposition in the Duratec heats at Brands Hatch and put down a strong marker for the semi-finals and final today.

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18 Oct 2009

FESTIVAL TIME AT BRANDS HATCH

The 38th BRSCC Formula Ford Festival takes place at Brands Hatch this weekend and with entry numbers up on last year and the weather forecast looking good it’s sure to be a Festival to remember.

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16 Oct 2009

FUNCUP AT OULTON PARK

The BRSCC North Western Centre runs their eleventh and last meeting of the 2009 season at Oulton Park tomorrow. The meeting is dominated by a four hour Funcup race in the afternoon but there are also double headers for the BRS Recovery Ford XR Challenge and the Dunlop TVR Challenge.

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16 Oct 2009

SIKSTROM'S FESTIVAL LOVE AFFAIR

Although the Formula Ford Festival doesn’t officially start until Saturday, this morning was the unofficial start of the annual end of season event when the first Formula Fords took to the track to start three days of intensive testing.

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14 Oct 2009

NORTHERN CENTRE NEWS ROUND UP

Although the BRSCC Northern Centre were unfortunately limited to just two ‘BRSCC’ meetings this season, both at Cadwell Park in April and June respectively, they did run two further meetings on behalf of the Classic Sports Car Club.

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13 Oct 2009

ZETECS ARE GO!

The start of Formula Ford Festival week begins with some great news for campaigners of the 1800cc Zetec cars. The BRSCC has today confirmed that the category has been allocated its own 20 lap Final this coming Sunday afternoon.

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12 Oct 2009

PAUL PLANT IS ALFA CHAMPION

25 year old Paul Plant was confirmed as the youngest ever winner of the BRSCC Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship at Silverstone (GP circuit) last Sunday. He also became the first champion not to win a class, having switched from Class D 33 to Class E 156 mid season before finally having a run in a Class B 156. However, he had totted up enough points to make his position unassailable by runner up Tim Lewis and third placed Mel Healey.

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09 Oct 2009

CLUB FORMULA FORD ROUND UP

With the Club Formula Ford season now completed and with thoughts turning towards the Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch next week this is a good time to round-up where the honours have gone in the BRSCC’s two regional championships.

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08 Oct 2009

AUTUMN FROLICS AT LYDDEN HILL

The BRSCC South Eastern Centre ventured to Lydden Hill on October 3rd and 4th for a 12-race programme held over the venue's one mile layout. Early drizzle on the Saturday gave way to blustery, overcast conditions, with Sunday altogether brighter.

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05 Oct 2009

COLE SECURES FORMULA FORD TITLE

Having led the MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain all season, 21-year-old James Cole secured the championship title on Saturday at the final meeting of the season at Castle Combe.

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05 Oct 2009

MIDLANDS CENTRE WELCOMES BRITCAR 500

Work has already begun for the BRSCC Midland Centre at Silverstone this weekend. Indeed it started this morning when they started signing-on drivers at 7.15am. It was the beginning of what will be a very busy three days for the Centre as the meeting features over 450 competitors, 13 championships/series and 20 races, including of course the star of the show, the Britcar 500 six hour endurance race.

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02 Oct 2009

LYDDEN HILL FIESTA

The Competition Car Insurance Ford Fiesta Championship is the main attraction at this weekend’s two day BRSCC South Eastern Centre meeting at Lydden Hill, near Canterbury.

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02 Oct 2009

FESTIVAL TV PACKAGE CONFIRMED

The BRSCC has agreed a TV package that will greatly increase the exposure of the Formula Ford Festival which takes place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October 2009.

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02 Oct 2009

BRSCC RACING ON MOTORS TV.

The second of the four specially commissioned programmes to showcase the best of BRSCC racing will be broadcast tomorrow night at 7.05pm on Motors TV as part of their UK Full Speed Racing series.

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01 Oct 2009

THANKS PETER, WELCOME PAUL

At the end of the racing at Mallory Park last Sunday a presentation was made in the paddock to Club Formula Ford Midlands South Co-ordinator Peter Ritchie by former champion Stuart Kestenbaum, on behalf of the BRSCC.

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29 Sep 2009

QUARTERMAINE SCORES EPIC MALLORY WIN

Adam Quartermaine produced one of the drives of his career at Mallory Park last Sunday to win from the back of the grid and in doing so clinch the Class A title in the Richard Egger Insurance backed Club Formula Ford Midlands South Championship

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29 Sep 2009

ANGLESEY AWAITS!

The scenic Anglesey circuit hosts its fifth BRSCC North Western Centre meeting of the season this weekend with a two day programme featuring 19 races that offers a variety of single-seaters, sportscars and saloons.

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25 Sep 2009

MALLORY PARK PREVIEW

The BRSCC Midland Centre will be visiting Mallory Park on Sunday for the third and final time this season with eight twenty minute races scheduled.

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25 Sep 2009

SRO RETAINED TO PROMOTE BRITISH GT

The BRSCC has today confirmed that the Stéphane Ratel Organisation has been retained to promote the Avon Tyres British GT Championship for the 2010 season.

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24 Sep 2009

CATERHAM SPA ROUND-UP

The Caterham R400’s and R300’s enjoyed an excellent couple of days at Spa last weekend. Beautiful weather, good company, clean racing and a convivial atmosphere in the paddock all contributed to a great trip.

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24 Sep 2009

RESCUE UNIT PERSONNEL REQUIRED

The BRSCC Midland Centre are looking to recruit more personnel for their Rescue Unit for the 2010 season.

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22 Sep 2009

GT & VW CHAMPIONS CROWNED

Champions in two more BRSCC championships were crowned at Brands Hatch F3/GT meeting over the weekend and motorsport history was also made.

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21 Sep 2009

VW CUP SHOWDOWN AT BRANDS

The Volkswagen Racing Cup in association with Hankook is all set for a thrilling finale this weekend at Brands Hatch, where a four-way showdown for championship honours promises to enthral the traditionally enthusiastic crowd at the Kent circuit.

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18 Sep 2009

MORE POWER TO LEWIS' ELBOW

Following his disappointing exit from the second race at Brands Hatch in mid August which virtually ended his Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship challenge, Tim Lewis was determined to ensure there was no repeat at Oulton Park last Saturday. In the end he managed to win both races but there were some pitfalls on the way.

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18 Sep 2009

CATERHAM SUPERLIGHTS AT SPA

Both the Avon Tyres Caterham Superlight R400 and the Power Torque Superlight R300 Championships head to Spa-Francorchamps this weekend for double headers that will go a long way to deciding the respective titles.

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17 Sep 2009

IRISH JUDICIAL TO DECIDE CHAMPION

The 2009 Webcon UK National Club Formula Ford Championship is to be decided by the Irish judicial system following the final two rounds at Mondello Park last weekend.

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14 Sep 2009

MIGHTY MORGAN CLINCHES MINI TITLE

The BRSCC North Western Centre hosted a 9 race programme on Saturday at a gloriously sunny Oulton Park and it was a particularly glorious day for Chris Morgan who secured the 2009 Mighty Mini Championship with a second place finish.

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14 Sep 2009

IT'S A FAMILY AFFAIR AT SILVERSTONE

The spectacular Le Mans Series comes to Silverstone this weekend at a meeting run by the BRSCC HQ and Midlands Centre and it will be a real family affair for BRSCC Vice-President Nigel Mansell OBE.

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11 Sep 2009

MORGAN CLOSES IN ON MIGHTY MINI TITLE

The Mighty Minis bandwagon rolls into Oulton Park tomorrow, Saturday 12th September, for another BRSCC North Western Centre meeting and it is one that could see Chris Morgan take an unassailable lead in the race for the title.

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11 Sep 2009

FORD XR CHALLENGE EXPANDING

News has been announced today that the Ford XR Challenge, current sponsored by BRS Recovery, will expand to four classes for the 2010 race season.

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10 Sep 2009

GALLIC FLAIR BRINGS FUNCUP VICTORY

Solutions Racing Car 251, Team Cuisine de France/SPAR, driven by Ian and Marc Connell along with Frenchman Franck Pelle, raced to their second victory of the year in the fourth round of the 2009 UK Funcup season at the BRSCC Anglesey meeting at the end of last month.

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09 Sep 2009

COLE KEEPS HOME FIRES BURNING

James Cole took a huge step towards the MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain title at the Brands Hatch DTM meeting at the weekend.

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07 Sep 2009

FUN NIGHT AT SNETTERTON

Plans are being finalised to finish the Funcup season off in style with a day/night race at Snetterton on Saturday 14th November.

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05 Sep 2009

BRSCC RACING IS ON MOTORS TV

The first of four specially commissioned programmes to showcase the best of BRSCC racing will be broadcast tonight, Friday 4th September, at 7.05pm on Motors TV as part of their UK Full Speed Racing series.

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03 Sep 2009

PORSCHE INVITATION CLASS AT ANGLESEY

The invitation class of the BRSCC Porsche 924 Championship will be open to all front engined Porsches at our North Western Centre’s Anglesey meeting on 26th/27th September 2009.

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03 Sep 2009

DOUBLE TAKE AT SNETTERTON

Spectators at the BRSCC East Anglian Centre run Britcar meeting at Snetterton last weekend had to do a double take for both the double-header rounds of the Competition Car Insurance Ford Fiesta Championship and the Cardinus Formula 3 Championship.

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02 Sep 2009

NOEL ROBINSON IS FESTIVAL BOUND

Noel Robinson is on his way to the Formula Ford Festival next month following an amazing Martin Donnelly Trophy win at Kirkistown last weekend where he beat the cream of Ireland’s not inconsiderable Formula Ford talent

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02 Sep 2009

SNETTERTON & ANGLESEY THIS WEEKEND

Both the BRSCC East Anglian and North Western Centres are in action this weekend organising meetings at Snetterton & Anglesey respectively.

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28 Aug 2009

FIVE WEEKS TO BRITCAR 500

It’s now just five weeks until the Britcar 500, the championship’s flagship 6 hour race at Silverstone on 2nd – 4th October. As usual the event will have all of the pzazz and sense of occasion normally associated with the 24 hour race with funfairs, air displays and in these trying times for our armed forces, a special representation from the Help for Heroes organisation.

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26 Aug 2009

MA5DA BUILDS ON ITS SUCCESS

Due to the tremendous success this season of the inaugural Ma5da MX5 Championship, the BRSCC in conjunction with Ma5da Racing, have formed the all new "Autumn" Championship (subject to MSA approval).

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24 Aug 2009

RACING REVEREND GEARS UP FOR THE FORMULA FORD FESTIVAL

On most Sunday mornings Reverend Simon Butler puts on his dog collar and leads his 350 congregation members in worship at St Giles' Church Nottingham. However, on Sunday 18th October Simon will be swapping his clergy shirt for a racesuit and his cassock for a crash helmet as he competes in the 2009 BRSCC Formula Ford Festival at Brands Hatch.

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21 Aug 2009

SE CENTRE MARSHALS GET THUMBS UP FROM COMPETITORS

Two racers competing in the BRSCC’s Grand Prix Racewear meeting last weekend have expressed their thanks to the Club’s South Eastern Centre’s marshals.

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20 Aug 2009

NEW CATERHAM SPONSORSHIP FOR 2010

Caterham Motorsport has announced that leading health and safety specialists Employment Law Advisory Services Ltd (better known simply as ELAS) have signed up as a sponsor of both the R300 and R400 Superlight championships for 2010.

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19 Aug 2009

BRANDS HATCH TV SPECTACULAR

The BRSCC South Eastern Centre made its second visit of the season to Brands Hatch on the 15th/16th of August for a 21-race programme, sponsored by Grand Prix Racewear. The Race TV crew were in attendance on the Sunday filming for a series of ‘BRSCC Racing’ programmes to be broadcast on Motors TV shortly. Grey early-morning skies soon gave way on both days to bathe the Indy Circuit in glorious sunshine and there was plenty of close racing for the TV cameras to capture.

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17 Aug 2009

SILVERSTONE REPORT

Daniel Ricciardo edged ever closer to the 2009 Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series championship title on Sunday at Silverstone at the BRSCC Midland Centre run meeting. The Carlin Motorsport driver netting one race win and a third-place finish, ahead of his chief title rival Walter Grubmuller, to increase his points advantage to 45 with only four races remaining. Grubmüller's Hitech team-mate Renger van der Zande was the second-race victor at Silverstone.

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17 Aug 2009

OULTON PARK ROUND-UP

The North Western Centre of the BRSCC staged their third extravaganza of motorsport in 8 days. Having laid on the entertainment at Anglesey on Saturday and Sunday the week before, 10 races were run at Oulton Park on 15th August.

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17 Aug 2009

GRAND PRIX RACEWEAR RACE WEEKEND

This weekend’s busy BRSCC South Eastern Centre race meeting at Brands Hatch is sponsored by Grand Prix Racewear and will be filmed to produce a series of programmes to be broadcast on Motors TV to showcase BRSCC racing at its very best.

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14 Aug 2009

F3/GT's HEAD TO SILVERSTONE

The BRSCC’s hectic schedule of meetings this weekend includes the British F3/GT event at Silverstone, which will be run by our Midlands Centre. The BRSCC is the SRO’s preferred organising club and we handle all of their UK meetings outside of ones at MSV circuits.

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14 Aug 2009

OULTON PARK PREVIEWED

Fresh from their two dayer at Anglesey last weekend, the BRSCC North Western Centre is back in action just six days later at Oulton Park on Saturday.

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14 Aug 2009

CLUB FF NW : 4 RACES, 4 DIFFERENT WINNERS

Rounds 7 and 8 of the Creative LED Solutions Club Formula Ford North West Championship took place at the Anglesey last weekend. While the grid sizes weren’t the strongest the championship has seen during 2009, those who didn’t enter certainly missed out on an excellent weekend’s racing. The four races provided four different winners, with entertainment throughout for the drivers, marshals and spectators alike. Apart from a brief shower during Sunday morning’s free practice, dry and warm weather was very much the order of the meeting.

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13 Aug 2009

BECKETT JOINS THE BRSCC FESTIVAL TEAM

The BRSCC has confirmed that former BRDC assistant secretary James Beckett has joined the Club’s admin team for the 2009 Formula Ford Festival, which will take place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October.

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12 Aug 2009

ROCKET RONNIE GOES RACING!

Three-time World Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan is to swap the green baize for black tarmac at the BRSCC run Silverstone meeting this weekend and make his motorsport debut at the wheel of a 130mph racing saloon in the Volkswagen Racing Cup in association with Hankook.

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11 Aug 2009

ANGLESEY MEETING REPORT

The North Western Centre of the BRSCC staged a two day meeting at Anglesey on 8/9th August in which the National Legends Championship featured prominently. The cream of the categories from the North West racing scene provided supporting events and the nationwide MG Trophy contenders also visited Wales.

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10 Aug 2009

ANGLESEY AWAITS

Our ever busy North Western Centre is back at the Ty Croes circuit on the beautiful island of Anglesey for a two day meeting this weekend.

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07 Aug 2009

VW CUP GRID BOLSTERED

Former Volkswagen Racing Cup Champion Mike Neuhoff and race novice Simon Elliott, the Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles in the UK, are among the drivers lining up to contest next week's (16 Aug) Silverstone rounds of the Hankook-backed championship.

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04 Aug 2009

CLUB RACING AT IT'S FINEST - MALLORY PARK RACEDAY 26/07/09

A packed Sunday afternoon racing at Mallory Park, starting in the sun and finishing with rain teeming down – a proper summer weekend!

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29 Jul 2009

MEMORIES AT MALLORY PARK

The emphasis at this Sunday’s BRSCC Midland Centre meeting at Mallory Park will be very much on remembering and paying tribute to two important figures in the Club’s history.

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24 Jul 2009

MOOSE TROPHY

The 2009 Moose Trophy is being held at Oulton Park on Saturday 15th August as part of the BRSCC North Western Centre Raceday.

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23 Jul 2009

MEL HEALEY LEADS THE ALFASHOP ALFA ROMEOS

For the first time in the 28 year history of the Alfa Romeo championship, the title race is led by a woman driver. By virtue of her class D win on Sunday in Round 7 at Rockingham Mel Healey has emerged at the head of the overall table with her 33 16v.

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22 Jul 2009

DOUBLES FOR DIDGE & DENIS AT DONINGTON

While one half of the BRSCC Midland Centre were running a two day club meeting at the Rockingham Motor Speedway, less than 50 miles up the road the other half of the Centre put on an excellent British F/3/GT meeting at a rain soaked Donington Park.

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21 Jul 2009

PENROSE DOUBLE AT ROCKINGHAM

An epic race in the Metro Caterham Academy (Group 1) for novice drivers between Jay Gardner and Adam Pile started the full weekend of racing at Rockingham, with Gardner victorious.

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20 Jul 2009

BUSY WEEKEND FOR THE MIDLANDS CENTRE

The BRSCC Midlands Centre is usually in the thick of the action and this weekend will be no different with two meetings on their plate.

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17 Jul 2009

MALVERN & PARKINGTON SCORE CLUB FF NW VICTORIES

On Saturday 11th July, Oulton Park hosted Post-89 and Pre-90 Club Formula Ford races that were rounds of both the Creative LED Solutions North West championship and the Webcon UK National championship.

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14 Jul 2009

OULTON PARK MEETING REPORT

The BRSCC North Western Centre laid on a varied and entertaining meeting at Oulton Park on 11th July. To the relief of everyone, especially the marshals, the forecasted afternoon of heavy rain never materialised. A period of drizzle during qualifying was the only precipitation during the day.

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13 Jul 2009

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE AT OULTON

The BRSCC North Western Centre returns to Oulton Park on Saturday 11th July for a race meeting that offers a little bit of something for everyone.

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10 Jul 2009

PORSCHE BOXSTER: COMPETITORS MEETING

A date has now been fixed for the competitors meeting for the new BRSCC Porsche Boxster Racing series due to commence in 2010. All those who are interested participating in the series, whether as drivers, preparers or teams, are invited to attend. The meeting will be on Sunday 20th September 2009.

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09 Jul 2009

SUPPORT THE STIG-ETTE!

The Stig-ette needs you! The Stig-ette is a track marshal, and has attended many BRSCC meetings at Donington Park, Cadwell Park and Silverstone over the past 5 years.

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06 Jul 2009

EDWINA OVEREND MEMORIAL TROPHY

The 6th running of the “Edwina Trophy” race takes place at our Midland Centre Mallory Park meeting on 26th July 2009. The first race was organised in 2004 to remember Mrs Edwina Overend, the former Managing Director of Mallory Park Motorsport Ltd.

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03 Jul 2009

OSS HITS TV SCREENS TONIGHT

The very promising Open Sports Car Series hits television screens this evening as part of the new ‘Full Speed Racing’ series on Motors TV. The half hour programme goes out at 7.05pm and will be repeated on the specialist channel throughout the week.

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03 Jul 2009

FORMULA FORD FESTIVAL DETAILS CONFIRMED

Details have now been confirmed for the 2009 BRSCC Formula Ford Festival, the 38th in the events rich history, which will take place at Brands Hatch on Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th October.

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02 Jul 2009

PAUL ANSWERS THE CO-ORDINATORS CALL

Former Slick 50 Road Saloons competitor Paul Smith answered our call to arms for the next generation of co-ordinators that we made in the May edition of BRSCC Racing News.

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01 Jul 2009

ALFA GIRLS SCORE WELL AT SILVERSTONE

The BRSCC Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship has a strong group of women drivers at the moment and three of them - Sarah Heels, Christina Holley and Mel Healey - all finished on their class podiums at Silverstone last weekend.

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01 Jul 2009

RORY BUTCHERS THE COMPETITION

Saturday 27th June saw Silverstone stage round 5 of the Creative LED Solutions Club Formula Ford North West Championship, the event also counting as a round of the Webcon UK National Club Formula Ford championship.

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30 Jun 2009

DOUBLES FOR DE WAARD. FOWELL & RATCLIFF

The Caterham Race Weekend at Anglesey was fortunate to avoid any of the heavy downpours that affected the rest of the country and the fine weather contributed to some excellent racing which saw an incredible four drivers score a brace of wins in their respective Caterham championships.

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29 Jun 2009

WHAT A DIFFERENCE A WEEK MAKES!

Close, exciting racing finally came to Silverstone, albeit a week, late in the shape of our Midland Centre two day meeting last Saturday & Sunday.

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29 Jun 2009

CATERHAMS HEAD TO ANGLESEY

The massed ranks of the Caterhams return to the North West for the second time in just over a month for a two day meeting at Anglesey this weekend.

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26 Jun 2009

CLUB FORMULA FORD AT SILVERSTONE

Just a week after the British Grand Prix it is the turn of the BRSCC Club Formula Ford championships to battle it out at the famous Northamptonshire circuit in the quest for vital points.

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26 Jun 2009

ENTRY LISTS NOW ONLINE

With effect from today, the entry lists for upcoming BRSCC 'club' meetings will be available to view or download from the website from the Wednesday prior to each respective meeting.

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25 Jun 2009

REUBEN'S RECORD STILL STANDS

The BRSCC Northern Centre once again made its way up to Cadwell Park for their second and final race meeting this season. A total of 8 action packed races were squeezed into the Saturday program.

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17 Jun 2009

FUN CUP FIRES UP OLYMPIAN

After two events run with other clubs, the BRSCC South Eastern Centre ran its first meeting of 2009 in its own right, with a two-day event on the Kent venue’s 1.199 mile Indy Circuit. As befits mid-June, the weekend stayed warm and dry.

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15 Jun 2009

DAME KELLY HOLMES AT BRANDS HATCH

Double Olympic Gold Medallist, Dame Kelly Holmes, will be attending our Brands Hatch meeting tomorrow as special guest of the Fun Cup.

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15 Jun 2009

CADWELL PARK ON SATURDAY

The BRSCC Northern Centre runs their second meeting of the season at Cadwell Park tomorrow with an eight race schedule featuring double headers for the Formula Jedi Championship, the Porsche 924 Championship, the Scottish Mini Cooper Cup and BESCR sponsored by Acumen Solutions Ltd.

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12 Jun 2009

100 UP FOR KEITH CHAPMAN

Veteran Ford Fiesta campaigner Keith Chapman will reach a notable personal milestone when he lines up on the grid for the first Fiesta race this Saturday. For it will be the 100th race in the Competition Car Insurance backed championship that the Essex racer has entered in his ultra reliable Fiesta Zetec 1400cc.

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11 Jun 2009

DONINGTON DAY 2 ABANDONED

A full day of action on Saturday at Donington Park, involving some of the best club motorsport, was sadly abandoned on the Sunday for reasons outside of the BRSCC’s control, after only a couple of the scheduled races had been completed.

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09 Jun 2009

BUMPER GRIDS FOR DONINGTON

This weekend’s BRSCC Midlands Centre meeting at Donington Park is one of the busiest the BRSCC has run for many years with over 400 drivers racing at the meeting.

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04 Jun 2009

NEIL BENFIELD MEMORIAL SPRINT

Following our joint sortie with the CSCC last month, the next outing for the BRSCC South Eastern Centre saw us co-operate with two other local clubs, BARC SE and Borough 19 for a rarity among the BRSCC’s events portfolio – a sprint, and at the one mile circuit at Lydden Hill to boot. Glorious weather blessed the event on Saturday 30th May.

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04 Jun 2009

TANDY'S EMOTIONAL VICTORY

Nick Tandy scored an emotional victory yesterday at Rockingham in the first of two races in the Cooper Tires British Formula 3 International Series. Nick Tandy's win, coming just a day before the funeral of his elder brother and JTR team chief Joe, left barely a dry eye in the house. Mygale pilot Tandy, the first British winner in the championship so far this season, also brought to an end a 16-race victory streak for the Dallara chassis.

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01 Jun 2009

NORTH WEST MARSHAL OF THE YEAR

Paul Newns, the BRSCC North Western Centre Marshal of the Year for the 2008 season, was finally presented with the trophy at the Caterham Raceday on the Bank Holiday Monday.

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01 Jun 2009

FAMILY AFFAIR AT ROCKINGHAM

Former truck racing champion Richard Walker will be at the helm of a full family return to the Volkswagen Racing Cup in association with Hankook at the BRSCC run F3/GT meeting at Rockingham this weekend.

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29 May 2009

NEW SPONSOR FOR ROB SPRINGATE

Caterham specialist DPR Motorsport & Robert Springate have secured Real Essential as their lead sponsor following Rob’s first Caterham Roadsport A victory at Oulton last Monday.

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29 May 2009

BRSCC RACEDAY - OULTON PARK 25TH MAY 2009

A plethora of Caterhams provided the entertainment at Oulton Park on Bank Holiday Monday. The BRSCC North Western Centre put on a slickly run programme that included no less than 9 races for this classic British sportscar plus two North West FF1600 events.

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26 May 2009

CATERHAMS DESCEND ON OULTON

This Bank Holiday Monday at Oulton Park the BRSCC North Western Centre is running a packed Caterham raceday featuring a total of 9 races for the iconic lightweight sportscar.

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22 May 2009

BOXSTER SERIES WEBSITE GOES LIVE!

The new website for our planned Porsche Boxster series is now live:www.rennsportracing.com All the latest details of the new race series will be posted here as they develop. The draft regulations are now available to download from the site.

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20 May 2009

BRSCC RACE WEEKEND - PEMBREY 16th & 17th MAY 2009

The BRSCC South Western Centre ran their first (and only) race meeting of the year at Pembrey over the weekend in very changeable weather conditions. The format was a first for our Centre, whereby the programme was made up of a sprint and then racing.

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18 May 2009

PEMBREY THIS WEEKEND

The BRSCC South Western Centre will achieve a first this weekend when they run their annual meeting at the Carmarthenshire circuit. It will be the first time the Centre has run both circuit racing and a Sprint at the same meeting.

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15 May 2009

JOE TANDY

It was with great sadness that the BRSCC learnt today of the tragic death of Joe Tandy in a road accident near his Bedfordshire home yesterday afternoon. Although just 26 years old, Joe had vast experience both as a driver & team owner. His racing career took in many different championships including the BRSCC TVR Tuscan Challenge.

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14 May 2009

DONINGTON MEETING GETS THE GREEN LIGHT!

Officials at Donington Park have confirmed to the BRSCC that our planned race meeting at the circuit on the 6/7th June will go ahead. Following the well documented on-going re-development work the circuit had a track inspection last week and an MSA Track Licence was duly issued on Friday.

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12 May 2009

OSS AT BRANDS HATCH

The BRSCC South Eastern Centre made its seasonal debut at Brands Hatch on 9th 10th May in tandem with the Classic Sports Car Club (CSCC), for a 16-race programme held over the 1.119 mile Indy Circuit. The weather gods smiled on the Kent venue, the weekend keeping rain-free.

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12 May 2009

BRSCC RACE WEEKEND - SNETTERTON 2nd & 3rd MAY 2009

Saturday’s 5 hour Fun Cup marathon was won by the Team Honeywell VW of Neil Plimmer and Geoff Fawcett who crossed the line 1 minute and 24 seconds ahead of the JPR/Team Norsound car driven by dan Jones, Steve Johansen and mark Hope.

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12 May 2009

DON ROLLS BACK THE YEARS

The Don Truman Trophy Race Day took place on a dry, sunny Sunday at Mallory Park on the 26th April, with practice commencing at 9.30am. This was the third occasion this event has taken place and many of you will remember the first event in 2006, which was organised to coincide with both a significant birthday for Don and the 60th anniversary of the Club.

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08 May 2009

BRSCC RACEDAY - CADWELL PARK 18th APRIL 2009

The BRSCC Northern Centre ran their first meeting of the season on the full 2.173 miles of a chilly but dry Cadwell Park last Saturday, with 10 races filling a busy timetable.

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08 May 2009

BRSCC MARSHAL WINS DAVID LESLIE TROPHY

Louth college student and Cadwell Park regular, Stephanie Watson (aged 16) was the first person to receive the new prestigious David Leslie Trophy at the circuit during the BRSCC meeting on Saturday 18th April.

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08 May 2009

Forthcoming Events

Choose your Championship

Britcover/ Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 Championships

Britcover/ Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 Championships

British GT Championship

British GT Championship

BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship

BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship

BRSCC F1000 Championship

BRSCC F1000 Championship

BRSCC Fiesta Championship

BRSCC Fiesta Championship

BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship

BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship

BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship

BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship

BRSCC Mazda MX-5 SuperCup

BRSCC Mazda MX-5 SuperCup

CAR Magazine Caterham Academy Championship

CAR Magazine Caterham Academy Championship

Avon Tyres Caterham Roadsport Championship

Avon Tyres Caterham Roadsport Championship

Alaco Motorsport Logistics Caterham Seven 270R Championship

Alaco Motorsport Logistics Caterham Seven 270R Championship

ITC Compliance Caterham Supersport Championship

ITC Compliance Caterham Supersport Championship

ITC Compliace Caterham Seven 310R Championship

Avon Tyres Caterham Seven 420R Championship

Avon Tyres Caterham Seven 420R Championship

Dunlop TVR Challenge

Dunlop TVR Challenge

Electrovape.co.uk XR Challenge

Electrovape.co.uk XR Challenge

Excool OSS Championship

Excool OSS Championship

Ford F4 British Championship

Ford F4 British Championship

Fun Cup Championship

Fun Cup Championship

Nankang Tyre BMW Compact Cup

Nankang Tyre BMW Compact Cup

Teekay Couplings MK2 Production GTi Championship

Teekay Couplings MK2 Production GTi Championship

Teekay Couplings MK5 Production GTi Series

Teekay Couplings MK5 Production GTi Series

Toyo Tires Porsche Championship

Toyo Tires Porsche Championship

Guest Championships

Guest Championships