For a new driver, the Castle Combe Circuit’s three home championships provide an ideal opportunity to learn race meeting etiquette and hone race craft. This is true whether you are a young driver or a more mature enthusiast with new found disposable income. Spectators get to know the drivers and cars, which also assists drivers in finding regional sponsorship.
The one circuit championships at Castle Combe, arguably the most successful in the country, attract full grids even though many national championships struggle to achieve double figures. Grouping races in one area reduces transport costs, which both novices and experienced drivers find particularly attractive. It’s not just the short travelling distances either, as testing can also be minimised once drivers familiarise themselves with the circuit and set up their cars accordingly.
There are three championships and one series based exclusively at Castle Combe, catering for the Single Seater, Saloon, GT Car enthusiast;
Catering for Kent engined Formula Ford 1600's, this superb championship has been a crowd favourite at the circuit since 1969. The Castle Combe Championship is now the oldest in the country and arguably the most successful, blending intense competition with a friendly atmosphere amongst the competitors. Large grids and close racing ensure the success of the Championship for competitors, sponsors and spectators alike!
New for 2018 -
Double headers added this year to make the race days better value for money.
Slightly tweaked class structure - Class C is now 1985 >1989 cars and class D has changed to Pre 1985 cars. With the change in class structure for 2018 it is hoped to encourage more of the older cars back to the championship
This very successful class-based Championship's big attraction is the wide diversity of eligible cars capable of being competitive. Whilst the nimble front wheel drive hatches have traditionally been favourites there is now a competitive group of turbocharged cars featuring in the results.Find out more about the CCRC Saloon Car Championship
2018 continues the Castle Combe GT Championship where variety and freedom sets the Championship apart, virtually any Saloon Car, Sports Car, GT Car, Bike engine Car, Silhouette or Touring Cars can race competitively for the Championship in one of 5 classes with the outright Championship being able to be won from any class. In 2018 the Championship will comprise 8 rounds and include ROLLING STARTSFind out more about the CCRC GT Championship
Introduced in 2017, the Series attracted large grids and some fantstic, competitive racing. Wide mix of non-turbo Saloons of any age with treaded MSA list 1A, 1B and 1C split between 4 Classes with 1st, 2nd 3rd trophies in every class. Race comprise of 15 min Qualifying / 20 minute race across 6 rounds – 2nd April, 7th May, 28th May, 27th August (Double header), 15th September.Find out more about the CCRC Hot Hatch Challenge Series
MARSHALS TRAINING DAY
4 March 2018