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!
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
Celebrating its 45th year, 2020 continues the Castle Combe GT Championship where variety and freedom sets the Championship apart, virtually any Saloon Car, Sports Car, GT Car, Silhouette or Touring Cars can race competitively for the Championship in one of 6 classes with the outright Championship being able to be won from class A - E. In 2020 the Championship will comprise 8 rounds all to count and include ROLLING STARTSFind out more about the CCRC GT Championship
The Series was introduced in 2017, has always attracted large grids with some fantastic, competitive racing. With a wide mix of non-turbo saloons of any age utilising treaded (MSA) Motorsport UK approved 1A, 1B and 1C tyres.
Hot Hatch Challenge Series event will consist of 15 minutes qualifying and a 20 minute race with 1st, 2nd and 3rd place trophies awarded to each of the 6 classes.
Come and join the fun!
Marshals Training Day (1)
8 March 2020