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CCRC Hot Hatch Challenge Series

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2020 RACE DATES (provisional) All Double headers: 

Combe Challenge - Sat 4th July 2020                                    CLICK HERE TO ENTER 

Summer Spectacular - Sat, 1st August 2020                        CLICK HERE TO ENTER 

Combe Countdown - Mon, 31st August 2020                       CLICK HERE TO ENTER 

Grand Finals Weekend - Sun, 20th September 2020            CLICK HERE TO ENTER 


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. 

A wide mix of non- turbo Saloon cars of any age it continues to promote large grids and competitive racing. New for 2019 was a class E for the Mini R53, this seemed to prove popular giving them a more competitive place on the grid. In 2020 the Series sees a slight adjustment to the class structure to try and encourage more entries in some classes while still allowing the close, competitive racing. 

Typical types of cars include, Vauxhall Astra, Corsa, Nova, Ford Puma, Focus, Fiesta, Renault Clio, Honda Integra, Peugeot 106, 205 & 206, MG ZR, Citroen Saxo, Fiat Punto, VW Lupo, Suzuki Swift's and more!

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!

  • Classes & Series Information

    The Championship is eligible for FRONT wheel drive production saloons of any age and split into 6 classes.

    • No. of Rounds: 8
    • Race Duration: 20 Minutes
    • Motorsport UK  Licence Type: National 'B'
    • Motorsport UK Series Number: RC2020/ 014


    Class TypeClass DescriptionLap RecordRecord HolderRecord Vehicle
    Class A 1801cc to 2100cc  1.13.125  Josh Harvey   Honda Civic - 7/7/19
    Class B 1601cc to 1800cc  1:13.127  Will Di Claudio   Peugeot 106 GTi - 27/8/18
    Class C 1401cc to 1600cc  1:14.908  Will Di Claudio   Peugeot 106 GTi 
    Class D FWD Production Saloons. Up to 1400cc  1:22.401 Antony Weeks   VW Lupo  - 14-9-19
    Class E Mini R53  1:17.449 Erling Jensen  Mini Cooper S - 6-5-19
    Class F  1801cc to 2100cc with original engines from the  same manufacturer TBC TBC TBC

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Great news that we are returning to racing in some form at the beginning of July. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again – even if just from a distance!

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