FF1600 Championship


Celebrating 50TH Year of FF1600’s. 

Catering for Kent engined Formula Ford 1600s, 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!

Four classes allow any type of Formula Ford 1600 to run competitively against it's peers.



FF 400


No. of Rounds8
Round to Count7
No. of Laps15
Race Duration15 Laps
MSA Licence TypeNational 'B'
MSA Championship Grade D
MSA Permit Number TBC

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Latest FF1600 Championship News

2017 Round 3 - Fisher Hooks a Bank Holiday Success

A depleted grid of fifteen cars did not preclude the Castle Combe Formula Ford Championship producing an enthralling contest in appalling conditions. The initial phase of the race had to be red-flagged after both Luke Cooper and Michael Eastwell deposited their Swift and Spectrum chassis at Tower corner on consecutive laps, aquaplaning on standing water.

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Championship Rounds

  • Monday 17th April 2017
  • Monday 1st May 2017
  • Monday 29th May 2017
  • Saturday 15th July 2017
  • Saturday 12th August 2017
  • Monday 28th August 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017


Class Type Class Description Lap Record
Class A - Post 95 Caters for the latest generation cars built after the 1st January 1996. 1:09.866
Class B - 1990 > 1995 For cars built between 01/01/1990 and 31/12/1995. 1:10.337
Class C - Pre 90 For cars built between 01/01/1982 and 31/12/1989. 1:10.540
Class D - Pre 82 Is for pre-1982 classic cars. 1:12.243