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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2017 Round 1 - Howard's Day

FF1600 Championship in association with Wiltshire College – Round 1 - QualifyingThe galloping prancing horses had warmed up the track nicely, ready for the single seater machines to blow away their winter cobwebs.  Most of the usual suspects were back with some new faces too.  One notable absence was Adam Higgins, the ex-champion switching to a more roomy cockpit in the Ginetta GT4 Supercup, part of the glamorous TOCA roadshow supporting the British Touring Car Championship.

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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