Saloons Championship


About

This very successful Championship. The 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. 

MSA List 1A tyres and the introduction of AD08Rs in 2017, limited suspension modifications also helps to keep costs down. 

Many of the front runners are using fully race prepared engines with budgets to match, however many competitors compete with very modest budgets and have great races, with large grids there is always someone to race with.

The Championship is eligible for 2 wheel drive production saloons manufacturered in the 21st Century and split into 4 classes from which any class can provide the outright Championship winner.

 

SALOON

x400 Sal

Details

No. of Rounds8
Round to Count8
No. of Laps15
MSA Licence TypeNational 'B'
MSA Championship Grade D
MSA Permit Number TBC

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Latest Saloons Championship News

2016 Round 8

All Simon Thornton-Norris had to do to seal the Castle Combe Saloons Championship was finish the race. At this point it really didn’t matter where. So it was just as well as the ultra-reliable Colt decided that the season finale was going to be the moment it played hardball. A head gasket failure in qualifying meant that Thornton-Norris would start 10th overall, but fortunately that was enough for second in Class B, a mere fraction slower than Kieran Simmons. Charles Hyde-Andrews-Bird was the quickest in his Megane ahead of Gary Prebble’s SEAT and Dave Scaramanga’s Scirocco, with the Class C Peugeot 106 GTi trio next in line topped by Geoff Ryall ahead of Haydn King and Will Di Claudio. Ryall had to win Class C and set fastest lap to have a chance of denying Simon Thornton-Norris the title, and his weekend had started perfectly with 4th overall and Class C pole.

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Championship Rounds

  • Monday 17th April 2017
  • Monday 1st May 2017
  • Monday 29th May 2017
  • Saturday 15th July 2017
  • Sunday 13th August 2017
  • Monday 28th August 2017
  • Saturday 14th October 2017

Classes

Class Type Class Description Lap Record
Class A 2WD Production Saloons from 2000 onwards. 2501cc to 3400cc 1.13.772
Class B 2WD Production Saloons from 2000 onwards. 1801cc to 2500cc 1.14:594
Class C 2WD Production Saloons from 2000 onwards. 1501cc to 1800cc 1.14.868
Class D 2WD Production Saloons from 2000 onwards. Up to 1500cc 1.17.770