News 2016 SEASON REVIEW - BRSCC ALFA ROMEO CHAMPIONSHIP
The arrival of a new season’s calendar is always eagerly anticipated and 2016 was no exception for the BRSCC Alfa Romeo Championship as a non UK meeting had been widely canvassed. This was finally confirmed as Zolder in June, the first time we had been abroad since visiting Croix-en-Ternois over ten years ago. Another highlight was to be a return to Castle Combe in July and Motor Sport Vision’s “Festival Italia” in the middle of August. A major change for 2016 was a switch to Yokohama tyres, supplied by “Black’n’Rounds” at Silverstone.
30 Dec 2016
Supersport is the ultimate evolution of the Academy car and like Tracksport beneath it, many drivers also benefit from the convenience of professional team support. The majority of Supersport drivers are now in their fourth year of Caterham racing making them amongst the most experienced and competitive there is.
28 Dec 2016
2016 was an historic season: for only the second time in the club's history a female driver had won one of its classes, as Linda Warren took the Class C 924 crown; at the same time Rick Styrin became the first person to take the Class A Boxster title three times.
26 Dec 2016
The Plum Pudding Races that take place every year on Boxing Day at Mallory Park have become a great tradition for all those involved in club motorsport. Now entering its 42nd edition, the BRSCC is proud to become part of that tradition with the Club’s involvement in organising both the Saloon Car and Sports Car races.
26 Dec 2016
The second stage of evolution from the Academy car, the progressing Academy drivers are joined by more experienced racers coming into Caterhams at this level, making it a fiercely fought championship. Unlike the lower categories, there is no restriction on professional team support or driver experience.
24 Dec 2016
The Chairman, Directors and staff of the BRSCC would like to wish all our members a very Happy Christmas! The HQ office is now closed for the holiday period and will re-open on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.
23 Dec 2016
With 3 different winners from the opening 3 Brands Hatch Indy races of the 2016 BMW Racedays BMW Compact Cup Championship, our first meeting of the year certainly set the tone for what was to become the closest and most competitive championship since the BMW Compact Cup series was introduced to the UK race scene. Who could have imagined then that the Championship wouldn’t be decided until the last corner of the last lap of the last race of the season...however that’s exactly what happened, and what a nail biting and spectacular season it was!
22 Dec 2016
The Roadsport championship is the next step on the Caterham ladder for Academy drivers & cars from 2015. With light modifications and a change to track orientated tyres, this enables them to enjoy another year of racing with the friends they have battled against in the hugely successful Academy series. 2016’s Roadsport grid was comprised of a combination of drivers from the two 2015 Academy groups, joined by novice drivers entering, or rejoining Caterham racing.
20 Dec 2016
The season started at Oulton park and hot favourite for XR2 Championship honours was Mike Heath who took two outright wins, one in the wet and one in the dry, Justin Roberts also showed promise with two good 3rd place finishes. The next round at Oulton the tables were turned and it was Greg Speight who took two outright victories in his newly acquired Ex Craig Brookfield championship winning XR2 with his rival Mike Heath only managing two 3rd places finishes, with Ralph Fernihough keeping Heath at bay to secure two 2nd place results.
18 Dec 2016
The paddock one-upmanship between the Green and White groups meant that if the Green group was going to be close, then the White group was going to be closer. Given that there was only one point between three drivers, the White group needed something special to make their finale count and they did not disappoint.
16 Dec 2016
The Avon Tyres National Post '89 Formula Ford 1600 Championship boomed in 2016 after it was nominated as a feeder series for the Mazda Road to Indy programme which meant whoever won the title was eligible to take part in the Mazda Road to Indy USF2000 $200K Scholarship Shootout at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on 6th & 7th December. Up for grabs was funding to facilitate the winner’s participation in the 2017 Cooper Tires USF2000 Championship Powered by Mazda.
14 Dec 2016
The Caterham Academy is a unique series exclusively for novice drivers. An all-inclusive ‘introduction to motorsport’ package of Ford Sigma powered road-legal race car, race licence, technical support, the racing itself and perhaps most importantly, the guidance of the Caterham team at every stage.
12 Dec 2016
2016 saw the Honda VTEC Challenge enter into its 6th competitive year, with a fantastic line up of drivers registered for the season ahead.
09 Dec 2016
The inaugural USF2000 Mazda Road To Indy $200,000 Scholarship Shootout came to a close yesterday at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, with a selection of drivers that competed in both this year's Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600 National Championship and Formula Ford Festival making the final 6.
08 Dec 2016
In the space of a week 2016 FIA British Formula 4 Champion Max Fewtrell rubbed shoulders with the great and the good of motorsport as he collected prestigious silverware to go along with his British F4 title.
06 Dec 2016
The best and brightest of personalities were in attendance on Saturday night at the annual Caterham Motorsport Awards ceremony at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham, where all 6 of this year's title winners were officially crowned and presented with their championship trophies.
05 Dec 2016
Barwell Motorsport is delighted to announce that Liam Griffin will be returning to its British GT Championship squad next season, and is very excited to confirm that he will be partnered by BTCC star, Sam Tordoff. The car will be entered under the GardX racing with Barwell Motorsport banner.
02 Dec 2016
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