Nankang Tyre BMW Compact Cup

Some of the most cost effective tin-top style racing you can experience here in the UK, and one of the cheapest ways to race a BMW!

Next Event Silverstone International Circuit

CATERHAM MOTORSPORT TEAM ENDURO RACE WEEKEND

21 March 2020 - 22 March 2020

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CONTACT DETAILS

If you would like to get involved or need further information, use the contact details below to find out more via the championship co-ordinator


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About the Nankang Tyre BMW Compact Cup

One of the fastest-growing championships in UK club motorsport, the BMW Compact Cup has seen incredible growth in size and popularity and dubbed one of the success stories of recent times in the British circuit racing scene.

Run by the BRSCC and managed by a team of true racing enthusiasts and offering very competitive and cost-efficient racing for all levels of experience, the championship also benefits from both strong management and effective marketing to provide an excellent platform for drivers to promote themselves and build their brand.

Cars are based on the BMW E36 318Ti Compact 3-door, with mandated key mechanical aspects such as ECUs, tyres, suspension and roll cages; all aspects of both technical and engine regulations are tightly monitored and policed to ensure parity of performance.

Regular grids of 40+ cars throughout the season leading to true door-to-door racing from start to finish; impressive driver retention rate with many staying for several years, and always finding someone to race with no matter the level of driving skills or race experience.

Cars can lap quicker than expected at most UK circuits despite lower horsepower levels and can hold their own against much more powerful machinery; a club racer that’s truly a challenge to master!

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Engine: BMW M44 1900cc 16v w/ unique Superchips ECU remap
Roll Cage: Safety Devices B034 multi-point bolt-in
Suspension: GAZ Gold adjustable coilovers & control springs
Tyres: Nankang N2SR 195/50 R15 86W
Post-race minimum weight: 1150kg inc. driver & fluids

COST EXAMPLES

Competitive turn-key cars can be built or bought from around £5,500 – £6,000
Second hand trailer: £800
Safety clothing / helmet: £500
Medical/ ARDS Test/ MSA Licence: £350
Championship Registration (inc. BRSCC Racing Membership): £225
Race Entries (7 meetings/14 races): approx. £2,275
Fuel (races and travel): £700
Consumables (oil, brake pads etc): £500
Tyres: £500

EVENT DATE CIRCUIT RESULTS
7 - 2019 19 Oct 2019 - 20 Oct 2019 Donington Park National Download PDF
6 - 2019 14 Sep 2019 - 15 Sep 2019 Silverstone National Download PDF
5 - 2019 17 Aug 2019 - 18 Aug 2019 Anglesey Coastal Download PDF
4 - 2019 06 Jul 2019 - 07 Jul 2019 Croft Download PDF
3 - 2019 25 May 2019 - 26 May 2019 Snetterton 300 Download PDF
2 - 2019 13 Apr 2019 - 13 Apr 2019 Oulton Park Island Download PDF
1 - 2019 23 Mar 2019 - 24 Mar 2019 Brands Hatch Indy Download PDF

2020 Provisional Calendar

EVENT DATE CIRCUIT INFO
1 & 2 - SILVERSTONE INTERNATIONAL (SUN) 21 Mar 2020 - 22 Mar 2020 Silverstone International Event
3 & 4 - SNETTERTON (SUN) 02 May 2020 - 03 May 2020 Snetterton 300 Event
5, 6 & 7 - ANGLESEY 23 May 2020 - 24 May 2020 Anglesey Coastal Event
8 & 9 - BRANDS HATCH INDY (SUN) 20 Jun 2020 - 21 Jun 2020 Brands Hatch Indy Event
10 & 11 - OULTON PARK 18 Jul 2020 - 18 Jul 2020 Oulton Park International Event
12, 13 & 14 - THRUXTON 22 Aug 2020 - 23 Aug 2020 Thruxton Event
15 & 16 - DONINGTON PARK (SUN) 17 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020 Donington Park National Event

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