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 Croft Circuit

CROFT RACE WEEKEND

15 May 2021 - 16 May 2021

DAYS HOURS MINUTES
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EVENT DATE CIRCUIT RESULTS
4 - 2020 17 Oct 2020 - 18 Oct 2020 Donington Park National Download PDF
3 - 2020 26 Sep 2020 - 27 Sep 2020 Brands Hatch Indy Download PDF
2 - 2020 22 Aug 2020 - 23 Aug 2020 Thruxton Download PDF
1 - 2020 18 Jul 2020 - 18 Jul 2020 Oulton Park International Download PDF
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

2021 Provisional Calendar

EVENT DATE CIRCUIT INFO
1 & 2 (Saturday) 15 May 2021 - 16 May 2021 Croft Event
3, 4 & 5 12 Jun 2021 - 13 Jun 2021 Knockhill Event
6, 7 & 8 24 Jul 2021 - 25 Jul 2021 Snetterton 300 Event
9 & 10 28 Aug 2021 - 29 Aug 2021 Cadwell Park Event
11 & 12 25 Sep 2021 - 26 Sep 2021 Donington Park GP Event
13 & 14 16 Oct 2021 - 17 Oct 2021 Donington Park GP Event

CONTACT DETAILS

Greg Graham - Co-ordinator

About the Nankang Tyre BMW Compact Cup

One of the most stable and popular championships in UK club motorsport, the BMW Compact Cup is 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!

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): £295
Race Entries (7 meetings/14 races): approx. £2,275
Fuel (races and travel): £700
Consumables (oil, brake pads etc): £500
Tyres: £500

 

Photos by Jon Elsey.

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DESCRIPTION DETAILS
Engine BMW M44 1900cc 16v w/ unique Superchips ECU remap
Roll Cage Safety Devices B034 multi-point bolt-in
Suspension GAZ Gold adjustable coil-overs & control springs
Tyres Nankang N2SR 195/50 R15 86W
Post Race Minimum Weight 1150kg inc. driver & fluids
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DOCUMENT TITLE UPLOAD DATE
Championship Bulletin 1 08/04/2021 View Document
ECU Order Form 03/03/2020 View Document
2021 Regulations 03/03/2021 View Document
2021 Technical Document 03/03/2021 View Document
2021 Driving Standards Agreement 03/03/2021 View Document

FORMULAE NEWS

BRSCC REPLACES ANGLESEY JUNE MEETING WITH KNOCKHILL VISIT FOLLOWING EVENT CANCELLATION



After a period of dialogue between the BRSCC and Anglesey Circuit, the club have taken the decision to cancel our… Read more »

NANKANG TYRE UK TO CONTINUE BMW COMPACT CUP TITLE SPONSORSHIP FOR 2021



The British Racing and Sports Car Club is delighted to announce that Nankang Tyre UK have agreed to continue their… Read more »

BMW COMPACT CUP TO SUPPORT BRITISH GT AT DONINGTON PARK IN OCTOBER 2021



The BRSCC are delighted to announce that the club have secured a supporting role for The Nankang Tyre BMW Compact… Read more »