BARC (NW) proudly debuts new Rescue Unit

The BARC North Western Centre takes the keys of it's new Rescue Unit for it's first meeting in March 2018. After fourteen years of exemplary service the previous Rescue Unit has been retired.

Junior Photograph Competiton

This popular competition will be running again this year. Look out for the cameras at our Oulton Park and Anglesey meetings

In 2020 we will be running three meetings in Oulton Park and Anglesey

The truncated 2020 season started with the first double header for the CNC Heads Championship at Cadwell Park in early July, our first race meeting is in Oulton Park on the 12th September.

CNC Heads Champion 2019 - Robert Burkinshaw

Paul Rose in his Saker and Paul Dobson in his Locost each took an overall win at the championship opening meeting at Cadwell Park.


Welcome to the North Western Centre site. The Centre promotes a very successful Sports/Saloon Championship and provides marshalling, officiating and Rescue Unit opportunities within the North West and further afield. Full details can be found within this site.

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Go Racing

If you are a budding racer eager to start competing or an experienced driver with a sports or saloon car of any type then our Sports/Saloon Championship currently sponsored by CNC Heads, now in its 35th season may be of interest.


We are building up an extensive Gallery of pictures that show what we do and how we do it. These cover racing, marshalling and our social activities. We also run a successful Junior Photographic competition with examples in the Gallery

We run a junior photograph competition at each event, find out more here

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What's new at the BARC North West Regional Centre

Rose and Dodson take wins at opening Cadwell

The Paul's, Rose and Dobson, each took an overall win at the opening meeting of the year at Cadwell Park at the beginning of July. The class wins were taken by Rose & Andy Bicknell (A), Dobson (B), Danny Bird (C), Garry Wardle & Ric Wood (D), Jamie Cryer (E) and Gus Carter (F). Jamie Cryer played his joker won his class twice with fastest laps and consequently came away with maximum points and the championship lead.

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Past Chairman Ken Mitchell Sadly Passes Away

It is with great sadness that I have to report that Ken Mitchell, BARC (NW) committee member from 1973 until 1990 and Chairman from 1984 to 1990, recently passed away. Ken took over the Chair from Jock Sinclair and was instrumental in starting the Sports/Saloon Championship. The attached piece describes the excellent work Ken did for the Centre.

John Leck

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CNC Heads Championship up and running for 37th Season

The BARC (NW Centre) is pleased to announce that the CNC Heads Championship is up and running for the 37th season in 2020. The championship returns with few changes from the well established and successful format of recent years. We are also please to welcome CNA Heads and owner Ric Wood as sponsors for the thirteenth year, their support is linked directly to our strength. Full details and registration forms can be found on the CNC Heads page.

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CNC Heads Championship - 2019 Season Review

The 36th running of the CNC Heads Championship saw Robert Burkinshaw take the Championship with some ease from Paul Dobson and Danny Bird who were not separated by points but a fastest lap in a dropped score round gave Paul the runners up slot.

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