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 has been suspended this year as a result of Covid-19 guidelines in Motor Sport. It is hoped that it will be re-introduce next year, perhaps in a revised format.

In 2020 we will be running three meetings in Oulton Park

We are now well into this truncated season having run our first meeting on the 12th September. Our next meeting is again in Oulton Park on the 31st October.

CNC Heads Champion 2019 - Robert Burkinshaw

The Championship is now into the closing stages, with only one double header left, in Oulton Park on the 31st October. Paul Woolfitt won both races on the 12th September but with another two class wins Jamie Cryer remains in the overall championship lead.


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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Dave Green wins the Dave Simpson Trophy

At the recent CNC Heads race at Oulton Park Dave Green won the prestigious Dave Simpson Trophy. This is taken by the driver winning their call by the greatest time speed differential. This year Green took the trophy from Jamie Cryer by a difference of 0.15mph average speed over the race. Our Chief Marshal Margaret Simpson presented the trophy.

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Paul Woolfitt's Double at Oulton Park

After two closely fought races Paul Woolfitt's Lotus Exige took the top honours in both from Luke Armiger in his Vauxhall Tigra. Further class honours were taken by Danny Bird, Andrew Smith and Garry Wardle in Class D, Jamie Cryer and Dave Green. Cryer still holds the overall Championship lead.

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The CNC Heads Championship Heads to Oulton this weekend for rounds 5 & 6

The fifth and sixth rounds of the CNC Heads Championship take place this weekend at Oulton Park. This is the first outing this year at this wonderful circuit and sees a large grid of 34 cars. The Dave Simpson Trophy will be competed for in the first race, the winner being the driver winning their class by the greatest speed differential. For the Raceday Visitors Guide with all the event details, timetable and entries for all races access the the CENTRE EVENTS page

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CNC Heads Televised races on Saturday evening

The two Donington races are to be shown on a dedicated programme this Saturday, 5th September at 7pm

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