BARC (NW) Rescue on tour

The BARC North Western Centre Rescue Unit calls Oulton Park home but the unit and crew travel the length and breadth of the country supporting motorsport events. Pictured here at Goodwood Festival of Speed.

Junior Photograph Competiton

This popular competition has now been re-instated after suspension due to Covid restrictions. For those coming to Oulton Park I hope the Juniors will enter the competition, entries to be sent to

The Real Night Out 2024 - 27th January

The annual awards Presentation Dance, the Real Night Out, will take place on the 27th January 2024. Ticket information for Marshals and CNC Heads competitors will be available soon.

CNC Heads Champion 2023 - Ian Bamber

Following the last two rounds of the 40th Anniversary Championship in 2023, Ian Bamber in his Ginetta G20 is crowned Champion from runner up Roddie Paterson in his Caterham C400


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 40th season may be of interest.

What's Next

Our next Centre event will be the Annual Presentation Dinner Dance, The Real Night Out, on the 27th January 2024. Invitations with ticket information will be sent to all marshals and competitors soon and will be available on this website.

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What's new at the BARC North West Regional Centre

CNC Heads Championship 2024 - Provisional Dates

The BARC North Western Centre is pleased to announce the dates of the 41st running of their Sports/Saloon Championship, sponsored again by Ric Wood and CNC Heads. The Championship will run over 13 rounds at 6 race meetings. The season opens at Donington Park on the 20th April 2024

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Double for Paterson but Bamber's Title at final CNC Heads Round 2023

At Oulton Park on the 14th October the 40th Anniversary title was lifted by Ian Bamber in his Class E Ginetta G20, Roddie Paterson was runner up overall in his Caterham C400. The two races were both halted early due mainly to the bad weather.

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Ian Bamber Crowned CNC Heads Champion 2023

At Oulton Park last Saturday Ian Bamber was crowned our 40th Anniversary Champion. He started the day as one of two drivers who could win the title, the other being Roddie Paterson in his Caterham C400. Although Roddie won his class in both rain affected races, Ian in his Ginetta G20 won his class in the first race and knowing that second would suffice took that position in the second race to be level on points with Roddie. The title was decided on number of class wins, Ian took the title with 10 wins to Roddie's 9.

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CNC Heads Title to be decided this Saturday

At this our 40th Anniversary Race Meeting the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Car Championship will come to a conclusion. The title will be fought out between Ian Bamber's Ginetta G20 and the Caterham C400 of Roddie Paterson.

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