CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

Class A Winner 2017 - Paul Rose Class B Winner 2018 - Luke Armiger Class C Winner and Champion 2018 - Joe Spencer Class D Winner 2018 - Oliver Thomas Class E Winner 2018 - Piers Grange Class F Winner 2018 - Iain Gorrie

About the CNC Heads Championship

This Sports/Saloon championship started off back in 1984 as a Special GT championship with a small core of regular enthusiastic entrants. Over the next 30 years it has grown into a successful, stable and cost-effective Sports/Saloon championship over 12 rounds with grids regularly exceeding 30 cars of varied make, model and power.

Championship sponsor CNC Heads is welcomed back for another year, without their enthusiastic support the Championship would not be as strong as it currently is. To be eligible cars must have been originally designed for road use, they are then split into two basic categories, Special and Modified. Each of these categories is then sub-divided into three capacity classes with splits at 1600cc and 2500cc. The more highly modified cars fit into the Special classes, basically as long as the car has the same silhouette as the original then it will probably be suitable. The Modified classes are for the less tuned cars and does also include virtually road going cars.

Latest News

The latest rounds of the Championship took place at Cadwell Park on the 15th April. Although we were planned to have split races for Modified and Special classes, fog on the Sunday resulted in delays so we were requested to run combined. Both races were exciting though the first race was interrupted with a Safety Car period due to Roddie Paterson's engine blowing up and several cars colliding as a result.

Race Meeting Documentation and Information

Regulations for the 2018 season are available and can be found below.

2018 Standings - CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

2017 Final Points Positions

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Points after Round 3 - Cadwell Park 15th April

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2018 Reports - CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

Timing Files Courtesy of TSL Timing Solutions Ltd.

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Round 1 - Oulton Park - 17th March 18 - Race Report

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Round 1 - Oulton Park - 17th March 18 - TSL Timings

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Latest News - CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

Paul Rose and Jamie Cryer Take Race Wins at Cadwell

Although circumstances forced the organisers to merge the grids if they hadn't then Paul Rose and Jamie Cryer would have both taken overall wins at Cadwell Park. Full grids resulted in spectacular racing and fun for the crowd. Other class winners were, Paul Dobson, David Harvey (2), Oliver Thomas(2), Robert Wakelin (2) and Tony Ellis. A full report will appear soon.

Full Grid for second and third rounds at Cadwell

This weekend sees the second and third rounds of the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship at Cadwell Park. All the leading competitors from the opening round at Oulton Park are our again at Cadwell. The main question is whether or not Paul Rose will be able to win again or will the more nimble 'Caterfields' have an advantage.

BARC (NW) Welcomes CSP Detailing Systems as new Championship Partner

The North Western Centre takes great pleasure in welcoming CSP Detailing Systems as a new partner with the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship. CSP will be at each of the championship rounds and will be presenting up to three sets of their products to competitors from the championship each meeting. The first recipients were Jamie Cryer, Ian Burrows and Paul Rotheroe.

Rose takes CNC Heads Round 1 at a bitterly cold Oulton Park

It was business as normal at the opening round of the Championship at Oulton Park. Very wintry conditions made it a truely cold day but a great race was put on by all the competitors. Apart from Paul Rose the other class winners were, Jon Woolfitt (Class B), Dave Harvey (Class C), Allan Davies (Class D), Kristian Rose (Class E) and Clive Dix (Class F)

Drivers and Marshals receive their Awards at the Real Night Out

The Annual awards presentation Dinner Dance - The Real Night Out took place on the 27th January. The room was packed with drivers, marshals and their guests and after an excellent meal the drivers received their championship awards both for class positions and the special end of season awards. Marshals also were presented with annual awards.

2018 CNC Heads Championship Registration Documentation Available

The Centre is pleased to announce that thew registration documentation is available for the 35th running of the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship. All 2017 registered drivers have been sent the documentation. Any new drivers can find the information on the CNC Heads page on this site. Click to Read More for additional information. We look forward to seeing as many drivers as possible out in 2018.

BARC(NW) announces the 2018 CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

The BARC North Western Centre is pleased to announce the running, for the 35th time, of the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship in 2018. The Championship will be largely unchanged from 2017 and run over 14 rounds at 7 meetings at Oulton Park, Anglesey, Cadwell Park and Donington Park. Registrations will open in the New Year.

Saker Double but Joe Spencer takes title at Oulton

Although the two Sakers triumphed in both the races with Paul Rose and Steve Harris sharing the wins, Joe Spencer in his Stuart Taylor Locosaki won his class twice and won the Championship outright for the second time with Iain Gorrie runner up in his Raw Striker. Congratulations from all at the North Western Centre to Joe on this achievement. The other classes were won by Paul Rose in Class A, Luke Armiger (Tigra) in Class B, Stuart Oliver (Impreza) in Class D, Piers Grange (Escort) in Class E and Iain Gorrie in Class F. Well done to all of the class winners.

Thomas & Rose dominate Anglesey

Both Oliver Thomas and Paul Rose took triple victories in the split grid races on Anglesey at the beginning of the month. Other class winners over the weekend of decidedly mixed weather, sun and torrential rain, were, Garry Watson, Luke Armiger, Joe Spencer, Steven Parker, Piers Grange, Richard Roundell, Iain Gorrie and Clive Dix. Joe Spencer took over the overall championship points lead.

Nicholas Bartlett wins Cam Forbes Trophy

At the recent Anglesey meeting Nicholas Bartlett was awarded the Cam Forbes Trophy for advancing the most from practice in the first two rounds. Dawn Forbes was present to make the presentation.

Contact - CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship

Championship Co-ordinator

John Leck
Tel: 0151 475 9237
Tel: 07889 760872
johnleck.racing@hotmail.co.uk

Contact John if you have any general queries regarding the Sports/Saloon Championship, registering for it or chasing entries etc. All Driver Registration forms should go to John

Championship Eligibility Scrutineer

Peter Gorrie
Tel: 01253 884580
Tel: 07813 848671
petergorrieracing@gmail.com

Contact Peter if you have any technical questions regarding the championship or want to check the eligibility of your car. All Vehicle Eligibility forms should go the Peter

Driver Representatives

Duncan Aukland
Tel: 01928 723773
Tel: 07902 739685
duncanaukland@btinternet.com

Graham Saul
Tel: 07782 348055
graham@gsaul.co.uk

Mike Nash
Tel: 07939 511484
mike@kineticracing.net

Contact any of the Drivers Representatives if you have a comment or concern on the Championship, ideas for making it better or liaison on race day. One of them will usually be in the paddock talking to drivers at each race meeting

Permanent Championship Clerk of the Course

David Williams
Tel: 01606 74205
Tel: 07932 651079
djw@keyline.com

Contact David if you have any questions regarding standard of driving or the operation running of a Championship race.

Forms & Regulations

Championship Regulations 2018

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Driver Registration Document 2018

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Vehicle Specification Document 2018

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Driver Information Sheet 2018

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Full Day's Marshalling Form 2018

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Joker Form 2018

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Decal Request Form 2018

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Race Entry Form 2018

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2018 Bulletin 001 - Registration

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2018 Bulletin 002 - Race Entry

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2018 Bulletin 003 - A Day Marshalling

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