Rose wins from Bird at latest Oulton
The latest round of the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship saw Paul Rose take another dominant win after his team mate, Steve Harris, retired. He was followed home by the Class C Spire of Danny Bird and Luke Armiger's Class B Vauxhall Tigra. The other classes saw much closer racing with class wins for Oliver Thomas (Subaru), Paul Rotheroe (Citroen Xsara) and the Class F Honda Civic of Rob Wakelin.
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.
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.
BARC (NW) Proudly Presents its New Rescue Unit
Following fitting out over the winter the BARC(NW) debuts its new Rescue Unit at Oulton Park on the 17th March. After thirteen years of loyal service the old unit was ready to be pensioned off. Over the last 12 months Crew Chief, Colin Whitter and Shaun Miller have investigated, bought and had fitted out the wonderful Mercedes vehicle we now have.
Martin Wills takes first Mintex award of 2018
The first Mintex award of 2018 went to Martin Wills at Oulton Park on the 17th March. Martin was presented with the award for the most 'spectacular' performance in practice as seen by the marshals. He went onto a class win (and second overall) and a DNF in the two Lancaster Insurance MGOC races. He receives a set of brake pads for his MGF. Well done Martin.
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)
Huge Grid for Opening CNC Heads round at first Oulton Meeting
There is a huge grid of 38 cars for the opening round of the 2018 CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship at Oulton Park this weekend. As well as this grid there is as almost as big a 33 car Legend grid with large grids for Caterham Graduates and MGOC.
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.
A double for Paul Rose in Donington
Paul Rose returned to the championship after missing the last Oulton Round with an emphatic double win in Donington Park. In both races he was slow off the line but within a few laps had regained the lead. Garry Watson would have given him a good run for his money but in the first race spun into the gravel on the first lap. Again there was an over subscribed grid, however with a few pull outs and mechanical gremlins all that turned up got two races.
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