Ilsa Cox wins Mintex Award at Oulton Park
The Mintex Award, that is presented to the driver who drives most impressively during qualification for any of the day's races, was won at our first race meeting of the year by Ilsa Cox. Ilsa has been a regular driver for many years in the Championship. Unfortunately her excellent performance (on the wrong tyres) in qualifying was not matched in the race when she retired with loss of performance.
Wardle & Rose take Race wins at Opening Round
Paul Rose and Garry Wardle took respective wins in the split Special and Modified races at the opening Oulton Park race meeting. In atrocious conditions all drivers got back successfully after their races. Other classes were won by Roddie Paterson, Joe Spencer, Steven Hibbert and Simon Sheriden.
2016 Dave Simpson Trophy Winner - Garry Watson
At the recent Real Night Out Garry Watson was represented with the Dave Simpson Trophy, which he won at Oulton Park in August. The presentation was made by John Leck.
2016 Cam Forbes Trophy Winner - Steven Parker
At the recent Real Night Out Steven Parker was represented with the Cam Forbes Trophy, which he won at Anglesey in September. The presentation was made by Dawn Forbes.
2016 Spirit of the Championship Winner - Paul Dobson
At the recent Real Night Out Paul Dobson, who came second overall in the Championship received the Spirit of the Championship. The presentation was made by Ian Watson.
2017 CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship is launched
The BARC (NW) is pleased to announce that the 2017 CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship is up and running. Provisional regulations are now available and we are open to registrations. All information can be found on the CNC Heads page. The Centre is very pleased to welcome CNC Heads as sponsor again, for the tenth consecutive season.
Provisional Dates for 2017 CNC Heads Championship announced
The provisional dates for the 34th running of the CNC heads Championship are now available. The Championship will be run over 14 rounds at 7 race meetings with events at Oulton Park, Anglesey, Cadwell Park and Donington Park.
The BARC(NW) is extremely grateful for the continued support of CNC Heads for the tenth successive season. Click on 'Read More' to access the full list of dates.
BARC (NW) Real Night Out
Championship awards and Marshal presentations will be made at the annual Presentation Dinner Dance - The Real Night Out on the 28th January 2017. This is the highlight of the BARC(NW) social calendar and is always well attended. Invitations have been sent to all current drivers and qualifying marshals, if for some reason you have been missed we apologise and ask that you contact Ray Sumner on 01772 435459.
A Brace of wins for Paul Rose secures the CNC Heads Title
Paul Rose took two exciting wins at Oulton Park as well as both fastest laps to secure the 2016 CNC Heads Championship by a single point from Paul Dobson, who won his class but failed to take fastest lap in either race. Congratulations to Paul and commiserations to Paul. Joe Spencer was on his way to the title until he spin into the gravel at Cascades during the last race. All three would have made worthy champions and now that they all have at least one title each let battle continue in 2017. Each of these three won their classes with ease with the other classes being more closely contested, Class B was won for the fourth successive year by Garry Watson, Classes E and F for the first time by Paul Rotheroe and Clive Dix.
Final Mintex Award for 2016 won by Phil Hanson & Nigel Moore
The final Mintex award for 2016 was won at our final event of the year at Oulton Park at the beginning of October. This meeting featured the Britcar championship and the award was taken by the drivers of the Tockwith Motorsports Audi R8.
Britcar Championship headlines Saturday's meeting at Oulton Park
Two races for the Dunlop Britcar Championship take place this Saturday at Oulton Park. The main race is for the Endurance Championship over two and a half hours with a second race for GT and Production cars over 50 minutes. There will also be two races each for the CNC Heads Championship and the BSA National F125 Open karts. Come along and enjoy the excitement.
Spencer, Dobson and Rose chase CNC Title this Saturday
This Saturday sees the final two rounds of the CNC Heads Sports/Saloon Championship after which the title will be decided. Joe Spencer and Paul Dobson are favourites with Joe having the slight edge. If either slip up then Paul Rose in his repaired Saker, following his start line shunt in Anglesey, will be there to pick up the pieces.
Steven Parker wins Cam Forbes Trophy at Anglesey
The second running of the Cam Forbes Trophy was at the recent Anglesey rounds of the CNC Heads Trophy. The trophy was donated by Dawn Forbes in honour of her husband, Cam, who so embodied the spirit of the championship. This year the award was won by Steven Parker in his Class E BMW Compact.
Rose and Spencer split the honours in Anglesey
Paul Rose and Joe Spencer each took a victory in Anglesey at the penultimate meeting of the season for the CNC Heads Championship. On the Saturday in wet but drying conditions Paul was victorious but on Sunday Paul caused a startline incident when his drive shaft broke when leaving the line. Joe took full advantage at the restart though his over-eagerness caused a false start and a ten second time penalty, however he was able to gain the time back to take overall victory from Steve Harris
Mark Noble wins Mintex Award at Oulton Park
The latest winner of the Mintex Award was Mark Noble in his Ford Fiesta at Oulton Park on the 6th August.
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