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Refreshed GTR BMW Back for Wells and Steward

Refreshed GTR BMW Back for Wells and Steward

Nathan Wells made an impressive Britcar Endurance debut in 2021, though his BMW E46 GTR was dogged with mechanical issues, so he is back for 2021 to prove a point, with Mark Steward, who has an impressive history of racing Tigers, Minis, Caterhams, and Chevrons, as...

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Albutts’ Aston has an Appetite for Success

Albutts’ Aston has an Appetite for Success

Father and son duo Mark and Dale Albutt will contest the Britcar Endurance Championship in 2021, after a one-off appearance at Silverstone last year whetted their appetites. Their Aston Martin Vantage GT4 will be run by Dale's newly-formed Triple M Automotive team,...

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New Dates for Opening Round Announced

New Dates for Opening Round Announced

BARC have now agreed with Silverstone Circuit that our opening round of 2021 will now take place on 24th and 25th of April. Once again we offer our apologies for the inconvenience this will no doubt have caused. We look forward to seeing all of our teams and...

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ANNOUNCEMENT: First Races Postponed

It is with regret that, following the Government road map, and in-line with the MSUK decision, Britcar has to postpone our season-opening event at Silverstone on March 27th/28th. We are, however, hoping to re-scheduled the event. We will inform you of this date and...

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Fox Nissan Driver Lineup Announced

Fox Nissan Driver Lineup Announced

Fox Transport are coming back to the Britcar Endurance Championship for a second year after winning the championship in 2020 with Danny Harrison and Jem Hepworth. For 2021 they will be running the 2015 Bathurst 12h race winning Nismo GT3. Fox Transport are happy to...

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Preptech Pairing Aiming for Trophy Class Win

Preptech Pairing Aiming for Trophy Class Win

Preptech, a team with considerable experience of racing on the high-profile TOCA Support Package, are entering the 2021 Britcar Trophy Championship with a rather special Renault Clio for new driver pairing Andy Mollison and Ryan Firth, and team boss Oliver Barnard is...

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New Build BMW Brings Baker Back

New Build BMW Brings Baker Back

Simon Baker is no stranger to the Britcar Endurance Championship, some forays in 2017 yielding Class 4 trophies, and now he is back for a full season, in a newly-built BMW 1-Series Coupe. Constructed and run by Ed Platt and Ash Bird of Woodrow Motorsport (the...

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Murphy and Hopkins Bring BMW to Trophy

Murphy and Hopkins Bring BMW to Trophy

Best friends Chris Murphy & Roland Hopkins sign up to the Trophy Category in Chris' BMW Z4 run by Whitebridge Motorsport! Welcome back to both of you - we lLook forward to seeing you in March !!

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Stand 21 Join as New Sponsors for 2021

Stand 21 Join as New Sponsors for 2021

Stand 21 are world renowned racewear suppliers and we are delighted to welcome to Britcar. When restrictions allow they will be on site offering products and support at race events throughout the season. There is also the chance to win one of four pairs of custom...

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Porsche Duo Fothergill and Benett Return

Porsche Duo Fothergill and Benett Return

Marcus Fothergill and Dave Benett have been in and out of Britcar from the very earliest days, and return again for 2021 in their Porsche 991 GT3 Cup to defend their 2020 Endurance Class 3 title. Land Rover specialist Fothergill and society photographer Benett...

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Huracan Storms Onto Endurance Grid

Huracan Storms Onto Endurance Grid

John Seale has signed-up for the 2021 season in the Britcar Endurance Championship. The Hampshire agricultural machinery specialist, who has raced extensively in exotic machinery, will campaign his Lamborghini Huracan, resplendent in a stunning new livery, and as...

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Ginetta G40 Cup to join Britcar Trophy Grids

Ginetta G40 Cup to join Britcar Trophy Grids

Britcar Trophy are pleased to announce that there will be a separate class for the Ginetta G40 Cup cars and the Class will aim to provide drivers with a cost effective, fun environment to go racing, with the emphasis on competing with likeminded individuals whilst...

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Arcotherm Join as New Sponsors for 2021

Arcotherm Join as New Sponsors for 2021

If you want to keep your drivers and garage warm then you need an Arcotherm portable heater! They will be keeping the Britcar hospitality nice and toasty this season in addition to supplying two industrial pressure washers as prizes. Perfect for cleaning the car after...

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Moss’ Monster Returns

Moss’ Monster Returns

Mike Moss is back in his BMW E82 1M GTR V10 in Endurance Class 2 in 2021. This race-winning car has a drive available for the season or a Arrive & Drive option. For more details contact Mike on 07748 115595

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Britcar Welcome Racelogic

Britcar Welcome Racelogic

We are welcoming Racelogic as a new sponsor of the Britcar Endurance and Trophy championships. Not only are Racelogic providing a top of the line VBOX HD 2 System to the winners of both the Endurance and Trophy championship but as soon as circumstances allow they will...

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Virdee and Gill Out to Take Trophy Title

Virdee and Gill Out to Take Trophy Title

New to Britcar Trophy 2021 we have Ginetta GT5, Porsche Cayman Clubsport and BMW Driver Jag Virdee teaming up with Overall Kumho BMW champion 2020 Sunny Gill. The pairing will be entering a BMW M3 that will be run by Race Winning Team Simon Green Motorsport. These two...

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BARC Unveils Live Stream Partnership for 2021 Season

BARC Unveils Live Stream Partnership for 2021 Season

The British Automobile Racing Club is delighted to announce that no less than 16 race meetings will be streamed live and online over the course of the 2021 season after forging a partnership with leading sports production company, 247.TV. Showcasing the exhilarating,...

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Sim Racing Star Jimmy Broadbent joins Praga for 2021 Britcar

Sim Racing Star Jimmy Broadbent joins Praga for 2021 Britcar

Praga is blurring the lines between gaming and racing as it confirms that one of the world's most high profile and established online racing gamers, Jimmy Broadbent will take to the track in the real world in 2021 driving a Praga R1 within the Britcar Endurance...

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Aldrich Consulting join as Britcar Sponsors

Aldrich Consulting join as Britcar Sponsors

We are delighted to welcome Aldrich Consulting as a sponsor of Britcar in 2021. Steve Griffiths and his colleagues specialise in helping reclaim money from HMRC for any research and development they have carried out on their race cars. To find out more drop Steve a...

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Quintuple Class Winner Lindsay Back for Full Season

Quintuple Class Winner Lindsay Back for Full Season

Alistair Lindsay returns for another full season in Trophy for 2021. After taking 5 wins last season in Class T3 he will move up to class T2 having acquired a Seat Leon which is being prepared ahead of the season by Saxon Motorsport. Photo is of Alistair in his last...

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Amigo Boxsters Looking to be Double Trouble in Trophy

Amigo Boxsters Looking to be Double Trouble in Trophy

Returning for 2021, Richard Bernard is excited to be back with Britcar in his Amigo Motorsport run Porsche Boxster. Richard said "The competitive racing and friendly paddock atmosphere makes Britcar the series to be racing in and I am looking forward to some...

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Vinna Ginetta Brings Birch Back for More

Vinna Ginetta Brings Birch Back for More

After a hugely successful season in 2020 - landing a 2nd in class and 4th overall in Trophy - Vinna Sport is back for 2021 with their Ginetta G40. Charlotte Birch will be behind the wheel, looking to build upon her performance last season, she is more than up for the...

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Like Father, Like Son – Porsche Pair Return

Like Father, Like Son – Porsche Pair Return

Long-term Britcar competitors Peter and Mark Cunningham have signed up for the 2021 season in the Britcar Endurance Championship. The popular father-and-son duo will once again campaign the Porsche 997 Cup car, run by their own SG Racing team. The pair are currently...

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TMC Race Engineering to take on Trophy

TMC Race Engineering to take on Trophy

TMC Race Engineering are very pleased to announce that they have registered their BMW Z3 for a full season in Goodyear Britcar Trophy for 2021. Owner/driver Matt Cherrington says "There are a few things to iron out with the car to ensure it fits into the highest...

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Team BRIT Join Britcar for Third Successive Year

Team BRIT Join Britcar for Third Successive Year

All-disabled racing team, Team BRIT, has confirmed its entry into the prestigious Britcar Championship for the third consecutive year. The team, consisting of drivers with physical or psychological disabilities, will field three cars across the championship's two...

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Ferrari Man up for the Challenge

Ferrari Man up for the Challenge

Experienced Ferrari racer Chris Compton-Goddard has signed up for the 2021 Britcar Endurance Championship. Basingstoke-based company director Chris has previously competed in the Ferrari Formula Classic and Ferrari Open series, as well as an annual sortie to the Spa...

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Trophy Driver of the Year 2020 Returns in Saxon Supercopa

Trophy Driver of the Year 2020 Returns in Saxon Supercopa

Brad Kaylor has signed-up for a second season in the Britcar Trophy Championship. The Essex-based director of an alternative education organisation, who has been racing since 2017, will once again campaign his SEAT Supercopa Mk1, run by Saxon Motorsport. Brad was a...

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ex-VW Cup Driver Steps up to Ferrari

ex-VW Cup Driver Steps up to Ferrari

Joining our Endurance grid this season will be VW Cup graduate Michael Jones. Driving the #6 Golf, he completed last season on 210 points but will be making a big step up, not only in power but also in race duration by driving a Ferrari 488 Challenge - similar to that...

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Reflex Racing Ligier Returns

Reflex Racing Ligier Returns

The 2020 Class 4 title-winning combination of Marcus Vivian and Luke Davenport return to the Britcar Endurance Championship to defend their title in 2021. Driving the unique-to-Britain Ligier JS2-R, run by Del Holden's Reflex Racing squad, the consistent pro-am...

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SEAT Pairing Challenge Competitive Class 4

SEAT Pairing Challenge Competitive Class 4

Mark Havers, having successfully completed his 2020 rookie season in a number of BMW championships, is complementing his existing activities in 2021 by signing up with the Britcar Endurance Championship, driving a stunningly-presented SEAT Cupra TCR run by Team AMF...

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Bridle Twins join Title Holders Praga

Bridle Twins join Title Holders Praga

Twins Chris and Ed Bridle have signed up with current Britcar title-holding team VR Motorsport for the 2021 season in the dedicated Praga category of the Britcar Endurance Championship. Driving one of the stunning Praga R1Ts, this is the latest stage of the brothers'...

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Buttkicker Britcar Endurance PPR eSeries Round 2 Report

Buttkicker Britcar Endurance PPR eSeries Round 2 Report

The second round of the Britcar Buttkicker E-series was held at Silverstone on Saturday. Cody Pryde won a brilliant race where in a lot of cases, battles went down to the final corner. Tony Draper drove another dominant race, winning his class convincingly. Morgan...

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Boxster Back on the Trophy Grid

Boxster Back on the Trophy Grid

Returning to Britcar's Trophy grid for 2021 and one of a growing number of Porsches is the Boxster of Anthony Hutchins. Running a car that had had little modifications since competing in the BRSCC Porsche championship of sprint races, Anthony's 3.2 litre 986 Boxster...

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Ryan Renew for 2021

Ryan Renew for 2021

Britcar are delighted to announce our continued partnership with Ryan Insurance for the coming season. Ryan Insurance celebrate their 10th anniversary in 2021, as well as marking a successful five-year association with Britcar. Britcar competitors can follow this link...

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Yutree Insurance Renew Sponsorship for 2021

Yutree Insurance Renew Sponsorship for 2021

Britcar is delighted to announce that Yutree Insurance is continuing sponsorship of the Endurance and Trophy Championships for a fifth season. Yutree, a highly professional commercial insurance brokerage and underwriting business, has strong motorsport connections,...

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MacG to Take On both Endurance and Trophy in 2021

MacG to Take On both Endurance and Trophy in 2021

Britcar regulars MacG Racing will return next season to contest our Trophy Category in their Mazda RX-8 (pictured), alongside at least three rounds in the popular Taranis in Endurance. The RX8, equipped with a 13B-REW single turbo engine pushing out 400bhp, ran at...

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Alfatune to run Cupra Day/Foster Paring

Alfatune to run Cupra Day/Foster Paring

The Dunlop Endurance Championship will be joined by the pairing of Alex Day and William Foster. 21-year-old ex-Junior Ginetta driver Alex successfully raced in Britcar in 2018 in the ex- Rob Austin BTCC Audi. 25-year-old teammate William Foster, an ex-Junior Ginetta...

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County Classics Cayman Returns for 2021

County Classics Cayman Returns for 2021

Peter Erceg from PB Racing has signed up for another season in our Endurance Category in his Porsche Cayman 981 GT4 MR, which will sport the same livery as in 2020. Peter has decided to drive solo again in the GK Design sponsored car as he likes to maximise the amount...

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ex-Marcos Pairing Return

ex-Marcos Pairing Return

Jemco Racing were stalwarts in the early days of Britcar, initially fielding a Marcos Mantis for Kevin Hancock and Leigh Smart. The personable pair have more recently concentrated on historic racing and the C1 challenge, but are making a welcome return to Britcar for...

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Baker Smart Again for 2021

Baker Smart Again for 2021

Rob Baker has signed up for a full season in the 2021 Britcar Trophy Championship in his unique Smart ForFour. Following a successful 2020 campaign, which, assisted by co-driver Jon Packer, took in an overall win and a third place in the class championship, Rob is...

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First Praga Category Signup

First Praga Category Signup

After many discussions with Praga and VR Motorsport we launched the new additional to the Britcar Championship races and added a class for Praga cars only. Praga Cars UK have had a lot of interest and we are very excited on how this season will pan with their own...

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Successful Seat Pairing Return

Successful Seat Pairing Return

Enthusiastic amateur Ash Woodman is returning to the Britcar Endurance Championship for 2021, once again sharing his SEAT Cupra with vastly experienced pro-driver and former Britcar champion Martin Byford. The pair continue their successful relationship with EDF...

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Spano Returns With An Eye on the Class Title

Spano Returns With An Eye on the Class Title

Ramen Racing and SVG Motorsport will be joining the Britcar grid for another season in the Trophy Championship. Peter Spano is looking to build on a successful first season of racing, achieving 3rd in Class 6 in the 2020 Britcar Trophy Championship. "After the...

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Full Season for Fox Nismo GT3

Full Season for Fox Nismo GT3

Britcar Endurance are very pleased to announce another full season entry, this time from Fox Transport with their recently purchased car ready for the Championship - this beautiful Nismo GTR GT3. Richard from Fox Transport says "after running last year with...

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Freeview TV Coverage

You can catch highlights from rounds 3 & 4 of the Dunlop Endurance Championship from Brands Hatch in 'Trackside' on Freesports from this Sunday: Sun 22 Nov - 09.00hrs & 18.30hrs Mon 23 Nov - 02.40hrs, 14.00hrs & 19.00hrs Tue 24 Nov - 03.30hrs &...

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Endurance Category 2020 Season Review

Endurance Category 2020 Season Review

Danny Harrison and Jem Hepworth became the youngest male/female pairing to win a major UK championship, clinching the overall Britcar Endurance title in the VR Motorsport Praga R1T, and sewing up the Class 1 crown in the process. It wasn't a foregone conclusion...

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Trophy Category 2020 Season Review

Trophy Category 2020 Season Review

Despite the obvious pandemic restrictions, the inaugural season of the new Trophy category was a resounding success, attracting drivers of varying experience into an endurance racing format, in a wide-variety of production-based machinery, so it is fitting that our...

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Johnathan Barrett lands Trophy Class 7 Honours

Johnathan Barrett lands Trophy Class 7 Honours

John Seale and Jamie Stanley took a convincing win in the season-opener at Silverstone, their JMH-run Lamborghini Huracan finishing a lap ahead of the beefy Nissan GT3 of Richard Wheeler and reigning champion Danny Harrison. Seale started the Lambo from pole, and was...

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