The racing club with a new vision for 2020
It hasn't all been smooth sailing for the British Racing & Sports Car Club in recent seasons but, with a new management team in place and a number of fresh ideas in the pipeline, the club is positive about the future
Fifty-seven cars. As an average number of entries for a championship across a season, that's a very impressive figure. And out of all 177 English categories, the 57-car average for the British Racing & Sports Car Club's Mazda MX-5 Championship (for the Mk1 model of the popular Japanese sportscar) was the highest last year.
But the BRSCC also featured at the bottom of those tables as the five-car average for its Fiesta Junior championship was the lowest. In all, six of its classes featured grid numbers in single digits at times during 2019, and that contrast between great successes and disappointing struggles has typified the club in recent seasons.
Colin Chapman’s marque was the most successful across Goodwood’s 71 contemporary era Members’ Meetings, from 1949 to 1966. Many of the future Formula 1 pacesetter's finest creations will be in action during this weekend's 2022 event, attempting to re-live an era when period Lotus was gaining unstoppable momentum
Just over a year ago, Autosport sampled Radical’s newest offering: the SR10. Now upgraded, it’s clear to see why it’s become the manufacturer’s fastest-selling model
When Thundersports was introduced in 1983, few could have predicted that it would bring an army of heavy metal from the United States to British circuits. The awe-inspiring former Can-Am racers became a new domestic flagship category that captivated spectators and drivers alike
GT Cup title winners Richard and Sam Neary emerged as a race-winning force in British GT in 2021. The father-and-son pairing have done it the hard way with their family team – and 19-year-old Sam is only just getting started on a career he hopes will lead to factory opportunities in the near future
The current GB3 Championship car is due to be replaced next season. Autosport got behind the wheel to discover why it's been a popular machine for drivers making their way up the junior single-seater ladder
Ahead of Praga running its own standalone series in partnership with Britcar, Autosport got behind the wheel of the Czech company’s R1 at Donington – and was left very impressed
After missing out on the 2020 British F4 title in astonishing fashion, Zak O'Sullivan was determined to earn his first car racing title stepping up to the BRDC British F3 championship. While the series underwent a mid-year name change to GB3, the Carlin driver was imperious throughout and deservedly claimed the title in his rookie year
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