Connaught Teams up With BARC to Create a Winning Partnership
The BARC Speed Championship kicked of its 2018 season in sensation style at Rockingham on Sunday 25th March. Championship contenders were joined by over a hundred fellow speed competitors, making this a busy, but truly enjoyable day. It was also the first official outing for our new title sponsor, Connaught Competition Engines, whose branding now features on merchandising and event collateral. Based in Sittingbourne, Kent, over the last thirty-three years Connaught has established an enviable international reputation for developing race-winning engines and is now delighted to be associated with the BARC.
Since Championship registration opened in February, BARC Midlands Centre has been delighted to welcome back almost all of the drivers whose enduring support has ensured continued success. It is also a pleasure to see so many new faces, swelling the number of contestants well beyond levels seen in recent years. We hope this confirms the beginning of a renaissance for this well respected and truly enjoyable speed series. What’s more, with twenty-four rounds still to go, and a choice of just ten counting towards the final result, there’s still plenty of time for even more competitors to join us.
There have been a number of other positive developments too. The Championship is continuing to benefit from a substantial investment of time and resources, resulting from ongoing collaboration with our competitors. After launching a new website in 2017, we were delighted to enhanced our online presence with the addition an event booking system in February. Already proving popular with Championship competitors and entrants to BARC Midlands Centre sprints, initial feedback confirms this is making life easier for our customers. We are now looking for additional opportunities to realise an even better experience both on and offline.
On Saturday 28th April, the Championship will be paying an inaugural visit to the fast and challenging Croft Circuit. A new venue for the BARC Midlands Centre team, all speed competitors are welcome to join us. Supplementary Regulations and online booking are available on the Midlands Centre Sprints page. We look forward to seeing you there!