British Racing and Sports Car Club

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The British Racing and Sports Car Club (BRSCC) is one of the major organisers of motorsport events in the United Kingdom.


The 500 Club, as it was then known, was founded in 1946. [1] The club promoted racing in 500 c.c. single-seater racing cars, later known as Formula Three. Motor Sport reported in 1947: "The 500 Club's Patron is Earl Howe, its President S.C.H. Davis, and its Vice-Presidents Messrs. Findon, Mays and Pomeroy-which speaks for itself. A stall will be occupied by the Club at the next Shelsley Walsh hill-climb, and its magazine "Iota" will be on sale there." [2] The name was subsequently changed to The Half Litre Club on becoming a limited liability Company. [1]

In 1954 Motor Sport reported: "The Half-Litre C.C. is contemplating changing its name to the British Racing and Sports-Car Club, in view of changed activities." [3]

In 1966 the BRSCC staged the seventh Racing Car Show, 19–29 January, at Olympia West Hall, London. [4] By this time the club magazine was called Motor Racing. [1]


  1. ^ a b c Racing Car Show 1966, Official Catalogue and Guide, Page 15.
  2. ^ Motor Sport, May 1947, Page 119.
  3. ^ Motor Sport, September 1954, Page 495.
  4. ^ Racing Car Show 1966, Official Catalogue and Guide, Pages 5, 13.

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BRSCC Championships 2014[edit]

Alfashop Alfa Romeo Championship
Arrowpak Saloons & Sportscar Championship
Avon Tyres British GT Championship
Avon Tyres Caterham Championship
Avon Tyres Formula Ford 1600cc Championships Caterham Superlight R300 Championship
BRSCC Fiesta Junior Championship
BRSCC Mazda MX-5 Championship
Demon Tweeks/Sparco Ford XR Challenge
Dunlop MSA Formula Ford Championship of Great Britain
Dunlop TVR Challenge
Excool OSS Championship
Formula Jedi Championship
FunCup Championship
Jam-Sport Ford Fiesta Championship
Mighty Minis
Milltek Volkswagen Racing Cup
Pipe Center/Geberit Ford Racing Series Caterham Academy Championship
Teekay Couplings Production GTi Series
Toyo Tires Porsche Championship

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