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THE MG CAR CLUB is the most active single Marque race organising Club in the UK. The Race Meetings, organised by the Car Club, take place at Silverstone, Oulton Park, Snetterton, Donington, Brands Hatch and other circuits around the country.

There are seven national MG Car Club race championships catering for all MG models and one race series. For more information about them, please see below, or click on the championship in the menu to the left.

Race Championships:

   – MGCC MG Trophy Championship
   – MGCC Peter Best Insurance Challenge
   – MGCC Drayton Manor Park MG Metro Cup
   – MGCC Lackford Engineering MG Midget & Sprite Challenge
   – MGCC BCV8 Championship
   – MGCC Thoroughbred Sportscar Championship
   – MGCC Cockshoot Cup

Race Series:

   – Equipe GTS
   – MGCC Iconic 50s

Each Championship and Series has its own Coordinator and a Driver’s Group who determine their own race schedules and technical regulations. Rounds are run mostly at MG Car Club meetings with invitation events at other Club’s meetings.

MG Car Club MG Trophy
For modern MG models, in four classes; Purpose-built 190bhp MG ZR, MGF/TF and LE500 race cars running on Dunlop (control) slicks/wets. Plus classes for road legal MG ZR and MGF/TF (160 bhp) running on MSA list 1A/B tyres. There are “Arrive and Drive” packages in conjunction with Dan Surridge at Creative Media Communications (07899 925454). For Championship Regulations please contact Pete Macwaters. Tel:01280 821442 . E-mail: pmacwaters@gmail.com

MG Car Club Peter Best InsuranceMG Cup
The Peter Best Insurance Challenge is the only series that caters for all MGs ranging from T-Types through to Midgets, MGBs, MGCs to MGFs. There are classes for race modified, modified and road going cars. For more information, please contact Ben Edgecombe at benedgecombe28@gmail.com

MG Car Club BCV8 ChampionshipMG Car Club Lackford Engineering MG Midget & Sprite Challenge 
The Midget Challenge caters for the ever green post-war Midgets and Austin Healey Sprites racing in three classes, for full race modified cars, modified cars and road going cars. For more information, please contact Mike Parker on 01235 525255

The Club’s long established BCV8 Championship is the premier series for MGB and MGC racing, offering classes for the fully modified V8s to road going cars. Contact: Contact: Pam McCarthy, Woodlands, 26 Wellesford Close, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2HL. Tel: 0208 6415294. E-Mail: pam@bcv8.co.uk

MG Car Club Thoroughbred Sportscar Championship
This series has a list of eligible cars that compete in engine capacity classes. Regular entries competing against the strong MGB classes include E Type Jaguars, Aston Martins, Triumph TR series and Morgans. Contact: Pam McCarthy, Woodlands, 26 Wellesford Close, Banstead, Surrey, SM7 2HL. Tel: 0208 6415294. E-Mail: pam@mccarthymotorsport.co.uk

MG Car Club Cockshoot Cup
The Cockshoot Cup Championship, run by the North Western Centre of the Club, has a competitor base and rounds centered on the North-West. The entry is predominantly Midget, MGB, Austin Healey Sprite and standard MGF in four Classes. Contact: Paul Goodman, 36 Deva Close, Poynton, Stockport, Cheshire, SK12 1HH Tel: 01625 876300. E-Mail: paul.goodman7@ntlworld.com

MG Car Club Drayton Manor Park Metro Cup
Low cost racing is offered by the Metro Cup which caters for the road going MG Metros to the faster Metro Turbos encompassing the Rover 100 and Metro GTa. For more information, please contact Emma Cross at co-ordinator@mgmetrocup.co.uk

Equipe GTS
Equipe GTS is designed for pre 1966 cars with engines spread across five classes from under 1150cc to 2700cc. Running to Appendix K rules (FiA papers not demanded) our aim is to provide a competitive yet gentlemanly, safe and friendly race series with a high standard of driving and car preparation. For more information contact info@equipegts.com

MG Car Club Iconic 50s
The MG Car Club is promoting a series of races during the 2017 season for Iconic 50s sports and sports racing cars running on Dunlop racing tyres or 70 series road tyres. For additional information please contact Jonathan Harmer (coordinator) on 07831 429461