Kumho BMW Championship

Open to any production BMW sold in the UK, the Kumho BMW Championship is a popular draw for fans and competitors alike with non-stop action all-but guaranteed each year.

Steeped in more than 30 years of history, the championship showcases some of the most iconic models from the German manufacturer and has proven to be an attractive proposition for those wanting to race rear-wheel-drive cars on a limited budget.

Accommodating all BMW’s, the Kumho BMW category is split into multiple classes that are defined by the engine capacity of the competitor’s vehicles. All on-track at the same time, overall victory is one aim however races within the race itself ensure that there is never a dull moment as drivers eye for class supremacy.

The class structure for the Kumho BMW Championship is as follows:

Class A1: Up to 285 bhp per tonne (Slicks & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class A2: Up to 245 bhp per tonne (Slicks & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class A3: Up to 220 bhp per tonne (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class B1: Up to 210 bhp per tonne. Maxium 3.0L capacity engines. (Slicks & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class B2: Up to 210 bhp per tonne. Maximum 3. (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class C: Up to 190 bhp per tonne. Up to 3.ltr capacity engines only in Class C including E46 330i, No M3 cars, All cars to use sstandard Air Box (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

Class CC: Up to 220 bhp per tonne. E46 Compacts 325, Minimum weight 1250kg, no MOT required and steering lock removed (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used)

Class D: Up to 145 bhp per tonne. Up to 2 ltr E30s, Z3 E36s, no minimum weight (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used)

Class E: Up to 145 bhp per tonne. Standard BMW minis (Treaded Tyres & Wets Tyres to be used) no minimum weight

2019 Calendar

  • BARC Race Meeting – ...
    23 March
  • BARC Race Meeting – ...
    11-12 May
  • BARC Race Meeting – ...
    01-02 June
  • BTRAC Race Meeting – ...
    29-30 June
  • BARC Race Meeting – ...
    24 August
  • BTRAC Race Meeting – ...
    07-08 September
  • BARC Race Meeting – ...
    05-06 October

CHAMPIONSHIP INFORMATION

CHAMPIONSHIP CO-ORDINATOR

Trevor Ford

trevor@bmwrdc.com