BARC appointed organising club for World RX of Great Britain


The British Automobile Racing Club (BARC) have been appointed the organising club for this years FIA World Rallycross Championship event at Lydden Hill.

The World RX of Great Britain is set to take place at the Kent circuit on the weekend of the 28/29 May 2016, with the BARC using its knowledge from hosting the MSA British Rallycross Championship to the world scene.

“The World RX of Great Britain continues to be one of the must see events in the motorsport calendar,” said a spokesman for Lydden Hill. “We continue to strive to make the event bigger and better.

“By appointing the BARC to look after the sporting side of the event, we know that they will bring a level of professionalism which is worthy of a world championship event. This will allow us to concentrate on the non-track activities and to make this a truly spectacular spectator event.”

The Chief Operating Officer of the BARC, Drew Furlong, has welcomed the decision to entrust them to organise the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy event at the spiritual home of Rallycross, Lydden Hill.

“BARC has a long history of delivering the best organised events in the UK,” said Furlong.

“The Club has worked hard this year in putting together a great organisational team to look after our domestic rallycross championships, and now to be involved in a world championship event, is not only a reward for their hard work, but will allow us to create closer links between the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy and the MSA British Rallycross Championships.”