I have created a table that compares the 2018 circuits of the CGRC and the BTCC. I have sorted the CGRC circuits, then lined up the BTCC circuits that are the same as the CGRC. For example, both championships visit Thruxton.
I have then matched the differing BTCC circuits against CGRC based on how closely matched I think they are. Basically, how I class their likeability, mainly as a challenge for a racing driver.
From there, I have awarded one point to the club that has the preferred circuit. For example, I prefer Anglesey over Knockhill and so have awarded the point to the CGRC. Any circuits/configurations that are shared get one point each (this could just as easily have been zero, half, or a million points).
I prefer Spa Francorchamps to Brands Hatch GP as a driver’s circuit, but the BTCC visits the circuit twice and so points are shared.
The BTCC visits one additional circuit and so gains a point for that.
All this was meant to demonstrate that the CGRC has a cracking set of circuits this year. I did not expect an 8 – 6 win for the CGRC, but I think it is a fair result as, from my scoring and aside from draws, the CGRC beats the BTCC every time. I do not think I am being biased. What do you think?
Caterham Graduates Racing Club versus the British Touring Car Championship
|1||Cadwell Park||Full Circuit||Donington Park||International||1|
|1||Oulton Park||International||Oulton Park||International||1|
|1||Spa Francorchamps||Brands Hatch||Indy & GP||1|