A.F.N. (Castle Combe) Ltd., a subsidiary of A.F.N. Ltd., the Porsche people, has been sold out to a group of West Country motor racing enthusiasts to enable motor racing to continue at Castle Combe. The new company, Castle Combe Circuit Ltd., is headed by the Managing Director, Howard Strawford, Competition Secretary of the South-Western Centre of the British Racing and Sports Car Club Ltd., and Mrs. K. R. Thomas, the principal landowner. The group is completed by Bob Davies, Philip Boobyer and the BRSCC itself.
Five year planning consent was granted recently for Castle Combe and in the light of this a financial review is to be held to decide the improvements to be made in public amenities.