For the 2023 season drivers are again divided into 3 grades for racing -
There was also the Masters grade which was removed for 2023.
The details are somewhat complicated, for the full details see the BSCRA Handbook
For the main changes to who is in which grade see 2023 Driver Grades , The changes
over the last few years are :-
The driver ranking system places drivers in a ranking order based on their results. The system used to calculate the rankings is fully explained on a separate page. The ranking list is sometimes used to decide the order in which drivers take their qualifying runs at race meetings.