Pre-war racers at the Donington Historic

The Historic Grand Prix Association (HGPCA) is to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the first car race at Donington Park in 1933 by bringing a pre-War Grand Prix grid to the 2013 Donington Historic Festival (3-5 May 2013).

Visitors can indulge their love of historic GP cars over the long weekend at Donington. Festival ticket holders are entitled to two-for-one entry to the Donington Grand Prix Collection – the largest showcase of Grand Prix racing cars in the world.

The race grids have something for everyone - everything from Pre-war to 1990s touring cars will be at the Historic. The races now confirmed for the event (with news of yet more due early in 2013) are guaranteed to provide spectacular entertainment for visitors:

  •     HGPCA pre-War Grand Prix cars
  •     Group C sportscars
  •     JD Classics Challenge for 66 to 85 Touring Cars
  •     HSCC Historic F2
  •     ‘1000km’ challenge for pre-72 sports-racing cars
  •     U2TC pre-66 under two-litre Touring Cars
  •     Masters pre-66 GT Gentlemen Drivers
  •     Masters pre-66 Top Hat Touring Cars
  •     Pre-63 GT
  •     Stirling Moss Trophy for pre-61 sportscars
  •     Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy for pre-56 sportscars

Tickets are on sale in time for Christmas.

Advance ticket prices start at £12 for the Friday, £20 for Saturday or Sunday and just £36 for a three-day weekend ticket. On-the-gate prices will be £15 for Friday, £25 for Saturday or Sunday and £45 for the three-day weekend. Children aged under 16 are admitted for free. There are also special discounts for members of car clubs that have registered with the Festival.

Tickets can be bought via www.doningtonhistoric.com and through the 24-hour ticket hotline 0844 873 7355.

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