Donington Historic Festival 2015: The Schedule

DHF_LogoNo doubt you’ll already have your tickets for this wonderful event.  The Donington Historic Festival is a must attend event for any classic motor sport fan.  If you do not yet have your tickets then we’d urge you to enter our competition where you could win yourself a pair of tickets courtesy of MyCarHeaven.

Take a look at the schedule planned, it will surely wet your appetite. Over 400 race cars from the 1990s to the 1920s will compete across 20 races, with grids for Le Mans prototypes, Grand Prix cars, historic Formula 2 and Formula Juniors, GT cars, Touring Cars, Super Touring Cars and pre-War and post-War sportscars.

Saturday, May 2nd
09:10-12:35 Qualifying
12:35-13:35 Lunch Break / Demonstrations
13:35-14:05 Qualifying
14:20-14:40 FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Historic Formula Junior Championship – Front-Engined
14:55-15:20 HSCC Historic Formula 2
15:35-16:00 HGPCA combined grid of pre-61 and pre-66 Grand Prix cars
16:15-16:35 FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Historic Formula Junior Championship – Rear-Engined
16:50-19:20 ‘1,000km’ – 1964-71 World Sportscar Championship Sports, Touring & GT Cars

Sunday, May 3rd
09:10-10:45 Qualifying
11:00-12:30 GT & Sports Car Cup for pre-66 GT and sportscars
12:30-13:30 Lunch Break / Demonstrations
13:30-14:30 U2TC for pre-66 under-two-litre Touring Cars
14:45-15:05 FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Historic Formula Junior Championship – Front-Engined
15:20-16:05 Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy for pre-56 sportscars
16:20-17:20 HSCC Historic Formula 2
17:35-18:00 HRDC ‘History of the BTCC 1958-1966’
18:15-18:40 HGPCA combined grid of pre-61 and pre-66 Grand Prix cars
18:55-19:15 HSCC Super Touring Car Trophy
19:30-19:50 FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Historic Formula Junior Championship – Rear-Engined

Monday, May 4th
09:10-12:00 Qualifying
12:00-13:00 Lunch Break / Demonstrations
13:00-13:50 Historic Touring Car Challenge for pre-86 Touring Cars
14:05-14:45 HSCC Jaguar Heritage Challenge for pre-66 Jaguar cars
15:00-15:40 ‘Mad Jack’ for pre-War sports cars
15:55-16:15 HSCC Super Touring Car Trophy
16:30-17:30 Stirling Moss Trophy for pre-61 sportscars
17:45-18:30 HRDC ‘Touring Greats’ for pre-60 Touring Cars

Off-track entertainments include displays and demonstrations from Historic Formula 1 and Grand Prix cars – to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the first-ever Donington Grand Prix – plus an impressive array of ‘supercars across the decades’, a key theme of the Festival. The mighty Group B cars and the Historic Rally Car Register will be burning rubber, as will the historic karts, while dozens of car clubs will form a ‘living motoring museum’ in the infield.

Advance discounted tickets cost £20 for a single day ticket, £32 for a two-day ticket and just £45 for a three-day weekend ticket (on-the-gate prices will be £25, £40 and £60, respectively). Children aged under 16 are admitted for free. Advance discounted tickets can be bought via www.doningtonhistoric.com and through the 24-hour ticket hotline 0844 873 7355. Advance ticket sales close at 5pm on Wednesday, April 29th 2015.

 

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