Donington Historic Festival grids confirmed, Group C1 cars return

Donington Historic Festival grids confirmed, Group C1 cars return

Image: Group C1 cars at Donington Park in 1990


There’s no need to panic about what to give the historic motorsport enthusiast for Christmas - tickets for the 2022 Donington Historic Festival (Saturday and Sunday 30 April and 1 May) are now on sale for what promises to be a very special event.

With two races for the C1 by Duncan Hamilton ROFGO (for original factory Group C1 cars) grid, a dedicated race for Ford GT40s and a host of other spectacular races, including the epic Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall Cup, this is likely to be one of the favourite presents under the tree this year. And Early Bird discounts until the end of January mean the festive budget won’t take too big a hit for a truly memorable gift.

The full grid line-up for DHF 2022 is:
The Amon Cup for Ford GT40s
C1 by Duncan Hamilton ROFGO - for original factory Group C1 cars
Historic Touring Car Challenge with Tony Dron Trophy - for '70s and '80s Touring Cars
Jaguar Classic Challenge for pre-’66 Jaguar cars 
‘Mad Jack’ for Pre-War Sports Cars
The Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall Cup for pre-’66 GT and Touring Cars, pre-’63 GTs and pre-’60 Sports Cars
Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy & Stirling Moss Trophy - for pre-’56 and pre-’61 Sports Cars
Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC – for ’60s Touring Cars

Ticket prices and Early Bird discount
Early Bird Advance Discounted tickets are now available from Adult (16+) two-day advance weekend tickets cost £35 (£40 from 1 February) and Adult single-day advance tickets cost £21 (£25 from 1 February). Teen (13-15) two-day advance weekend tickets cost £21 (£25 from 1 February), while Teen one-day advance tickets cost £13 (£16 from February 1). Children aged under 13 are admitted for free.

Spectators of all ages will be warmly welcomed back for the first time since 2019 and presented with a fantastic display of highly competitive motor racing. With world-class competition cars spanning eight decades and everything from pre-War sports cars, 50s and 60s GT and sports-racing cars to Touring Cars from several eras taking to the track, plus a mass of other attractions, including car club displays and parades, trade stands and lunchtime track demonstrations, there will be something for everyone at this family-friendly event.

Add in the very special Donington Park atmosphere and unrivalled spectator viewing and you have an unmissable Saturday and Sunday’s entertainment.

Click here for further information and to book tickets

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