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[28 Apr, 2017] Donnington Historic Festival 2017 (Donnington Park)

Discussion in 'Euro , National and Regional events' started by andybond, Feb 8, 2017.

Discuss [28 Apr, 2017] Donnington Historic Festival 2017 (Donnington Park) in the Euro , National and Regional events area at TurboRenault.co.uk.

Donnington Historic Festival 2017
Start Date: 28 Apr, 2017 07:30 AM
End Date: 30 Apr, 2017 07:30 AM
Time Zone: Europe/London +01:00 BST

Donnington Park
Castle Donington
DE74 2RP

Posted By: andybond

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  1. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    Hi all ,
    TurboRenault.co.uk have teamed up with the guys over at Donnington Historic Festival ! We have negotiated a buy one , get one free entry ticket AND infield parking for all 3 days.

    I will be attending on the Saturday and Possibly the Sunday.

    This event is honestly one of the best of the year. I have been over the past 2 years and its become one of the "must do" events of the year.

    Races ( and they are races - not processions ! ) include :

    • ‘Mad Jack’ Pre-War Sports Cars
    • Historic Touring Car Challenge (HTCC) with Tony Dron Trophy – for Touring Cars which raced in the British and European Touring Car Championships between 1966 and 1990
    • U2TC Trophy – for pre-66 under two-litre Touring Cars
    • GT & Sports Car Cup – for pre-66 GT & pre-63 sports cars of a type that raced in the World Endurance Championship in period
    • Stirling Moss Trophy – for pre-61 sports cars
    • Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy – for pre-56 sports cars of the post-War era
    • Historic Formula 2 FIA International Race Series – for pre-78 single-seater Formula Two, Formula Atlantic and Formula B cars
    • HRDC ‘Touring Greats’ – for pre-60 Touring Cars with invited ‘TC63’
    • HRDC ‘Coys Trophy’ – for pre-66 Touring Cars
    • Jaguar Classic Challenge – for pre-66 Jaguars of all models complying with FIA Appendix K rules
    • 1000km – endurance race for pre-73 Prototype, Touring and GT cars
    • HSCC Super Touring Car Challenge – for genuine Touring Cars that raced between 1970-2000
    • FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Championship for pre-61 Front-Engined Formula Juniors
    • FJHRA/HSCC ‘Silverline’ Championship for pre-64 Rear-Engined Formula Juniors



    The infield parking is strictly for Renault only. Can be a modern, can be a classic. The only exception to this rule will be me , as Ill have to co-ordinate you lot.

    The discount for the tickets is for everyone. However , you must use our discount code which I will send you via a PM upon request. I will require your name , if infield parking is required and number of tickets you are purchasing so they tally up with the guys who are selling them.

    Ticket link is HERE : http://doningtonpark.seetickets.com/tour/donington-historic-festival/

    Vehicle movement restrictions: Entry to and exit from the infield car club display area will be via a tunnel. Gates open at 7.30 each day, and cars must arrive by 11am and will be allowed to exit via the tunnel again after 3pm each day. However, occasional restrictions may apply outside of these times depending on the crowd density at the event.

    Did I mention some Group B rally cars are in attendance? Oh I did ? !

    All discounted car club tickets must be booked by 5pm on Sunday, April 23rd 2017
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  2. johnspin

    johnspin Well-Known Member

    Sounds good, let me check with the missus

    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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  3. am21t

    am21t Well-Known Member

    I hope RR1 is done by then.........
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  4. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    Mostly replicas, but you might get the odd genuine one thrown in if you're lucky.
  5. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    The 5 was a replica , but as I understood it the 6r4 wasnt. There was a rs200 and that went like the clappers. No idea if it was genuine.
    Either way , spectacular.
  6. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    Depends which Metro and Ford it was. That 'Rallying With Group B' lot have replicas of both at events. If the Metro was that C9 KOG thing in Computervision colours that turns up everywhere, it's about as genuine a 6R4 as a Tony Hilfinger shirt ;)

    They do sometimes have a few Clubman 6R4's, and I've seen an ex-works RS200 at some of their events. B200 AYD - The ex-Blomqvist 1986 RAC car, and the most original of the ex-works 200s.
  7. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    I'll have to check my photos ! I don't recall the plates. It wasn't the computer vision one though !
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  8. Billy Pallets

    Billy Pallets Well-Known Member

    In that case, you were probably in luck ;)
  9. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

    Just me going on this then ?
  10. la21t

    la21t Well-Known Member

    It falls on my Mums birthday and the mother in laws 'off to Nepal for 3 months' leaving do.

    I was aiming for this as my first outing of the year, sorry pal.
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  11. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

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  12. andybond

    andybond Staff Member

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    andybond Staff Member

  14. Pigsnake

    Pigsnake Well-Known Member

    Great pics there Andy. Looks like a good day out. :)
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