Pre-war titans to roar around Donington


The Historic Grand Prix Cars Association will celebrate the 80th anniversary of the first race at Donington Park by bringing a grid of pre-war racers to the Donington Historic Festival on 3-5 May.

Cars expected to be at the event include machines from Alfa Romeo, Alta, Bugatti, Delage, Delahaye, ERA, Frazer Nash, Maserati, MG and Talbot-Lago.

Other races confirmed for the festival are:

Group C sports cars
JD Classics Challenge for ’66 to ’85 Touring Cars
HSCC Historic F2
‘1000km’ challenge for pre-’72 sports-racing cars
U2TC pre-’66 under 2-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 sports cars
Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy for pre-’56 sports cars

Away from the racing there will be club displays, a trade village, historic rally car action, plus an open paddock.

For more information or to buy advanced (discounted) tickets visit the Donington Park website.


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