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2021 DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL DATES ANNOUNCED

Posted on 23 October 2020

The dates for the 2021 Donington Historic Festival (DHF) have been confirmed as Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd May.  2021 marks the Festival’s 10th anniversary, and organisers are looking to celebrate with a fantastic selection of hundreds of historic racing machines from the 1920s to 1980s. Since its inception in 2011, DHF has always been renowned for the qua... read more

 

DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL RESCHEDULED TO 2021

Posted on 19 June 2020

It is with great regret that Historic Promotions and MotorSport Vision announce that the Donington Historic Festival will not now be taking place in 2020.  The next Donington Historic Festival will be held in 2021 - the Festival’s 10th anniversary. When DHF 2020 was originally postponed from its May 1,2,3 dates due to COVID 19 restrictions, we hoped to be able to res... read more

 

TUESDAY 24 MARCH 2020: DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL – UPDATE

Posted on 24 March 2020

In light of recent developments in the COVID-19 crisis, Motorsport UK (the governing body for motorsport in the UK) has today extended its suspension of all motorsport events until at least 30th June. This means that, sadly, we have to postpone the Donington Historic Festival to an alternative date later in the year. The Donington Historic Festival website and social med... read more

 

GRID IN THE SPOTLIGHT: FORMULA ATLANTIC

Posted on 11 March 2020

The sound of these potent single-seaters powering their way round Donington Park will definitely get chests rumbling! Formula Atlantic has its roots in the United States in 1965, with the creation of the SCCA Formula B class for single-seat formula cars with engines not exceeding 1600cc. In 1971 Formula Atlantic was formed in the UK, the brainchild of Brands Hatch's John... read more

 

SILVERSTONE AUCTIONS TO HOLD TWO SALES AT DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL

Posted on 5 March 2020

In addition to all the high-octane on-track action and off-track attractions, the 2020 Donington Historic Festival (1st – 3rd May ) now has a new and exciting feature; Silverstone Auctions will be holding two sales at Donington Park over the Festival weekend. On Friday 1st May at 2.30pm, Silverstone Auctions will hold a dedicated Porsche sale, in association with Porsc... read more

 

2020 DHF TIMETABLE IS ANNOUNCED

Posted on 28 February 2020

The provisional timetable for the 2020 Donington Historic Festival has been announced - and classic motorsport fans are in for a treat over the weekend of May 1-3. A fantastically diverse race line-up spanning seven decades features everything from pre-War, pre-56 and pre-61 sportscars to Touring Cars from the 1950s to the late 1980s. Single-seater enthusiasts won’t be... read more

 

GRID IN THE SPOTLIGHT: SIXTIES TOURING CAR CHALLENGE WITH U2TC

Posted on 21 February 2020

Sixties Touring Cars - we can’t get enough of them. Which is why we were so pleased when Motor Racing Legends announced that the new Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC grid will debut at DHF 2020. ... read more

 

CLASSIC CHRISTMAS PRESENT PROBLEM SOLVED! DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE

Posted on 5 December 2019

Just in time to answer that tricky question of what to buy a classic motorsport fan for Christmas, advance discounted tickets for the 2020 Donington Historic Festival are now on sale.... read more

 

A DATE DESERVING POLE POSITION IN YOUR DIARY

Posted on 18 July 2019

 The Donington Historic Festival: May 1st, 2nd & 3rd  2020 Break out those 2020 diaries and block out Friday 1st May, Saturday 2nd May and Sunday 3rd May - the dates for next year’s Donington Historic Festival have now been confirmed. Friday 1st May will be an action-packed day of qualifying, allowing classic race fans to see every single grid out on track ov... read more

 

An action-packed weekend of world-class historic racing

Posted on 8 May 2019

The ninth Donington Historic Festival delivered hugely-competitive racing from more than 400 historic cars spanning nine decades and ranging from Grand Prix machines and Le Mans prototypes to Touring Cars over the weekend of May 3, 4 and 5. The calibre of the racing grids, the lure of the Donington Park circuit and the sheer fun of historic motorsport drew top-class dri... read more

 

Excitement building for this weekend's Donington Historic Festival

Posted on 29 April 2019

  The Donington Historic Festival returns for a ninth year this weekend (3-5 May), with another fabulous retro throwback to motor racing of a bygone era at the East Midlands race circuit. Historic motorsport fans have until midday on Wednesday to grab their tickets at advance prices and make savings compared to gate prices.  Cars from the 1920s right up t... read more

 

Flypasts confirmed for Donington Historic Festival

Posted on 30 March 2019

Two iconic World War II aircraft will take to the skies above this year's Donington Historic Festival, with flypasts taking place on both the Saturday (4 May) and Sunday (5 May), courtesy of the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) from the Royal Air Force. Saturday's flypast will come from a Hawker Hurricane, the 'workhorse' at the forefront of Britain's defence th... read more

 

Massive off-track attraction schedule confirmed for DHF 2019

Posted on 21 March 2019

Visitors to the 2019 Donington Historic Festival on 3-5 May will enjoy not only a hugely entertaining three days of action on the circuit, but also a jam-packed programme of off-track entertainment, including massive display areas, exhibitions and parades. Formula One cars confirmed for display A number of F1 cars will be on display during the event, with some taking t... read more

 

The 2019 timetable and grids

Posted on 6 February 2019

The 2019 Donington Historic Festival promises to be the most action-packed yet. Fourteen grids will take to the track across 17 races, when a hugely diverse range of more than 400 classic racing cars spanning nine decades converges on Donington Park from all over the world. The provisional event timetable has just been released, and historic motorsport enthusiasts will... read more