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What a scorcher! Donington Historic Festival turns up the heat

Posted on 9 May 2018

The eighth Donington Historic Festival (Donington Park, May 4, 5 and 6) was one of the best yet, with the brilliant May bank holiday sunshine presiding over three superb days of historic motorsport and bringing the crowds with it. Race action was to DHF’s traditionally high and exhilarating standards, with 19 races from 14 grids spanning nine decades of motorsport. Do... read more


May the (Historic) Force be with you - DHF 2018 opens this Friday, May 4th

Posted on 1 May 2018

  May 4th may be ‘Star Wars Day’ to film fans worldwide, but it has a less futuristic association for motorsport fans travelling to Donington Park this bank holiday weekend, when the track comes alive as hundreds of race cars spanning nine decades line up on the grid for the Donington Historic Festival (May 4, 5 and 6). Ford Falcons replace the Millennium Falc... read more


400+ racing cars rev up for DHF 2018

Posted on 20 April 2018

  In just two weeks’ time the air round Donington Park will reverberate to the glorious sound of historic race car engines as more than 400 world-class competition cars dating from the 1920s to the early 2000s battle it out at the Donington Historic Festival. The all-access paddock will be scented with the unmistakable fragrance of Castrol R and other evocative odours... read more


Off-track attractions add to the fun at Donington Historic Festival

Posted on 13 April 2018

      As well as an outstanding programme of 19 races from 14 world-class grids of historic competition cars from the 1920s-2000s, the 2018 Donington Historic Festival (Donington Park, May 4, 5 and 6) features a host of off-track attractions to add to the excitement and entertainment. Clouds of tyre smoke will waft across the paddock from the Melbourne... read more


BBMF Spitfire, Hurricane and Dakota flypasts for DHF

Posted on 3 April 2018

It’s eyes to the skies at Donington Park on Saturday May 5, when a Spitfire and Hurricane from the Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) will treat DHF visitors to a flypast. And necks will be craning again on Sunday, May 6, when the BBMF Dakota - a rather larger aircraft - flies over the event.20,341 Spitfires were built in 22 different variants ... read more


DHF 2018 to celebrate 1993 European GP

Posted on 23 March 2018

One of the most memorable events in the history of Donington Park, the rain-soaked 1993 European Grand Prix, will be celebrated at this year’s Donington Historic Festival (May 4, 5 and 6) with on-track F1 car demonstrations on the Saturday and Sunday of the event, plus static displays on all three days. The 25th anniversary activities add a further exciting dimension ... read more


2018 timetable is announced

Posted on 7 March 2018

The action-packed timetable for the 2018 Donington Historic Festival (May 4, 5 and 6) has been announced, and it promises a feast for historic motorsport fans. With a fantastic range of world-class grids to appeal to everyone from lovers of single-seaters to Tin-Tops, DHF 2018 will see several hundred classic racing cars spanning nine decades take to the world-famous Do... read more


Superb grid line-up confirmed for DHF 2018

Posted on 2 February 2018

Visitors to this year’s Donington Historic Festival will enjoy three days of world-class historic motorsport from an outstanding line-up of grids featuring an incredibly diverse range of racing machines spanning nine decades. From pre-War sports cars to the Super Tourers of the early 2000s, and from single-seaters to gorgeous GTs, the action-packed event will have som... read more


Just in time for Christmas... Earlybird tickets now available for DHF 2018

Posted on 19 December 2017

Advance discounted tickets for the 2018 Donington Historic Festival (Donington Park, May 4th, 5th & 6th, 2018) are now on sale, providing the perfect opportunity to treat a historic motorsport fan to a Christmas present they’ll be delighted to receive. With advance tickets costing from just £10 and special Earlybird tickets offering even greater savings off the adv... read more