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CAPACITY GRIDS AND LIVE-STREAMED RACES - DHF RACES BACK TO THE TRACK

Posted on 7 May 2021

In spite of the absence of spectators (owing to unexpected, last-minute changes in government COVID regulations), the 2021 Donington Historic Festival on 1 & 2 May was a memorable event, with world-class grids bursting at the seams and free to view live-streaming of every race bringing the track action straight into people’s homes and phones. Missed the live-stre... read more

 

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS – BUT NOT OUT OF SIGHT! JOIN US FOR THE LIVE STREAMING OF ALL THE RACES - MAY 1 & 2

Posted on 27 April 2021

Although recent changes in government COVID regulations mean that spectators are not permitted to attend the event in person, you can enjoy all the fantastically diverse live racing action of this weekend’s Donington Historic Festival from the comfort of your own armchairs, thanks to live streaming of every race on both days, which will be broadcast here on the Fest... read more

 

DHF 2021 - BEHIND CLOSED DOORS

Posted on 7 April 2021

We are immensely disappointed and very sorry to have to announce that, following new Government guidance issued yesterday, 6 April, which placed a specific ban on spectators at all sport events until 17 May, DHF 2021 will have to run behind closed doors, with only essential personnel attending If you've already bought your tickets, you will be contacted by Donington Pa... read more

 

GRID IN THE SPOTLIGHT: HISTORIC TOURING CAR CHALLENGE AND TONY DRON TROPHY

Posted on 30 March 2021

With its iconic car designs and dramatic liveries, Motor Racing Legends' combined Historic Touring Car Challenge and Tony Dron Trophy race evokes nostalgia with the young and not-so-young alike. These are the machines most of us wished our parents (or we!) drove back in the day, and that thunderous first entry into Redgate after the green light is always unforget... read more

 

GRID IN THE SPOTLIGHT: THE AMON CUP FOR GT40s

Posted on 18 March 2021

The arrival of the Ford GT40 in the 1960s remains one of the most significant moments in motorsport history.  The back story of the Ford GT40’s rise as the most iconic GT car of a generation is indeed worthy of a Hollywood film and the dominance of the American challengers on French soil in the Le Mans 24 Hour race shifted the sands of Ferrari’s long standing dom... read more

 

GRID IN THE SPOTLIGHT: THE ROYAL AUTOMOBILE CLUB PALL MALL CUP

Posted on 16 February 2021

Motor Racing Legends' Royal Automobile Club Pall Mall Cup, supported by the Royal Automobile Club and DK Engineering, is a new race series which debuts at DHF 2021. It features epic, three-hour races for GT, Sports Racing and Touring Cars built before 1966, so promises a feast of on-track glamour, pace and action. In addition to Overall and Class honours, entries are ... read more

 

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTED 2021 TICKETS NOW ON SALE

Posted on 10 December 2020

With perfect timing to solve that perennial problem of what to give the classic motorsport enthusiast for Christmas, advance discounted tickets for the 2021 Donington Historic Festival (Saturday and Sunday 1st and 2nd May) are now on sale. And, with Early Bird discounts applying until 23.59 hrs on March 14 they shouldn’t make too big a hole in the festive budget. Al... read more

 

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

 

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

 

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