United Kingdom

Donington Park

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Donington Park is a 4.023 km circuit located in Leicestershire, England, which hosts a range of motor racing events throughout the year. It opened in 1931, and is an exciting race track offering something for all types of drivers.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

British GT    
October 15-16 2022
British GT    
May 28-29 2022

Donington Park: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Silverstone (87 kilometers away).

  1. Donington Park is one of the oldest racing circuits in the UK, first opening in 1931.

  2. In 1986, Donington Park held its first Formula One race as part of the European Grand Prix.

  3. In 1993, Ayrton Senna and Alain Prost both crashed at the same corner at the European Grand Prix at Donington Park.

  4. Donington Park has hosted some of the biggest names in music, including Led Zeppelin and Oasis.

  5. Donington Park is the home of the Donington Grand Prix Collection, the largest collection of Grand Prix cars in the world.

  6. Donington Park was purchased by motor racing entrepreneur Tom Wheatcroft in 1971.

  7. Donington Park hosts an annual touring car event known as the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship (BTCC).

  8. In the mid-2000s, Donington Park's owner planned to redevelop the circuit to host the UK's first Formula One race since 1986, however this never happened.

  9. Alongside motor sport events, Donington Park also hold public festivals, such as Download Festival.

  10. Donington Park has been the testing grounds for some of the world's most iconic racing cars such as the Ferrari F40 and the McLaren F1.

FIA Grade:  2    Length:  4020 m    Turns:  12

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