steveXE624
Hi all,

We have been invited to display a selection of member's cars per day at the "Donington Revived!" event at Donington circuit, on the 4th and 5th of September.

We have been offered space to display up to 12 cars per day (Sat and Sun) and, in return, the drivers of the cars will get to attend the event free of charge. The cars will be displayed within the paddock area along with those from other car clubs (Porsche, Jaguar, etc).

In addition to free entry, the driver should be amongst the first to drive around the newly re-opened (and slightly re-profiled) circuit (subject to change / confirmation!) .

Any passengers wishing to attend can purchase concessionary tickets through the organiser at £10 per day or £17.50 for the weekend. These will need to be ordered in advance, ideally by the end of this week, by emailing Carol Mason at carolmason9_AT_btinternet.com (change '_AT_' to '@' and letting her know your requirements and telephone number.

Children under 16 are admitted free of charge.

Currently, we have three cars for the Sunday and no cars for Saturday. It would be nice to get a mix of cars from all eras but my main objective is to get a full set of twelve each day!

If anyone would like to join us, please email or pm me - this is a first come first served opportunity!  ;D
. Please use the Area 3 email address, which is area3@amoc.org.

Please help us provide a nice

I have included the official Press Release below for more information:

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On behalf of Masters Historic Racing Limited

PRESS RELEASE
Dated 8th June 2010

“DONINGTON REVIVED!”
– Plans are announced for the Re-Opening motor race meeting at the rebuilt track - Sept 3-5, 2010.
Donington Park’s new leaseholders, Adroit, and Masters Historic Racing will jointly organise a programme of racing and special demonstrations to celebrate the re-opening of the famed circuit.

The 3 day timetable will include a wide spread of historic races, from 1970/80s’ Grand Prix cars, to 1960s saloons, as well as a demonstrations by cars from Donington famous Grand Prix Collection, and by invited modern race teams. The Saturday-Sunday public programme is planned to widen the audience for historic racing, as well as to reward the loyal East Midlands fans who have supported the circuit and the Wheatcroft family after the closure of the circuit during autumn 2009, under its previous tenants.

As well as the racing, there will be much to entertain visitors of all ages and interests with special displays, parades, on-track demonstrations, bands, car clubs, music and parties for the competitors.

The event will be called “DONINGTON REVIVED! – A Celebration”

Circuit repair and refurbishment.
New leaseholders Adroit, led by Group Managing Director David Broome, and Operations Director and Project Manager Steve Watton, with Donington Park’s owner Kevin Wheatcroft, and the consulting engineers at Pick Everard, are underway with the rebuild plan, and in close consultation with the Governing Body of motorsport, the MSA, plan for a re-construction timetable which allows for the track to be fully ready and inspected to MSA and FIA Grade 2 level in good time before the celebration event date.

All registered race entrants for the Donington Revived! Meeting will enjoy a special preview and test day in late August, when the sights and sounds of many famous classic racing cars will once again echo around Donington Park
With early September sunset at around 19.45, there will be an opportunity to run an “Into the Dusk” sportscar race to close the first day of competition.

The event Organising team will be led by Robert Fearnall, who has such long experience of the venue, and by Christopher Tate and the Masters Team, and the race action will be managed by Masters Racing Club.

Race content – there will be twelve feature races – some being in 2 parts - over the Saturday and Sunday, with all qualifying on Friday for the Masters grids of 1966-85 Grand Prix cars; 1960-66 open sports cars – “SRM”; for the 1966-74 World Sportscar Masters Le Mans cars; the Pre-1966 Gentleman Drivers GT cars; the Interserie Revival (1970s Prototypes and CanAm cars) races; for Pre-‘66 Touring Cars, including a special Mini class.

There will also be a special feature race in celebration of the first-ever Donington 1977 race meeting, which will build upon the grid regularly run by Masters in their ‘Stars of the 70s’ races, to which as many of the types of car which raced at the original opening of Donington back in 1977 can compete. Invitations to race for two other clubs are under discussion at present.

Any competitor who raced at that original 1977 meeting, and who can prove their participation with an original race programme or a copy of their results sheet, will be invited free as a guest of the event organisers.

Live Track Demonstrations – Subject to further detail arrangements, it is expected that a top selection of the best historic F1 cars from the Donington Collection will come out for some rare publicly viewed track time.
Organisers are also in discussion with two top UK-based single seater race teams, with a view to setting an unofficial lap record of the National circuit.

There will be an invitation display of modern Supercars, also with track time; and the top one-make car clubs, including Ferrari and Lamborghini are presently being invited to bring club displays and run their own concours.

Norton, the revived motor bike manufacturer whose new superbikes are now being built on site at Donington, will be on display to the buying public.

Ticket Prices and Sales

The daily ticket prices will be priced to include full paddock access and stands seating, and will cost from just £16 for an adult with concessions; a Weekend 2 day pass will cost £25.

Supporters and Members of the Donington Park Racing Club, long-established at the track, as well as signed up members of the web based Save Donington Campaign, will benefit from special discounts, with details arranged with those groups directly.

The full range of Donington Revived! Tickets will be on sale shortly – check back soon for details on the circuit’s website at http://www.donington-park.co.uk or email info@donington-park.co.uk
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tony-hall-40
David Such said can he have a seat on the pit wall...he has fond memories he thinks????
Ooooppps...I did it again....
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RCVantage
Great day on Saturday - Some of the racing was spectacular, the noise of the CanAm's was brilliant...

Photo's when I get chance...

RC
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steveXE624
Glad you enjoyed it - sorry we only managed 3 cars from AMOC on the day but at least we were there!

It was pretty chilly on the Sunday but great fun and particularly the three laps of the new circuit, which was a pretty nice "thank you" to the clubs for making the effort to turn out 

Many thanks to those who volunteered to attend! 
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