Can you drive your car around Brands Hatch?
Brands Hatch Circuit – race events, season passes, testing, driving experiences and trackdays. For the first time ever, you can drive your own car around the world famous Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit with the passengers of your choice – for just £25! We’ve launched a brand new experience called Drive!
What happened at Brands Hatch on Saturday?
A volunteer marshal has died in an accident during a race at Brands Hatch motor racing circuit. A racing car crashed, hitting two people on the track at about 15:00 BST on Saturday, Kent Police said. A man in his 60s, from Surrey, died at the scene.
What is Brands Hatch famous for?
Brands Hatch is a motor racing circuit in West Kingsdown, Kent, England, United Kingdom. Originally used as a grasstrack motorcycle circuit on farmland, it hosted 12 runnings of the British Grand Prix between 1964 and 1986 and currently hosts many British and International racing events.
Are there showers at Brands Hatch?
Toilets, showers, waste disposal and drinking water are still provided.
What time do the gates open at Brands Hatch?
Gate opening times Public admission to the circuit is from 8:30 on Friday, 8:00 Saturday and 7:00 on Sunday.
Can you have a BBQ at Brands Hatch?
Domestic barbecues (no disposables) are permitted on the campsite but must be attended at all times, and please note that fireworks are not permitted.
Who was killed at Brands Hatch today?
A volunteer marshal who died in a crash at Brands Hatch motor racing circuit has been named locally as Robert Foote. Mr Foote was a former mayor of Epsom and Ewell Borough Council in Surrey, and a serving councillor. A racing car spun off the track, hitting two people at the circuit in Kent on Saturday afternoon.
What happened to Henry Surtees?
Surtees’s death was attributed to severe head injuries, inflicted by colliding with Clarke’s wheel, rather than the subsequent crash with the barriers.
When did Brands Hatch last GP?
Brands Hatch hosted twelve grands prix at the English circuit from 1964, and the last was won under the European GP banner by Nigel Mansell in 1986.
Can you take food and drink in Brands Hatch?
Yes you can bring your own food to all our events. We have picnic tables or you can sit on the grass to enjoy your lunch.
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What is a Brands Hatch supercar experience?
Brands Hatch Driving Experiences The popular Brands Hatch race track in Kent hosts a range of supercar driving experiences throughout the year. The supercar driving is done on the famous 1 mile long Indy Circuit layout, where you will get to experience infamous turns such as Paddock Hill, Druids and the Brabham Straight.
Where is Brands Hatch Race Circuit?
The Brands Hatch Race Circuit is located in the South East of England in the county of Kent. Getting to Brands Hatch couldn’t be easier with great links to the M25 motorway and is only an hour drive from central London, makes it a popular driving experience venue.
Why should you visit Brands Hatch?
Brands Hatch is also a venue for some fantastic Drifting driving experiences too. You’ll get to experience some of the finest purpose built drifting cars, and some of our packages even offer the chance to experience a passenger drive, as a professional drifter shows you all these bad boys are capable of.
When was Brands Hatch first used for motorcycle racing?
There has been a race track at Brands Hatch since 1926, when the land was first used for grass track bike racing. In those days, competitors ran anti-clockwise, but the direction of the circuit was switched in 1954.