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VSCC SeeRed VISITS DONINGTON PARK THIS WEEKEND

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VSCC SeeRed VISITS DONINGTON PARK THIS WEEKEND

Donington Park will welcome back old friends this weekend (May 21 & 22), as the Leicestershire venue hosts ‘SeeRed’ – the Vintage Sports-Car Club’s historic racing festival, that offers a packed programme of races with cars dating from pre-war right up until the early 1960s.

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GOODWOOD CONFIRMS OVER 60 DRIVERS AND RIDERS APPEARING AT THE 2011 FESTIVAL OF SPEED

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GOODWOOD CONFIRMS OVER 60 DRIVERS AND RIDERS APPEARING AT THE 2011 FESTIVAL OF SPEED

With just over eight weeks to go until the 2011 Festival of Speed (1-3 July), Goodwood can already confirm more than 60 star drivers and riders will be present at the world’s largest celebration of motoring culture.

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DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL 2011: INAUGURAL EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS

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DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL 2011: INAUGURAL EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS

Twelve races; 300 historic racing cars out on track; 38 car clubs with 100s of cars on display; 12,000 people and two days of non-stop sunshine. The first ever Donington Historic Festival could hardly be bettered, but plans are already afoot to make the 2012 event even more enticing.

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FORGET THOSE POST-WEDDING BLUES: IT’S THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL

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FORGET THOSE POST-WEDDING BLUES: IT’S THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL

What’s so important about Friday 29th April? Oh yes – it’s the day before the start of the Donington Historic Festival.

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JAGUARS FROM THE PAST AND PRESENT LAUNCH GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

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JAGUARS FROM THE PAST AND PRESENT LAUNCH GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED

Thursday 17th March 2011: The 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed was launched today with Jaguar playing a key role as the event celebrates the 50th anniversary of the iconic E-type.

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VISITORS FIND THE FIRST 2011-SEASON GOODWOOD BREAKFAST CLUB LESS TAXING

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VISITORS FIND THE FIRST 2011-SEASON GOODWOOD BREAKFAST CLUB LESS TAXING

The first of this year’s seven Goodwood Breakfast Club meetings got off to a classic start on Sunday 6 March when an impressive selection of (mostly pre-1973) tax-exempt vehicles gathered at the legendary Goodwood Motor Circuit for the themed ‘Tax-free Sunday’ meeting.

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CANALETTO, STUBBS, HEARSEY AND E-TYPES. THE GOODWOOD ART COLLECTION GROWS

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CANALETTO, STUBBS, HEARSEY AND E-TYPES. THE GOODWOOD ART COLLECTION GROWS

Not only is Goodwood home to two of the world’s leading annual motor sport events – the Festival of Speed (1-3 July) and Revival (16-18 September) – it also houses a fine collection of art, including stunning landscapes painted by Canaletto, and famous horse scenes by celebrated equine artist George Stubbs.

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JAGUAR CARS TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ITS ICONIC E-TYPE AT THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED AND REVIVAL

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JAGUAR CARS TO CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF ITS ICONIC E-TYPE AT THE GOODWOOD FESTIVAL OF SPEED AND REVIVAL

Jaguar Cars will be officially celebrating two significant anniversaries at Goodwood’s popular annual motor sport events this year, with 50 years of Britain’s best-loved sports car – the legendary Jaguar E-Type – being honoured at both the 2011 Festival of Speed.

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‘MAD JACK’ AT THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL, 30 APRIL TO 1 MAY 2011

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‘MAD JACK’ AT THE DONINGTON HISTORIC FESTIVAL, 30 APRIL TO 1 MAY 2011

The latest highlight announced for the first, action-packed Donington Historic Festival, 30 April – 1 May 2011, will be the ‘Mad Jack’ – a race named in honour of Richard ‘Mad Jack’ Shuttleworth, the pre-War racing driver famous for his daring exploits in both aeroplanes and cars, and the winner of the first ever Donington Grand Prix, in 1935.

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ERIK CARLSSON TO ATTEND START OF XIV RALLYE MONTE CARLO HISTORIQUE, REIMS, JANUARY 28TH, 2011

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ERIK CARLSSON TO ATTEND START OF XIV RALLYE MONTE CARLO HISTORIQUE, REIMS, JANUARY 28TH, 2011

Erik Carlsson at the Monte Carlo Rally 1963[/caption]Rally legend Erik Carlsson is to support the centenary celebrations of the Monte Carlo Rally by backing a team who will compete in this week’s XIVth Monte Carlo Historique rally in an exact replica of the car that took him to victory back in 1963.

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