CLUBS HELP TURN BACK THE CLOCK AT BRANDS HATCH

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June ends with a blast from the past at Brands Hatch, with the Autoglym HSCC Historic Festival (June 28th and 29th). With a thrilling series of races, excellent support from the enthusiasts’ clubs and a great range of off-track attractions and children’s entertainment, it promises to be a fun-packed weekend for all the family. Spectators can enjoy spotting the cars they remember from their youth amongst the many club displays, featuring a huge range of makes and models, including AC Cobra Alfa Romeo, Ferrari, Ford, Jaguar, Lancia, Lotus, MG, Mini, Morgan, Panther, Porsche, Rolls-Royce, Saab, and Triumph. On-track action will be tremendous, with the HSCC reporting record numbers of entries for some races. Historic Formula One cars battling it out fiercely, plus support races for single-seaters of all shapes and sizes from Formula Junior up to Formula 3. The Festival is the highpoint of the year’s celebration of 50 years of Formula Junior, and, marking another anniversary, the HSCC is hoping to gather over 20 600bhp Chevy-powered Formula 5000s in one ear-splitting race. Classic saloons and sportscars due out on track include Porsche, Lotus, Jaguar, MG, Ford, Triumph and Morgan. The open paddock will give spectators their own motor sport ‘museum’, complete with the sights, sounds and smells of the glory days of racing, and the Autoglym motorsports arena will feature a varied selection of racing cars, from the stunning Gigawave Aston Martin DBR9 to a Ford Model T-based dragster. There will also be five spectacular drifting displays. Fun for all.... The Autoglym HSCC Historic Festival provides fun for all the family, including a funfair, complete with climbing wall, dodgems, quad-bikes, tea-cup-and-saucers and 'extreme trampoline' . And children can play for free in the Kids’ Super Inflatable Fun City, featuring the largest fun inflatable in Europe, and the Jungle Play Centre, Penalty Football Shoot-Out and interactive Basketball.Tags:,