The Historic Sports Car Club is reducing all entry fees for its opening three race meetings of 2023.

This courageous initiative against an industry-wide general rise in pricing is designed to bring more cars to the grid over the Club’s race meetings at Snetterton (22/23 April), Cadwell Park (6/7 May) and Silverstone Grand Prix circuit (27/28 May). The Snetterton event will include the Autosport 3 Hour race, which has an unbeatable entry fee when compared to the competition.

In the face of the current challenging financial situation for competitors and on-going increases in the cost of going racing, the HSCC has taken this very significant step to try and redress the balance and help its racers get back on circuit. The move has already been warmly welcomed by drivers.

Andy Dee-Crowne, CEO of the HSCC, said: “Clearly this is a bold move in the current financial climate and is designed to encourage more entries. We know that for many of our racers the cost of the entry fee is a critical factor when planning and budgeting their season.

“If we can achieve a modest increase in the grid size over corresponding 2022 levels by offering this reduction, then it is a win-win for everyone. We will continue to evaluate the situation as the season progresses with the intention of reducing cost further in line with entries received.

“I really hope that it will be a success and that we will be able to extend the discount across our full racing season. The HSCC has always been about providing good value racing for its members in a safe, friendly, competitive and sporting environment and this move underlines our commitment to giving our members the very best deal that we can.”