Date: 27 November 2014
The Historic Sports Car Club has unveiled its 2015 racing calendar, which is headlined by high-profile events on the Silverstone and Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuits as well as major historic festivals at Croft, Oulton Park and Thruxton.
Season highlights include the International Trophy on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit (16/17 May), the Autosport three-hour meeting at Snetterton (13/14 June), the Historic Super Prix on the Brands Hatch Grand Prix circuit (11/12 July), the Croft Nostalgia Weekend (8/9 August) and the Oulton Park Gold Cup (30/31 August).
The season starts with the Thruxton Easter Revival event (4/5 April), while the Wolds Trophy meeting at Cadwell Park moves a week later (27/28 June) and will again celebrate Formula 3. One-day events will be held at Donington Park (30 May), Brands Hatch Indy (26 September) and the Silverstone Finals (17 October). HSCC members will also have the opportunity to race at Spa-Francorchamps during the Classic Six-Hour meeting (18-20 September).
In addition, the HSCC will once again be organising the racing element of several key events in 2015, including the Donington Historic Festival (2-4 May), Tour Britannia (12-15 May), the Silverstone Classic (24-26 July) and the Walter Hayes Trophy (31 October/1 November).
“I’m very pleased with our 2015 calendar,” said HSCC Chief Executive Officer Grahame White. “We’re delighted to give our members the chance to race on all the major UK tracks including the Grand Prix circuits at Silverstone and Brands Hatch.”
The provisional HSCC calendar is:
Sat/Sun 4/5 April Thruxton (Easter Revival)
Sat/Sun 16/17 May Silverstone GP (International Trophy)
Sat 30 May Donington Park
Sat/Sun 13/14 June Snetterton (Autosport 3-Hours)
Sat/Sun 27/28 June Cadwell Park (Wolds Trophy)
Sat/Sun 11/12 July Brands Hatch GP (Historic Super Prix)
Sat/Sun 8/9 August Croft (Nostalgia Weekend)
Sun/Mon 30/31 August Oulton Park (Gold Cup)
Sat 26 September Brands Hatch Indy
Sat 17 October Silverstone National (Finals Day)
Dates for individual championships and series, including the Historic Formula 2 Championship, Martini Trophy, Super Touring Trophy and the new Jaguar Heritage Challenge will be announced shortly.