Sunday 20 November 2016
The Historic Sports Car Club’s 2017 race programme will be capped by major events on the Brands Hatch and Silverstone Grand Prix circuits.
The Club’s eight-event championship schedule starts in April with a return to Donington Park and concludes with the two-day Finals Meeting at Silverstone in October. The calendar was revealed to 260 members and guests at the Club’s annual awards dinner on Saturday (19 November).
“Donington Park is a great way to start the season and we’re delighted to be going back there,” said Chief Executive Officer Grahame White. “We are very pleased to have race meetings on the big three UK tracks of Silverstone Grand Prix, Brands Hatch Grand Prix and Oulton Park International.”
Following the successful 2016 event, the annual Finals Meeting will run over two days at Silverstone in October, while Cadwell Park and Croft dates will continue to be popular dates on the calendar.
The provisional HSCC calendar is:
Saturday 8 April, Donington Park
Sat/Sun 20/21 May, Silverstone GP
Sat/Sun 17/18 Jun, Cadwell Park
Sat/Sun 1/2 Jul, Brands Hatch GP
Sat/Sun 5/6 Aug, Croft
Sat-Mon 26-28 Aug, Oulton Park Intl
Sat 23 Sep, Snetterton
Sat/Sun 14/15 Oct, Silverstone Nat
In addition to these dates, the HSCC will be the race organising club for several other major events including the Donington Historic Festival (28-30 April), the Silverstone Classic (28-30 July) and the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone (4/5 November).