Thundersport GB Motorcycle races

March 24th - 26th

THUNDERSPORT GB IS ONE OF THE COUNTRY’S LEADING ORGANISERS OF THRILLING MOTORCYCLE RACES, RUNNING A PACKAGE OF 15 SERIES, MANY OF WHICH HAVE PRODUCED COUNTLESS STARS OF THE MOTORCYCLING WORLD.

Event

Special ticket offer!
Enter the code Thunder17 at the ticket purchase page for the following ticket prices:
Saturday £5 (gate price £17)
Sunday £5 (gate price £17)
Weekend £10 (gate price £30)

From the now famous Dunlop Thundersport Superteens that spawned the likes of Casey Stoner, Cal Crutchlow, Tom Sykes, Chaz Davies, Tommy Hill, Leon Camier, Bradley Smith, Danny Webb (the list goes on), plus the next step up for these youngsters in the blistering pace of the IN Competition Aprilia RRV450GP machines, through budget classes such as HMT Racing Thundersport 500 with a bumper entry of 80 machines, plus the now hugely popular Sparklight Racing Golden Era Steelsport/Supersport and Avon Golden Era Superbikes, including the ‘new for 2017’ Alto Digital Thundersport GP1 Classics, you'll witness some beautiful machinery here from the late nineties, ridden by both 'Gentleman Racers' and youngsters now too who've decided to soak up the challenge and prove their worth.

Rookie class A&R Racing Pre-National Sport and Continental Tyres Pre-National Freshman 600, produced some truly invigorating battles last year and acts as a perfect pre curser to The GBRacing 600 Sportsman Elite.

Avon Tyres Supertwins and Stocktwins serves up the latest Isle Of Man TT class, this too has become popular and captured the imagination of the British public...

Then it's the big boys of the Michelin Tyres Thundersport GP1 Elite plus Monex Europe GP1 Sportsman and Freshman… Here out and out power (some with over 220BHP capable of over 200mph) will do battle racing each other and this iconic circuit steeped in motorsport history.

Keep a beady eye on some very recognisable names, all wanting to take that chequered flag first!

To get up close and personal to this exceptional motorcycle racing at such a sensational venue, is simply not to be missed!

All the Sunday races are televised, so you can watch them online at thundersportgb.com about 10 days after the event to re-live the great weekend you enjoyed too.

The paddock is always open, meaning visitors can see the hundreds of racing machines up close and personal, and mingle with the riders and crews as they prepare for racing action.

Prices

                                                              Gate

Saturday                                              £17.00    

Sunday                                                £17.00

Weekend                                             £30.00

Children 13 & under go FREE when accompanied by a paying adult.

Concessions are available on the gate only on general admission tickets.

£5 off for OAP / Little Racers & Local Residents (please bring poof of address valid only for DE74, DE73, DE72 & LE12 9) 

£2 off for DPRAC

FAQs

What time will the gates open? – Gates will be open at 7.30am on Sat and Sun.

Can I purchase my ticket at the gate? – Yes tickets are available on entry on the day.

Are children free? – Yes children aged 13 and under are free.

Is there racing both days? – Yes there will be racing action on both the Saturday and the Sunday, a timetable will be available on the main event page closer to the race date.

Do I need to pay for parking? – Parking is free for this event.

Can I visit the museum? – Yes, you get 50% off of adult entry for our museum on the back of your ticket, this is valid only for the date on your ticket.

Is the Melbourne loop hairpin in use for this event? – There won’t be any racing on this section of the track, it is used for access only.

Can I leave the circuit and return on the same day? - Yes you can. Please ensure you scan your ticket or have your hand stamped when leaving the venue. You can only re-enter the venue if your ticket is valid for that day, and your hand is stamped.

Do I qualify for a senior citizen discount? - Visitors over 60 are entitled to a £5 discount at this event.

Do I qualify for a local resident discount? - Local Residents are entitled to a £5 discount. Please ensure you bring along valid proof of address and photographic ID. Valid postcodes for a local discount are DE74, DE73, DE72 and LE12 9.

Is there disabled parking and viewing available? - The disabled access area and view point is located at Gate 10 - Coppice Corner. There is an elevated viewing and parking area offering a good view of the track. Please ensure your vehicle displays a blue badge, and you'll be directed to the disabled viewing area upon arrival at the event.

Can I get into the pits and paddock? - The paddock is open for this event, but please note there will be heavy vehicle movement so please be cautious and ensure children are supervised at all times. Pit areas are only accessible by authorised personnel.

Where are the baby changing facilities? - Baby changing and feeding facilities are available at Redgate Suite Information. The Paddock Suite also contains these facilities.

Are animals permitted on site? - No animals are permitted anywhere on site, with the exception of guide/assistance dogs.

Are there any cash machines on site? - Yes, free to use cash machines can be found in the Pitstop Restaurant in the paddock, or at the Donington Collections museum.

Where can I report lost property or hand in something I have found? - Please head to the security point at Gate 21 (opposite the FIA Formula E complex) to hand in or report any lost property.

Can I take photos of the racing? - You are welcome to bring cameras to the event and take photographs, but for personal use only.

Can I bring a drone camera with me? - Drone cameras and remote controlled aircraft are not permitted, and may be confiscated if found. 

Hospitality

Book today, contact our Hospitality representative Nicola on hospitality@donington-park.co.uk or call 01332 819514.

750 Motor Club

SUITE ACCESS - £48 per day

  • VIP admission ticket into the circuit and suite
  • Trackside views of the action from the suite
  • Car park pass (1 per 2 people) and parking in the dedicated hospitality car park
  • Coffee making facilities
  • Circuit TV coverage
  • Free Wi-Fi

SILVER HOSPITALITY* - £POA (Costs available on request, minimum of 10 guests in a group required)

  • VIP admission ticket into the circuit and suite
  • Unrivalled views of the trackside from the suite
  • Car park pass (1 per 2 people) and parking in the dedicated hospitality car park
  • Morning coffee and Danish pastries
  • Cold buffet lunch
  • Afternoon serving and tea & coffee
  • Pay bar service
  • Host service
  • Circuit TV coverage
  • Official programme
  • Free Wi-Fi

GOLD HOSPITALITY* - £POA (Costs available on request, minimum of 10 guests in a group required)

  • VIP admission ticket into the circuit and suite
  • Unrivalled views of the trackside from the suite
  • Car park pass (1 per 2 people) and parking in the dedicated hospitality car park
  • Morning coffee and breakfast rolls
  • Complimentary bar serving wines, beers and soft drinks throughout the day
  • Two course buffet lunch
  • Afternoon serving of tea, coffee and cakes
  • Host service
  • Circuit TV coverage
  • Official programme
  • Free Wi-Fi

Please note prices include VAT.

For more information, to register your details or to book please contact hospitality@donington-park.co.uk or call 01332 819514.

* Costs available on request for Gold and Silver hospitality, a minimum of 10 guests is required for your group.

 

Contact Hospitality on 01332 819514 for further details and bookings about our hospitality packages


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