MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship

March 31st

Donington Park will host the opening round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season on the weekend of 31 March – 2 April.

Event

Donington Park will host the opening round of the 2017 MCE Insurance British Superbike Championship season on the weekend of 31 March – 2 April.

British Superbikes (BSB) is the world’s leading domestic motorcycle racing series, and one of the biggest events to visit Donington throughout the year. The East Midlands circuit last held the opening round of the championship back in 2015, welcoming a record crowd in the process.

Donington Park Managing Director Christopher Tate commented: “We are absolutely delighted to be confirmed as hosts of the opening round of the 2017 MCE British Superbike Championship season. With so many of the teams and riders based locally and with an enthusiastic East Midlands fan base, it’s a decision we are sure will be popular, and we look forward to working Stuart Higgs and the BSB team to promote this always spectacular and extremely important event. As ever with an opening round, the atmosphere and racing will be very exciting, as the teams and riders look to start their season in the best possible way.”

As well as the British Superbikes, a full package of support races will also take place, including the British Supersport Championship, British Superstock and more, with hundreds of riders set to race across the weekend.

Donington will also host a vital pre-season test day for the championship on 22 March.

Prices

ADVANCE TICKET PRICES

Advance tickets will come off sale at 5pm Wednesday 29th March.

Saturday                                                                                                                    £12.00                      

Sunday                                                                                                                      £25.00  

Weekend from (Fri-Sun)                                                                                            £34.00 

Weekend  Friend Package (Fri-Sun for 4 people                                                      £99.00

Sunday Starkey Viewing                                                                                            £12.00

Sunday Grandstand                                                                                                  £12.00

Hospitality from                                                                                                         £POA

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 proof of address valid only for DE74, DE73, DE72 & LE12 9) on racedays only

£5 off for DPRAC on racedays only

GATE TICKET PRICES

Purchasing tickets on the gate costs slightly more than buying in advance. Ticket prices on the gate are:

Friday
£10

Saturday
£15

Sunday
£30

Weekend
£45

Grandstand
£15

Concessions
£25 - race day only

CAMPING

Weekend admission with camping (PER PERSON 14+)                                            £59.00

Weekend admission with camping (PER CHILD U14)                                               £0.00

Camping Pitch 7m x 8m                                                                                            £15.00

Priority Viewing A – WHITE (1x white zone pitch + 1x Electric Hook up)                   £95.00 - SOLD OUT

Priority Viewing B – GREEN (1x green zone pitch + 1x Electric Hook up)                 £85.00 - SOLD OUT

Priority Viewing C – ORANGE (1x orange zone pitch + 1x Electric Hook up)            £25.00 - LIMITED PLACES LEFT

Electric Hook-up                                                                                                        £50.00

 

Entertainment

This year you will find entertainment located at the camping zone which will take place on the evening's of Friday and Saturday. There will be a selection of food and drink units at the campsite and even a pub. Please note should we experience bad weather, then the entertainment may be relocated to the Engine Room previously known as the Exhibition centre.

 

FRIDAY

18:00 Background music
19:00 El Duderino (Rock Covers Band) more info | listen
20:45 Interval
21:15 The Roulette (Rock Covers Band) 
23:00 Close

SATURDAY

18:00 Background music
19:00 Those Who Knew (Covers Band) more info | listen
20:00 Interval
20:30 VooDoo Moon (Rock/Pop Covers Band) more info | listen
21:30 Interval
22:00 El Duderino (Rock Covers Band) more info | listen
23:00 Close

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

We hope you enjoy your weekend with us here at Donington Park. To help everyone to make the most of their time here please spare a few minutes to read through the camping information. This information includes some specific rules for your safety and enjoyment during your time here. The camping entertainment area will be open to the public until 15 mins after the last race is finished. Should we experience bad weather, then the entertainment may be relocated to the Engine Room.

Disability

If you are aware of any condition which may hinder your safe and timely evacuation of the premises or that may
put you at additional risk during an emergency situation, you are required to notify a member of staff.

Valuables

Personal items and valuables are left at your own risk, Donington Park will not accept responsibility for loss
or damage to these items.

Safety

There are no Drones or Lazers allowed on site at any time. Strictly no open fires, fireworks or chinese lanterns.
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and must always be attended. Please ensure you do not
dispose of hot ashes in the bins and you await for them to cool. If tents are provided with guy ropes please ensure you use them correctly. All tents and gazebos must be secured at all times. Keep access for emergency vehicles clear at all times. Children must be supervised and the campsite entrance must be kept clear.

Camping wristbands must be worn at all times - this is also your general admission ticket. Adult pass is blue and child pass is black. Please ensure your child has an emergency number registered with the campsite security for safety purposes.

Loud music and offensive language will not be tolerated, please respect other users of the campsite by keeping noise
to a minimum after 11pm. The management reserve the right to remove you from the site for any anti-social behaviour. Anyone found accessing the track at any time will be escorted off site.

Camping

CAMPING SITE MAP

CAMPING TICKETS (Includes General Admission)

The campsite opens at 12 Noon on Thursday 30th March and closes at 12 Noon on Monday 3rd April 2017.
Please note, you are not able to choose a specific camping pitch in advance.

Camping location is subject to change depending on weather, ground suitability and safety. 

 

CAMPING PITChES & PRIORITY VIEWING

You must book at least one pitch or priority viewing pitch when ordering camping tickets
If your tent or camping vehicle exceeds 7m x 8m you must purchase multiple pitches / priority viewing

SOLD OUT: PRIORITY VIEWING A - WHITE ZONE (Includes: 1x White Zone 7m x 8m Camping Pitch (Old Hairpin, Starkeys) 1x Electrical Hook-up)

 
SOLD OUT: PRIORITY VIEWING B - GREEN ZONE (Includes: 1x Green Zone 7m x 8m Camping Pitch (Straight) 1x Electrical Hook-up)
 
LIMITED PLACES: PRIORITY VIEWING C - ORANGE ZONE (Includes: 1x Orange Zone 7m x 8m Camping Pitch (Electrical hook-up NOT included in this zone))
 
ELECTRICAL HOOK-UP
Can be added when booking a standard 7m x 8m camping pitch
 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

We hope you enjoy your weekend with us here at Donington Park. To help everyone to make the most of their time here please spare a few minutes to read through the camping information. This information includes some specific rules for your safety and enjoyment during your time here. The camping entertainment area will be open to the public until 15 mins after the last race is finished. Should we experience bad weather, then the entertainment may be relocated to the Engine Room.

Disability

If you are aware of any condition which may hinder your safe and timely evacuation of the premises or that may
put you at additional risk during an emergency situation, you are required to notify a member of staff.

Valuables

Personal items and valuables are left at your own risk, Donington Park will not accept responsibility for loss
or damage to these items.

Safety

There are no Drones or Lazers allowed on site at any time. Strictly no open fires, fireworks or chinese lanterns.
Barbecues are permitted but must be raised off the ground and must always be attended. Please ensure you do not
dispose of hot ashes in the bins and you await for them to cool. If tents are provided with guy ropes please ensure you use them correctly. All tents and gazebos must be secured at all times. Keep access for emergency vehicles clear at all times. Children must be supervised and the campsite entrance must be kept clear.

Camping wristbands must be worn at all times - this is also your general admission ticket. Adult pass is blue and child pass is black. Please ensure your child has an emergency number registered with the campsite security for safety purposes.

Loud music and offensive language will not be tolerated, please respect other users of the campsite by keeping noise
to a minimum after 11pm. The management reserve the right to remove you from the site for any anti-social behaviour. Anyone found accessing the track at any time will be escorted off site.

FAQs

What time will the gates open? – Gates will be open at 7.30am on each day.

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 the Fun Zone included in my entry ticket? – At selected events, Donington Park will operate a Fun Zone with family entertainment. Some parts of the Fun Zone are free, but the rides and some of the activities will have a small charge

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. Friday's action will include practice for all series competing across the weekend. 

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? – Yes, the bikes will be racing on the full GP circuit this weekend.

My tickets haven't arrived, what can I do? - Most tickets for major events are dispatched 7-10 days before the first day of the event. If you have purchased tickets for a major event at Donington Park and your tickets have not arrived, please contact our ticket agents SeeTickets via https://www.seetickets.com/customerservice

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. Discounts are only valid for on the day purchases.

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. Discounts are only valid for on the day purchases.

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 - £78 (Lower Redgate Suite)

  • 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

GODDARDS HOSPITALITY - £156 

  • VIP admission ticket into the circuit and suite
  • Meet and Greet - Rider & further details TBA
  • 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
  • All day Tea, Coffee & Juice
  • Buffet lunch
  • Pay bar service
  • Host service
  • Circuit TV coverage
  • Official programme
  • Free Wi-Fi

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

Please note prices shown include VAT

*Please note packages are subject to change.

 

 

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


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