Highlights of the Historic Sports Car Club’s newly announced 2017 race programme will be 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 (19th of 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 8th April, Donington Park
Sat/Sun 20st/21nd May, Silverstone GP
Sat/Sun 17th/18th Jun, Cadwell Park
Sat/Sun 1st/2nd Jul, Brands Hatch GP
Sat/Sun 5th/6th Aug, Croft
Sat-Mon 26th to 28th Aug, Oulton Park Intl
Sat 23rd Sep, Brands Hatch Indy
Sat/Sun 14th/15th 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 (28th to 30th April), the Silverstone Classic (21st to 23rd July) and the Walter Hayes Trophy at Silverstone (4th and 5th November).