Thruxton Historic - Preview

10 Jun 21

Thruxton Historic - 12/13 June

Thruxton Circuit is set to welcome back spectators for the first time in 2021 this coming weekend (June 12/13), with those in attendance set to take a spirited trip down memory lane as part of the now annual ‘Thruxton Historic’.

Debuting in 2018 as part of the venues 50th Anniversary celebrations, the now-titled Thruxton Historic brings together legendary machines and racers to the fastest circuit in the UK for an adrenaline rush like no other.

As UK government restrictions continue to ease, a limited number of fans will head to the Hampshire venue across both days to witness a mouth-watering array of sensational sportscars, flame-spitting saloons and evocative racing cars go wheel-to-wheel.

On-track, one of the standout races over the course of the weekend will undoubtedly be the Jochen Rindt Trophy. Celebrating the best single-seater race cars from the 60s, 70 & 80s. The grid includes Formula 2 and Formula Atlantic cars plus Formula 3 and Formula Ford 2000, many in period livery.

Fans of touring cars from yesteryear will be well-catered for as well with the Historic Touring Car Challenge with Tony Dron Trophy, Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC and HRDC Liqui Moly Jack Sears Trophy all in action.

Additional retro-themed thrills and spills will be provided by the HRDC Allstars’, HRDC Classic Alfa Challenge, Jaguar Classic Challenge, Pre ’63 GT, Pre-War Sports Cars and the RAC Woodcote Trophy & Stirling Moss Trophy for Pre ’61 Sportscars.

 

Grids

The Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy & Stirling Moss Trophy
Pre ‘63 GT
Historic Touring Car Challenge with Tony Dron Trophy
Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC
HRDC 'Jack Sears Trophy', HRDC 'Allstars', HRDC 'Classic Alpha Challenge'
Jaguar Classic Challenge
Jochen Rindt Trophy - Which will be a celebration of single-seat race cars from the 60's 70's & 80's. Early Formula 2, Historic and Classic F3's, Formula Atlantic, and Formula Ford 2000

Provisional Timetable

 

Car Clubs

 

Family Friendly Activities

It won’t just be the racing on track that makes up the spectacle at the Thruxton Historic this weekend though, with plenty of things to see and do off-track as well.

Ensuring that there is fun to be had by the whole family, those in attendance will be able to see a number of different car displays and parades, wander around the trade village and take advantage of free camping.

 

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Land Rover Legends Show

Over at the Skid Pan, fans will find the Land Rover Legends show. In what is the ultimate show for Land Rover enthusiasts, the Land Rover Legends will showcase the very best examples of the marque including several rare and unusual vehicles from the Dunsfold Collection, a founding partner of the event. Vehicles from Bowler and Land Rover Classic will also be in attendance.

This year the show also includes unique feature displays, the leading Land Rover clubs, an exclusive Land Rover parade around the circuit, specialist exhibitors and traders and the National Land Rover Awards.

 

4x4 rides

Mission Motorsport will be providing 4x4 rides on our off-road course in a range of Land Rover's. These will be available to book on the day.

 

Mobility Scooters Available to Hire

Unity are bringing their fleet of Mobility Scooters, which will be available to hire over the weekend. A selection of manual wheelchairs and mobility scooters will be available to hire each day. Giving you the freedom to get around the many displays.

To book your scooter please email kelly.delaney@unityonline.org.uk availability is limited, so prebooking is advisable.

Scooter Hire - £15 per day / £25 both days Manual Wheelchair - £8 per day / £15 both days

 

Tickets for this weekend’s Thruxton Historic are on sale now. To find out more information head to https://thruxtonracing.co.uk/racing/historic.

Information on the venues COVID-19 guidelines can be found via https://thruxtonracing.co.uk/covid-19-information.