Thruxton 50th Anniversary Celebration

from £15.00
Saturday 2 June 2018 - Sunday 3 June 2018

2018 sees Thruxton celebrate its 50th anniversary. To mark the occasion, a two-day event will celebrate everything Thruxton, with on-track action and off-track attractions. Already confirmed to race over the two days:

Track Action

Historic Touring Car Challenge/Tony Dron Trophy, Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy/Stirling Moss Trophy, HSCC Guards Trophy Sports & GT Cars, HSCC Historic Formula Ford 1600, HSCC Libre - HF2, CF3, FF2000 etc, M7RC Mini Se7en, M7RC Mini Miglia

Demonstrations
Williams FW08C - driven by former F1 driver Karun Chandhok
March 721g - driven by Matthew Wigley
Lola T70 - driven by Michael Donovan
BTCC BMW 125i M Sport - driven by Rob Collard
BTCC Alfa Romeo Giulietta - driven by Rob Austin
Chevrolet Camaro - driven by Nigel Garrett
MINI Challenge - driven by Jordan Collard
Ford GT - driven by Seb Priaulx
Ducati 1199 Panigale R - ridden by Taylor Mackenzie
Ducati V4 Panigale - ridden by Iain Hopcroft
1972 John Player Norton - ridden by Norman White
Demonstration sessions run on both Saturday and Sunday

Off-Track Attractions

Static Displays including:
Porsche 919 Hybrid Sports Prototype
Williams FW14B - Nigel Mansell's championship winning Formula 1 car 'Red 5'
Williams FW38 - 2016 Formula 1 car
Lotus 81 - ex Nigel Mansell Formula 1 car
Lotus 87B
Ford GT40
Aston Martin GTE

Attactions
Nigel Mansell & Murray Walker open the Thruxton Centre on Sunday
Red Devils parachute display on Sunday
Circuit coach rides
Car club reunions
Funfair
Live Music on Saturday night from Revit and The Cellarats
Firework display on Saturday evening
Free overnight camping

Live commentary available from our partners Cre8media available here

Ticket Choices

All tickets for this Race Meeting are listed below.

Tickets Are Now Available On The Day

Tickets can now be purchased on the day at the gate.

Children Go Free

Children 15 and under accompanied by an adult (max 5 children per responsible adult) are admitted to the circuit and paddock (providing the responsible adult is still accompanying them) free of charge.

Grandstand Seats

Children 5 and under will be permitted to sit on a parent/guardian lap and therefore admitted free of charge. Where pre-allocated seats are issued then all seats taken must be paid for, irrespective of age.

Call our office on 01264 882200 (option 1) for all event information.

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Event Info - Thruxton 50th Anniversary Celebration

Latest News

Last of the Formula 1 six-wheelers set for Thruxton's 50th Anniversary Celebration

Final preparations underway for next weekend's (2/3 June) 50th Anniversary Celebration with a packed list of iconic vehicles from the worlds of Formula 1, GT, top-tier motorcycling and endurance set to star. Family-friendly festival offers something for everybody, young and old

Red Devils to dazzle overhead at 50th Anniversary Celebration

Legendary British Army parachute display team confirmed for milestone event. Professional skydivers to thrill crowds from above at mid-summer meeting. Joining Nigel Mansell, Murray Walker and a host of iconic cars

Karun Chandhok to steer Williams' FW08C on Formula 1's return to Thruxton

Formula 1 will return to Thruxton for the first time since 1993 at the circuit's 50th Anniversary Celebration weekend (2/3 June), with former F1 racer Karun Chandhok set to take the reins of the flame-spitting Williams FW08C as it blasts around Britain's fastest racetrack. 50th Anniversary Celebrations are primed and ready for 2/3 June with Family-friendly festival offering something for everybody, young and old alike

Nigel Mansell CBE and Murray Walker OBE to open The Thruxton Centre at 50th Anniversary Celebration

The 1992 Formula 1 World Champion Nigel Mansell and much-loved veteran F1 commentator Murray Walker will inaugurate The Thruxton Centre during the 50th Anniversary Celebration - Sat 2 – Sun 3 June. Plus, Mansell’s title-winning Williams F1 car will also be on display.

Ex-Rosberg Williams F1 car to star at Thruxton 50th Anniversary Celebration

Keke Rosberg's Williams FW08C F1 car is Thruxton-bound for 50th Anniversary Celebration (Sat 2 - Sun 3 June 2018). Williams Heritage are preparing the car to tackle Britain’s fastest circuit as part of this family-friendly festival, set to thrill young and old alike in June.

Facilities Information

Where are my tickets?

All tickets are posted first class unless you have requested special delivery. If you have ordered your tickets and you are concerned that you have not received them please call the ticket office on 01264 882200 option 1, and we will try to help trace your order.

When will my tickets be dispatched?

All tickets are sent well in advance of the race meeting to ensure you receive them in time. If your tickets have not been delivered, please contact us as soon as you can.

Can I turn up and purchase tickets on the day?

Yes, tickets are available to purchase on the day.

What if my tickets don't arrive in time?

In the rare event that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate, we will then refund you after the event. All you need to do is return the on the day ticket and your original advance tickets to the ticket office.

Can I collect my tickets on arrival at the circuit?

Unfortunately advance tickets cannot be collected on the day of the event due to the multiple number of entrances into venue.

Is the grandstand included in my ticket?

BTCC, BSB & Truck Race Meetings - Grandstand seating is not included in the price of the admission ticket. Grandstand seats can be purchased separately in advance and on the day of the event - subject to availability.

For all other Race Meetings, Grandstand access is included in the price of the admission ticket.

Frequently Asked Questions

Tickets

All tickets are posted first class unless you have requested special delivery. If you have ordered your tickets and you are concerned that you have not received them please call the ticket office on 01264 882200 option 1, and we will try to help trace your order.

All tickets are sent well in advance of the race meeting to ensure you receive them in time. If your tickets have not been delivered, please contact us as soon as you can.

Yes, tickets are available to purchase on the day.

In the rare event that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate, we will then refund you after the event. All you need to do is return the on the day ticket and your original advance tickets to the ticket office.

Unfortunately advance tickets cannot be collected on the day of the event due to the multiple number of entrances into venue.

BTCC, BSB & Truck Race Meetings - Grandstand seating is not included in the price of the admission ticket. Grandstand seats can be purchased separately in advance and on the day of the event - subject to availability.

For all other Race Meetings, Grandstand access is included in the price of the admission ticket.

Event Information

Camping is operated on a first come first served basis, we currently only charge for camping for the BTCC and the BSB race meetings at £6.00 per adult per night. Children 15 and under are free.

If you choose to stay the night of the race day and leave the following morning you are able to do so free of charge.

Opening times

The campsite is open and manned from 12pm (Midday) the Friday before the BTCC meeting and it's open and manned from 12pm (Midday) on the Thursday before the BSB meeting. The campsite is manned 24 hours but the latest arrival is 11pm, to avoid disruption to the other campers.

Children aged 15 and under are admitted free of charge to the Circuit and paddock (max 5 children per responsible adult).

If you are a Member of the BARC you are able to purchase discounted tickets on production of your membership card.

If you are purchasing more than 10 tickets for the same event, we offer a corporate rate. Please contact our office on 01264 882200 (option 1).

Parking is free of charge.

The circuit is open from 8am.

The last race/event will finished no later than 6.30pm.

Circuit Information

Please contact our press officer Trevor Swettenham on 01264 882206 or tswettenham@barc.net

We have a designated banking area for Blue Badge holders, which is accessible via Gate 4. This is a raised bank for you to park your car, providing a view over the 'Complex' section of the circuit. There is also disabled parking at the top of car park A. Ask a member of the security staff to direct you if you're unsure. All passengers/driver must have relevant admission tickets.

No, but we do offer a cash-back facility in the restaurant (minimum spend of £5.00)

If you have lost any of your property please report it as soon as you can to the BARC office which is located under the Members grandstand (01264 882200 option 6), this is where any lost property is handed in. In the event that a child is found to be lost within the circuit, they will be taken to the BARC Office where CRB checked staff will care for them until they are reunited with their parent/guardian.

We have St Johns Ambulance on site in various locations and we also have a manned medical centre in the paddock, any member of staff or security will be able to assist you.

Thruxton is an active airfield and race circuit and as such there is a strict no dogs/pets policy on site, except for blind/assistance dogs who are allowed providing they are kept on a lead at all times and are easily identifiable as blind/assistance dogs. Any dogs/pets found to be locked in a vehicle will be removed.

There are baby changing facilities in the paddock toilets, the Goodwood Restaurant, the toilets at Allard and Chicane corners.