Thruxton Historic

from £18.00
Saturday 15 August 2020 - Sunday 16 August 2020

Thruxton will reverberate to the sound of the finest historic and classic motor racing in the country this summer, with a revised date for the new Thruxton Historic event - Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 August.

The new annual two-day event will feature a mouth-watering array of sensational sportscars, flame-spitting saloons and evocative racing cars over two days of action-packed racing at the UK's fastest race circuit.

Confirmed grids

Pre-War Sports Cars
Royal Automobile Club Woodcote Trophy (pre ’56 sports cars)
Stirling Moss Trophy (pre ’61 sports cars)
Pre ’63 GT, Historic Touring Car Challenge with the Tony Dron Trophy and Sixties Touring Car Challenge with U2TC (Touring Cars ’61 – ’90)
GT & Sports Car Cup (Pre ’66 GT and Pre’63 Sports Cars)
HRDC ‘JACK SEARS TROPHY’ for Touring Cars 1958 – 1966
HRDC ‘THERMEX ALLSTARS’ for pre-’66 Sports
GT & Touring Cars
HRDC ‘CLASSIC ALFA CHALLENGE’ for 750 -116 Alfa Romeos.

Existing Ticket Holders

All tickets previously purchased for the Thruxton Historic are valid for the rescheduled date. We're working closely with Motorsport UK and monitoring government guidance as to when we can allow spectator into Thruxton. If government restrictions prevent us from being able to admit spectators, ticket holders will be entitled to a full refund or exchange of tickets for the 2021 event. If you cannot attend on the new date, a full refund will be made.

Land Rover Legends

Sadly the Land Rover Legends will not be taking place alongside the Thruxton Historic this year as originally planned and will be postponed to 2021. Existing ticket holders can either use their tickets to attend the Thruxton Historic or request a full refund.

Ticket Choices

Tickets for this race meeting are limited and are only available in advance.

Tickets are available to purchase online and will be available to collect at the venue from the ticket hut (A1) in the main car park. All tickets must be purchased in advance to guarantee admission. Please email info@barc.net if you're unable to purchase tickets online.

Children 15 & Under Go Free

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

Grandstand Seats

The grandstands will be closed for this event.

Paddock Access

The paddock will be closed to spectators for this event. Only competitors and officials will be able to access the paddock.

Car Clubs

If your club has registered. You can purchase tickets here.

This event has now finished

Event Info - Thruxton Historic

Latest News

Thruxton Historic - This Weekend (15/16 August)

We're looking forward to welcoming spectators to Thruxton this weekend. Tickets are on sale and must be purchased in advance through the website. Tickets will then be available to collect on arrival at Thruxton.

New Date for Thruxton Historic - 15/16 August

We're delighted to confirm that the Thruxton Historic has been given a new date: Saturday 15 - Sunday 16 August.

Find out more about the event and the latest information for ticketholders

Facilities Information

Circuit Map

Thruxton circuit is the fastest in the country with its legendary high speed corners and a reputation as a real drivers circuit. It is also one of the longest in the UK at 2.4 miles per lap

Thruxton Circuit

Radio Thruxton

On race-days, a radio commentary is provided by 'Radio Thruxton' available on 87.7FM. Earpiece radios are available to purchase on site.

Thruxton Centre

The Thruxton Centre, located in the paddock, will be open to spectators for food and drink after the race meeting has finished. The Thruxton Centre will not be accessible whilst the race meeting is running.

Camping

Camping for this event is free and operated on a first-come-first-served basis. There are toilets, freshwater supply and waste point available in the campsite.

Please ensure that the current social distancing guidance is followed at all times.

Opening times

The campsite is open from 12pm (Midday) the Friday before the event. The latest arrival is 11pm, to avoid disruption to the other campers.

Signage

We've invested in clear signage throughout the venue to reinforce social distancing guidance and personal hygiene measures. Hand sanitiser stations have been installed at key points around the venue.

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.

For this event, tickets are pre-book only and are available to purchase through the website. If tickets are purchased after the last guaranteed date for postage. Tickets will be available to collect on the gate.

In the rare event that your tickets have not arrived in time. Please contact us as soon as possible on 01264 882200 (option 1).

Tickets will be sent in the post up to the last guaranteed date for delivery in time for the event. After which, tickets will be available for collection at the gate.

Unfortunately, the Grandstands will be closed for this event.

Camping

Camping for this event is free and operated on a first-come-first-served basis. Please ensure that the current social distancing guidance is followed at all times.

Opening times

The campsite is open from 12pm (Midday) the Friday before the event. The latest arrival is 11pm, to avoid disruption to the other campers.

There are toilets, freshwater supply and waste point available in the campsite.

No, for this meeting there are no shower facilities.

Event Information

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).

Carers of our disabled guests may be entitled to free admission at Thruxton Race Meetings, however this must be arranged prior to the event date. Anyone turning up on the day will not be able to obtain a free carer ticket. More information available here

Parking is free of charge.

The circuit is open from 8am.

The last race/event will finish no later than 6:30pm.

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

For this event, the paddock is closed to spectators. Only competitors and officials will be allowed into the paddock.

We would prefer, wherever possible, to use contactless payments but we are still able to accept cash payment.

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.

Unfortunately, there is no cash machine on site.

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 trained medics on-site in various locations and we also have a manned medical centre, 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 registered guide dogs who are allowed, providing they are kept on a lead at all times and are easily identifiable as guide dogs. Any dogs/pets found to be locked in a vehicle will be removed.

There are baby changing facilities in the toilets at Allard and Chicane corners.

Additional Safety Measures

We will be taking extensive measures to ensure the health and wellbeing of our customers and colleagues throughout the venue by implementing strict social distancing and other preventative measures to ensure we can operate safely. This will include clear signage and enhanced cleaning procedures.

In addition to this, we have sourced and invested in hand sanitiser stations, anti-viral surface cleaning products and protective safety screens where appropriate.

We do however rely heavily on the cooperation of our visitors to comply with the latest government guidance and best practice to ensuring a safe venue for all.

In line with Government guidance, if you are displaying any symptoms whatsoever (new/persistent/continuous cough, fever and loss or change to your sense of smell/taste) you should not attend Thruxton under any circumstances.

Ticket holders are advised to check our website and social media pages for the latest information.

All tickets must be purchased in advance to guarantee entry.

If you are displaying any symptoms whatsoever (new/persistent/continuous cough, fever and loss or change to your sense of smell/taste) you should not attend Thruxton under any circumstances.

We've taken extensive measures to ensure the health and wellbeing of spectators whilst at Thruxton.

We've implemented strict social distancing and other preventative measures throughout the entire venue to ensure we can operate safely. This includes clear signage and enhanced cleaning procedures.

We've sourced and invested in hand sanitiser stations, anti-viral surface cleaning products and protective safety screens where appropriate.

Please ensure that the latest social distancing guidance is followed at all times. We have plenty of space on the spectator banks for all visitors to maintain a safe distance.

The paddock will be closed to spectators. Only competitors and officials will be able to access the paddock.

We're only able to accept card/contactless payments.