In line with other motorsport events taking place in the UK during this period, the race meeting will be held ‘behind closed doors’ in line with the government’s current guidelines regarding the hosting of sporting fixtures.It is anticipated that each competitor will be entitled to attend with a small crew only to help run their car (specific details regarding this arrangement, and many others, to be confirmed in due course). The scheduled full race programme is expected to take place over the Silverstone National Circuit, with nine grids featuring a new all-comers pre-war race, the usual Bentley scratch and handicap events, the BDC Classic Sports Car Challenge and grids for FISCAR, Morgans and Aston Martins. Other marques will also invited. However, the popular lunchtime Bentley track parade, when up to 100 Members enjoy taking to the circuit, has been cancelled for this year. The Club’s usual hospitality arrangements have also had to be shelved.
The BDC is pleased to confirm that its Silverstone race meeting WILL take place this season – on a revised date in August. The Club’s 72nd annual race day will now be held on Saturday 22 August – a move from its original slot of 8 August due to the Emirates Formula 1 70th Anniversary Grand Prix now occurring over that weekend.
Location: Silverstone race circuit
Region: East Midlands
The Club, named Club of the Year in the 2019 Historic Motoring Awards, will be looking to build on the success of its world-record creating gathering of 1,321 Bentleys at its 2019 show at Blenheim Palace, which was a finalist in the RAC Historic Awards Motoring Spectacle of the Year category.
Contact Name: Nick Wilkes (General Manager)
Contact Address: Bentley Drivers Club Ltd, W.O. Bentley Memorial Building, Ironstone Lane, Wroxton, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15 6ED 01295 738 886
View Website: http://www.bdcl.org
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Standard Admission (£): see above
Admission with classic car (£): see organiser