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Oulton Park Gold Cup: Important spectator information

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

If you are heading to the Oulton Park Gold Cup this weekend (27-29 August), here is some important information about this event to help you make the most of your trip to the circuit.

Gate opening times
Public admission to the circuit is from 8.30am on Saturday, 9.00am on Sunday and at 7.30am on Monday.

Car Parking
Parking is free of charge for all public car parks.

The campsite opens at 12:00 on Friday 26 August and will close at 21:00 on Monday 29 August, after which campers remain at their own volition.

Click  here to view a map of car parks and the campsite.


All advance sales have now closed and tickets are only available on the gate for the following prices:

Saturday: Adults £5
Sunday: Adults £24, Teen (13-15 year-olds) £15, Senior Citizens £18
Monday: Adults £24, Teen (13-15 year-olds) £15, Senior Citizens £18

Entry on all three days is free for under-13s

Advance ticketholders will need to bring your original tickets to the circuit - copies and receipts are not accepted. All advance tickets have now been dispatched and were sent by either Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required. In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to:

Ticket Office
MotorSport Vision Centre
Brands Hatch Circuit

If you hold advance tickets, please ensure that they are separated before arriving at the gate.

Grandstand seating
Grandstand seating is available at Old Hall, Knickerbrook and Lodge corners. Tickets can be purchased at the Grandstands themselves for £8 per day.

Monday Trackside Lounge Upgrade
Includes shared access to a Fogarty Moss suite on main raceday Monday, with superb views of one of the most dramatic parts of the race circuit, plus privileged parking, buffet lunch, race programme and TVs showing the race feed. Available for £66 inc VAT from the Fogarty Moss Centre on the outside of Cascades.

Druids spectator bank
The new spectator bank at Druids will be open for the weekend, offering an enhanced viewing experience of the action at one of the circuit's trickiest corners.

Official event programmes are on sale from the Avenue programme booth, Chequers and crossroads programme booth for £5. Each programme features in-depth articles on every series racing this weekend along with entry lists and information on the racing timetable.

Pitlane walkabout
There will be a free pitlane walkabout at 10:30am on Sunday morning and 12:45pm on Monday - please queue at the pitlane gate in the paddock by the race control building.

Off-track entertainment

Vintage Bus Tour of the circuit - Sunday

On Sunday Morning between 9:00 and 11:30, unique guided vintage bus tours of the circuit will be available. The Buses will leave at regular intervals throughout the morning from the gated crossing located in the middle of The Avenue straight.

Cheshire Concours D'Esprit - Sunday
The Cheshire Concours d'Esprit celebrates the spirit of special sports cars with a collection of famous marques from 50 years ago and over. These can be found in the exclusive railed area in front of the Fogarty Moss Centre, with a track parade at 11.30am.

Mega Supercar Dispalay - Monday
In conjunction with Bristol Italian AutoMotor Festival, a fleet of over 60 supercars will take pride of place in front of the Fogarty Moss Centre on Bank Holiday Monday.

Lotus 43 demo - Monday
A rare BRM H16-engined Lotus will be demonstrated on track during Monday's lunch break (from 12:45pm), and will be on display in the Classic Team Lotus paddock awning. The 43 was entered for the 1966 Gold Cup with Jim Clark at the wheel.

Market Co Artisan Market - Sunday and Monday
The Market Co will provide an artisan market, where local traders will be selling locally-produced and sourced products, plus exceptional products from further afield. Located in the area opposite Chequers Restaurant.

The Belladonna Brigade - Sunday and Monday
The Belladonna Brigade is a nostalgic close harmony trio, dedicated to recreating the sound of the 1940s. They'll be playing throughout both days in the area opposite Chequers Restaurant.

WWII Military Camp Display - Sunday and Monday
A large WWII military camp and vehicle display can be found in the area opposite Chequers Restaurant.

Static Spitfire Display - Sunday and Monday
Britain's iconic WWII aeroplane is on display this weekend in the area opposite Chequers Restaurant.

BriSCA Heritage Demonstrations - Sunday and Monday
BriSCA Heritage Stock cars will take to the rally stage, located by the main entrance this weekend.

Classic Car Displays - Sunday and Monday
A record 1,500 vehicles will be displayed at the Oulton Park Gold Cup this year from a huge variety of clubs covering classic and sports cars from a wide range of eras. These can be found all around the infield near the Fogarty Moss Centre.

GT86 Rally Rides - Sunday and Monday
Rally passenger rides are available in our fully-prepared Toyota GT86 rally cars. Experience a sideways ride in these rear-wheel-drive machines for just £25 per ride. You can book these at the rally hut by the rally stage.

Kids' Zone - Sunday and Monday
There's free face painting, vintage funfair rides, bouncy castles and a playground. Located between Chequers Restaurant and the Fogarty Moss Centre.

Radio Oulton
Broadcasting circuit commentary all weekend on 87.7 FM, don't miss out on anything by purchasing a radio from the shop in Chequers reception and the programme booths.

Click  here to download a timetable for this weekend's event.

Tickets for the Oulton Park Gold Cup are available on the gate for £5 on Saturday, and £24 each for Sunday and Bank Holiday Monday, with free admission for under-13s. For more information call 0843 453 9000 or visit www.oultonparkgoldcup.co.uk

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