Posts Tagged ‘Donington Park’
3 May 2011: Confusion over 2011 Superleague calendar
A revised Superleague Formula calendar was released late yesterday evening – containing no confirmed British round for the first time in four years and minus several other expected races.
3 Mar 2011: Superleague: Dolby hoping for 2011 drive
Superleague front-runner and series stalwart Craig Dolby is hoping to make a return in 2011, according to a newly-released Q&A with the driver.
27 May 2010: Slot car winners who showed off their design skills
Slot car racing giant Scalextric has announced the winners of a schools’ racing competition held at the Donington Park Slot Car Festival last weekend.
26 May 2010: Donington Park saved as new leaseholders pledge “calm, cautious, credible and sensible” approach
The troubled future of the racing circuit at Donington Park looks to have been settled in the best possible way – by the appointment of a new leaseholder with all the expertise needed to set it back on its feet.
24 May 2010: Donington Slot Car Festival: size isn’t everything
On a busy weekend for racing, with Indy 500 qualifying reaching a climax and British racers taking to the track across Europe, Brits on Pole cast aside its grown-up responsibilities and headed north to relive the pastimes of its youth at the International Donington Slot Car Festival.
Donington Park’s journey back to respectability following the failure of its F1 dream took a giant step forward this week with the confirmation of several racing dates for this season.
29 Apr 2010: Donington Park announces plans to re-open by August
The owner of Donington Park has announced this morning that he is hopeful of getting the circuit back in action by the summer.
29 Apr 2010: As Silverstone thrives, Donington languishes
The Silverstone Circuit in Northamptonshire today staged the launch of its Arena layout, redeveloped at a cost of £5 million, with guests including racing drivers past and present, team bosses and the Duke of York.
1 Apr 2010: Donington: fans asked to remain patient
Motorsport fans keen to discover whether the Donington Park circuit will be in a position to host racing during 2010 are being asked to remain patient while the search for a new leaseholder is concluded.
So, what’s it like to drive a lap around Donington Park right now? That question has been answered – and you can see the results – after Motor Cycle News did a filmed tour of the out-of-action Leicestershire circuit.