Posts Tagged ‘Donington Park’

7 Mar 2010: The ‘Save Donington’ rally in photos

Some of the sights from the ‘Save Donington’ rally – the cars, the crowds, and the work that’s needed before the circuit is back up to scratch.

7 Mar 2010: Donington throws open gates as fans flock to show support

Thousands of car, bike and motorsport fans descended on Donington Park today in a gesture of support for the beleaguered circuit, which is trying to rebuild its future following the Formula One fiasco.

17 Feb 2010: Donington Park’s future due be revealed to fans on March 7

The future operator of the Donington Park racetrack is due to be announced at the fan rally scheduled for the venue on Sunday March 7.

8 Feb 2010: Donington Park deal very close, says Wheatcroft

A deal to secure the future of the Donington Park racetrack is very close, according to owner Kevin Wheatcroft, who says he is in advanced talks with several potential new leaseholders.

20 Jan 2010: Donington: Behind-the-scenes battle for a circuit’s future

A glimpse of the behind-the-scenes battle for control of Donington Park that took place in the final weeks of 2009 has emerged from the release of the administrators’ report into the fall of its leaseholders.

20 Jan 2010: Revealed: How Donington’s F1 plans collapsed

A fuller version of the story behind the failed bid to turn Donington Park into a Formula One venue has been revealed courtesy of the administrators winding up its former leaseholders’ company.

20 Jan 2010: Donington advisors out of pocket after F1 scheme collapse

The finance and development experts brought in to help give credibility to Simon Gillett’s Donington F1 dream were among those burned when the plans collapsed, the report into its administration has revealed.

6 Jan 2010: Fans welcome Wheatcroft pledge to secure Donington’s future

The threat to Donington Park following the collapse of its Formula One ambitions looks to have lifted after the family owning it pledged to protect its future.

29 Dec 2009: No buyer for Donington Park lease means Wheatcrofts regain control

Donington Park is set to be handed back to the Wheatcroft family after no buyer could be found who was prepared to take it on in its present state.

8 Dec 2009: A hopeful future for Donington despite its F1 defeat

Donington Park could see its status as one of the country’s leading national and club venues safeguarded as soon as the end of this week, according to administrators who are working to sell the lease.

 
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