Posts Tagged ‘Kevin Wheatcroft’

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.

5 May 2010: Donington’s rebirth moves closer with confirmed race dates

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.

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.

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.

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