06 Aug 2016 06 Aug 2016 09:00 06 Aug 2016 18:00 Europe/London Bentley Drivers Club Come and enjoy the largest gathering of Bentleys in the Club’s annual calendar! Silverstone Circuit
The meeting, known for its friendly and informal atmosphere, is a great favourite of many competitors, marshals and spectators alike and 2016 sees the 67th consecutive visit to the Northamptonshire track.
Current plans are for nine grids overall featuring a diverse range of cars from AC, MG, Porsche, Aston Martin and the traditional Morgan Championship round. Of course there will be plenty of Bentley action with two dedicated all-Bentley grids, a scratch and handicap race and even more Bentley action with various ‘allcomers’ grids.
Club Competitions Captain Sebastian Welch summed up the Bentley Silverstone race day: “It’s a celebration of Club racing at its best, where all makes and models compete against each other in a fiercely amicable way. In fact as long as you are a member of one of our invited clubs you are very welcome to join us no matter what make of car you wish to race”. This event is one not to miss for any Bentley enthusiast.
Two dedicated all Bentley grids – Bentley Handicap and Bentley Scratch
We predict 9 grids in total. In addition to the above two Bentley only races, known supporting grids at this time are:
On The Day
*Children aged 15 & under
Ticket dispatch starts four to six weeks prior to the event but tickets may be sent out up to a week before the event.
There is open access to the paddock area throughout the weekend.
There are no scheduled pit walks for this event.
Tickets give access to the venue, open grandstand and paddock areas.
There is a cash machine located in the Paddock Diner at the National Paddock – please note that this machine charges for cash withdrawals.
We accept most major credit and debit cards with the exception of Diners Club cards.
Yes, Silverstone shops sell a variety of merchandise! The Paddock Shop will be open during the weekend. Alternatively buy online in advance to avoid disappointment!
Yes Silverstone merchandise shops sell these essential items. Please download the event map to find their locations (closer to the event).
Bikes can sometimes be used at the circuit though they are not advised at the larger events as the circuit is too busy.
Yes this is possible – please ensure that the staff at the gate stamp your hand as you leave the circuit. Re entry to the site will only be permitted if the person has their hand stamped and is in possession of a valid ticket for the event. Please review the timetable to check last re-entry times each day.
Photographic equipment, mobile telephones and other private communication devices are permitted within the venue provided that they are for personal and private non commercial purposes.
Yes, children aged 15 and under will need a ticket for entry to the venue. Please ensure that you select the number of child tickets you require at the time of purchasing. One adult can accompany a maximum of four children. If you have any questions please call the Contact Centre on 0844 3750 740.
Yes you can – we highly recommend buying in advance to avoid disappointment and to take advantage of the best ticket prices.
To ensure your visit to Silverstone runs as smoothly as possible please ensure you leave plenty of time for your journey and to make the most of your day. Parking onsite is free (with the exception of the British Grand Prix and MotoGP) please follow signs for public parking and take directions from our parking stewards. The nearest mainline train stations are Milton Keynes and Northampton. please check connecting bus services in order to ensure you arrive at Silverstone at a convenient time. Alternatively taxi journeys are approximately 30 minutes from these stations to Silverstone.
Silverstone is situated between three stations; Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury. They are all approximately 30 minutes from Silverstone.
There are a number of disabled parking areas available, please call 0844 3728 232 for more information.
8am each day.
Car parks open up to half an hour before Circuit Gate Opening Times. Please note that this is subject to change.
Parking is free for this event.
Parking for motorcycles is free and a permit is not required to park.
There are no camping facilities at Silverstone for this event, the nearest campsite is Whittlebury Park. Please contact Whittlebury Park on 01327 850 000.
We have a wide range of vendors to suite all tastes, serving a variety of traditional hot snacks including burgers, fish and chips, jacket potatoes, pies, paninis and of course vegetarian food. There are also a number of licensed bars serving beer and other refreshments. Please kindly note that glass bottles are not permitted within the circuit at any time and you will be asked to leave any at the gates should you try to bring them in.
Silverstone Circuits Ltd and the police have a zero tolerance policy to illegal substances. The dealing in or use of illegal drugs is not condoned by Silverstone Circuits Ltd. Drug enforcement laws are as applicable on site as anywhere else in the country. Police officers and security guards will be onsite and will deal with drug offences in accordance with national guidelines. Neither anti-social nor illegal behaviour will be tolerated. You may be searched at the entrance. Any items which the organisers consider may be used in an illegal or offensive manner will be confiscated. Persons suspected of carrying out illegal and/ or offensive activities onsite may be searched. If you do get caught you will be escorted off the site, and refused re-admission.