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British Automobile Racing Club – October

07 Oct 2017 - 08 Oct 2017 07 Oct 2017 09:00 08 Oct 2017 18:00 Europe/London British Automobile Racing Club – October Variety of racing action to end the season, with part of the action live on Motors TV . Silverstone Circuit

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Overview

Advance ticket sales for this event are now closed. Tickets will now be available to purchase when you arrive at the gates at On The Day prices. There is no ticket collection for this event and all tickets purchased before 5pm on Monday 2 October will be posted. 

A traditional fixture on the motorsport calendar, British Automobile Racing Club brings the curtain down on a majority of championships at Silverstone.

Viewed as the BARC’s very own ‘Final’s Weekend’, the Northamptonshire-based circuit will serve as a fitting venue for champions to be crowned after a gruelling and competitive 2017 comes to a close.

Titles will be decided in the Caterham Graduates Championship, MG Owners Club Championship, Michelin Clio Cup Series, BARC Clubmans, Max5 Racing Championship, Kumho BMW Championship and Classic Touring Car Championship.

 

Ticket Prices

Advance ticket sales for this event are now closed. Tickets will now be available to purchase when you arrive at the gates at On The Day prices. There is no ticket collection for this event and all tickets purchased before 5pm on Monday 2 October will be posted. 

Advance

On The Day

Adult Child* Adult Child*
Saturday £10 Free £12 Free
Sunday £10 Free £12 Free
Weekend £15 Free N/A Free

*Children aged 15 & under

What’s included

  • Free seating in Lakeside grandstand
  • Disabled viewing areas in International Pits Straight and Club grandstands
  • Free paddock access
  • Free parking
  • Children 15 & under can attend for FREE
  • Live commentary

Race Details

The BARC race championships bring their season to a close with action featuring Caterham Graduates, Classic Touring Cars, Kumho BMW Championship, Max5 Championship, Michelin Clio Series, MGOC Championship and Renault Clio Juniors.

Useful Information

Toilets
Toilets are located on the first floor of the Silverstone Wing via entrance 3 which is located in the center of the International paddock.

Food & Drink
A range of hot and cold food, drinks and refreshments will be available to purchase from the Media Café located on the 2nd floor of the Silverstone Wing (via entrance 3).

Roving Grandstand Viewing
Looking for a seat to view the action? Our Lakeside grandstand is open free of charge with view of Vale and Club corners. The grandstand is located to the of the Silverstone Wing steps at the far end of the paddock.

Timetable

  • Saturday 7 October
    Time Session Category
    08:00 Gates open
    09:00 – 09:15 Qualifying MGOC Championship
    09:25 – 09:40 Qualifying Classic Touring Cars (Thunder, BOSS, VW & VTEC)
    09:50 – 10:05 Qualifying Caterham (Classic, Super & Mega)
    10:15 – 10:30 Qualifying Classic Touring Cars (66 & 83)
    10:40 – 10:55 Qualifying Caterham (Sigma & Sigmax)
    11:05 – 11:20 Qualifying Classic Touring Cars (93, 03, 05 & 4Two)
    11:30 – 11:50 Qualifying Clubmans Cup
    12:00 – 12:20 Race 1 MGOC Championship
    12:35 – 12:50 Race 2 Classic Touring Cars (Thunder, BOSS, VW & VTEC)
    12:50 – 13:40 Lunch break
    13:40 – 14:00 Qualifying Michelin Clio Series
    14:15 – 14:35 Race 3 Caterham (Classic, Super & Mega)
    14:50 – 15:05 Race 4 Classic Touring Cars (66 & 83)
    15:20 – 15:40 Race 5 Caterham (Sigma & Sigmax)
    15:55 – 16:10 Race 6 Classic Touring Cars (93, 03, 05 & 4Two)
    16:25 – 16:45 Race 7 MGOC Championship
    17:00 – 17:15 Race 8 Clubmans Cup
    17:30 – 17:45 Qualifying Hyundai Coupe Cup & Max 5 Championship
    18:00 Gates close
  • Sunday 8 October
    Time Session Category
    08:00 Gates open
    09:00 – 09:20 Qualifying Kumho BMW Championship
    09:30 – 09:50 Race 9 Caterham (Classic, Super & Mega)
    10:00 – 10:15 Race 10 Classic Touring Cars (Thunder, BOSS, VW & VTEC)
    10:25 – 10:40 Race 11 Clubmans Cup
    10:55 – 11:10 Church break
    11:10 – 11:30 Race 12 Caterham (Sigma & Sigmax)
    11:45 – 12:05 Race 13 Michelin Clio Series
    12:20 – 12:35 Race 14 Hyundai Coupe Cup
    12:35 – 13:15 Lunch break
    13:15 – 13:30 Race 15 Classic Touring Cars (66 & 83)
    13:45 – 14:05 Race 16 Kumho BMW Championship
    14:20 – 14:35 Race 17 Max 5 Championship
    14:50 – 15:05 Race 18 Classic Touring Cars (93, 03, 05 & 4Two)
    15:20 – 15:35 Race 19 Clubmans Cup
    15:50 – 16:10 Race 20 Michelin Clio Series
    16:25 – 16:45 Race 21 Kumho BMW Championship
    17:00 – 17:15 Race 22 Hyundai Coupe Cup
    17:30 – 17:45 Race 23 Max 5 Championship
    18:00 Gates close

FAQs

  • Where can i find out more about disabled accessibility?

    Please call 0844 3728 232 for further information or view the Accessibility section of our website here.

  • CAN I GET INTO THE PADDOCK AREA?

    There is open access to the paddock area throughout the weekend.

  • ARE THERE ANY PITWALKS?

    There are no scheduled pit walks for this event.

  • Where does my ticket permit access/ what are the ticket options?

    Your ticket permits access to the venue, open grandstand and paddock area.

  • Are there any cash machines on site?

    There is a cash machine located in the Paddock Diner at the National Paddock – please note that this machine charges for cash withdrawals.

  • Which credit/debit cards do you accept?

    We accept most major credit and debit cards with the exception of Diners Club cards.

  • Can you purchase Silverstone merchandise at the event?

    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!

  • Can you purchase suncream/ batteries/ plasters/ films/ camera and medicines etc onsite?

    Yes Silverstone merchandise shops sell these essential items. Please download the event map to find their locations (closer to the event).

  • Paddock Cafe/Media Cafe opening times

    TBC

  • Can I use my pushbike around the circuit?

    Bikes can sometimes be used at the circuit though they are not advised at the larger events as the circuit is too busy.

  • CAN I LEAVE THE CIRCUIT AND RE-ENTER IN ONE DAY?

    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.

  • Can i take photos?

    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.

  • when will my tickets be despatched?

    Ticket despatch starts four to six weeks prior to the Event but tickets may be sent out up to a week before the Event.

  • I have not received my tickets by post?

    Ticket despatch starts four to six weeks before the event, but tickets may be sent out anytime up until one week prior to the event. You will receive your tickets in advance either via First Class Royal Mail post or APC courier delivery. If you have not received your tickets please contact 0844 3750 740.

  • My ticket confirmation has my old delivery address on it, what should i do?

    Please forward the confirmation email to us on enquiries@silverstone.co.uk detailing your new address and a daytime contact number. We will then arrange for tickets to be despatched to your new address.

  • Ticket collection location and opening hours

    There is no ticket collection for this event.

  • Do children need a ticket

    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.

  • Can i purchase a ticket at the gate?

    Yes you can – we highly recommend buying in advance to avoid disappointment and to take advantage of the best ticket prices.

  • Where can i park/ travel options?

    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.

  • WHERE IS THE NEAREST TRAIN STATION?

    Silverstone is situated between three stations; Northampton, Milton Keynes and Banbury. They are all approximately 30 minutes from Silverstone.

  • where can blue badge holders park?

    There are a number of disabled parking areas available, please call 0844 3728 232 for more information.

  • What time do gates open?

    8am each day.

  • WHAT TIME DO CAR PARKS OPEN?

    Car parks open up to half an hour before Circuit Gate Opening Times. Please note that this is subject to change.

  • How much does it cost to park?

    Parking is free for this event.

  • Do i need a parking permit for my motorcycle

    Parking for motorcycles is free and a permit is not required to park.

  • Can i camp at Silverstone?

    There are no camping facilities at Silverstone for this event, the nearest campsite is Whittlebury Park. Please contact Whittlebury Park on 01327 850 000.

  • Food & Drink

    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 POLICY STATEMENT ON ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES

    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.

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