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07 Apr 2018 07 Apr 2018 09:00:00 07 Apr 2018 18:00:00 Europe/London MG Car Club . Silverstone Circuit

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MG Car Club Overview

THE MG Car Club is the most active single Marque race organising Club in the UK. The Race Meetings, organised by the Car Club, take place at Silverstone, Oulton Park, Snetterton, Donington, Brands Hatch and other circuits around the country.




Ticket Prices


On The Day

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

*Children aged 15 & under

What’s Included

  • Access to the BRDC grandstand
  • Children aged 15 and under can attend for FREE!
  • Free parking
  • Live commentary
  • Entry to the Paddock areas

Race Details

Featured Classes for this Silverstone round are:

MGCC MG Trophy Championship
For modern MG models, in four classes; Purpose-built 190bhp MG ZR, MGF/TF and LE500 race cars running on Dunlop (control) slicks/wets. Plus classes for road legal MG ZR and MGF/TF (160 bhp) running on MSA list 1A/B tyres.

The Peter Best Insurance Challenge is the only series that caters for all MGs ranging from T-Types through to Midgets, MGBs, MGCs to MGFs. There are classes for race modified, modified and road going cars.

MGCC Lackford Engineering Midget & Sprite Challenge
The Midget Challenge caters for the ever green post-war Midgets and Austin Healey Sprites racing in three classes, for full race modified cars, modified cars and road going cars

MGCC BCV8 Championship
The Club’s long established BCV8 Championship is the premier series for MGB and MGC racing, offering classes for the fully modified V8s to road going cars.

MGCC Drayton Manor Park MG Metro Cup
Low cost racing is offered by the Metro Cup which caters for the road going MG Metros to the faster Metro Turbos encompassing the Rover 100 and Metro GTa.

Equipe GTS
Equipe GTS is designed for pre 1966 cars with engines spread across five classes from under 1150cc to 2700cc. Running to Appendix K rules (FiA papers not demanded) our aim is to provide a competitive yet gentlemanly, safe and friendly race series with a high standard of driving and car preparation.



  • What frequency will the commentary be on?


  • Where can I find out about disabled accessibility
  • Are there any pit walks?

    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 Heritage Paddock, Cafe facilities, open grandstands and public viewing areas.

  • Where will the giant screens be located?

    There will be no giant screens at this event.

  • Are there any cash machines on site?

    There is a cash machine located in the Pit Stop Cafe. Please note that this machine charges for cash withdrawals.

  • What credit/ debit cards do you accept?

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

  • Can you purchase Silverstone merchandise at the event?

    Yes, Silverstone shops sell a variety of merchandise! The Silverstone Hub will be open during the weekend. Alternatively buy online in advance to avoid disappointment!


  • Can you purchase suncream/ batteries/ plasters/ cameras and medicines etc on site?

    No, there is a shop in Silverstone Village, and the onsite medical centre hold all emergency medical supplies.

  • Pit Stop cafe/ media cafe opening times


  • 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.

    *Please note* – if you have changed your address since booking your tickets, you must inform our despatch team otherwise your tickets will be sent to the incorrect address. Please email despatch@silverstone.co.ukto inform us about any changes.

  • 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.

    *Please note* – if you have changed your address since booking your tickets, you must inform our despatch team otherwise your tickets will be sent to the incorrect address. Please email despatch@silverstone.co.ukto inform us about any changes.

  • 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.

  • What age do you have to be classed as a child?

    15 years and under on the day of the event is classed as a child.

  • 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 on 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 the gates open?

    08:00 – 18:00 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 of charge at 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 and 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.

  • What items are not allowed in the venue?

    The following items are not permitted into the venue:

    • Bags with a capacity of over 20L
    • Glass bottles
    • BBQ’s
    • Restricted and illegal substances
    • Offensive weapons
    • No animals (excluding Assistance Dogs) will be admitted to the Venue or any car parks. All registered assistance dogs are welcome. However, before your arrival please contact the circuit on 0844 3728 251 (Mon-Fri 8:30am – 5:30pm only) so that the necessary arrangements can be made
    • Items that are deemed dangerous, offensive or unsuitable
    • Drones or remote controlled aircraft
    • Step ladders
    • Lasers
    • Fireworks/ pyrotechnics
  • 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. Offenders will be escorted off the site, and refused re-admission.


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