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Ford Fair

05 Aug 2018 05 Aug 2018 09:00 05 Aug 2018 18:00 Europe/London Ford Fair A day packed with action on and off the track, there will be plenty for all ages to enjoy Silverstone Circuit

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Overview

Europe’s Biggest & Best Ford Festival, Ford Fair, will be taking place at the famous Silverstone circuit on Sunday 5th August 2018*.

Packed with over 4,000 club cars, concourse, performance stunt cars and the cream of the crop project cars from Fast Ford and Classic Ford Magazine, it’s an event not to be missed!

Year after year Ford Fair receives a massive amount of support from clubs across the UK and Europe, cars pack into every available inch of Silverstone for your viewing pleasure. Expect an incredible turnout featuring everything from immaculate restored classics to the very latest performance and modified motors.

Plus, non-stop Ford action on the Silverstone circuit and a whole day of demos and stunts from some of the most famous names in the business. It’s a Blue Oval overload for the serious Ford fan.

*event date provisional and subject to change

 

Ticket Prices

Advance

On The Day

AdultChild*AdultChild*
Sunday Show Ticket£27Free£27Free
Saturday Night Camping£12£10

 

*With each adult ticket two children aged 14 or under on the day of the event can come FREE. Any additional children will be charged at £5 each.

What’s Included

  • Free roving grandstand seating
  • Children 14 years and under are FREE
  • Free parking
  • Chance to drive on the famous circuit (booking in advance required)
  • 3,500 cars on display

Open Grandstands

  • Wellington Straight
  • Silverstone Six
  • Luffield

Entertainment

Car Displays
With an estimated 4,000 club cars on display, Ford Fair is undoubtedly the biggest gathering of Fords anywhere in the UK! Clubs always have and always will be the beating heart of Ford Fair and without them the show wouldn’t be half of what it is today.

You can expect to see a sea of Fords with literally hundreds of different clubs on show at Ford Fair, including various model-specific clubs, regional and national branches. Not forgetting the huge forum and online group gatherings all taking place in one incredible venue. Make sure you take plenty of time out of your day to wander around the different displays and gaze at the marvellous Blue Ovals on show.

Retail Village
Ford Fair has one of the largest congregation of Ford traders, specialists, exhibitors and autojumblers in europe! If you need that upgrade, that exshaut or those rims the retail village is bound to have what your looking for.

With the leading names in the Ford scene at the show expect to see exclusive discounts, new products on show and exhibits galor. This is also a perfect opporuntinty to seek free specialist advice from some of the biggest names in the business.

As well as having a weath of new and exciting products on display we never forgot our autojumble! With thousands of parts on offer it is the perfect place to hunt for everything from that small piece of trim your Ford’s missing, right through to complete brand-new old-stock panels that you just can’t buy any more.

Display Tickets
If you’re not part of a club and have a Ford, you can still be part of the show! For just £2 extra you can purchase an Individual Display add on to your ticket which allows you display your car in our dedicated Individual Display area.

You can not only beat the traffic with access to the event hours before the public, but your individual passes also provide exclusive access to display your car.

Drive The Track
Once again Ford Fair gives you the chance to take on the UK’s most world renowned circuit which is Silverstone. Track sessions will be running all day so there is plenty of time to take to the track and test you are your Ford’s ability against some of the best to ever race.

If flying round the track isn’t for you there are views areas situated right around the track to soak up the action. As well as the public track sessions there will also be sponsor and club sessions, classic Ford sessions, and even some of the UK’s fastest Fords on track!

Show & Shine Competition
The Show & Shine competition brings together some of the best examples of the UK’s Fords to do battle for the coveted 2018 Show & Shine crown. You could be in with a chance of winning some great prizes and a trophy on the day, as well as displaying your car in the Show & Shine.

Classic Ford
Ford Fair is for Blue Ovals of all ages, but there is a dedicated area celebrating all things classic Ford.

Fastest Fords
Invited as special guests of the Fast Ford team, this will quite simply be a collection of the fast Fords in the UK. They’ll be strutting their stuff on track and when they’re not on track you’ll be able to get up close and personal with these amazing machines on the Fast Ford Stand.

Ford Concours Competition
The UK’s premier Ford Concours Competition will return to Ford Fair 2018. The success of last years competition located in the renowned Silverstone Paddock means that 2018 is already set to be one of the best Concours yet.

Live Action Arena: Sponsored by Ford UK
The Ford Live Action Arena will once again be the centre of the show.

Timetable

  • Sunday 5 August
    TimeActivityLocation
    10:00Gates open
    10:30Round 1 Rev OffLive Action Arena
    11:00Stunt Show 1Live Action Arena
    11:00Fastest Fords Track SessionTrack
    11:20Pumaspeed Track SessionTrack
    11:30Best Classic Club Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    11:45Best Club One-Make Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    12:00Best Club Stand Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    12:1520 Years of the Focus ParadeLive Action Arena
    13:00Show and Shine Parade and Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    13:20Classic Ford Only Track SessionTrack
    13:30Best Regional Club Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    13:45Best Modern Club Winner AnnouncedLive Action Arena
    13:40Escort Anniversary SessionTrack
    14:00Round 2 Rev OffLive Action Arena
    14:30Stunt Show 2Live Action Arena
    15:00Fastest Fords Track SessionTrack
    16:00Rev Off FinalLive Action Arena
    16:00Concours Prize GivingConcours Display Area
    16:30Sprint Test Prize GivingLive Action Arena
    17:30Gates close
 

FAQs

  • Where can i find out more about disabled accessibility?

    As part of our commitment to make the show accessible to all we will provide those disabled ticket holders that require full time assistance with 1 free ticket for a partner, accompanying friend or personal assistant (PA).

    You will need to provide a copy of your most recent Personal Independence Payment form (PIP) showing your current entitlement and your ‘blue badge’ if car parking is required. On arrival at the show please liaise with the staff on the gates when presenting your entry ticket.

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

  • CAN I GET INTO THE PIT/PADDOCK AREA?

    Yes, the pit and paddock will be packed full of club and motorsport displays.

  • ARE THERE ANY PITWALKS?

    No, not for this event.

  • Where does my ticket entitle me to go/ what are the ticket options?

    A show entry ticket allows access to all parts of the show; Club Displays, Themed Ford Displays, Retail Village, Concours Competition and any show displays. To take part in a tracktime session or to purchase a passenger ride there is an extra charge. For details of these please visit the Ford Fairs website.

  • Are there any cash machines on site?

    Yes, located inside the Paddock Diner.

  • can you purchase silverstone merchandise at the event?

    Yes, Silverstone shops sell a variety of merchandise! The Paddock Shop will be open during the Ford Fair event. Alternatively buy online in advance to avoid disappointment!

  • CAN YOU PURCHASE SUNCREAM/ BATTERIES/ PLASTERS FILMS/ CAMERAS/ EMERGENCY MEDICINES ETC AT THE EVENT

    Yes, Silverstone merchandise shops sell these essential items! Please download the event map (closer to the event) to locate these shop locations.

  • can i use my push bike around the circuit

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

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

    Yes, this is possible; please ensure the staff at the gate stamps 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?

    Yes, this is possible; please ensure the staff at the gate stamps 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.

  • I HAVE NOT RECEIVED MY E-TICKET
    All tickets will be sent via email along with your confirmation email after purchase. If you have not received your e-ticket before the event please contact www.fordfair.co.uk, fordfair@kelsey.co.uk or call 01959 541 444.
  • Do children need a ticket?

    Two children aged 14 and under are FREE with each paying adult. Additional children are priced at £5 each. Tickets can be purchased online at www.fordfair.co.uk.

  • Can i buy a ticket on the gate?

    Yes you can. We highly recommended buying in advance to avoid disappointment and in order to gain the best ticket prices.

  • Which credit/debit cards do you accept?

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

  • WHERE CAN BLUE BADGE HOLDERS PARK?

    We do have a disabled parking area inside the circuit. On arrival, please report to the ticket collection point and show your blue badge to be given a vehicle pass.

  • 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 on site is free, please follow signs for public parking. Once you enter the venue please take the directions from our car parking stewards.

    The nearest mainline train stations are Milton Keynes and Northampton. Please check connecting bus services in order to ensure you can connect to Silverstone at a convenient time. Alternatively a taxi journey is a short ride to Silverstone from these stations. Approx 30mins.

    Delays can be expected due to heavy traffic on the A43, on the slip roads and the Dadford Road between 7:00am to 11:00am and 4:00pm to 7:00pm. We would advise if you are travelling at these times, that you leave plenty of time for your journey.

  • 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.

  • Where can i park overnight?

    Unfortunately Silverstone does not offer overnight parking in its car parks and public car parks will be closed overnight.

  • HOW CAN I PURCHASE CAMPING TICKETS?

    Weekend tickets are priced at £37 and include entry to Ford Fair and one nights camping on Saturday 5 August.

  • Food & Drink

    We have a wide range of vendors around the circuit for all tastes. We have traditional hot snacks such as burgers, fish & chips, jacket potatoes and pies to paninis, baguettes and vegetarian food – but we’re sure you’ll find numerous other options that are very tempting indeed. There are also a number of licensed bars serving beer and other refreshments. Please kindly note that no glass bottles are allowed to be brought into the circuit at any time. You will be asked to leave any glass bottles at the gates if you do bring them.

  • 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 on site 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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