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Spectator information for this weekend's BTCC

Thursday, April 25 2019

The second round of the Kwik Fit British Touring Car Championship takes place at Donington Park this weekend (27-28 April). If you're coming along this weekend, here is all you need to know to make the most of your visit.

Timetable
Click here to download a timetable of the racing action.

Venue map
Click here to download a map of the venue.

Tickets
If you have chosen to have tickets posted (not print-at-home) you will need to bring the originals to the circuit as copies and receipts are not accepted. All advance tickets have now been dispatched and were sent by either Recorded or Special Delivery, meaning a signature is required.

In the rare instance that your tickets have not arrived in time you will need to purchase them at the gate price and obtain a refund after the event by returning the gate ticket stubs and your original tickets to the main MSV office at Brands Hatch.

Print-at-home tickets are emailed on the day of purchase. If you haven't received yours, login to your MSV account to access them. Print all your e-documents and bring them to the venue. Your order confirmation email will not gain you admission to the venue - you must have your e-tickets printed.

Please have your tickets separated before arriving at the gate.

Additional tickets are available to purchase on the gate for £16 on Saturday and £35 Sunday. Discounts are available for 13-15 year olds and senior citizens aged 65 and above, while under-13s go free.

Gate opening times
Public admission to the circuit is from 7.30am on both days.

How to get here
Please click here for directions to the venue.

Parking
You will be directed to our Main Entrance (near the paddock) on arrival, but should this get congested we will direct you to our museum entrance. Please follow directional signage on the approach to the circuit. Our main car parks are all free of charge.

Disabled parking
Blue badge holders are welcome to park inside the paddock (Paddock 3) or at the dedicated disabled viewing area at Coppice corner accessed via Coppice Gate. A dedicated disabled viewing suite will be open throughout the weekend too at Lower Redgate. Please speak to a member of security or a steward upon arrival, who will direct you to the relevant parking area.

Food and drink
The stunning Garage 39 café, bar and restaurant in the heart of the paddock will be open throughout the event, with a wide range of food, drinks and refreshments on offer. Garage 39 will open from 7.30am until 11pm on Saturday, and on Sunday from 7.30am until an hour after racing concludes. Other mobile outlets will be open around the circuit in the most popular viewing areas.

Infield access
Access to the infield viewing areas this weekend will be via the spectator tunnels in the paddock (at the side of Garage 39) and at the Esses. Please note that the infield campsite is open during this event, therefore only campsite ticket holders will be able to access this section of the infield.

Starkey's Parking
The Starkey's Parking area overlooking the Old Hairpin is fully booked, and is only open to customers who have booked in advance. All persons in the car will also require a valid entry ticket. If you have purchased Starkey's Parking, you will be directed to the parking area by security and stewards upon arrival at the venue, please follow the signage.

Grandstand seats
Limited grandstand seating is available in the spectacular new Hollywood grandstand, offering views of the majority of the circuit. Prices are £5 on Saturday and £20 on Sunday. All tickets can be purchased from the grandstand directly or from the Megastore opposite Garage 39.

Souvenir Programmes
Official event programmes are on sale around the venue for £5. Programmes are on sale at the ticket booths, Megastore, Paddock Kiosk shop, Garage 39 and the Hollywood Grandstand. Each programme features in-depth articles on the events taking place this weekend along with entry lists and information on the racing timetable.

Entertainment
There is plenty to keep all visitors fully entertained for the duration of your stay with us this weekend. Off track highlights include:

Pit Walk - An opportunity to meet the BTCC drivers with a pit walk taking place during the lunch break on Sunday at 1pm. Those wishing to take part in the pit walk are advised to join the queue no later than 30 minutes prior to the start time on the right hand side of the Garage 39 restaurant, café and bar.

Supercar displays - An assortment of supercars will be on display on the infield by the start/finish straight
Funfair - A selection of fairground rides will be in operation on the infield hard standing area inside of the Craner Curves.

Saturday night music - There will be a disco and other musical entertainment in Garage 39 during the course of the event with music on Friday evening and a disco and live music on Saturday evening.

Trade and manufacturer stands - a selection of manufacturer and trade stands will be available throughout the event. These will be located in the paddock and the infield areas, with the trade stands selling BTCC and general motorsport memorabilia and other souvenirs.

Cashpoint
There is a cashpoint on site, which is located inside the new Megastore, opposite Garage 39.

Donington Park LIVE! App
Download the Donington Park LIVE! app for free. Available from both the Apple and Google Play Stores, it boasts live timing, live race commentary and event timetable information. Click here to visit the iTunes Store now and here for the Google Play Store.

Radio Donington 87.7FM
Radio Donington will be broadcasting live commentary, interviews and spectator information throughout the weekend. Earpiece radios will be on sale at the new Donington megastore for £7 as well as from the grandstands.

Here to help
Excellent customer service is important to us, and all our staff are trained to help you make the most of your visit to the circuit. Whether you need assistance to find a lost child or to locate a disabled toilet, please ask one of the many uniformed staff you will see throughout the venue.

Security
The safety and security of all our visitors is paramount, so please be aware you may be subject to bag searches and security checks at our venue. We would also politely ask, as an additional security measure, that you put luggage tags on all of your bags detailing your name and mobile number, so that it can be easily identified. Please do not leave your bag or personal belongings unattended at any time.