Wednesday, August 22 2012
If you've intending to visit Oulton Park for the Gold Cup this weekend we hope you're looking forward to your visit. To help you make the most of your trip to the circuit, here is some important information about this event.
Gate opening times
Public admission to the circuit is from 7am on both days.
Parking is free of charge for all public car parks.
Advance ticket sales have now closed and tickets can only be purchased on the gate for £21 each day. Admission is free for children aged 12 and under.
Advance ticket holdersa will need to bring their original tickets 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:
MotorSport Vision Centre
Brands Hatch Circuit
Advance ticket holders should have their tickets separated before arriving at the gate.
Grandstand seating is available opposite the pitlane on the start/finish straight for £10 per day on both days. Tickets can be purchased at the Grandstand.
Official event programmes are on sale from the Avenue programme booth, Chequers crossroads programme booth and the Fogarty Moss Centre for £5. Each programme features in-depth articles on every series racing this weekend along with entry lists and information on the racing timetable.
Gold Cup entertainment
The classic motor racing film 'Winning' will be shown in Chequers Restaurant on Sunday night at 8pm. A quiz will be held in conjunction with the film for those that wish to participate.
There is a funfair over the weekend and free face painting also within Chequers on Monday.
There will be grid walk accompanied by the 146 Squadron Marching Band on Monday at 1pm for those attending in period costume (1960's/1970's). Please queue next to the gate at Race Control.
There will be a crèche available in Chequers on Monday for children aged from 3-8 years of age.
There will be a parachute display performed by the Red Devils during Monday lunchtime.
There will be driver interviews held on the MSV Driving Gifts stand from midday on Monday.
Group B car displays will happen on the rally stage from 12:00 to 18:00 on Sunday, 9:00 to 18:00 on Monday. Rally Hotrides will also be available on Monday.
There will be a large display of period classic cars along with commercial and military vehicles outside the Fogarty Moss Centre overlooking Cascades corner.
To help locate the facilities a map of the venue can be found by clicking here.
Radio Oulton 87.7FM
Radio Oulton will be broadcasting live commentary, interviews and spectator information throughout the weekend. Earpiece radios will be on sale from the programme booths for £5.
Anybody wishing to camp will need to enter the circuit via the Eastgate entrance and pay on the gate. A member of staff will direct you to the relevant camping area. The campsite opens at 18:00 on Friday 24 August and will close at 21:00 on Monday 27 August, after which campers remain at their own volition.
Click here to download a timetable for this weekend's event.
Tickets for the Oulton Park Gold Cup are available on the gate for £21 with free admission for children aged 12 and under. For more information call 0843 453 9000 or click here.